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World Rugby U20 Trophy 2015i

The 2015 World Rugby Under 20 Trophy (known up to last year as the IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy) was the eighth annual international rugby union competition for the best second-tier U20 national teams. The 2015 event took place in May in Lisbon, Portugal and was organised by the game’s world governing body. Hong Kong qualified for the 2015 tournament in their own right.

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The Hong Kong Warriors debut tour to the Philippines will attract more local players to the game, senior squad coach Fan Shun-kei said Wednesday.

Two new representative 15s sides will make their international bows this week on a tour of the Philippines, the Hong Kong Rugby Union said Wednesday.

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Teenage “veterans” Matt Worley and Hugo Chui Ho-ching each scored a brace as two-time defending champions Hong Kong delivered an 11-try masterclass of running rugby in crushing Taiwan 78-12 on Sunday at the Asia Rugby U19 Championship in Singapore.

A hat-trick of tries from Namibia fullback Divan Rossouw denied Hong Kong their first victory in the 2015 World Rugby Under 20 Trophy in Portugal on Wednesday – the southern African side running out 36-12 victors in the last of the pool matches.

Hong Kong’s under-20s suffered a bruising start to their Junior World Rugby Trophy campaign on Tuesday as Tonga applied their size advantage to win 35-16 in their opening pool match in Lisbon, Portugal.

A “stronger, more experienced and smarter” Hong Kong junior squad head to Portugal on Thursday for the 2015 World Rugby Under 20 Trophy – and coach Pale Tauti says they are determined not to be seen as just making up the numbers.

It will be all fast and furious for Hugo Stiles this weekend in Tokyo, but the youngster is happy to switch between sevens and 15s as he makes his debut with the senior team at the Japan Sevens.

Hong Kong’s national junior side ran in eight tries in a 58-7 romp over South Korea on Saturday to qualify in their own right for the 2015 World Rugby Under 20 Trophy.

Hong Kong’s under-20s eased past Sri Lanka 32-7 in Colombo on Wednesday to move one step closer to qualifying for the 2015 IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy.

Watch Hong Kong's national under-20s side compete in Colombo, Sri Lanka in the three-match ARFU Asian qualifiers for the 2015 World Rugby Under 20 Trophy. The winners of the tournament qualify as Asia's representative at the second-tier under-20s championship to be played in Portugal next May.    

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Hong Kong’s national under-20s team cleared the first hurdle in their bid to qualify for the 2015 IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy after they hammered Taiwani 44-5 in Colombo at the ARFU Asian Qualifiers for the 2015 IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy.

Nine junior “veterans” will get another crack at the IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy after the HKRFU on Thursday named its squad to compete in next week's ARFU Junior Asian Rugby Championships in Sri Lanka.