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  • Sep 17, 2014
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ARFU Asian Sevens Series

The Asian Sevens Series was set up by the Asian Rugby Football Union in 2011 to raise the profile of the abbreviated game and help national teams prepare for the debut of rugby sevens at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Asian Sevens Series title will mean nothing if Hong Kong don’t win Games gold

It looked as if Gareth Baber was giving the team a dressing down after they had beaten Japan to win the Malaysia Sevens, the second leg of the Asian Sevens Series, in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday.

Friday, 12 September, 2014, 10:42am

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

Videos: Hong Kong at Malaysia 7s

Watch the Hong Kong men’s sevens side in action at the Malaysia Sevens – the second leg of the 2014 ARFU Asian Sevens Series. On day one in the pool rounds, Hong Kong defeated Thailand 45-0 and the Philippines 31-0. while on Sunday they beat Singapore 49-0 in the Cup quarter-finals, Sri Lanka 10-7 in the semis and Japan 24-7 in the Cup final to take the championship.

7 Sep 2014 - 11:20pm

Hong Kong on collision course with Japan in second leg of Asian Sevens Series

Barring minor knocks to skipper Jamie Hood and winger Salom Yiu Kam-shing, Hong Kong emerged unscathed and on track to reach their second successive final at the Asian Sevens Series after finishing unbeaten on Saturday's opening day of the second leg in Malaysia.

7 Sep 2014 - 2:50am

Japan ring changes to fight for Asian Sevens Series crown

Japan have rung the changes for the second leg of the Asian Sevens Series in Kuala Lumpur, bringing in six new players in a bid to hang on to their regional crown as well as step up preparations for the Asian Games where they will be defending their gold medal.

7 Sep 2014 - 2:47am

Hong Kong seek regional crown before tilt at Games glory

Hong Kong leave on Thursday for the second leg of the Asian Sevens Series in Kuala Lumpur, intent on winning back the regional crown as well as putting in place the final pieces of a selection puzzle before the all-important Asian Games in Incheon later this month.

7 Sep 2014 - 1:17am

Asian Games gold ‘crucial for expansion of rugby in Hong Kong’

Winning a gold medal at the Incheon Asian Games is crucial if rugby is to fully break into the local community, says Hong Kong Rugby Football Union chairman Pieter Schats.

12 Sep 2014 - 11:02am

Asian Games warning shot heard loud and clear by rivals

Coach Gareth Baber said he wanted Hong Kong's Asian Games opposition to sit up and take notice ahead of next month's Incheon Asiad ... and they will certainly have done just that after the host's unbeaten run to the title in last weekend's RS Hong Kong Asian Sevens at HKFC.

12 Sep 2014 - 11:02am

Games boost as Hong Kong win first leg of Asian Sevens Series

The results at the opening leg of the Asian Sevens Series in Hong Kong this weekend will provide a huge confidence boost for the men’s and women’s teams ahead of the Asian Games next month – if Sunday’s performances are repeated in Incheon, the players will return home with gold and silver.

26 Aug 2014 - 2:19pm 2 comments

Hong Kong kick off Asian series with stylish wins

Tom McQueen matched his long-haired rock-star looks with some rock-star moves on the field, scoring four tries to help Hong Kong move smoothly into the Cup competition in the first leg of the Asian Sevens Series at Hong Kong Football Club on Saturday.

24 Aug 2014 - 3:55pm