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  1. Past greats scrum down over lunch

    Posted Mar 29th 2008, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... Compiled by Robby Nimmo New Zealand coach Gordon Tietjens said at the Hong Kong Sevens a couple of years back: 'Sevens is all about expressing yourself on the pitch.' Yesterday, a posse of popular past players expressed themselves off the pitch ...

  2. Scrumming down

    Posted Jan 13th 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... event makes a welcome return with a total of 81 games, compared with 57 at the Hong Kong Sevens. Twenty-four teams will scrum down in the tournament, which is being held in Hong Kong ...

  3. Rival tribes find common ground in South Stand to rally loud and proud

    Posted Mar 28th 2010, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... on that whole bar strip. The scrum of Wan Chai is a lot harder than the scrum on the rugby pitch.' The Samurai's James Wilson was draped in a kimono and revelling in his first Sevens ...

  4. HK refuse to be intimidated by Japan

    Posted May 15th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... will be in the second row with Nick Hurrell replacing Ivan Zenovic. Winger/fullback Alex McQueen may also get the opportunity to win his first cap for Hong Kong as he starts on the bench alongside scrum ...

  5. Wong Kee axed over discipline problems

    Posted Sep 30th 2003, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Hong Kong's leading scrum-half, Andrew Wong Kee, has been dropped from the national squad because of his dismal disciplinary record. The selectors informed the Asahi Valley scrumhalf ... Rugby Football Union's disciplinary panel will meet today to decide what action to take against Wong Kee for the red card he earned against DeA on Saturday. The nuggety hard scrum ...

  6. Unbeaten HK edge Kazakhstan

    Posted May 08th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... with tries by centre Simon Hempel and scrum-half Jon Elliot, stretching their lead to 23-10. The visitors did not give in and substitute Ivan Ossikovskiy's try in the dying minutes enabled ...

  7. Zhang teaches India a lesson

    Posted Oct 28th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... ever win at the Asian Championship, added two more tries in the first half which ended with them trailing 15-19. But two quick tries from Chinese scrum-half Xu Hui soon after the break doused ...

  8. Clean up the rules and this game will fly, says Aussie O'Connor

    Posted Mar 25th 2011, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... for an offside line to be formed,' O'Connor said. 'This is one area I would like officials to look at. 'Scrums could probably be tidied up a little as well so they are not too messy ...

  9. England snub raises Sevens stakes

    Posted Mar 24th 2011, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... been readily available for the media scrum, England apparently want to do all their talking on the field. If not quite top secret, their training schedule is not revealed like the rest ...

  10. Twist of fate that made a 'founding mother'

    Posted Mar 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... started playing for the police rugby team, then went on to play scrum-half for DeA. 'Craig and Terry would shout, 'Go on Mum!' from the sidelines and egg me on.' Teammates ...




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