By Gabby AlvaradoHONG KONG - Don't stop believing.That's the message of coach Frano Botica to his Philippine Volcanoes after they narrowly missed a place in the semi-finals of the Rugby World Sevens Series qualifying tournament on one of the ...
Apr 6, 2019
HONG KONG - The Philippine men's rugby team made history on Saturday by bringing down Zimbabwe, 24-12, to reach the quarterfinals of the Hong Kong Sevens for the first time.Ryan Reyes Howe and Donald Canon Coleman delivered the tries ...
Apr 6, 2019
By Gabby AlvaradoHONG KONG - For someone whose Philippine Volcanoes team has just been run off the pitch by Tonga, coach Frano Botica sure doesn't look like giving up.In fact, he is more determined to come back to Hong Kong and ...
Apr 5, 2019
AFTER an intense seven weeks of competition, the Philippine Volcanoes have achieved what only they knew was possible -- qualification into the 2019 Hong Kong Sevens, the premier tournament on the World Sevens Series competition.The Volcanoes, powered by Globe Telecom, found themselves ...
Oct 16, 2018
OVER 1,000 runners including members of the Philippine Volcanoes and Lady Volcanoes national rugby football teams took part in Takbo Transcom Tayo Fun Run 2018 on Sunday at PhilSports Complex in Pasig City.The first of a three-stage event put ...
May 22, 2018
THE Philippine Volcanoes will compete in the 2017 Asian Rugby Championship Division 1 in Ipoh, Malaysia from May 14 to 20.The Volcanoes take on host Malaysia, Sri Lanka, and United Arab Emirates where the top team will advance to Round 2 ...
May 11, 2017
MAJORITY of the Philippine Volcanoes look forward to spending the holidays in Europe, Japan or Australia with their families. Lito Ramirez is excited for his upcoming trip to Enchanted Kingdom.A member of the Philippine rugby team's training squad, Ramirez ...
Dec 10, 2015
THE Philippine Volcanoes have a new home in the McKinley Hill Stadium in Taguig City as they prepare for the Olympic qualifier set this year.Officials of the Philippine Rugby Football Union (PRFU) and Megaworld Corporation signed a memorandum of agreement to ...
Aug 13, 2015
SINGAPORE - The Philippine Volcanoes beat Malaysia, 24-7, on Sunday to win the rugby sevens gold medal in the 28th Southeast Asian Games.Matthew Saunders scored a try and Alexander Aronson connected on a field goal for a 19-0 lead in ...
Jun 7, 2015
PHILIPPINE rugby said it has assembled its strongest pool of players in two years, vowing to win a medal and not be a mere token presence in the Southeast Asian Games next month in Singapore."We are not coming just to participate ...
May 26, 2015
BOCAUE, Bulacan - The Philippine men's rugby team failed to build on a promising start as it bowed to Sri Lanka, 27-14, to settle for runner-up honors in the Asian Rugby Division 1 Championship on a drizzling Saturday night at ...
May 9, 2015
THE Philippines guns for the title in the Asian Rugby Championship Division 1 tournament as the Volcanoes slug it out with the dangerous Sri Lanka Tuskers on Saturday at the Philippine Sports Stadium in Bocaue, Bulacan.Volcanoes coach Stu Woodhouse and team ...
May 8, 2015
AFTER dodging a bullet against Singapore in the opener, the Philippine Volcanoes seek to put up a more explosive performance in the title match of the Asian Rugby Championship Division 1 tournament against Sri Lanka on Saturday at the Philippine Sports Stadium ...
May 7, 2015
ALEX Aronson sparked the Philippine Volcanoes to a pulsating 20-17 victory in extra time over Singapore on Wednesday to advance to the finals of the Asian Rugby Championship Division 1 tournament at the Philippine Sports Stadium.Down by 10 in the ...
May 6, 2015
THE Philippine national men's rugby team guns for a championship berth when it takes on Singapore in the opener of the Asian Rugby Championship Division 1 on Wednesday at the Philippine Sports Stadium in Bocaue, Bulacan.The top-ranked Volcanoes, who ...
May 5, 2015
The Philippine Volcanoes are out to win the Asian Rugby Championship Division 1 crown, hoping to bank on home field advantage and crowd support in the four-nation meet slated May 6 and 9 at the new Philippine Sports Stadium in Bulacan. ...
Apr 21, 2015
THE Philippine Volcanoes beat Malaysia 24-7 to finish seventh among 12 teams in the Hong Kong Asian Sevens.Andrew Wolff grabbed a brace, Gareth Holgate scored a converted try and Sean Lynch also touched down against the Malaysians as the Volcanoes ...
Aug 25, 2014
THE Philippine Volcanoes won a fight-marred opening game against Kazakhstan before losing 24-0 to tournament favorite Hong Kong in the group stage of the first leg of the Asian Sevens Series at Hong Kong Football Club.Michael Coverdale, Jamie Hood ...
Aug 24, 2014
THE Philippine Volcanoes Men's Rugby Sevens team departs for Hong Kong on Friday to participate in the Hong Kong Asian Sevens which will be held on August 23-24 at the Hong Kong Football Club in Happy Valley. The tournament is ...
Aug 20, 2014
THE Philippine Volcanoes bowed to South Korea, 22-52, at the close of the Asian 5 Nations tournament at the Southern Plains field in Calamba, Laguna on Sunday, missing a spot in the A5N Premier Division.The Koreans struck early then kept ...
May 26, 2014
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