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  1. RuGBy ORGANISERS thank helpers

    Posted Mar 30th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Tournament organisers said they were grateful for the assistance of students who helped behind the scenes at the Rugby World Cup Sevens last week. Around 50 students worked ... guiding visitors in the corporate hospitality areas, and shuttling important match information to the control tower,' said Beth Coalter of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union and Tournament ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health - FIT & FAB

    Fit & Fab: In defence of women's rugby

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Rachel Jacqueline healthpost@scmp.com Scrumgirls do Amelie Seure went from being a complete rookie at women's rugby to a Hong Kong team member in five years. She puts this quick rise ... moved to Hong Kong. She searched for a new sporting fix and discovered women's rugby. "In France, hockey and netball are not popular. I'm not a big fan of soccer, and volleyball ...

  3. Pricey weekend

    Posted Oct 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Rugby fans will have to pay about 23 per cent more for tickets to the Rugby Sevens in March. Do you think this price rise is too much and would you be willing to pay up to enjoy three days of top rugby action? Write to us ...

  4. Rugby deserves elite status

    Posted Jul 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay A fortnight ago, scrumhalf Josh Peters led the Hong Kong under-20 rugby squad to a runners-up place at the Asian Sevens Championship in Johor Baharu, Malaysia. You could almost hear the champagne corks popping at the headquarters of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union. The result may have come at a junior event but the ramifications for the sport at all levels ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY UNION

    Australia coach dodges jibes from All Blacks ahead of rugby union clash

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters in Sydney Australia coach accused of lacking confidence in his World Cup side for today's clash with New Zealand Deans dodges jibe from All Blacks Australia coach Robbie Deans refused to take the bait after being accused of lacking confidence in his World Cup side for today's opening clash of the Rugby Championship in Sydney. The Wallabies scored a rare win over ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - RUGBY SEVENS

    Loss of fly-half Keith Robertson bad for Hong Kong Rugby Club's World Cup bid

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... me aware of the opportunities of living in Hong Kong and still playing rugby after completing the programme," Robertson said. "It is about the right time for me to do something. I have had a good run with rugby up until now. But I have to think about the future too, and look at the bigger picture." A key member of the sevens squad for the past six seasons, Robertson ...

  7. Full-time rugby a must for HK

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay Another season is over and Hong Kong rugby has to again come to terms with the fact we are a long way behind Japan, who continue to dominate the HSBC Asian Five Nations Top ... No1 team and the rest. This is not new. Even in the old days Japan ruled the roost. The Asian Rugby Football Union was formed in 1968 with Hong Kong one of eight founding members. Its purpose ...

  8. Extra training for new stars of rugby

    Posted Jun 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung You might think that athletes could take a long break after major tournaments. But this is not the case for 40elite players selected by the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU) and HSBC. The union and the bank co-organised a training camp for the most outstanding performers at the first All Hong Kong Inter-School Rugby Sevens competition. The inaugural tournament ...

  9. Lions boss Irvine forecasts a rugby feast, weather permitting

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... much more difficult to play good, attractive rugby if the conditions are wet,' he said. Irvine was in town on Friday, when the one-year countdown began, and there was no rain. 'If ... rugby. If everything goes to plan, and with favourable weather conditions, you will see a great spectacle of rugby. 'It is not going to be 9-6 or 11-9. It will be a high-scoring game ...

  10. Rugby for handicapped students

    Posted Mar 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung The focus of many sports-loving Hongkongers will be firmly on rugby - and the party atmosphere - at the annual Hong Kong Sevens this week. Thousands of tourists also visit the city for the three-day, seven-a-side competition involving 24 of the world's top rugby union-playing teams, which kicks off at 4pm on Friday and ends with the final at 7pm on Sunday. Last ...




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