Australian Rules Football Outside Australia

Reigning champs find it's tough at the top

Samoa have called for a rule allowing overseas-based players to be made available for national duty if they are not needed by their clubs, saying this would help countries with limited player resources.

Friday, 25 March, 2011, 12:00am

Samoa blow away the opposition

A tournament which began with fears about the air quality ended in Samoa taking the breath away with a wondrous come-from-behind performance to defeat New Zealand 24-21 in the Cup championship at the Cathay Pacific/Credit Suisse Hong Kong Sevens last night.

29 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

In-form Pesamino in the mood to try for world record

Mikaele Pesamino collects tries like an air purifier collects dust in Hong Kong. And yesterday, the Samoan warned that he was not done yet as he looks at breaking the IRB Sevens World Series record for most tries scored in a season.

24 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Graft and crime are pushing PNG close to collapse

Papua New Guinea is on the verge of social and economic meltdown and could descend into anarchy, according to a report released yesterday by an Australian think-tank.

13 Mar 2003 - 12:00am

Blank TV screens for Aussie-rules fans

Australia has been at the forefront of the international film industry for many years, so I was glad to read the article headlined 'Hooray for Ozzywood' (South China Morning Post, July 28).

Australian actors, special-effects personnel, producers and technicians are finally getting the credit they deserve.

15 Aug 2001 - 12:00am

Aussie Rules battle for Navy Cup

HONG Kong's unofficial national Australian Rules team will put their unbeaten record on the line under historic circumstances tomorrow at the British Forces ground in So Kon Po.

They will defend their Australia Association Navy Cup for the first time under lights against a composite team from four Royal Australian Navy vessels currently anchored in Hong Kong.

18 Nov 1993 - 12:00am

Kennedy top as unbeaten run continues

HONG Kong's Noel Kennedy has a 100 per cent record after five rounds of the men's singles competition at the Pacific Championships in Canada.

Kennedy leads the table after notching three important victories on the second day, keeping him firmly on course for the gold medal.

4 Aug 1993 - 12:00am

Route to serve PNG

BEN Line Agencies (HK) has announced the launch of CB Marine's regular containerised service linking Hongkong with Papua New Guinea (PNG) and north east Queensland with two sailings per month.

7 May 1993 - 12:00am