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  • Sep 18, 2014
  • Updated: 11:16am

In partnership with the HKRFU


Ashley-Cooper and Genia back in Wallabies squad

Adam Ashley-Cooper has recovered from injury and Will Genia and Benn Robinson were recalled on Wednesday to the Wallabies squad for their Rugby Championship tour of South Africa and Argentina.

Thursday, 18 September, 2014, 11:14am

Come on, IRB, bring the Women’s World Series back to China

The irony will hopefully not be lost on the International Rugby Board. Here we have China qualifying as a new core team on the IRB Women’s Sevens World Series, while Guangzhou loses its status as host of one of the series stopovers. Meanwhile, the Netherlands fail to retain their playing slot, but Amsterdam will continue to host a tournament on the 2014/15 circuit.

17 Sep 2014 - 9:40am 1 comment

Shrinking crowds put pressure on Wallabies to perform

The Wallabies have lost just one game in 11 tests and are unbeaten at home this season but fans are losing interest and staying away.

16 Sep 2014 - 12:15pm 1 comment

Experienced Wright back in the frame for sevens at Asian Games

Former captain Mark Wright will be included in the Hong Kong men's rugby sevens Asian Games squad that will be announced on Monday.

18 Sep 2014 - 11:16am

Hong Kong ‘must hit ground running’ after Asian Games draw unveiled

14 Sep 2014 - 5:06pm

China women make giant leap to earn core World Series status

14 Sep 2014 - 4:45pm

All Blacks edge out Boks in gritty clash

14 Sep 2014 - 4:31pm

Wallabies hold on to deny Argentina

14 Sep 2014 - 4:23pm

The Rugby Championship 2014

Sep 13 Australia  32-25  Argentina
Sep 13 New Zealand  14-10  South Africa
Sep 6 Australia  24-23  South Africa
Sep 6 New Zealand  28-9  Argentina

Full Rugby Championship fixtures and results...


Editor's Pick

Now for Asian Games gold, Gareth Baber tells Hong Kong

Led superbly by "Captain Fantastic" Jamie Hood, Hong Kong won their second successive tournament in the Asian Sevens Series defeating Japan 24-7 in the Cup final in Malaysia, to all but win back the regional crown.

7 Sep 2014 - 11:36pm

Plays of the Week

Videos: IRB Women’s Sevens qualifier

Watch the Hong Kong women’s sevens side in action during the IRB Women’s Sevens World Series qualifying tournament at Shek Kip Mei on September 12 and 13. Hong Kong were handed a difficult draw and faced Brazil, Netherlands and Portugal in their pool on the first day.

13 Sep 2014 - 2:28pm

Fifteens

Sponsorship deals add ‘competitive charge’ to Premiership, say clubs

On the back of what was considered one of the best and most entertaining Hong Kong Premiership seasons in 2013/14, several top clubs have attracted new sponsorship deals that will help them strengthen their top-flight teams and grow their local player base across all divisions.

16 Sep 2014 - 9:48pm

Andy Hall set to continue as coach of Hong Kong’s 15s squad

Andy Hall is set to continue as head coach of the Hong Kong 15s rugby set-up with the HKRFU launching an "internal" search for a full-time replacement for Leigh Jones. Hall's first task will be to get the squad ready for two home internationals in autumn.

30 Aug 2014 - 2:45pm

Sevens

Experienced Wright back in the frame for sevens at Asian Games

Former captain Mark Wright will be included in the Hong Kong men's rugby sevens Asian Games squad that will be announced on Monday.

18 Sep 2014 - 11:16am

Hong Kong ‘must hit ground running’ after Asian Games draw unveiled

Hong Kong will have to give "their max" to win Asian Games rugby sevens gold after the draw for the men's competition unveiled a complex format where teams are seeded again after the preliminary round in the 12-team tournament.

14 Sep 2014 - 5:06pm

Community

Hugh Watkins raises the bar for refs

Four months into the job and national referee development manager Hugh Watkins likes what he sees. “There are some quality referees in Hong Kong who need a little fine-tuning and individual analysis on game management, but in the key areas I’ve found they are very switched on and keen to learn. I’m very excited,” Watkins said.

7 Sep 2014 - 12:23am

Summer programme celebrates 10 years, passes 15,000 participants mark

The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union’s Summer Rugby Training Course this week celebrates a decade of introducing local youngsters to its “game for all”.

17 Jul 2014 - 9:24pm