Florence Symonds will bring size and height to a Hong Kong squad full of Olympic dreams this weekend. Photo: HKRU

Hong Kong’s rugby sevens youngsters looking for Lady Luck with Olympic Games berth on the line

  • Two youngsters with size and speed injected into a squad of veterans this weekend in Guangzhou
  • The women’s sevens squad have a chance to snatch a spot at next year’s 2020 Tokyo Olympics in a one-off tournament
Topic |   Hong Kong Rugby Union

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Florence Symonds will bring size and height to a Hong Kong squad full of Olympic dreams this weekend. Photo: HKRU
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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
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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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