SYDNEY - Australia pressed on with matches in its three main football leagues on Saturday, playing in empty stadiums in an effort to halt the spread of the coronavirus.The National Rugby League, soccer's A-League and Australian Rules Football' ...
Mar 21, 2020
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By Gabby AlvaradoI WAS at home last Saturday night but I felt lost. Normally I would be watching English Premier League football on TV, beer in hand, like many Hong Kong males. After that it might be rugby or tennis, then back ...
Mar 21, 2020
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
THE JML North Harbour NZ Warriors completed a clean sweep of the competition with a 28-14 beating over B2Gold Larrikins in the final to reclaim the title in the 2016 Manila 10s Invitational.In another dominating tour, the Warriors, coached by ...
Mar 23, 2016
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
BRIGHTON, England - Japan turned its first matchup with mighty South Africa into the biggest shock in Rugby World Cup history on Saturday when the 1,000-1 no-hopers won, 34-32.Nearly four minutes into added time, replacement back Karne Hesketh ...
Sep 20, 2015
SINGAPORE - Jolly Gomez devised a unique benchmark for recruiting overseas-born players for the Philippines: If you can remember your mother forcing you to get up and sing in front of the family, you're in.And so it was that ...
Jun 8, 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 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 Rugby Football Union holds its first Women's 15s Invitational Tournament on Saturday at Southern Plains field in Silangan, Laguna.Local teams Manila Mayhem Women's Rugby and Cebu Lady Dragons Rugby Club battle the Bedok Kings Skyllas Women's ...
Jun 10, 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
THE Philippines moved up four places to a new high of 52 on the International Rugby Board (IRB) world rankings.The Philippines edged Sri Lanka 26-25 in Colombo in the Asian 5 Nations this week, pushing the Volcanoes to No. 52, ...
May 20, 2014
THE Philippines edged Sri Lanka in a see-saw battle, 26-25, in their Asian 5 Nations match in Colombo on Saturday, ensuring that the Volcanoes won't finish at the bottom of the Elite Division in 2014.Behind 19-25, the ...
May 18, 2014
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