Ollie Phillips’ journey to becoming mainland China’s men’s rugby coach began with a call from Hong Kong. Photo: Winson Wong
Ollie Phillips’ journey to becoming mainland China’s men’s rugby coach began with a call from Hong Kong. Photo: Winson Wong

China’s new rugby sevens coach Ollie Phillips aims to ‘challenge status quo’ – starting with Asia series

  • England legend reveals he thought request to coach China’s sevens side was a ‘joke’ when the idea was first floated to him
  • Former world player of the year is excited by possibilities of the talent at his disposal and is eyeing a spot on the World Series

Ollie Phillips’ journey to becoming mainland China’s men’s rugby coach began with a call from Hong Kong. Photo: Winson Wong
Ollie Phillips’ journey to becoming mainland China’s men’s rugby coach began with a call from Hong Kong. Photo: Winson Wong
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