Roll of Honour

Roll of Honour

The Hong Kong Rugby Union (HKRU) Roll of Honour recognises those who have left an indelible mark on Hong Kong rugby, and includes a balanced mix of Union Presidents, Chairmen and other honorary officers, influential players and volunteers.

Presidents

1952 - 61 | W.E. Stoker
1961 - 66 | N.E. Clark
1966 - 77 | V.O. Roberts
1977 - 01 | H.M.G. Forsgate

2001 - 2016 | T.B. Stevenson
2016 - present | Peter Duncan

Chairman


1952 - 58 | R.A. De Rome
1958 - 59 | J. Henderson
1959 - 60 | T.D.H. McMeekin
1960 - 61 | G.M. Mills
1962 - 63 | G.A.R. Wright-Nooth
1963 - 65 | V.O Roberts
1965 - 66 | J.R Probert, V.O Roberts
1966 - 67 | W.D.F Williams
1967 - 68 | G. White
1968 - 70 | T.A.Roberts
1970 - 72 | G White
1972 - 73 | W.D.F. Williams
1973 - 77 | A.D.C Smith
1977 - 78 | A.D.C Smith, G White

1978 - 80 | D.P Evans
1980 - 83 | J.R Johnston
1983 - 85 | G.C. Docherty
1985 - 87 | T.B. Stevenson
1987 - 88 | P.N. Duncan
1988 - 90 | D. Agnew
1990 - 92 | D.M. Watson
1992 - 96 | S.H Leckie
1996 - 00 | P.N. Duncan
2000 - 06 | J.B. Molloy
2006 - 14 | T. Gregory
2014 - Present | P.Schats

Vice Presidents

Dermot Agnew
David Bruce
Don Watson
Gus Cunningham
Glen Docherty
John Molloy
Jamie Scott

Karl Kwok
Peter Duncan
Peter Else
Stuart Leckie
Trevor Gregory
T.B. Stevenson

Honorary Members

SELECTION CRITERIA FOR HONORARY MEMBERS
The following criteria will be required for the selection of Honorary Members:
• Persons must have demonstrated an exceptional commitment and assistance to the development and promotion of Rugby in Hong Kong.

• Persons must be of excellent character worthy of the award as an Honorary Member of the Hong Kong Rugby Union.

Note:
Employees of the Hong Kong Rugby Union & former participants of the game of rugby in Hong Kong who are nominated solely because of their participation at a high level of the game do not meet the threshold for an Honorary Membership.

NOMINATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE
Recommendations should be made by letter to the Honorary Categories Appointment Committee (HCAC) of the Hong Kong Rugby Union outlining the qualifications of the nominee and the reasons justifying the recommendation.
The recommendation should be endorsed by that individual member's club chairman, or by the Chairman of the Hong Kong Rugby Union if appropriate. These endorsements should be in the form of letters to the HCAC and will be attached to the nomination letter for consideration by the Board of Directors (BoD) of the Hong Kong Rugby Union.
The required nomination material must be submitted in sufficient time for the HCAC to review and recommend nomination to the BoD to be presented to the Board of Directors at the last board meeting of the current playing season.


Allan Payne
Andrew Sum
Candy Yiu
Chris Howarth
Dave Lewis
David Owens
Dougie Shearer
Doris Chow 
Grant Jamieson
Ian Brownlee
Jim Rowark
John Barrett
Jung Ho Jung 

KK Chiu

Peter Burbidge-King
Pieter Schats
Paul Dingley
Richard Airth
Richard Turnbull
Ross Mitchell
Steve Wong
Stuart Krohn
V.O Roberts




HALL OF FAME​​

SELECTION CRITERIA FOR THE HALL OF FAME

Rugby Playing

All of the following criteria are required for consideration to be inducted into the Hong Kong Rugby Union Hall of Fame:

  • A distinguished record of competitive achievement at the highest domestic & international level, with consideration given to integrity, sportsmanship and character.
  • The player must have competed in the top two senior domestic divisions’ as well as represented Hong Kong.
  • Persons must be of excellent character worthy of induction into the HKRU Hall of Fame.
  • Significant contributions that have furthered the growth, reputation and character of the sport of rugby, in areas such as administration, coaching and / or officiating.
  • Non rugby playing candidates for the hall of fame do not need to be retired from activities related to the sport of rugby.
  • Persons must be of excellent character worthy of induction into the HKRFU Hall of Fame.

 

Non - Rugby Playing

All of the following criteria will be required for consideration to be inducted into the Hong Kong Rugby Union Hall of Fame:

 

Note(s):

A person may be considered for induction to the Hall of Fame with a combination of contributions to playing the game of Rugby as well as Non-Rugby Playing activities as mentioned above.

Employees of the Hong Kong Rugby Union do not meet the threshold for induction into the Hall of Fame.

 

NOMINATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE

Recommendations should be made by letter to the HKRU Honorary Categories Appointment Committee (HCAC) outlining the qualifications of the nominee together with reasons justifying the recommendation to be inducted into the Hong Kong Rugby Union Hall of Fame.

The recommendation should be endorsed by a minimum of two voting members of the Hong Kong Rugby Union. These endorsements should be in the form of letters to the HKRU HCAC and will be attached to the nomination letter for consideration by the HCAC.

The required nomination material must be submitted in sufficient time to be presented to the Board of Directors no later than 14 working days before the last board meeting of the current playing season.


Hall of Fame

Larry Abel

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Ruth Mitchell

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Ashley Billington

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David Lewis

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Jacky Ng Shu Wai

Rambo Leung Yeung Kit

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Chan Fuk Ping

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Paul Dingley

Stuart Krohn

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Ross Mitchell

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Jim Rowark

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Bruce Vogel

Ricky Cheuk

Rod McIntosh

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Ian Strange

George Simpkin

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Pete Spizzeri

Bill Mason

Tobi Lothian

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Simon Leung

Lola Williams

Vaughn Going

Stephen Kidd

Craig Pain

Harry Brickwood

Gabby Li

Keith Robertson

Nigel D’Acre

Hoty Chan

Brian Wigley

Gus Cunningham

Dan Daley

Royce Chan

Kwok Ka-chun

Alex Gibbs

Andrew Chambers

Mark Wright

Rowan Varty

Joel Dunn Award

BACKGROUND

The Joel Dunn Award is presented in memory of the late Joel Dunn, an individual who as a player, coach and teacher made an exceptional contribution to the Hong Kong rugby community.


SELECTION CRITERIA FOR JOEL DUNN AWARD
The following criteria will be required for the selection of the Joel Dunn Award:

• The Joel Dunn Award will honour an individual or group from the Hong Kong rugby community who have shown an outstanding display of character which embodies the true values of rugby - integrity, respect, solidarity, passion and discipline - and thereby have made an exceptional contribution to the Hong Kong rugby community.


NOMINATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE
Recommendations should be made by email to the CEO HKRU, who will table at the Honorary Categories Appointment Committee (HCAC) of the Hong Kong Rugby Union outlining the qualifications of the nominee and the reasons justifying the recommendation.
The recommendation should be endorsed by a club chairman, or by the Chairman of the Hong Kong Rugby Union if appropriate.
The required nomination material must be submitted in sufficient time for the HCAC to review and recommend nomination to the Board of Directors at the last board meeting of the current playing season.


ANNOUNCEMENT AND PRESENTATION OF AWARD
The Joel Dunn Award will be presented at the Hong Kong Rugby Union Annual Dinner. The awardee will receive an inscribed tankard and any other gift as may be determined by the CEO/Board of Directors.
The Joel Dunn Award winner will normally be the HKRU’s nomination for the Asia Rugby Award for Character.


2009 - 10 | Kevin Overton
2010 - 11 | Lucy Clarke & Dr David Owens
2011 - 12 | Ruth Mitchell
2012 - 13 | No award
2013 - 14 | Doug Shearer
2014 - 15 | Dr. Ken Wu, Dr. Chau Chi Wai, Dr. Gwen Fok & EMS Team
2015 - 16 | Paul Renouf
2016 - 17 | No award
2017 - 18 | No award

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