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  1. Rees lays out HK road map to Moscow 2013

    Posted May 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Union's national coach and head of performance. Hong Kong hold the proud record of having played in every World Cup Sevens tournament since the inaugural event in 1993, and Asia's number ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1000943/rees-lays-out-hk-road-map-moscow-2013
  2. England surprise

    Posted Mar 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1993, Edinburgh The inaugural Rugby World Cup Sevens involved all the major powers, along with a number of emerging nations, including Hong Kong. The SAR, Namibia, Taiwan and Spain booked their placed at a qualifying event in Sicily and were joined by Latvia, who emerged victorious from a tournament involving former members of the Soviet Union. The 24 nations were drawn into four pools ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/493324/england-surprise
  3. Big chance to play in front of the fans

    Posted Mar 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay Royce Chan Leong-sze has been a faithful servant of Hong Kong women's rugby for many years. But unlike her male counterparts, she has never had the opportunity to play in front of the So Kon Po masses. She hopes all that will change next ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/995832/big-chance-play-front-fans
  4. Flying Fiji simply first class

    Posted Mar 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Hong Kong might have picked a new chief executive yesterday, but it was favourites Fiji who ruled the roost in the city after defeating New Zealand in a gripping Cup final at the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/996586/flying-fiji-simply-first-class
  5. The Force is strong in this one

    Posted Mar 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Robby Nimmo The triumph of good over evil was shining though the South Stand when Darth Vader, aka Dave Hughes, stood with his mates from the Rwanda rugby team, dressed as storm troopers. Star Wars attire was appropriate because Hughes was 'the Force ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/996615/force-strong-one
  6. Altogether now... music to our ears

    Posted Mar 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... this is true of the Rugby World Cup song, World In Union which was written by P.J. Powers, a white South African. In 1988, she was banned from radio and TV for a year by the apartheid government. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/996258/altogether-now-music-our-ears
  7. Volcanoes playing for Pinoy pride

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with Guyana) this year. Peter Lawrence, vice-president and treasurer of the Philippines Rugby Football Union, said: 'The team name, Philippine Volcanoes, was adopted from the 1st Filipino Infantry ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/996514/volcanoes-playing-pinoy-pride
  8. Contracts 'a deal breaker for on-field success'

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com England's change in philosophy- of contracting players for sevens- has been partly responsible for their poor run at the Hong Kong Sevens in recent years, says former coach Mike Friday. Friday, who was behind Englan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/994431/contracts-deal-breaker-field-success
  9. Union basks in profit from Sevens

    Posted Apr 13th 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay 'It would be safe to say that the tournament will make a profit of eight digits' Hong Kong rugby will be laughing all the way to the bank, having made more than $10 million in profit from this month's Hong Kong Sevens, according to a source close to the Union. Allan Payne, executive director of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU), refused ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/544632/union-basks-profit-sevens
  10. Ex-captain's injury leaves Sevens team hamstrung

    Posted Mar 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Former Hong Kong captain Mark Wright will need a 'miracle' to play in this month's Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens after returning from Japan with a hamstring injury. Wright, whose inspirational prese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/994585/ex-captains-injury-leaves-sevens-team-hamstrung

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