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  • Jul 25, 2014
  • Updated: 12:37am

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.

World Cup back on Hong Kong’s radar after Canada trip

It will be back to the business of qualifying for the 15-a-side World Cup for rugby sevens stars Nick Hewson and company after Hong Kong returned from a 10-day Canadian training camp described by sevens head coach Gareth Baber as the "perfect springboard" for a bid to win gold at the Asian Games.

Friday, 18 July, 2014, 10:16am

Hong Kong’s preparation for Asian Games challenge starts in Canada

Hong Kong will hone their challenge for a rugby sevens gold medal at the Asian Games by travelling to Canada for a 10-day training camp which will include matches against the IRB World Series-hardened Canadians.

20 Jun 2014 - 7:20am

Find a new rugby sponsor – quick

Make no bones about it. If not for the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, the world's local bank - well, that is what it used to call itself - would not have got involved in Asian rugby.

5 May 2014 - 4:07pm

HSBC pulls sponsorship from Asian Five Nations and Asian Sevens Series

HSBC has pulled its title sponsorship from Asia's pre-eminent rugby competitions – the Asian Five Nations and Asian Sevens Series – forcing the Asian Rugby Football Union to downsize its top-flight A5N division from next year.

27 Apr 2014 - 9:40am

Video: Singapore Sevens final

Watch the finale of the HSBC Asian Sevens Series 2013 in Singapore, the fourth straight Cup final to feature arch-rivals Hong Kong and Japan. It was another close match and a thrilling finish as Japan won 24-19 to lift the Cup and claim the Series.

12 Feb 2014 - 11:23pm

Hong Kong surrender Asian crown after another Japanese comeback

The future might be bright, but yesterday everything was gloom for Jamie Hood and his men as Hong Kong failed to defend their Asian title. It was powerfully wrested back by Japan, who lifted the fourth and final leg of the HSBC Asian Sevens Series in Singapore, winning 24-19.

7 Apr 2014 - 8:35pm

Hong Kong on course to retain sevens crown

The signs are good for Hong Kong as they close in on their second successive Asian title after finishing the first day at the Singapore Sevens unbeaten, but more importantly with their try line uncrossed.

13 Feb 2014 - 2:38am

Hong Kong sevens side ready to give Rees fitting farewell

Hong Kong will go all out to give head coach Dai Rees a farewell to remember as they attempt to defend their Asian crown by winning the final leg of the HSBC Asian Sevens Series in Singapore this weekend.

13 Feb 2014 - 1:32am

Haynes’ return from injury boost for Hong Kong sevens squad

Livewire forward Anthony Haynes could not have timed his return from injury better with Hong Kong travelling to Singapore this weekend for the fourth and final leg of the HSBC Asian Sevens Series with the crown hanging precariously in the balance.

13 Feb 2014 - 1:31am

Hong Kong’s Tom McQueen passed fit for Singapore Sevens

Fears that Hong Kong would lose lethal weapon Tom McQueen for the final leg of the HSBC Asian Sevens Series in Singapore in November abated after a troubling shoulder injury cleared up sufficiently for the winger to put off indefinitely an operation that was scheduled for late October.

13 Feb 2014 - 2:39am

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