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  1. Sport - Rugby - TIM NOONAN

    Let’s be honest, part of the entertainment of watching sport is the attractive athletes

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 12:18am by Tim Noonan

    ... Tim Noonan Many female fans enjoy the rugby both for the sport and the, er, talent- just as men appreciate attractive female athletes You can't deny sport has a sexual element We ... work both ways, that men could just as easily enjoy the sights and sounds of female sports. "I went to watch the women's rugby the other day and I was kind of disappointed ...

  2. Sport - Rugby

    Record four-in-a-row sports awards triumph for Hong Kong sevens team

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 02:18pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter For the fourth time in a row, the Hong Kong men’s sevens squad were declared the winners of the Samsung Hong Kong Sports Stars Award for a Team Only Sport on Thursday night. “It’s an honour,” said Dai Rees, the HKRFU’s head of performance and technical development. “I think it reflects the fact that we had another good season in 2013 and our results are now becoming ...

  3. Sport - Rugby

    Sevens squad in running for a record fourth consecutive Sports Stars Award

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 09:49pm

    ... Staff Reporter Hong Kong’s national men’s sevens side are in the running to win an unprecedented fourth consecutive Samsung Sports Stars Award. A win for 2013 would be the squad’s fifth overall victory after they captured the Team Only Sport category in 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2012. “It’s an honour to be nominated once again. I think it reflects the fact that we had another good ...

  4. Sport - Rugby

    Work starts now to ensure Sevens hits all the right notes

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 09:31pm by Robbie McRobbie

    ... has already turned to preparations for the weekend of 27-29 March 2015, all the more exciting this year as we celebrate the 40th anniversary of Hong Kong’s sporting mardi gras. And like ...

  5. Sport - Rugby

    Nervous wait for decision on sevens joining Sports Institute

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... opened the eyes of the people who will decide if the rugby sevens should become a part of the Sports Institute from next Monday. The government's Sports Commission appears to be waiting until the 11th hour before making a final decision on whether the popular sport joins the elite training academy despite it having ticked all the boxes for inclusion. "Hong Kong surpassed ...

  6. Sport - Rugby

    Feeding off the All Blacks’ aura

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 09:01pm by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott The country benefits greatly, in sporting and economic terms, from the rugby team’s success Feeding off the All Blacks' aura If you're among those harbouring ... million. Rugby helps in all sorts of ways simply because it is the best-known brand in New Zealand Sports Minister Murray McCully The country's 14 top-tier provinces all turned a profit ...

  7. Sport - Rugby

    Why world-class facilities at HKSI mean players have no excuses not to succeed

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 10:40pm by James Porteous

    ... James Porteous james.porteous@scmp.com World-class facilities at Sports Institute mean players have no excuses The clanging of weight plates threatens to drown out Pat Fox, strength and conditioning specialist for the rugby teams as he leads a tour round the Hong Kong Sports Institute's gymnasium. About the size of three tennis courts, it's packed wall-to-wall with all ...

  8. Sport - Rugby

    Big man with big dreams achieved big things

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 01:46pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... sport. Hosting the 2009 East Asian Games helped and rugby sevens did the city proud winning the silver medal, the first team sport to win a medal. They repeated the silver-medal triumph ... how important it is to carry on his legacy and win a medal, preferably gold. Today, rugby sevens is an elite sport at the Hong Kong Sports Institute – another achievement ...




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