Russell Webb taking on South Korea. He was injured in the first half of the final. Photo: HKRU

‘There are 14 broken hearts’: Hong Kong Rugby Union licks wounds after crushing loss to South Korea leaves Olympic dream in tatters

  • HKRU chief rugby operations officer Dai Rees says high-profile losses need to be mixed in with more fulsome picture
  • Men’s and women’s sevens teams can still qualify for Tokyo, but it will have to be through tough international repechage tournaments
Topic |   Hong Kong Rugby Union

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Russell Webb taking on South Korea. He was injured in the first half of the final. Photo: HKRU
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Hong Kong men’s sevens team is now one win away from the Olympics. Photo: HKRU

Tokyo 2020: Hong Kong down Philippines; now face South Korea for spot at Olympics

  • After all the waiting, it all comes down to one game against South Korea at 4.40pm Hong Kong time
  • After trouncing the Philippines, Hong Kong now have a remarkable opportunity – win and they go to Tokyo next summer
Topic |   Asia Rugby Olympic Sevens Qualifier

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Hong Kong men’s sevens team is now one win away from the Olympics. Photo: HKRU
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