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  1. Officials prove elusive for the media scrum

    Posted Mar 05th 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... will be disappointed that so few are willing to talk. The media scrum used to dominate the two gatherings, with reporters jostling frantically for snippets of comments from central government ministers who ...

  2. UK scalpers win the scrum for Sevens tickets

    Posted Feb 21st 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney Next month's Hong Kong Sevens may be a sell-out- as usual- but a British agency is still offering rugby fans tickets for up to HK$3,300. All tickets are classed as 'unreserved seating within the Hong Kong Stadium', its website s ...

  3. Girls in the scrum

    Posted Jan 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit The girls throw their fists into the air in celebration when one of the players touches the ball down on the goal line. It may only be a training session, but the girls take it seriously, shouting tips at their teammates as they play, with fr ...

  4. Sport - Rugby

    Argentina hail Agustin Pichot after victory over Wallabies

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 12:59am by Reuters

    ... an inspirational scrum-half and skipper when the Pumas finished third at the 2007 Rugby World Cup, was widely praised after a come-from-behind 21-17 victory. Coach Daniel Hourcade, skipper and hooker ... by suffering the embarrassment of being Argentina's first victim in the Rugby Championship," veteran rugby correspondent Greg Growden wrote on ESPN Scrum.com. "The Wallabies easily won ...

  5. Sport - Rugby

    Argentina defeat Australia to claim first Rugby Championship victory

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 11:05am by AFP

    ... and skipper Agustin Creevy opted for a scrum when presented with a kickable penalty opportunity and the move backfired as Australia survived. With 20 minutes gone, Argentina had 71 percent territory ... Sanchez to fall short. Creevy kept changing his mind over penalties and when a simple three-point chance arose, he took a scrum instead. But this time there was an eventual reward as the Pumas ...

  6. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong find the going tough against powerful Russia

    Posted Nov 09th 2014, 01:56am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Hong Kong would have had few bright moments to mull over as they look to Saturday's second test. All it took was one moment of inspiration from substitute scrum-half Charles Cheung Ho-ning ...

  7. How best to referee the media scrum

    Posted Aug 01st 2008, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... Bernard Chan The pushing and shoving last week between Beijing police and Hong Kong reporters covering the huge queues for Olympic tickets highlight a significant cultural gap. It is not the first time it has happened: a few weeks ago, Beijing police took ...

  8. Online scrum for Bledisloe tickets collapses

    Posted Jul 29th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Getting a ticket online for the ANZ Hong Kong Bledisloe Cup yesterday was like trying to take on the All Blacks and the Wallabies together. It was virtually impossible. But 6,000 tickets were still sold by the end of the day, leaving overjoye ...

  9. Athletes emerge from gruelling training to face media scrum

    Posted Jul 28th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou in Beijing Mainland athletes made their first public appearance yesterday at the inauguration of the Olympic Village in Beijing after months of training in isolated camps around the country in preparation for the Games. Basketball icon Yao Min ...

  10. Gatland called in to cure Hong Kong's scrum, lineout woes

    Posted May 13th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Waikato's former Ireland coach Warren Gatland arrived last night with the sole purpose of improving Hong Kong's scrum and lineout before the key game against South ... Kong team will benefit from his help in the technical aspects in the scrum and lineout, we also want the rest of the rugby community to turn up for a couple of the open sessions we plan ...




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