Tanya Dhar said it’s important for girls to have female role models growing up, especially in a male-dominated sport like rugby. Photo: Antony Dickson Tanya Dhar said it’s important for girls to have female role models growing up, especially in a male-dominated sport like rugby. Photo: Antony Dickson
Tanya Dhar said it’s important for girls to have female role models growing up, especially in a male-dominated sport like rugby. Photo: Antony Dickson

‘You can be feminine and you can still smash people on the pitch’: up and coming Hong Kong rugby star talks about overcoming stigmas to get more girls into game

  • The Hong Kong Rugby Union Women’s Performance Programme member also coaches at Sandy Bay and plays for Valley in the Premiership
  • Dhar said girls need to feel confident they can play sports and retain their femininity at the same time

Topic |   Hong Kong Rugby Union
Tanya Dhar said it’s important for girls to have female role models growing up, especially in a male-dominated sport like rugby. Photo: Antony Dickson Tanya Dhar said it’s important for girls to have female role models growing up, especially in a male-dominated sport like rugby. Photo: Antony Dickson
Tanya Dhar said it’s important for girls to have female role models growing up, especially in a male-dominated sport like rugby. Photo: Antony Dickson
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