England’s Simon Amor, Henry Paul and Rob Thirlby celebrate their victory at the 2003 Sevens. Photo: Antony Dickson
England’s Simon Amor, Henry Paul and Rob Thirlby celebrate their victory at the 2003 Sevens. Photo: Antony Dickson

Hong Kong Sevens best moments No 3: England get serious to finally rule the city

  • British and Irish rugby officials were slow to warm to the Hong Kong Sevens, leaving it to club sides to represent them
  • It was not until after Hong Kong’s handover to China that England became contenders, but the transformation was dramatic

England’s Simon Amor, Henry Paul and Rob Thirlby celebrate their victory at the 2003 Sevens. Photo: Antony Dickson
England’s Simon Amor, Henry Paul and Rob Thirlby celebrate their victory at the 2003 Sevens. Photo: Antony Dickson
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