The best of Hong Kong’s youth rugby players will travel to Kenya this summer for the Under-20 Trophy. Photo: Edmond So
Hong Kong Rugby Union

Hong Kong to face Spain, Samoa and Kenya in World Rugby Under-20 Trophy group

29 Jan 2023 - 1:00PM

Tournament will be held between July 15 and 30, with eight teams battling it out for the right to play in the U20 Championship next year. Scotland and Uruguay in Pool A, with two qualifiers still to be decided.

The best of Hong Kong’s youth rugby players will travel to Kenya this summer for the Under-20 Trophy. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong to face Spain, Samoa and Kenya in World Rugby Under-20 Trophy group

Tournament will be held between July 15 and 30, with eight teams battling it out for the right to play in the U20 Championship next year. Scotland and Uruguay in Pool A, with two qualifiers still to be decided.

29 Jan 2023 - 1:00PM

Hong Kong rugby ref’s journey from King’s Park to Six Nations

James Doleman will make his Six Nations debut next month at Twickenham, a far cry from his first game in charge – an under-9s clash on pitch 3B at King’s Park in 2007.

24 Jan 2023 - 9:04AM

Hong Kong’s women tipped for ‘big year’ in sevens by departing coach Monaghan

Iain Monaghan is taking a new role with Rugby Canada after spending four years helping usher in a new era for women’s teams in Hong Kong.

17 Jan 2023 - 8:00AM
Referee James Doleman gestures during the Hong Kong Rugby Premiership clash between Football Club and Hong Kong Scottish in Happy Valley. Photo: Yik Yeung-man

Hong Kong rugby ref’s journey from King’s Park to Six Nations

James Doleman will make his Six Nations debut next month at Twickenham, a far cry from his first game in charge – an under-9s clash on pitch 3B at King’s Park in 2007.

24 Jan 2023 - 9:04AM
Hong Kong Rugby Union

Hong Kong’s women tipped for ‘big year’ in sevens by departing coach Monaghan

Iain Monaghan is taking a new role with Rugby Canada after spending four years helping usher in a new era for women’s teams in Hong Kong.

Iain Monaghan is taking a new role with Rugby Canada after spending four years helping usher in a new era for women’s teams in Hong Kong.

17 Jan 2023 - 8:00AM
Rugby World Cup 2023

Ex-England coach Eddie Jones handed Australia job after Rennie axed

Jones was fired by England last month after overseeing team’s worst year since 2008. New Zealander Dave Rennie previously ruled out working with the 62-year-old.

Jones was fired by England last month after overseeing team’s worst year since 2008. New Zealander Dave Rennie previously ruled out working with the 62-year-old.

16 Jan 2023 - 9:43AM

Hong Kong rugby’s stars of future ready for 55th New Year’s Day tournament

Under-19 and under-16 matches will pit Hong Kong-based talent against overseas-based counterparts in a return to the event’s traditional format.

28 Dec 2022 - 1:00PM
Hong Kong rugby’s stars of future ready for 55th New Year’s Day tournament

Hong Kong teams face difficult journey to HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series

World Rugby announces Challenger Series event for April, with city’s men and women both needing to win 12-team tournaments to progress.

22 Dec 2022 - 4:30PM
Hong Kong teams face difficult journey to HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series

Ex-England coach Eddie Jones handed Australia job after Rennie axed

Jones was fired by England last month after overseeing team’s worst year since 2008. New Zealander Dave Rennie previously ruled out working with the 62-year-old.

16 Jan 2023 - 9:43AM

Hong Kong rugby’s stars of future ready for 55th New Year’s Day tournament

Under-19 and under-16 matches will pit Hong Kong-based talent against overseas-based counterparts in a return to the event’s traditional format.

28 Dec 2022 - 1:00PM

Hong Kong teams face difficult journey to HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series

World Rugby announces Challenger Series event for April, with city’s men and women both needing to win 12-team tournaments to progress.

22 Dec 2022 - 4:30PM

Hong Kong Sevens, 17 days away and five things you need to know

This year’s tournament features a number of new highlights including reusable beer cups and a performance from Gwen Stefani

This year’s tournament features a number of new highlights including reusable beer cups and a performance from Gwen Stefani

19 Mar 2019 - 12:38PM
15 Mar 2019 - 9:16PM

Q&A | US sevens superstar Baker talks costumes, the South Stand and superstitions

One of the most electrifying sevens players should be ready to go for the Hong Kong Sevens tournament in April.

One of the most electrifying sevens players should be ready to go for the Hong Kong Sevens tournament in April.

13 Mar 2019 - 10:19PM

Hong Kong Sevens, 17 days away and five things you need to know

This year’s tournament features a number of new highlights including reusable beer cups and a performance from Gwen Stefani

This year’s tournament features a number of new highlights including reusable beer cups and a performance from Gwen Stefani

19 Mar 2019 - 12:38PM
15 Mar 2019 - 9:16PM

Q&A | US sevens superstar Baker talks costumes, the South Stand and superstitions

One of the most electrifying sevens players should be ready to go for the Hong Kong Sevens tournament in April.

One of the most electrifying sevens players should be ready to go for the Hong Kong Sevens tournament in April.

13 Mar 2019 - 10:19PM
Rugby | OPINION
Kai Tak Sports Park’s facilities will be worthy of high-level action. Photo: Dickson Lee

Opinion | Hong Kong’s sporting teams need to think bigger – by looking beyond its borders

Joining leagues in mainland China or Japan could help bridge the huge gap that exists between Hong Kong’s domestic competitions and international level.

29 Nov 2022 - 10:03AM

Opinion | What should have happened in Korea with rugby anthem blunder

Certain local commentators seemed only too happy to punish the players for not knowing the music was offensive. But if they hadn’t noticed, these are professional athletes – not protesters.

Certain local commentators seemed only too happy to punish the players for not knowing the music was offensive. But if they hadn’t noticed, these are professional athletes – not protesters.

17 Nov 2022 - 4:25PM
What should have happened in Korea with rugby anthem blunder

Opinion | Hong Kong Sevens still has life, now it needs a vision to match its future

The scaled-down Sevens reappeared after three years and showed it has a formula that still works, but the tournament will need to be worthy of its new home in Kai Tak.

The scaled-down Sevens reappeared after three years and showed it has a formula that still works, but the tournament will need to be worthy of its new home in Kai Tak.

8 Nov 2022 - 12:42PM
Hong Kong Sevens still has life, now it needs a vision to match its future

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