Winning big events like the Asian Games will encourage more Chinese locals like Salom Yiu Kam-shing to play rugby. Photos: Felix Wong/SCMP

Asian Games gold ‘crucial for expansion of rugby in Hong Kong’

Success in Incheon likely to encourage more local Chinese to play, says new HKRFU chairman

Topic |   Asian Games 2014 - Incheon

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Winning big events like the Asian Games will encourage more Chinese locals like Salom Yiu Kam-shing to play rugby. Photos: Felix Wong/SCMP
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Alvin Sallay

Alvin Sallay

Alvin Sallay was a Sunday columnist with the paper for more than 10 years and reported on the Hong Kong sports scene for the last 25 years. Through his columns he covered four Olympic Games and one soccer World Cup. A long-time Asia expert, he has also been to seven consecutive Asian Games.