Sino 10s Third Leg – Shanghai – November 26th

Sino 10s Third Leg – Shanghai – November 26th

Hangzhou Harlequins took 3rd place🏅 of Sino 2016 10s League! 2 wins against Changzhou Giants RFC 22-5 and Wuhan Baiji Rugby 17-5 during the final league tournament in Shanghai last Saturday, Nov 26th. 6 wins out of 9 in total means we qualify for National 10s Grand Final tournament in Shanghai, June 2017.  Final leg of the East Sino 10s 2016 league happened on a wonderfully wet and cold day. Unfortunately SUS and Suzhou both were unable to attend due…

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Sino 10s Second Leg – Nanjing – November 5th

Sino 10s Second Leg – Nanjing – November 5th

This 2nd leg of the Sino 10s league saw the Shanghai Twin Dragons step up in place of the Yiwu Mustangs as numbers forced their withdrawal. This meant that any results would equala 30-0 win for whoever played them. Due to the conflicting events of the weekend,Hangzhou called in a few favours and brought in some players from around Zhejiang, including Yiwu and Ningbo. Even though the team had only a little experience playing together, there was still great confidence…

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Sino 10s First Leg – Hangzhou – October 22nd

Sino 10s First Leg – Hangzhou – October 22nd

The East China rugby season returned on a wet and dreary day perfectly suited for running around ‘egg-chasing’. Hosted at the Zhejiang College of Sports in Hangzhou, it saw the return of classic East China teams as well as the welcome introduction of two new teams, Yiwu Mustangs and Changzhou Giants. In total, 10 mens teams and 2 womens teams played it out over a long day of physical and intense rugby. Our own Hangzhou Harlequins, setting out with old…

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Sino 10s 2016 opening tournament in Hangzhou! Schedule and directions.

Sino 10s 2016 opening tournament in Hangzhou! Schedule and directions.

Sino’s first tournament of 2016/17 season will be hosted in Hangzhou this Saturday, October 22nd. 10 teams from all over East China will come to play: Hangzhou, Shanghai, Suzhou, Nanjing, Yiwu, Wuhan, Changzhou. 2 women’s and 15 men’s games will be run. More than 7 hours of rugby! Weekend schedule: October 21st (Fri) night. Welcome dinner in brand new “The College” sports bar for teams who arrive at Friday’s night. October 22nd (Sat) 9am-4pm. Tournament. October 22nd (Sat) 6:30pm-…Big dinner…

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Season 2016/17 is coming!

Season 2016/17 is coming!

First training of season 16/17 will be run on Saturday, September 17th, 1pm-3pm on Xiasha pitch (HZ School of Media & Communication). Please check http://hangzhourugby.com/contact-training page to get directions.

Hangzhou Harlequins 10 years Anniversary

Hangzhou Harlequins 10 years Anniversary

Start with watching this amazing video about us (it wasmade by our friends from 二更视频)! (Emergency link if u can’t access Youtube v.qq.com/x/cover/drmfrhi88if8vtt.html?vid=u0323n999ea) Interview with Jordan Weston and Franck Dubarry (thanks god subtitles are included), friendly match’s drone footage and most important part – Lawrence Keen’s “Shoot the boot”! Photos:

World Rugby Coaching Courses. L1 in Wuhan and L2 in Shanghai.

World Rugby Coaching Courses. L1 in Wuhan and L2 in Shanghai.

Hangzhou Harlequins attended 2 World Rugby Coaching Courses this summer. Level 1 was held in Wuhan and Level 2 in Shanghai. Level 1. Wuhan. 25-26 June 2016. Lawrie, Adrien and me (Timur) arrived to rainy Wuhan late night June 24. Course started early morning next day.   Educators (Pan Chao, Rugby Development Manager, and Simon Pang, Head Coach of Shanghai Rugby Club) introduced themselves and we moved to first part of course: Get Into Rugby. Many thanks to Ross Sun…

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2016-17 Fixtures Unveiled

2016-17 Fixtures Unveiled

22nd Oct Hangzhou Sino 10s 5th Nov Nanjing Sino 10s 26th Nov Shanghai Sino 10s 10th Dec Wuhan Sino 10s 21st Jan Hangzhou Sino 15s 25th Feb Suzhou Sino 15s 22nd Apr Wuhan Sino 15s Semi Finals 13th May Xiamen Xiamen 10s 27th May TBA Sino 15s Final 17th June Shanghai Shanghai 7s

“The End of the Season 2015/16” dinner!

“The End of the Season 2015/16” dinner!

Hi Harlequins! We had “The End of the Season 2015/16” dinner last Friday! Many thanks to ABC Cafe for hosting and amazing BBQ, thanks to Yoya Wines for wine! Official part started with “The Golden Cock” award. Marcis didn’t have any chances to avoid it. After 2 years terms in office, Joey passed on the presidency to Tim and Lawrie who will run a dual presidency as Administrative manager and Club manager respectively. Clubman of the year – Joey! Lawrie…

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Hangzhou Sino 10’s Tournament Results

Hangzhou Sino 10’s Tournament Results

Last weekend, Hangzhou had the opportunity to host the concluding chapter on the Sino 10’s League for 2015. All 7 teams competed, with Hangzhou even fielding two sides named Harlequins Pink and White. The weather turned out to be pretty gloomy but not too cold, so the supporters were happy. With two groups of four teams, there was a lot of competition in place and many tight games throughout the day. The two Hangzhou sides were split into each group….

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