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Asia

In this section we will keep you informed off all stories from Asia.  The game in this region is governed by the Asian Rugby Football Union (ARFU) under the authority of the International Rugby Board. There are a number of annual tournaments for the region including the Asian Women’s XV at Division 1 and 2 Level and similar tournaments for Sevens. Key nations competing at women’s level include China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan and Kazakhstan (who have both competed at the Women’s Rugby World Cup) while emerging nations include Lao, Phillippines and China.

  • Sunday December 20th 2015

    Spain beat Hong Kong 57-0 yesterday in Madrid to sweep the first ever series between the two...

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  • Wednesday December 16th 2015

    The Spanish XV beat Hong Kong 59-12 in a non-test international friendly match at the John Paul...

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  • Monday December 14th 2015

    A potentially fascinating test series takes place this week as Hong Kong visit Spain on their...

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  • Tuesday December 01st 2015

    For technical reasons we're going to have to take a 48 hour break from this evening, so here is ...

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  • Tuesday December 01st 2015

    The Hong Kong Rugby Union (HKRU) has named its squad for the upcoming historic tour of Spain....

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  • Sunday November 08th 2015

    Japan hold the advantage after a topsy-turvey first leg of Asia’s Olympic qualifier

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  • Thursday November 05th 2015

    The story of Japanese player Ayane Hirata who battled the odds to make her rugby dream come true...

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  • Tuesday November 03rd 2015

    Our weekly round-up of news worldwide stories and league updates, with a special focus on South...

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