Asia Rugby U20 Seven’s Kicks off In Hong Kong at the Kings Park Ground at 12:30 pm on the 10th of August.
Pool A will see top Seads and the reigning Champions Hong Kong face Korea, Malaysia and Thailand
Pool B has last years Runner-ups and 2016 Champions Sri Lanka who will take on Chinese Taipei, Singapore and China in the Pool games
Hong Kong who are Favorites to defend their tile won the 2017 crown in emphatic style with Fong Kit-fung the star of the show, scoring 11 tries to be the tournament’s top scorer.
In last years Final Hong Kong defeated Sri Lanka 36-0 – the victory over Sri Lanka in the decider saw Hong Kong win back the title they held in 2014 and 2015
2017 Final Standing:
1. Hong Kong
2. Sri Lanka
3. Chinese Taipei
Asia Rugby U20 Sevens Pools
|POOL A||POOL B|
|Hong Kong||Sri Lanka|
Asia Rugby U20 Women’s Sevens Pools
The Women’s Championship has one pool, with Top seeds China Favorites
Last years Women’s title went to China, with a string of consistently high-scoring victories in the seven-team round-robin tournament. Their standout player was speedy winger Xiaohui Huang.
China team coach Jiale Ma assigned the success to “minimal mistakes, good communication and holding on to possession”. China Will be hoping to Reagan the title but will face a strong challenge from host Hong Kong and as always a strong Thailand women’steam.
The top two teams after the Pool games will feature in the Final and the next two teams will compete for the bronze medal.