New chairman Patrick Donovan says the Hong Kong Sevens will go ahead in April despite the city’s ongoing protests. Photo: AP

Hong Kong Sevens will go ahead despite city’s ongoing protests, new chairman says

  • New chairman Patrick Donovan says the plan remains the same, the Hong Kong Sevens will go ahead next April despite the city’s ongoing protests
  • Hong Kong Rugby Union is also in talks with World Rugby for some ‘second tier’ games next year
Topic |   Hong Kong Sevens

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New chairman Patrick Donovan says the Hong Kong Sevens will go ahead in April despite the city’s ongoing protests. Photo: AP
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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

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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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