HK Scottish full back Sean Taylor is tackled by Kowloon’s Fong Kit-fung during last Saturday’s premiership clash at King’s Park. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Rugby chiefs urged to cut number of matches as study highlights brain injury risk

Researchers say figures show former internationals are 15 times more likely to develop motor neurone disease.

5 Oct 2022 - 3:37PM

Kowloon see off HK Scottish in scrappy Premiership opener

Low-scoring affair, which Kowloon won 11-5, is ultimately decided by a James Piercy try three minutes from time.

Low-scoring affair, which Kowloon won 11-5, is ultimately decided by a James Piercy try three minutes from time.

2 Oct 2022 - 8:00PM

‘Dreadful’ Hong Kong Football Club lift their game to win Premiership opener

Defending champions recover from slow start to beat USRC Tigers, while Sandy Bay make statement with victory over Valley RFC and Kowloon surprise HK Scottish.

Defending champions recover from slow start to beat USRC Tigers, while Sandy Bay make statement with victory over Valley RFC and Kowloon surprise HK Scottish.

2 Oct 2022 - 8:30AM

Hong Kong club rugby set to end 10-month hiatus as Premiership returns

Season begins at King’s Park with Hong Kong Football Club v USRC Tigers, followed by Sandy Bay v Valley and HK Scottish v DAC Kowloon.

Season begins at King’s Park with Hong Kong Football Club v USRC Tigers, followed by Sandy Bay v Valley and HK Scottish v DAC Kowloon.

30 Sep 2022 - 8:00PM

Hong Kong rugby deal with Canada opens the door for talent transfer

Adrian Wadden, who played 14 times for the Toronto Arrows in his debut season, joins Sandy Bay under a new partnership between Hong Kong and Canadian rugby.

Adrian Wadden, who played 14 times for the Toronto Arrows in his debut season, joins Sandy Bay under a new partnership between Hong Kong and Canadian rugby.

1 Sep 2022 - 8:31AM

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Valley co-captain Ruan Duplooy offloads against HKFC during round 6 of Dettol Premiership 2021- 2022. Photo: Ike Li

Football Club face USRC Tigers as Hong Kong rugby returns with a roar

Football Club will begin the defence of their Dettol Men’s Premiership title against USRC Tigers when top-flight domestic rugby returns to Hong Kong on October 1.

11 Aug 2022 - 9:39AM

Hong Kong Rugby Union cancels domestic season over Covid-19 fears

Men’s and women’s top-flight competitions ended early as coronavirus cases surge in the city, but officials hope some lower leagues will return after fifth wave ends.

Men’s and women’s top-flight competitions ended early as coronavirus cases surge in the city, but officials hope some lower leagues will return after fifth wave ends.

17 Feb 2022 - 7:20PM

HKFC coach Jack Wiggins heading to US and role with MLR side San Diego Legion

Wiggins is heading to America as assistant coach ahead of new season which starts next month, will be responsible for side’s defence and academy.

Wiggins is heading to America as assistant coach ahead of new season which starts next month, will be responsible for side’s defence and academy.

21 Jan 2022 - 8:45AM

Hong Kong Football Club claim third title with six-try mauling of Kowloon

Dettol Men’s Premiership decided before Christmas as Football Club run out 49-13 winners at home.

Dettol Men’s Premiership decided before Christmas as Football Club run out 49-13 winners at home.

16 Dec 2021 - 11:13PM

Inspirational Slatem guides USRC Tigers to another late win

Penalty in final minute enough to give Tigers a 15-13 victory over Kowloon in pulsating encounter at King’s Park.

Penalty in final minute enough to give Tigers a 15-13 victory over Kowloon in pulsating encounter at King’s Park.

15 Dec 2021 - 11:35AM

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

Critical weekend looms as HKRU Premiership clubs jostle for position

Race to grand championship comes down to the wire as Dettol Men’s Premiership approaches business end of the season.

Race to grand championship comes down to the wire as Dettol Men’s Premiership approaches business end of the season.

3 Dec 2021 - 5:00PM

Smith hat-trick the highlight as Football Club cruise past Kowloon

Defending champions cement their place at top of Dettol Hong Kong Premiership, running in eight tries at King’s Park.

Defending champions cement their place at top of Dettol Hong Kong Premiership, running in eight tries at King’s Park.

13 Nov 2021 - 10:41PM

Feel-good factor helping to unite and drive Kowloon rugby forward

New acting general manager Montana Heslop and men’s coach Joe Barker bringing a community feel to King’s Park, and a fresh approach off the field has translated into good results on it.

New acting general manager Montana Heslop and men’s coach Joe Barker bringing a community feel to King’s Park, and a fresh approach off the field has translated into good results on it.

12 Nov 2021 - 9:45PM

HKRU Premiership sides share spoils in frenetic Stadium Showdown

The action moves to Hong Kong Stadium for a thrilling day of action in the HKRU Premiership.

The action moves to Hong Kong Stadium for a thrilling day of action in the HKRU Premiership.

31 Oct 2021 - 11:54AM

HKFC expect dogfight vs fiercest rivals Valley at Stadium Showdown

Dettol Premiership men’s champions hold psychological edge going into Saturday’s special clash, in a rare outing for fifteens at Hong Kong Stadium.

Dettol Premiership men’s champions hold psychological edge going into Saturday’s special clash, in a rare outing for fifteens at Hong Kong Stadium.

29 Oct 2021 - 9:39PM

How Hong Kong rugby star Herbert went from reject to game-changer

‘I had to pull myself together and say this is what I want to do,’ recalls Liam Herbert, who is becoming the future of Hong Kong rugby after failing to make the grade at Aston Villa.

‘I had to pull myself together and say this is what I want to do,’ recalls Liam Herbert, who is becoming the future of Hong Kong rugby after failing to make the grade at Aston Villa.

27 Oct 2021 - 10:54PM

Valley hold off surging Sandy Bay as Valley Black dominate Causeway Bay Phoenix

Valley secure a scrappy 16-7 victory over HKU Sandy Bay, while Valley Black out-play Causeway Bay Phoenix 54-0 before next round’s important Hong Kong Stadium Series.

Valley secure a scrappy 16-7 victory over HKU Sandy Bay, while Valley Black out-play Causeway Bay Phoenix 54-0 before next round’s important Hong Kong Stadium Series.

17 Oct 2021 - 9:54PM

Sandy Bay relish Valley test amid frustration with early struggles

HKU Sandy Bay coach Will Webster expecting a ‘fierce battle’ in Hong Kong Premiership but insists ‘things are starting to click’.

HKU Sandy Bay coach Will Webster expecting a ‘fierce battle’ in Hong Kong Premiership but insists ‘things are starting to click’.

15 Oct 2021 - 6:25PM

Government quarantine exemption ‘best for the sport’, says rugby star

Hong Kong Sevens star player Liam Herbert says ‘I know we look like rebels’ but insists next month’s matches are ‘our best shot’ of qualifying for 2022 World Cup.

Hong Kong Sevens star player Liam Herbert says ‘I know we look like rebels’ but insists next month’s matches are ‘our best shot’ of qualifying for 2022 World Cup.

14 Oct 2021 - 9:26PM