Hong Kong Select Lost Against Kenya 'A' In Tour Opener
The men’s national 15s tour continues in Kenya, a loss in the first match against Kenya “A” but the full test game coming up tomorrow – read more here and you can watch live stream at http://zuku.co.ke/live
Other HK Representative Teams
Plenty of other touring taking place as well…Hong Kong Tertiary XV went down 53-31 in their first match in Chinese Taipei, they play again on Sunday…the Junior Warriors XV won the Transcom Cup in the Philippines with 2 wins against their National Development team…congrats to the Girls U16 select team from Sai Kung Stingrays and DB Pirates returned with silverware from their first overseas tour to Bangkok…and the women’s 7s squad have returned from their Asia Sevens Series preparation camp in China, ready for action next weekend on 2nd/3rd September at the HKFC!
Hong Kong Referees Busy Off Season
What do referees get up to in off-season, I hear you ask? We have all the answers right here…
Girls Open Day
Valley Fort are having a Girls Open Daythis Saturday
morning, August 27, 10 to 12, at St. Stephen’s College in Stanley to encourage girls to try out rugby in a relaxed atmosphere. No experience needed, just bring some friends and be prepared to have some fun. It’s open to girls aged from 6 to 18 and will be run by professional coaches, all of whom are current or former international players.
Some great promotion for rugby and for Operation Breakthrough at last weekend’s fantastic inaugural Arnold Classic Asia event – watch a great video of a Breakthrough graduate talking about how sport has changed his life.
The HKRU Community Foundation is proud to be hosting the first ever Ruck'N'Roll Charity Ball on Saturday 5th November at the HKCEC in aid of the Po Leung Kuk, with a performance from the legendary former Eagle, Don Felder! Read more and book your tickets here www.rucknrollcharityball.org and read more about the work of the Community Foundation here
Rugby on TV
Lots of rugby action coming your way in the month of August and September! Catch the 2016 Natixis Cup winning Racing 92 as they kick of their TOP 14 campaign this month, Round 2 of the Rugby Championships 2016 plus the Asia Rugby Sevens Series…… all available live and on-demand on www.rugbypass.com, scribe now and get one month free!
Dates for Diary
2/3 September – Asia Rugby Sevens Series at HKFC
10 September – Macau Beach Rugby Tournament, to enter a team contact Ricardo Pina
24 September – Premiership Super Saturday at King’s Park
1 October – Full league season kicks-off
12 & 14 November –