Royce Chan Leong-sze has taken over as Hong Kong’s head coach. Photo: Phoebe Leung

Hong Kong women’s rugby team end Covid hiatus – with first Chinese head coach

Kazakhstan to visit the city for matches on December 10 and 17, and Royce Chan will make history as the first ethnic Chinese boss of a Hong Kong 15.

2 Dec 2022 - 5:09PM

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

‘Vintage’ Falcons cap dramatic Women’s Premiership Super Saturday

Gai Wu Falcons book their place among final four for Grand Championship play-offs with a 24-13 victory over Nataxis HKFC Ice.

Gai Wu Falcons book their place among final four for Grand Championship play-offs with a 24-13 victory over Nataxis HKFC Ice.

11 Dec 2021 - 11:17PM

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

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

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Bella Milo goes over for a captain's try. Photo: Phoebe Leung

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.

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

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

‘Go big or go home’ – Hong Kong Football Club take on Scottish

Football Club look to put last week’s shock defeat behind them against Scottish, while HKFC Ice are as confident as ever ahead of their difficult match-up with Gai Wu Falcons.

Football Club look to put last week’s shock defeat behind them against Scottish, while HKFC Ice are as confident as ever ahead of their difficult match-up with Gai Wu Falcons.

8 Oct 2021 - 9:53PM

Tigers overcome injuries and sin bins to beat Valley as Black Ladies hold on in nail-biter

Tigers’ fly-half Joshua Henderson shines but key prop Jack Parfitt is taken to hospital, while Valley Black Ladies hold onto ‘awesome’ one-point win.

Tigers’ fly-half Joshua Henderson shines but key prop Jack Parfitt is taken to hospital, while Valley Black Ladies hold onto ‘awesome’ one-point win.

3 Oct 2021 - 8:49PM

Tigers looking to bounce back against Valley after agonising loss

New Tigers head coach Lewis Evans maps out long-term blueprints ahead of Valley match-up, as Tigers and Valley Ladies coaches Fan Shun-kei and Bella Milo prepare for table-top decider.

New Tigers head coach Lewis Evans maps out long-term blueprints ahead of Valley match-up, as Tigers and Valley Ladies coaches Fan Shun-kei and Bella Milo prepare for table-top decider.

1 Oct 2021 - 9:43PM

Bounce-backs and big shifts for Valley in HKRU Premiership

Men’s Premiership contenders Valley see off Hong Kong Scottish as Valley Black Ladies overpower a stubborn Gau Wu defence in Shek Kip Mei.

Men’s Premiership contenders Valley see off Hong Kong Scottish as Valley Black Ladies overpower a stubborn Gau Wu defence in Shek Kip Mei.

26 Sep 2021 - 2:55PM

Men’s and women’s rugby Premiership round two preview

Mark Fatialofa’s Valley confident in first win of the season against Scottish after ‘failing to deliver the killer blow last week’, while Valley Black Ladies take on Gai Wu having felt some ‘rust and first jitters’.

Mark Fatialofa’s Valley confident in first win of the season against Scottish after ‘failing to deliver the killer blow last week’, while Valley Black Ladies take on Gai Wu having felt some ‘rust and first jitters’.

24 Sep 2021 - 9:58PM

Kowloon open new season with thumping win over Causeway Bay

Kowloon’s new trio of signings shine on Hong Kong debut.

Kowloon’s new trio of signings shine on Hong Kong debut.

19 Sep 2021 - 3:24PM

HKRU Women’s Premiership coaches and captains hungry to return to normality

With fresh faces and early preseasons, all six teams are liming up for the league’s most competitive campaign yet, including new promotion-relegation rules and a Stadium Series.

With fresh faces and early preseasons, all six teams are liming up for the league’s most competitive campaign yet, including new promotion-relegation rules and a Stadium Series.

17 Sep 2021 - 5:17PM

Hong Kong Sevens cancelled again, to return in April 2022

‘We’re just not prepared to put the future of Hong Kong rugby in jeopardy,’ says Hong Kong Rugby Union chairman Patrick Donovan as the Covid-19 Delta variant and worldwide travel restrictions force their hand.

‘We’re just not prepared to put the future of Hong Kong rugby in jeopardy,’ says Hong Kong Rugby Union chairman Patrick Donovan as the Covid-19 Delta variant and worldwide travel restrictions force their hand.

4 Aug 2021 - 10:59PM

Hong Kong rugby men’s and women’s Premierships cancelled

Hong Kong Rugby Union chief Robbie McRobbie confirms 33 senior rugby teams opted to withdraw from competitions due to family, career or national team commitments but reiterates organisers ‘certainly haven’t shut up shop’.

Hong Kong Rugby Union chief Robbie McRobbie confirms 33 senior rugby teams opted to withdraw from competitions due to family, career or national team commitments but reiterates organisers ‘certainly haven’t shut up shop’.

30 Mar 2021 - 10:36AM

Hong Kong rugby union leagues to resume in April – Union chief

Hong Kong Rugby Union CEO Robbie McRobbie is optimistic of an Easter weekend return for all domestic leagues and looks forward to return of rugby members in quarantine.

Hong Kong Rugby Union CEO Robbie McRobbie is optimistic of an Easter weekend return for all domestic leagues and looks forward to return of rugby members in quarantine.

17 Mar 2021 - 3:38PM

Hong Kong women’s rugby ‘disappointed’ by World Cup postponement

Hong Kong forwards coach Royce Chan Leong-sze says time management ‘the biggest concern’ as Covid-19 disrupts quadrennial tournament and preceding Asian qualifiers.

Hong Kong forwards coach Royce Chan Leong-sze says time management ‘the biggest concern’ as Covid-19 disrupts quadrennial tournament and preceding Asian qualifiers.

9 Mar 2021 - 7:35PM