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  1. HK hungry for more action on the world stage

    Posted Apr 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... they defeated Samoa 28-26 in a thrilling Cup final. The Kiwis won the third-place play-off, beating England 24-17 to continue to lead the overall standings. Fiji, winners of the Hong Kong Sevens, won ...

  2. HK get 2nd chance against Argentina

    Posted Apr 08th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... to avenge our loss to them last weekend. We began slowly today, but got better as the day went along, especially against Wales. We will have to come out storming tomorrow,' added Torpey. Samoa ...

  3. Walker 'key to breaking' HK Sevens Cup famine

    Posted Mar 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'He will fly out to link up with the squad immediately after the Under 20s finish their Six Nations programme against Ireland.' England are in pool A with Samoa, Argentina and Kenya ...

  4. Ready to erupt

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... are making their debut at the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens in three weeks. 'The Filipino public cherish their sporting heroes. They idolise boxing icon Manny Pacquiao, and I wish we could have that same following one day.' For many Filipinos, rugby union is as foreign as chopsticks to an eskimo. But the sport, which has been largely the domain of British and Australian ...

  5. 2007 Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Success stories in Hong Kong sport are few and far between. But the evergreen and ever-reliable Wong has regularly served up exciting fare in a long and illustrious career which has seen him ... was hailed as a terrific example by overjoyed local sporting chiefs, who will be hoping Hong Kong's most famous cyclist will be able to do this city proud at the Beijing Olympics. 'His ...

  6. Excitement grows over new Sevens

    Posted Feb 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for the sport's smaller nations to play against its biggest. By segregating the tournament into halves, the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union has implemented a system that will mean the smaller nations ... and become a core IRB team in 2013,' Rees added. The draw HSBC Sevens World Series Pool A Samoa, England, Argentina, Kenya Pool B New Zealand, South Africa, Wales, USA Pool C Fiji, Australia, ...

  7. Pricey World Cup Sevens set to be a sellout

    Posted Jun 25th 2004, 12:00am by Noel Prentice

    ... countries have already qualified for the 24-team tournament. Hong Kong qualify automatically as hosts, with New Zealand, Australia, Fiji, England, Canada, Argentina, South Africa and Samoa pencilled ...

  8. Big brother's big boost

    Posted Mar 30th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... the bronze medal at the Asian Games. Winning an Asian Games medal in a team sport would have put Hong Kong rugby in the limelight and brought kudos from the local sporting community ... China, the media focus is only on Olympic sports, especially now ahead of the 2008 Beijing Games,' says China's new captain Xu Hui, who comes from the Beijing rugby hotbed, the Chinese ...

  9. Barbarians to invade the Tens as Aliens stay home

    Posted Feb 27th 2011, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... added. The team will be drawn from players invited from Asia, New Zealand, Australia as well as the Pacific islands of Samoa, Tonga and Fiji. A number of leading players from these countries, past and present, are widely expected to turn up in the colours of the new club at Sports Road. 'It will be a very, very good squad that we bring to Hong Kong. We know that the Hong Kong ...

  10. Kind draw for Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... and the United States in Pool A. England, winners at the last three Hong Kong Sevens and number two seeds, were drawn with Samoa (seventh seeds), France, Italy, Georgia and Taiwan. Pool D comprises ...




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