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  1. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong rugby needs ‘depth’ to strengthen squad

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 09:09pm by Mathew Scott

    ... taking great interest in how the advent of full professionalism has started to alter the landscape of sevens rugby in Hong Kong. The All Black great knows first-hand the benefits a full-time ... aren't there. Until you get depth and a bigger rugby scene where that feeder system comes into play, you might do all right in one or two tournaments but you get a few injuries and you slip right ...

  2. Sport - Rugby - SUPER 15

    Five things to know about Super Rugby

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 12:05am

    ... In a review of the match-ups, we see which teams are likely to score the points in round seven Here are five things you should know about round seven of Super Rugby this weekend. Read all about it Crusaders captain Kieran Read will play his 100th Super Rugby match on Friday when the Christchurch-based team meet the Hurricanes, joining a fast-growing group of players who have ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Rugby Sevens drinkers warned of 'powerfully-built' women thieves who dumped fan in a rubbish bin

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 03:28am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Gangs lure victims with sex, police say, as one man thrown in bin, another loses HK$10,000 'Powerful' women preying on rugby drinkers: warning Police have warned rugby fans and other revellers to be on their guard as the Sevens approach after learning that groups of African women using sex as a pretext for theft have been preying ...

  4. Sport - Rugby

    Salom Yiu hopes HKSI status will attract more locals to rugby

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 09:51pm by James Porteous

    ... Kam-shing is hoping rugby sevens' new full-time status at the Hong Kong Sports Institute will convince more local families to encourage their children to take up the sport. In a sport seen ... will be convinced that rugby is a valid career option. I do feel like a role model, I want them to know that locals can be rugby players as well – not just gweilo Salom Yiu  "Hopefully now ...

  5. Sport - Rugby

    Fiji threatens Commonwealth Games boycott over rugby sevens exclusion

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 10:05am

    ... Agence France-Presse in Suva, Fiji Fiji is threatening to boycott this year’s Glasgow Commonwealth Games after being told its high-profile rugby sevens side cannot take part, the Pacific ... by the decision by the Games committee to exclude our rugby sevens and netball teams Reg Sanday But the return was approved after the draw for Glasgow was completed, with the qualification rules making ...

  6. Sport - Rugby - SUPER 15

    Folau returns for Waratahs as Sharks, Chiefs face tough Easter derbies

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 12:23pm by AFP

    ... Folau returns to bolster the NSW Waratahs in this weekend’s Super Rugby. Jake White’s Sharks tackle the Central Cheetahs in Durban on Saturday, while the Chiefs host seven-time Super Rugby champions Canterbury Crusaders in a blockbuster New Zealand derby. The Australian Rugby Union said they would not be blocking Folau from playing his first match in a month after controversially ...

  7. Sport - Rugby - SUPER 15

    Angry Israel Folau ‘could go back to league’

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 09:41pm by Reuters

    ... to league' The fallout over the Australian Rugby Union's decision to withdraw Israel Folau from a Super Rugby match at the weekend continued on Monday with some suggesting the Wallabies fullback ... it before the decision was announced on television. As respected veteran rugby commentator Greg Growden wrote in his column yesterday, ordinarily the ARU can expect players not to rock the boat ...




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