Alessandro Calanca plays rugby for City Rugby Club. He is the only non-Cantonese speaking player and is new to the sport. Photo: Handout

Gay rugby player finds camaraderie in Cantonese team, and hopes his story will inspire others to be open

  • ‘My teammates are there for me no matter what,’ says Alessandro Calanca
  • Italian has no Cantonese language skills but forms bond with City RFC players thanks to their ‘unconditional’ support
Topic |   Hong Kong Rugby Union

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Alessandro Calanca plays rugby for City Rugby Club. He is the only non-Cantonese speaking player and is new to the sport. Photo: Handout
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