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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - SEVENS SEEN

    Sevens Seen

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... in Southend, Essex, watching the Sevens. "My boyfriend, Will Spence [28] is a really big rugby fan, and that day I remember we were both saying how much we really wanted to experience a Sevens ... resistance." In typical Hong Kong fashion, their network of friends has quickly grown, through work and rugby. There are 15 of them in their squad. "Will has recently joined the Leighton Asia HKCC ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - SEVENS SEEN

    'Big Dave' McDonagh waxes lyrical on Sequins' glittering traditions

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... since I started my annual pilgrimage," says Big Dave. "I love the atmosphere of the stadium, the people, the music, the entertainment mixed with the fastest and best rugby action you ... O'Connor, a player from my days of club rugby in Australia, I am hoping our winning the Shield at the Las Vegas Sevens is a good omen."' "The Sevens for me has been remarkable ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - SEVENS SEEN

    His mission, which he chose to accept …

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... started Mission Possible to tackle poverty in Hong Kong, soon finding support from the rugby union which generously donated a box at the Sevens to help support the cause. "Then the Holiday ... the Community Chest Rainbow Fund, and the Lighthouse Benevolent Fund. Visitors to the box today will include finance secretary John Tsang Chun-wah, and champion jockey Douglas Whyte. Various rugby ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - SEVENS SEEN

    A perfect fit

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... Being able to entertain clients at the Sevens is a way of saying you have arrived. The escalators that spirit people to the upper-deck concourse is the stairway to rugby heaven and although there are 112 corporate boxes and 50 executive suites, there are also more than 254 companies on the waiting list. Testimony to the fact they are so popular, at the Sevens Long Lunch ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - SEVENS SEEN

    Sevens Seen

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... in the BGC box, where the couple were spotted yesterday. A broking firm with a rugby bent, BGC sponsors BGC APB, the team formerly known as the Asia Pacific Barbarians, who failed to defend their title at the GFI HKFC Tens, as well as giving generously to the Christchurch earthquake appeal in 2011 with money raised during Sevens week. Several sports stars - from rugby to cricket - have ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - SEVENS SEEN

    Pundits stir the pot of pride at Bond-themed annual Long Lunch

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... said Gibbs with a laugh, who revealed "Australia are the best technicians in the world of rugby." Waugh showed his passion for the game when he revealed: "As players, we live ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - SEVENS SEEN

    Cupid's corner

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... The Sevens is held in spring, so it's little wonder that quite a few people over the years have met their partners at the stadium. However, spring weather doesn't come to mind when recalling the 1992 Sevens, when day became night at 4pm and aqua-rugby reigned supreme. For Frances Drummond, the heavens opening may also have brought out Cupid. "The weather ...



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