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  1. Dour Pumas claw past Samoa

    Posted Apr 02nd 2006, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney On paper yesterday's encounter between Argentina and Samoa was going to be the most competitive match of the day.. It was the Pumas who came out on top 10-5 ... Italy in a bruising encounter 29-7, while Samoa annihilated Taiwan 71-0. Now someone was going to lose their unbeaten record. Both sides had aspirations of making it to the latter stages ...

  2. Referee riles Samoa after they lose close match to England

    Posted Apr 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey Samoa captain Uale Mai blasted Australian referee James Leckie after their narrow 14-10 loss to England in the Cup quarter-finals, describing him as an Englishman ... Simon Amor scored the winning try for England but appeared to have performed a double movement. He added the referee was 'probably English'. However, Samoa coach Titimaea Tafua ...

  3. The Sport

    Posted Feb 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Davis Cup For the Davis Cup international tennis tournament's qualifying rounds, the Hong Kong men's team (left, from left) of Ronald Chow, Martin Sayer, Michael Lai, Yu Hiu-tung, Wayne Wong, Gilbert Wong and Henry So, take on the Pacific Oceania team, with players from the Cook Islands, Western Samoa and the Solomon and Marshall Islands. Today, 2pm-8pm, Victoria ...

  4. Today's questions

    Posted Mar 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fiji and New Zealand won nine Cup titles in the 90's. Who broke that stranglehold? A)Australia B)Samoa C)South Africa When did Jonah Lomu first play at the Hong Kong Sevens? A)1994 B)1995 C)1996. ...

  5. 30 not out

    Posted Mar 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tomorrow we reveal the identities of two personalities who will be celebrating their 30th Sevens in Hong Kong. We would like to know if there are any others who have not missed a Sevens. Contact us at sports.desk@scmp.com. ...

  6. Ease up on sin-binning

    Posted Apr 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the same IRB tournament in Singapore last weekend, England were beaten both by Samoa and Fiji, sides that were clearly better than them in Hong Kong, although England contrived to win the title here. In Singapore, first England were actually beaten in the preliminary rounds by Samoa, but still proceeded to the finals of the Cup competition, and then were walloped by Fiji (and a team ...

  7. Review needs to query some decisions

    Posted Apr 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to be called to receive an allotment while enjoying a rugby game. I cannot help but notice that England, while playing very good rugby, have had all major decisions go in their favour. Samoa have been put at a disadvantage in consecutive years, they took it on the chin in a sporting, admirable way. South Africa had a try disallowed and a player expelled when the game was in delicate ...

  8. High stakes for England

    Posted Apr 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... to step up to the plate in wingers David Strettle and Varndell. While the 20-year-old Varndell has already made his XVs debut, against Samoa last November, Strettle has still to catch the eye ... meet Samoa in the quarter-finals, will be hard to stop. But it is not all about the pace and vision of their wingers. Game-breaking centre Mathew Tait will hold the key to victory while ...

  9. Fiji robbed by referees

    Posted Apr 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I was interested in the letter of Thomas Hohl (April 5) who, claiming to be a neutral and Hong Kong Sevens enthusiast, states: 'I cannot help but notice that England, while playing very good rugby, have had all major decisions go in their favour.' He tells us that in each of England's knockout games, Samoa, South Africa and Fiji had tough referee calls, which ...

  10. Asian powers show they've come of age and can match the big guns

    Posted Apr 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell The explosion in popularity of sevens rugby in the region is helping to close the gap between Asian teams and the sport's power nations, based on the showings ... drubbing of Singapore. South Korea were impressive in their 19-19 draw against France, before overwhelming Sri Lanka 45-5, and Taiwan made up for disappointing results against Argentina and Samoa ...




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