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“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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Supporting Youth Rugby in Hangzhou

Supporting Youth Rugby in Hangzhou

With the spread of Rugby across the globe, school youth teams are popping up everywhere. Here in Hangzhou there is progress in development of the sport in local middle schools, with atleast four of them having rugby practice. We, the Harlequins, are glad to have are own youth team called the Jiangnan Dragons (江南龙橄榄求队). They even play with our standard colours; the pink and white check! Run by enthusiastic coach Kevin Cao and Harlequins regular Henry Mwenge, the children have…

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Shanghai Sino-10s Tournament

Shanghai Sino-10s Tournament

Shanghai hosted the first round of the Sino-10s tournament this weekend, and it proved to be a sweltering saturday afternoon. The Harlequins came down ready and waiting with a lot of support and many new faces for the squad. With 8 teams paarticipating in the tournament, it was obvious it was going to be a tough day for competition. The Quins started the day off against a very physical Suzhou giving the team a big wake up call to start…

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New cup system starting

New cup system starting

As of this year hangzhou will participate in a nationwide trophy, organised predominantly by ourselves. The competition will feature 15/16 teams playing 15 a side rugby, how the game was meant to be played. The competition will first by  divided into leagues in their own areas. North : Beijing Devils Beijing Aardvarks Beijing Brothers NongDa agricultural university   South Xiamen Shenzhen Guangzhou Fuzhou East Hangzhou Nanjing Shanghai (Suzhou) West Chengdu Chongqing Kunming   Each league will play at an ordinary…

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