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  1. Sport - Rugby

    Legend Waisale Serevi’s magic rubs off on ‘awestruck’ Hong Kong youngster Raef Morrison

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 11:02am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Legend's magic rubs off on 'awestruck' Morrison Nine years ago he was a waif meeting sevens legend Waisale Serevi, now locally born ... Serevi. "When I was in the tunnel I was lost for words," Morrison said. "I was shaking and so nervous and emotional. It never really hit me until I was standing there. ...

  2. Waisale Serevi warns that Fiji will use Children's Sunday as extra motivation

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 12:07am by John Carney

    ... Serevi Sevens legend Waisale Serevi believes the chance for his countrymen to inspire the next generation of Fijian players is what will carry them to victory today. As if going for a hat-trick ... motivation." Serevi was speaking in Central during one of the HSBC rugby festivals that took place throughout last week. Led by Serevi, England's Ben Gollings and Santiago Gomez Cora from ...

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    ‘King of Sevens’ Waisale Serevi to be inducted into Rugby Hall of Fame

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Hall of fame honour for Serevi 'King of Sevens' Waisale Serevi, the King of Sevens, will be inducted into the IRB Hall of Fame tomorrow ... the world governing body is placing on the new Olympic sport. IRB chairman Bernard Lapasset will make the presentation of a Hall of Fame cap and gold pin to Serevi who will be accompanied by his ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - RUGBY SEVENS

    Waisale Serevi, Ben Gollings set up sevens academy

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Waisale Serevi and Ben Gollings are teaming up to promote the game they love - sevens - to the world. Fijian legend Serevi and England's most-accomplished player of the abbreviated code ... is to help these nations by developing programmes," said Gollings. Serevi added: "We have formed an academy, which is at the moment based in the United States. But we will be moving out, ...


    Posted Oct 12th 2008, 12:00am by Paul Moon

    ... 'Wizard' is back to lift Fiji's sevens team, but the controversial coach has put a few noses out of joint. Paul Moon reports Although Waisale Serevi's return ... Waisale Serevi factfile 1 Serevi is one of the greatest sevens players of all time. He appeared 16 times at the Hong Kong sevens from 1989-2007, winning seven and four times being named player ...

  6. I still have lots to offer, says Serevi

    Posted Mar 24th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay He won't have as much room to show his bag of tricks, but Waisale Serevi says he is ready to cast a little magic at the Tens today. 'There is not as much space in 10-a-side rugby as there is in sevens, but don't worry, I still might be able to do something. You can see it on the field,' Serevi said yesterday. The Fijian sevens legend will be trying ...

  7. Fijians adapting to the times as they find old-fashioned flair no longer enough

    Posted Mar 25th 2011, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay For a country where sevens is almost a religion, it is no surprise Fiji coach Iliesa Tanivula wants more events in the World Series. 'The current series has been good. We like Fiji to go out there and expose our players at this level, bu ...

  8. England question HK points and format

    Posted Mar 10th 2011, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay IRB Sevens World Series leaders England have questioned the fairness of offering extra points at the Cathay Pacific/Credit Suisse Hong Kong Sevens, along with the tournament's format, described by coach Ben Ryan as 'a bit of a lotte ...

  9. Zhang sets his sights on a new goal

    Posted Mar 26th 2010, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... (China): 202 Ben Gollings (England): 182 Waisale Serevi (Fiji): 158 William Ryder (Fiji): 154 Simon Amor (England): 140 Santiago Gomez Cora (Argentina): 117 Uale Mai (Samoa): 111 Jovesa Naivalu ...

  10. Ryder is ready to step into the boots of his hero

    Posted Mar 21st 2005, 12:00am by Nazvi Careem

    ... Nazvi Careem Fiji's new star William Ryder is being hailed as the 'next Serevi'- and the youngster is eager to justify that tag. The 21-year-old flier could be mistaken for a clone of Fiji's legendary playmaker Waisale Serevi, now 36 and possibly playing for the last time in Hong Kong. If Serevi is making his swansong, then the World Cup at the Hong Kong Stadium ...




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