All the latest news and updates about the run-up to the annual Asia Rugby Sevens Series.
In a male-dominated industry, former Hong Kong captain Royce Chan embraces the ‘vulnerability’ of coaching as she dreams of a second Rugby World Cup qualification.
Hong Kong Rugby Union CEO Robbie McRobbie ‘disappointed but relieved’ after World Rugby agrees to postpone marquee event, but says competing teams were ‘desperate’ to travel to the city had event gone ahead in April.
Captain Victoria Wong leads by example as Kowloon Rugby Club premiership squad members put their spare time to good use as they stay fit and occupied.
Coaches say the break will allow World Rugby to upgrade the overall sevens package ahead of the Olympic Games and give teams time to overcome injuries and improve their game for the 2020-21 season.
Hong Kong may have to play Samoa or Tonga to qualify for the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France, but first they must win the Asian Rugby Championship
The community stalwart has been made an honorary member of the HKRU Hall of Fame, and recounts a career built around the love of the game and the friends she is still making.
The Welshman helped take various national programmes to new heights while developing the game locally
This weekend, the men and women should have been playing on the big stage at the 2020 Hong Kong Sevens, but are now confined to their homes and trying to stay in shape.
Downing France, Fiji and South Africa on their way to a bronze medal at the Canada Sevens this past weekend, the squad is on the rise
Asia Sevens Invitational cancelled over coronavirus but Japan Rugby Football Union hopes April’s planned Tokyo 2020 test event can take place at a later date.
Abby Gustaitis is a certified emergency medical technician who plays professional rugby for a US squad hunting for gold in Tokyo.
The squad lost to Uruguay in the semi-finals but salvaged third place by downing Chile 12-7.
The squad will now head to Uruguay for the second leg of the series, which determines placings for the qualifying portion of the 2020 Hong Kong Sevens
A group of rugby loving businessmen has helped a start-up sevens programme grow into perennial contenders in a matter of years
The Hong Kong Football Club downed Valley in a nail-biting game as the only try came in the 78th minute
The Hong Kong-based Scot has been recognised for his ongoing use of sport as a tool for development and social change
The men will get a chance to secure prime placement for the qualifying portion of the 2020 Hong Kong Sevens against Chile, Germany, Italy, Tonga, Uruguay, Zimbabwe and regional rival Japan among others.
HKRU once again acknowledges special circumstances this coming year, noting ticket demand is around same level as 2003 when the Sars outbreak was ongoing
HKRU chief rugby operations officer Dai Rees says high-profile losses need to be mixed in with more fulsome picture
From the ‘El Macho’ and the ‘Handles’ to ‘The Lorax’ and the ‘Meester Sexy’, Hong Kong’s rugby community has come out in full support of the cause.
Hong Kong lose to South Korea in the final, but qualify for a last ditch repechage next year.
After all the waiting, it all comes down to one game against South Korea at 4.40pm Hong Kong time.
In rough and tumble game, Hong Kong showed discipline against a team who only had nine players available.
Hong Kong add Taiwan to Malaysia scalp earlier in the day and did not concede a point while scoring 106
With tries from seven different players, coach Paul John gets 12 of his players on the field in their opener
The men play South Korea in final clash with Olympic qualification on the line.
The men’s squad are ready for a massive opportunity, a chance to call themselves Olympians
The squad are heavily favoured as they get set for kick-off on Saturday in Incheon, South Korea
The heavily favoured squad features youngsters such as Max Denmark, who has turned heads for Hong Kong since the 2017 Asia Rugby Sevens Series