George Simpkin with Stuart Krohn, Vaughan Going and Gary Cross during a Hong Kong training session in 1996. Photo: SCMP George Simpkin with Stuart Krohn, Vaughan Going and Gary Cross during a Hong Kong training session in 1996. Photo: SCMP
George Simpkin with Stuart Krohn, Vaughan Going and Gary Cross during a Hong Kong training session in 1996. Photo: SCMP

‘We were his guys’: past players pay tribute to late ex-Hong Kong rugby coach George Simpkin

  • Ex-Hong Kong sevens and 15s hooker Gary Cross tells the story of how Simpkin helped him remove the fear of facing big-name players
  • Cross, Stuart Krohn and Rodney McIntosh were among the players who visited Simpkin in New Zealand last year after learning about his illness

Topic |   Hong Kong Rugby Union
George Simpkin with Stuart Krohn, Vaughan Going and Gary Cross during a Hong Kong training session in 1996. Photo: SCMP George Simpkin with Stuart Krohn, Vaughan Going and Gary Cross during a Hong Kong training session in 1996. Photo: SCMP
George Simpkin with Stuart Krohn, Vaughan Going and Gary Cross during a Hong Kong training session in 1996. Photo: SCMP
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