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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG SEVENS

    'Super Bowl of Rugby' suffering in a stone-age stadium

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... bothered. Long-time band member Bruce Johnston was smitten by the experience and called the event the "Super Bowl of rugby." That may have been true at one point, but not anymore. ...

  2. It's more than a three-day rugby tournament, it's a week-long marathon with a host of events around town. Here's the line-up, so get into the spirit . . .

    Posted Mar 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... or communications@austcham.com.hk VIP and player tables sold out. Remaining tables can be sold as a whole or to individuals. Australian Association of Hong Kong Rugby Sevens Drinks Party What: Meet the Australian team, ... for table of 11, includes one South African team member at the table. How to book: Contact Bruce Fowler at bfowler@pacific.net.hk Tullett Prebon (Hk) Ltd HKCC Rugby Sevens Dinner What: Black tie ...

  3. They all came out to play

    Posted Mar 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong Stadium was yesterday once again the stage for people young and old, of all types and persuasions, to let their hair down- and even watch a bit of rugby ...

  4. Rugby union to tackle tournament's ticket touts

    Posted Apr 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... Norma Connolly The organisers of the Rugby Sevens tournament will review their allocation of overseas tickets following complaints by foreign travel agents that their sales were being undermined by touts. The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union said it would meet representatives of all 10 foreign travel agencies that paid fees to secure the right to sell tickets as part of their travel ...

  5. Making a big impression

    Posted Mar 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Visiting Olympic supremo Dr Jacques Rogge will have plenty to digest after being treated to another vintage display of festival spirit and fine rugby at a packed Hong Kong Stadium yesterday ...

  6. Stars of the future

    Posted Mar 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Some of Hong Kong's budding rugby stars, both girls and boys, get their moment on the big stage yesterday at a mini-rugby festival. On each of the three days preceding the main action, players from the 15 clubs around Hong Kong are given the chance to showcase their talents at Hong Kong Stadium. After this morning's round of games, more than 1,000 children ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY UNION

    We need bigger stadium - and fast

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... stadium - and fast The government's feet-dragging over building the new Kai Tak sports hub is the biggest worry for rugby as "capacity constraints" at Hong Kong Stadium begin to have a harmful effect on the growth of the Sevens, says Brian Stevenson, president of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union. "The state of the union is healthy but my biggest concern ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG SEVENS

    Fun, fun, fun for everyone

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by ROBBY NIMMO AND KEVIN KUNG

    ... it the "Super Bowl of rugby" as fans in the South Stand rocked out almost as much as they did for the Harlem Shake. Lauren Jones, a South African who flew in from Singapore, said: "It ... the stadium fans were popping their cork for the natural synergy of rock 'n' roll and rugby. Riddling it over in the west side in a box, Nic Oven said: "At first I'd wished ...

  9. Sevens fun and games kick off

    Posted Mar 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell The countdown to the 2003 Credit Suisse First Boston Hong Kong Rugby Sevens has already begun with a series of celebrations and lively sporting activity. The serious stuff is at Hong Kong Stadium starting on Friday, but there are several events being held in the lead-up to the headline act. Visitors from all over the world join local rugby fans to take part ...

  10. Schools set the tone for Sevens showpiece

    Posted Feb 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... By Jonathan Powell Top teams Sha Tin College and West Island School will clash in the pool stage of the Bill William Rugby Sevens competition at So Kon Po, Causeway Bay, on Sunday. The build-up to next month's three-day Hong Kong Rugby Sevens extravaganza gathers pace with the annual under-19 tournament for school teams, which was launched in 1970. The one-day event ...




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