Leighton Asia HKCC (white) and Societe Generale Valley (red) will resume their bruising Premiership rivalry at King’s Park on Saturday evening. Photo: Dickson Lee/SCMP Leighton Asia HKCC (white) and Societe Generale Valley (red) will resume their bruising Premiership rivalry at King’s Park on Saturday evening. Photo: Dickson Lee/SCMP
Leighton Asia HKCC (white) and Societe Generale Valley (red) will resume their bruising Premiership rivalry at King’s Park on Saturday evening. Photo: Dickson Lee/SCMP
Patrick Donovan
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Director’s Discourse by Patrick Donovan

Domestic game kicks old participation records into touch

New HKRFU season gets under way with more leagues, more teams and more players than ever before

Leighton Asia HKCC (white) and Societe Generale Valley (red) will resume their bruising Premiership rivalry at King’s Park on Saturday evening. Photo: Dickson Lee/SCMP Leighton Asia HKCC (white) and Societe Generale Valley (red) will resume their bruising Premiership rivalry at King’s Park on Saturday evening. Photo: Dickson Lee/SCMP
Leighton Asia HKCC (white) and Societe Generale Valley (red) will resume their bruising Premiership rivalry at King’s Park on Saturday evening. Photo: Dickson Lee/SCMP
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Patrick Donovan

Patrick Donovan

A stalwart of the Hong Kong club rugby scene and the new director of clubs at the HKRFU, Patrick promises to drop the curtain on life at the coalface of club rugby in Hong Kong. His years of propping up the front row for Hong Kong Cricket Club, coupled with his New Zealand upbringing, gives Patrick a unique insight on the development of the game from a club and community perspective.