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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

2015-16 fixtures Unveiled

2015-16 fixtures Unveiled

19th September Shanghai Sino 10’s 17th October Wuhan Sino 10’s 7th November Nanjing Sino 10’s 28th November Hangzhou Sino 10’s 27th February Suzhou China 15’s Cup 19th March Nanjing China 15’s cup 23rd April TBA China Cup Semi Finals 14th May Xiamen Xiamen 10’s 21st May Shanghai Shanghai 7’s 28th May TBA China Cup Finals 4th  June Nanjing Nanjing 9’s Tournament?

End of season awards

End of season awards

The end of season party went ahead straight after the final with trophy in hand, at a new french restaurant on the lake “Carbon”. The fines were done out of the cup rather than the shoe, with our man of the match being Felix. Our player of the season vote only carried a few nominees with only a handful of players making every game and most training’s. The eventual winner and deservedly so was Alex Bacigalupo Now to help find…

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