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Rugby Union

The Force is strong in this one

The triumph of good over evil was shining though the South Stand when Darth Vader, aka Dave Hughes, stood with his mates from the Rwanda rugby team, dressed as storm troopers.

Monday, 26 March, 2012, 12:00am

Morrison finds he has plenty on his plate

Scottish international Graeme Morrison stands an imposing 1.9 metres. The affable centre is a newly appointed ambassador by both the Hong Kong and Scottish Rugby Football Unions, tasked with promoting positive coaching and acting as a role model for youngsters in both places.

26 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Flying Fiji simply first class

Hong Kong might have picked a new chief executive yesterday, but it was favourites Fiji who ruled the roost in the city after defeating New Zealand in a gripping Cup final at the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens last night.

26 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

On a terrific run

Hong Kong are knocking on the door of the big boys' club today. Barring the way are old rivals Japan, first-up, and then either Spain or Tonga if the first hurdle is safely overcome.

25 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Samoa deal rare loss to England

If it was really the Pool of Death then England had forgotten to pay the ferryman extra to carry their opponents across the River Styx. They stumbled against Samoa in their final pool game last night.

25 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Volcanoes playing for Pinoy pride

Some Tagalog words have made their mark in the English language, one of the more notable ones being 'boondocks' (bundok in the original), which means a place far from civilisation, a word popularised by the American military.

25 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Youngsters key to getting elite funding

So you think today is a red-letter day for Hong Kong rugby? While the performance on the pitch will be crucial to deciding if Hong Kong become a core team in the world series next season, there is a bigger event in June.

25 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Choice is hard - All Blacks jersey or gold, says Muliaina

It will be a tough choice, but young emerging players in New Zealand will have to decide between the dreams of an All Black jersey or a gold medal at the Olympics. Achieving both will be difficult, says 100-test legend Mils Muliaina.

25 Mar 2012 - 12:00am