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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Hong Kong qualify for China National Games, but coach Dai Rees rues team's 'arrogance'

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... 'arrogance' The Hong Kong men's sevens team qualified for this summer's China National Games but their "arrogance" cost them the chance to emerge as champions at the 10-team ... to turn up to win had proved their downfall. "We lost through pure arrogance. We were up against a very good side, virtually the China national team, but we were complacent and took ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Hong Kong has medal chance in women's rugby at 2014 Asian Games

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 10:40pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... of becoming a full-time athlete at the Hong Kong Sports Institute are already paying off for women's rugby with Hong Kong now proving a serious challenger to Asian powerhouse China. With 12 ... Kane Jury. These results are extremely encouraging and is proof the elite programme at the Sports Institute is working Kane Jury China defeated Hong Kong 19-14 in Shanghai before going ...

  3. Sport - China - Rugby

    Beijing pose serious threat for weakened Hong Kong in Games qualifier

    Posted Jun 08th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... down in Shanghai yesterday but coach Dai Rees expects the heat to be on this weekend as Hong Kong were drawn in a tough pool with top seeds Beijing in the qualifying tournament for the China ... debut. Only Olympic sports are featured at the National Games, which, next to the Olympics, is the most prestigious sporting competition on the mainland as it gives provinces bragging rights. ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Boycott by referees forces cancellation of Hong Kong lower division games

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 12:59am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com More than 350 players will miss out on matches when season resumes An unprecedented boycott by referees will rob more than 350 players in the lower divisions of a game when the season resumes on Saturday after the festiv ...

  5. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Hong Kong goes global as rugby sevens talent search hots up

    Posted Jun 15th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Sports Institute to launch international hunt for team of coaches while domestic quest to identify development players intensifies HK goes global as sevens talent search hots up Sixty players are being identified for the first intake of the rugby sevens programme at the Hong Kong Sports Institute, which will also undergo a global search ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Injured Cado Lee out of Hong Kong's Sevens World Cup squad

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... to his knee at the China Games qualifiers last month. He had recovered enough to train, but pulled up in training," said coach Dai Rees. "He's devastated, of course, but he ... and will be tough obstacles to overcome. The International Rugby Board along with the Rugby Union of Russia has pulled out all the stops to host a memorable sporting, as well as music and cultural, ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - Rugby

    Brazil casts global net to fund rugby players to fill Olympic sevens teams

    Posted Aug 04th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Sao Paulo 2016 Olympic hosts looking for players to fill sevens teams for sport's games debut Brazil casts global net to find rugby players Brazil is sending ... the national team into a more competitive squad by the time the Olympics arrive. Brazil has very little tradition in the sport and has never achieved significant results in top international ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - Rugby

    Handshake deal that led to riches for Hong Kong Rugby Football Union

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... million), South Island School (HK$2 million) and YMCA Christian College in Lantau (HK$1 million)- by the HKRFU to develop sports facilities. In the past 10 years, the HKRFU has spent more than ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - Rugby

    World Cup memories inspire new Aussie skipper

    Posted Nov 02nd 2013, 12:21pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Ben Mowen says he set his heart on playing the English when he was a young buck growing up Australia captain Ben Mowen hopes he’ll only be crying tears of joy at Twickenham on Saturday when the Wallabies face England a decad ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - Rugby

    Nonu back in Kirwan's good books at Blues

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 10:18am

    ... Reuters in Auckland New Zealand centre buries hatchet with Auckland coach and returns to Super Rugby franchise New Zealand centre Ma’a Nonu has buried the hatchet with Auckland Blues coach John Kirwan and is heading back to the Super Rugby franchise. Nonu ...




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