Asian Rugby Results: 16-18 August 2019
Another weekend of rugby in Asia in August and another sleuth of competitions and results from across the region. The Asia Rugby Under 18 Boys were contested in China, while the Singapore U19s started their 2019 league. Elsewhere there were tournaments in the Philippines and Thailand while the World Police & Fire Gamed rugby 7s were played out too. Here is our wrap of the Asian rugby results from the 16-18 August 2019.
Asia Rugby Under 18 Boys Sevens 2019
Malaysia clinched the Asia Rugby Under 18 Boys 7s title in China over the weekend, beating the hosts 14-10 in the final. The result means the Malaysians defend their title from 2018. Chinese Taipei thumped Korea 43-0 for 3rd place. Hong Kong surprisingly ended bottom-placed of the 5 teams.
All of the results from the games can be seen on the Asia Rugby website.
- Chinese Taipei
- Hong Kong
The Chiang Mai All-Stars remain undefeated after two rounds of the inaugural Lanna Tens Rugby League. Lanna Rugby Club remain in 2nd place. Lanna will host the 3rd round next weekend, with Chiang Mai University (CMU) and Prince Royal’s College looking to catchup.
- CMU 5-15 Prince Royal’s College
- Chiang Mai All-Stars 15-0 Prince Royal’s College
- CMU 5-20 Lanna Lions
- Chiang Mai All-Stars 12-7 Lanna Lions
The first round of the Globe sevens National Development rugby series in the Philippines was won by the Makati Chiefs last week
The National Development Division (NDD) is exclusive to Filipino heritage players while Open Series is for all (includes expats).
In the first Festival of the Globe Open 7s Series this past weekend, the Eagles RFC won the Open men’s and women’s 7s.
The Men’s Eagles beat the Clark Jets 12-5 in the final while the Lola Eagles (women’s Eagles 7s) defeated the Lady Mavericks.
Singapore Under 19 League 2019
The Singapore U19 15s rugby union league got underway this past weekend. Six teams are involved in 2019 whereas only 5 played in the league last year. Oldham RFC are the current champions and started the season with a win but Bucks RFC had the biggest win of the opening fixtures.
The full table and results can also be seen here.
- Bucks RFC 46-14 Saints RFC
- SCC 33-5 Bedok Kings
- Oldham RFC 20-10 Wanderers RFC
World Police & Fire Games 2019
The Hong Kong Disciplined Services Men’s & Women’s 7s teams won gold at the World Police & Fire Games in Chengdu, China. (at the time of publishing we could not find any more results on the Games page.)
You can see more rugby being played across Asia this August here.