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  1. 'Little animal' Means a big hit on the pitch

    Posted Mar 27th 2008, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... was really girly, she's not really like a 'rugby player' but then she's always tackling,' Chan said. 'When we tackle, we go down but she's like a wall.' The South Island School student (who celebrated her 18th birthday last week) is in the midst of finishing secondary school, selecting a university and playing in her first rugby sevens tournament. ...

  2. Touch and tag makes its mark in Hong Kong

    Posted May 05th 2007, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... Melanie Ho In touch rugby, Fred Mok has an advantage. His small frame doesn't impose fear in his opponents in the contact game, but Mok counters that touch rugby allows him to make use of another skill- speed. 'Because I'm short in size, my asset is my speed. Touch rugby can let me use this,' said Mok, who will have a chance to put his skills to the test ...

  3. It's touch and go for emerging game

    Posted May 06th 2007, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... Melanie Ho The first look was one of exhaustion. Three participants in the Hong Kong Inter-Cities Touch Rugby tournament were sleeping on picnic table benches, their backs on the wooden ... touch rugby. Bro Town from Singapore won the mixed division. 'It's been fun,' said Haseena Allapitchay, who came from Singapore for the tournament. 'The sport is so social- ...

  4. Sport and art dance along the touchline

    Posted Mar 28th 2008, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... way, the answer is both. 'The thing that appeals to me about rugby is that it's highly technical, it's physical, it's gutsy, it's powerful [and] it's everything that is in the dances I create,' Hill said. 'There's no difference between the two things, except one's called rugby and one's called dance.' Hill, along with photographer Garrige ...

  5. Gbenda-Charles enjoys the best of both worlds

    Posted Aug 31st 2008, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... HK resident eyes rugby and soccer places for different national teams. Melanie Ho reports The story could be called 'How to collect cousins', 'My return home' ... mother's native New Zealand, going to school, playing rugby and soccer. When he said goodbye to Kono, it was the last time he would see his father, who was killed in the war. In 2002- after ...

  6. Enthusiast creates new centre to put the fun back into riding

    Posted Aug 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... job',' Loiterton said. But another sport intervened. Loiterton's eldest son, Hugh, made the Hong Kong under-14 rugby squad and Loiterton and her husband, David, took turns helping him keep ...

  7. Dancing to the ring's rhythm

    Posted Jul 13th 2008, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... Boxing, is the father of Andrew Wong Kee, the Hong Kong rugby player who now owns a boxing gym in Central. Half-Samoan (both his parents are half-Samoan and half-Chinese), Wong Kee spoke to his ...



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