Jonah Lomu

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Jonah Lomu

Lomu expects to have second transplant

Thursday, 23 August, 2012, 1:13am

Who will win the World Cup? The answer isn't black and white

Gareth Thomas, Secretary of the St David's Society Hong Kong Partner, Herbert Smith international law firm

23 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Beauty queens team up for good cause

Winning a beauty pageant is like being selected for the All Blacks, says New Zealand's 2009 Miss World contestant, Magdalena Schoeman, who will be joined by Miss Australia Sophie Lavers at the game today.

30 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Opposition warned to 'beware of Sonny Bill'

All Blacks right winger Cory Jane says defences around the world had better be afraid of Sonny Bill Williams and believes the presence of the former rugby league star in midfield could create more space for the backline.

26 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

2016 Games can't come soon enough for Australia's World Cup-winning captain

Australia captain Cheryl Soon held aloft the sevens World Cup trophy in Dubai last year and thought her world could not get any better. Then she undertook a mission 'so incredible, it was surreal'.

28 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Vito destined for the biggest stage

Watch Victor Vito today and savour every minute of it - the 20-year-old New Zealander is well on his way to stardom and might not be back again next year.

29 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Carter speaks the language of success

Sacre bleu! He failed to master the French team on the field at the last World Cup, but Dan Carter is intent on conquering their language.

The All Blacks flyhalf, who has been switched to inside centre today, hopes to learn the lingo to make his entry into French society easier and pave the way for full integration with Perpignan next month.

1 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Sevens has a friend in (very) high places

The campaign to make Sevens an Olympic support has another powerful ally - Clinton Dines, the team attache for the Australians at the Beijing Olympics.

30 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Vito the one to watch out for, says Kiwi coach

Victor Vito is big, he is powerful, and he is quick - both in pace and mind. New Zealand's new sevens sensation showed it yesterday as he nimbly sidestepped comparisons to the legendary Jonah Lomu.

26 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

All Blacks-Wallabies plan delights HK

Union hails proposal for clash of the titans in SAR as important for the region

A proposed clash-of-the-titans encounter between the All Blacks and Wallabies at Hong Kong Stadium would be a major boost for the game in Asia, officials said yesterday.

16 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Perfect Metro dazzle yet again

'We're ecstatic to achieve back-to-back wins,' says manager after Kiwis crush Penguins

Fortis New Zealand Metro successfully defended their GFI HKFC Tens title last night with a clinical 24-0 victory over Penguin International.

Two tries apiece from Chad Tuoro and Simon Munro propelled the top seeds to a deserved triumph at Hong Kong Football Club.

30 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Top two battle through

Defending champions Fortis New Zealand Metro and second seeds Aliens both came through tough pool games yesterday to reach the quarter-finals. Top-seeded Metro were held scoreless until the brink of half-time by a fiercely committed Irish Vikings side before breaking out for a 22-0 victory to top pool A.

29 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Legendary Lomu turns back the clock with star billing at Tens

Superstar Jonah Lomu will play in Hong Kong next week, 11 years after his last competitive appearance in the city.

The All Black icon will play for the HSBC New Zealand Legends in the GFI HKFC Tens at the Hong Kong Football Club on March 28-29.

20 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

rugby union

1 Which country will host the Rugby World Cup in 2007?

2 In what year did Italy join Scotland, England, Ireland, Wales and France to form the Six Nations Championship?

3 Which national team are nicknamed 'the Oaks'?

4 At which ground did England lose the Five Nations Championship grand slam decider in 1990?

2 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Today's questions

Fiji and New Zealand won nine Cup titles in the 90's. Who broke that stranglehold? A)Australia B)Samoa C)South Africa

When did Jonah Lomu first play at the Hong Kong Sevens? A)1994 B)1995 C)1996 .

22 Mar 2006 - 12:00am