The IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy captains at Che Kung Temple: Awie Thompson (Namibia), Saba Shubitidze (Georgia), Moses Latu (Tonga), Ollie Drew (US), Connor Hamilton (Canada), Rikiya Matsuda (Japan), Manuel Castro (Uruguay), Mike Parfitt (Hong Kong). Photo: SCMP Pictures

Hong Kong juniors vie for Asian Five Nations places

IRB tournament featuring second-tier countries will give city’s rising stars a chance to compete in A5N

Topic |   Junior World Rugby Trophy 2014

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The IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy captains at Che Kung Temple: Awie Thompson (Namibia), Saba Shubitidze (Georgia), Moses Latu (Tonga), Ollie Drew (US), Connor Hamilton (Canada), Rikiya Matsuda (Japan), Manuel Castro (Uruguay), Mike Parfitt (Hong Kong). Photo: SCMP Pictures
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Alvin Sallay

Alvin Sallay

Alvin Sallay was a Sunday columnist with the paper for more than 10 years and reported on the Hong Kong sports scene for the last 25 years. Through his columns he covered four Olympic Games and one soccer World Cup. A long-time Asia expert, he has also been to seven consecutive Asian Games.