Ireland celebrate after beating Hong Kong at Hong Kong Stadium. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Hong Kong the bridesmaid again as Ireland run off with sevens World Series berth

  • Three years are falling at the final hurdle to Japan, Hong Kong cannot match the team in green with elite form
  • Hong Kong now head to Singapore on an invite with the Olympic qualifying tournament in November also looming
Topic |   Hong Kong Sevens

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Ireland celebrate after beating Hong Kong at Hong Kong Stadium. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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Ireland’s Greg O'Shea has a special link to Hong Kong as his grandfather hails from the city. Photo: Felix Wong

‘I’m 25 per cent Hong Kong,’ says Ireland’s Greg O’Shea as Sevens glory beckons

  • Greg O’Shea’s grandfather left Hong Kong after the second world war and headed to Limerick to open a restaurant in Ireland
  • Winger, who could face Hong Kong in the finals, said his grandfather is still alive and kicking in his 90s
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Ireland’s Greg O'Shea has a special link to Hong Kong as his grandfather hails from the city. Photo: Felix Wong
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