Natasha Olson-Thorne breaks away for Hong Kong during the Rugby World Cup 2017, in Ireland. Photo: HKRU
Mark Agnew
Opinion

Opinion

Mark Agnew

Women’s Rugby World Cup renamed to gender-neutral title, in move likely to cause confusion

  • The sentiment may be correct but the execution is bizarre given there is an obvious alternative as World Rugby takes another step towards equality

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Natasha Olson-Thorne breaks away for Hong Kong during the Rugby World Cup 2017, in Ireland. Photo: HKRU
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Rory Crombie working as an assistant referee at the Hong Kong Sevens – he is just 17 and has already taken charge of a test match. Photo: Handout

A Hongkonger, the world’s youngest rugby test referee, is headed for bigger and better games

  • Rory Crombie might be a teenager, but he is stepping up to the adult game with ease, controlling senior games as well as his goals and ambitions
  • He refereed India against the Philippines, becoming the youngest rugby test referee
Topic |   HKRU Premiership

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Rory Crombie working as an assistant referee at the Hong Kong Sevens – he is just 17 and has already taken charge of a test match. Photo: Handout
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