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  1. School tour kicks off Hong Kong Sevens

    Posted Mar 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... To many Hongkongers, rugby remains a sport mainly for expats. But thanks to the Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong Kong Rugby Sevens and initiatives to promote the sport, rugby is finally making its mark in the local community. This year, as the new sponsor of the Hong Kong rugby teams, HSBC is making a special effort to drum up support for the local squad, and make rugby more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/996091/school-tour-kicks-hong-kong-sevens
  2. Q&A

    Posted Mar 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Robby Nimmo How does HSBC feel the face of the Hong Kong Sevens will be different with their sponsorship? The Hong Kong Sevens is the flagship of the bank's rugby sponsorship ... defended the decision, saying the tickets went to rugby clubs and its stakeholders. Many people pointed fingers at HSBC? Ticket allocation is the responsibility of the HKRFU and it is up to them ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/996262/qa
  3. Just like old times, but even better

    Posted May 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... The prodigal son has returned. 'We have come full circle,' says Giles Morgan, the bank's global head of sponsorship, referring to HSBC's return to its rugby roots. ... to embark on increasing its rugby portfolio - which now includes the Asian Five Nations, Asian Sevens Series, the IRB World Sevens Series, the British and Irish Lions, the Penguins and Waratahs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/968491/just-old-times-even-better
  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Self-criticism session for top HSBC bankers

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... is viewed, some people in the industry wonder if Palmer will be able to attract seamen to crew the vessel.   Rugby chic with Shanghai Tang Shanghai Tang, the purveyor of Chinese luxury chic, is giving rugby fans the opportunity to buy the most expensive rugby shirts in town. It is partnering with the Shanghai Rugby Football Club to produce a collection of rugby shirts that commemorate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1146335/self-criticism-session-top-hsbc-bankers
  5. Comment - Blogs

    HSBC takes Sevens "banking holiday"

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 03:38pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Anna Healy Fenton anna.fenton@scmp.com I’m old enough to remember when the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens was, well, about Rugby Sevens. There was a bit of 10s thrown in, but that was just ... of tournaments: not just bigger better Sevens and 10s, but also the  Kowloon Rugby Fest, Hong Kong International Rugby Youth Tournament, the Women’s Sevens, lunches, dinners, breakfast, activities…there ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1195412/hsbc-takes-sevens-banking-holiday
  6. Mega deal heralds new era for Sevens

    Posted May 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... untenable when HSBC took over the International Rugby Board's Sevens World Series, of which Hong Kong is the jewel in the crown. Cathay and HSBC were partners in the Hong Kong Sevens from 1980 ... the handover. Asked how much the deal was worth, Hong Kong Rugby Football Union chairman Trevor Gregory brought the house down when he said: 'If I told you I would have to kill you now.' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/968164/mega-deal-heralds-new-era-sevens
  7. Virgin Atlantic flies under Cathay radar

    Posted Oct 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... hope to put Branson in a Pirates shirt for the march-past at the Sevens. This will undoubtedly stir the pot a bit and ruffle a few feathers with the Cathay Pacific people.' Hong Kong Rugby ... wearing shirts displaying a rival airline's name,' Gregory said. International Rugby Board regulations - the Hong Kong Sevens is part of the HSBC Sevens World Series run by the IRB ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/982834/virgin-atlantic-flies-under-cathay-radar
  8. The case of the missing tickets

    Posted Jan 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay It would take a modern-day Einstein to figure out the vexed issue of ticket sales at the Hong Kong Sevens. According to the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, 75 per cent of the 40,000-seater stadium will be filled by local people. If that's the case, then why the barrage of criticism rugby officials have come under these past few days? An irate public poured scorn ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/990816/case-missing-tickets
  9. Talkback

    Posted Apr 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... taken over reports of violence, say Sevens organisers', April 1 and 2, respectively). As the organiser of the Sevens, the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU) regrets that the activities ... without the unwelcome occurrences of last Sunday evening. Allan Payne, executive director, Hong Kong Rugby Football Union I was shocked to read Nicolas Souchaud's response ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/632439/talkback
  10. LEIGHTON DULEY

    Posted Jul 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The long-standing front-row forward resigned as director of clubs on the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union's board of directors this week, rebelling against his peers' decision ... committees and drinking a lot of beer? Who said we drink beer. I will still be involved in rugby. I coach the Hong Kong University Colts team and I enjoy doing that. Will you continue to play? My ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/420829/leighton-duley

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