HONG KONG RUGBY ENGAGES COMMUNITY IN WEEK OF SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES
It was a busy week for HKRU Community Foundation Ambassador Big Jim Hamilton…the Union hosted a series of events including a well attended drinks reception where fellow Scottish rugby legend Andy Hall engaged in some magical banter with Jim…read more here
On Friday Jim attended the launch of the Foundation’s new primary school initiative “Hong Kong’s Rugby Spirit” sponsored by UBS, read more here and then on Saturday he enjoyed a morning at the Societe Generale Citizen Commitment Day, read more here followed by an afternoon at Tai Hang Tung playing tag rugby with deaf youngsters from Hong Kong and Cambodia, an initiative supported by Standard Chartered. Click here to watch the Tag Rugby match
Our thanks to Jim – we hope to have him and our other Ambassador Graeme Morrison back with us again soon!
HONG KONG WOMEN’S OLYMPIC DREAM ENDS IN DUBLIN
Our women’s Olympic dreams ended in Dublin last weekend, as they were knocked out of the women’s rugby sevens Olympic repechage tournament at the pool stage, losing to Argentina and Kazakhstan and drawing with Cook Islands on day one to finish third in pool D…
The Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic Multi-Sport Festival is coming to Asia, with Hong Kong hosting the inaugural event on 20/21 August 2016 at Asia World Expo. The event was formally announced last Tuesday, and rugby will be of the feature sports…
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 and read more about the work of the Community Foundation HERE
Rugby on TV
Round 15 of Super Rugby is back this week! www.rugbypass.com have also announced that they will be showing all 6 Nations matches next year.