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  • Apr 24, 2014
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Coach Leigh Jones pleased with players' desire ahead of opening World Cup qualifier

The rivalry for places was so intense there was a "bite" in the air soon after the 23-man squad was named for the opening match in the Asian Five Nations, with players not selected expressing their disappointment on the training field - much to the delight of head coach L

Wednesday, 23 April, 2014, 9:47pm

Robbie Deans to coach Japan’s national champions

Former Wallabies coach Robbie Deans will become the head coach of Japan’s Top League and national champions Panasonic Wild Knights on May 1, the club said on Tuesday.

23 Apr 2014 - 12:47am

Teenager Hugo Stiles looking to earn first senior cap for Hong Kong

Feisty under-20 fullback Hugo Stiles will be pushing for a place in the Hong Kong senior team who face an intense start to their 2015 World Cup qualifying campaign when they meet the Philippines in the opener of the Asian Five Nations Top Five tournament at home on Saturday.

22 Apr 2014 - 9:55am
SUPER 15

Benji has the Blues and just wants to get out

High-profile rugby code-hopper Benji Marshall wants to quit rugby union for an immediate return to league after struggling for game time with the Auckland Blues Super Rugby side, the team confirmed on Monday.

22 Apr 2014 - 9:52am

Under-20s grow in stature despite heartbreaking loss

21 Apr 2014 - 1:51pm

Sharks extend their lead at top of the table

21 Apr 2014 - 11:22am

Quins tame Tigers as ref Wigglesworth takes centre stage once more

19 Apr 2014 - 11:32am

Crusaders edge Chiefs in glamour Super 15 tie

20 Apr 2014 - 12:18pm

IRB JUNIOR WORLD RUGBY TROPHY 2014 FINALS

13:00 Hong Kong 30-33 Canada
15:00 Georgia 46-17 Namibia
17:00 USA 26-25 Uruguay
19:00 Tonga 10-35 Japan

Saturday, April 19, at Hong Kong Football Club.

Full fixtures and results...


Editor's Pick

Unbeaten Uruguay pose serious World Cup worry for Hong Kong

Only one team remain unbeaten in the IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy and it isn’t Japan or Tonga, who contest Saturday’s final. It is Uruguay, whose performances over the past two weeks will have set off alarm bells among Hong Kong’s senior team management.

17 Apr 2014 - 7:48pm

Plays of the Week

Video: Best of the Sevens

Check out the IRB’s pick of the 14 best tries from the 2014 Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens – that’s seven each from the HSBC Sevens World Series tournament and the qualifier competition. Included among the selection are tries by champions New Zealand, runners-up England, USA, Spain, France and Hong Kong.

7 Apr 2014 - 6:26pm

Fifteens

Teenager Hugo Stiles looking to earn first senior cap for Hong Kong

Feisty under-20 fullback Hugo Stiles will be pushing for a place in the Hong Kong senior team who face an intense start to their 2015 World Cup qualifying campaign when they meet the Philippines in the opener of the Asian Five Nations Top Five tournament at home on Saturday.

22 Apr 2014 - 9:55am

Under-20s grow in stature despite heartbreaking loss

Hong Kong squandered a golden opportunity to make a mark at the IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy when they lost 33-30 to 14-man Canada to finish winless and last in the eight-team competition at Hong Kong Football Club. But there is a silver lining.

21 Apr 2014 - 1:51pm

Sevens

Passport eligibility rule raises conundrum for players

What would you give up for your career? Sportspeople are known for making sacrifices to chase their dreams, but those yearning to represent Hong Kong in rugby sevens and do not hold a Hong Kong passport face a difficult decision: renounce their native citizenship or retire to the bench.

20 Apr 2014 - 3:28pm

March dates may change if Hong Kong secures last leg

The Hong Kong Sevens will have to be pushed back a fortnight to mid-April in 2016 if the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union's ambition to become the climactic final leg of the IRB Sevens World Series is to be realised.

1 Apr 2014 - 12:31pm

Community

Charities harness excesses of the Sevens to tackle poverty in Hong Kong

The money spent at the Sevens over the weekend, where corporate boxes cost upwards of half a million dollars, is simply mind-boggling. But for one local charity, harnessing the event's excesses brings much-needed funds to alleviate poverty in Hong Kong.

30 Mar 2014 - 10:45pm

Christine Loh takes first step to make the Sevens green-friendly

The new "greener" Sevens may take a while to invade fans' consciousness, but environmental crusader Christine Loh Kung-wai stressed the initiative was only in its infancy, being haphazardly brought together in six weeks.

30 Mar 2014 - 10:56pm