HONG KONG will tour Fiji, Tonga and Western Samoa in early June if the proposed Pan Pacific series gets off the ground next month. A preliminary playing schedule for the eight-team competition released yesterday by the tournament's management company, Carnegie Sports, shows Hong Kong down to play the South Pacific Islands away in the inaugural year. The territory's home games will be against Argentina, Canada, Japan and the United States in April-May, 1996. 'This schedule suits us fine,' said Dave Roberts, chief executive officer of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU). 'The timing is good because we can continue straight after the sevens and before it is too hot to play rugby here.' The fact that all the away games can be played as one tour also suits Hong Kong. Carnegie have been entrusted with finding financial backing to the tune of US$2 million for the inaugural tournament. The deadline for firm guarantees is December 15. Roberts was confident that Carnegie would come up with the goods. If that proves to be the case, Hong Kong's national team will soon be playing their most competitive rugby ever. With South Korea touring Hong Kong in February for a one-off Test, a busy international schedule is on the cards for the territory's elite players. Meanwhile, a meeting of HKRFU officials held midweek to talk on the specifics of the Pan Pac Series, decided that the national team will need to get more 'professional' in terms of support services. This could mean more physiotherapists and even a sports psychologist joining the national squad.