Hong Kong faced South Korea in the decider of the last Asia Rugby Championship, in 2019, but three years later the landscape is much changed. Photo: Edmond So
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Hong Kong’s World Cup deadline as Asia tournament offers route to France 2023
7 May 2022 - 3:58PM

Winner of Asia Rugby Championship will face Tonga for a place in France, but Hong Kong assesses whether it can field team, given lack of rugby since last year.

Hong Kong faced South Korea in the decider of the last Asia Rugby Championship, in 2019, but three years later the landscape is much changed. Photo: Edmond So
Hong Kong’s World Cup deadline as Asia tournament offers route to France 2023

Winner of Asia Rugby Championship will face Tonga for a place in France, but Hong Kong assesses whether it can field team, given lack of rugby since last year.

7 May 2022 - 3:58PM
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Hong Kong’s women’s have been forced to give up on their dream of qualifying for the Rugby World Cup later this year. Photo: HKRU
Omicron restrictions force Hong Kong’s women to end Rugby World Cup dream

Women’s 15s team was expected to play Kazakhstan in Dubai on February 13, with the winners then entering the final global repechage tournament the following week.

22 Jan 2022 - 4:36PM
Hong Kong Rugby Union
Hong Kong rugby Premiership title race heats up

Gai Wu face HKFC in a ‘must-win’ game which would see either leapfrog for a Grand Championships play-off spot, while Football Club men’s coach Jack Wiggins calls centurion Ronan Donnelly ‘close to club legend’.

Gai Wu face HKFC in a ‘must-win’ game which would see either leapfrog for a Grand Championships play-off spot, while Football Club men’s coach Jack Wiggins calls centurion Ronan Donnelly ‘close to club legend’.

10 Dec 2021 - 6:17PM
Hong Kong Rugby Union
Football Club trounce Valley as Tigers and Sandy Bay win

Tigers secure a bonus point, scoring 25 in the second half to complete a 35-31 victory over Scottish.

Tigers secure a bonus point, scoring 25 in the second half to complete a 35-31 victory over Scottish.

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HKRU Premiership sides share spoils in frenetic Stadium Showdown
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If you’re reporting for a tier two nation then don’t expect the VIP treatment, but the big tournament opener between hosts Japan and Russia is still a blast.

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