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A Cap for the Colonel!

May 04, 2020

The latest recipient of a “Colony Cap” from the HKRU is Colonel W D C “Bill” Carling, who captained Hong Kong during his posting here with 1 Welsh Regiment; there are two designs of caps that are retrospectively awarded to those men and women who...

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Hong Kong Heroes

April 24, 2020

Last month the Hong Kong Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service announced that Hong Kong’s blood banks were running drastically low as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. They declared they were unable to collect the ‘minimum’ amount of blood need...

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Hong Kong Kayser!

April 21, 2020

Famed journalist and author Nury Vittachi once coined ‘You can leave Hong Kong, but it will never leave you’ which once again rings true in this story. Hong Kong is fast earning its stripes as a breeding ground for some of the world’s top rugby pl...

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Marc Carter, fondly known as ‘Sparky’ in the rugby world, has been an integral part of the Hong Kong Rugby Union’s Elite Rugby Program (ERP) for last two years. In his role as Head Performance Analyst, Marc not only provides detailed statistical in...

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After a 12-year contribution to Hong Kong rugby, Dai Rees has announced that he is stepping down from his role as Chief Rugby Officer of the Hong Kong Rugby Union (HKRU) effective 1 July. “The HKRU and our thriving local rugby community owe a gr...

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Regular readers of the HKRU website might recall an article earlier in the year about former Hong Kong international Bob Richardson-Aitken receiving his Colony Cap, and the discovery of Bob’s central role in the formation of the Flying Kukris Rugby C...

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Rugby Updates

March 04, 2020

The 2019/20 domestic rugby league was originally scheduled to conclude this Saturday, however in support of the Government’s efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus in the community all rugby activities have been suspended since Chinese Ne...

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Rugby Activity Update

February 26, 2020

In response to the Education Bureau’s announcement on 25/2/20 that class suspension of all schools will be extended to 20th April at the earliest, the HKRU will continue the suspension of all mini, youth and schools rugby activities in support of...

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An understrength Hong Kong side battled its way to the bronze medal at the World Rugby HSBC Sevens Challenger Series finale in Montevideo, Uruguay yesterday to finish as runners-up in the inaugural Series. After day one niggles worsened, Hong Ko...

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After reaching the final last week in Chile, the Hong Kong Rugby Union’s men’s sevens squad turned in a polished performance in Montevideo, Uruguay to reach the cup quarterfinals of the finale of the two-leg World Rugby HSBC Sevens Challenger Series ...

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