Continuing the Tradition
The event now comprises of a mini rugby festival in the morning involving children of the ages 6 –12, with teams invited from across Hong Kong’s rugby community. The early part of the afternoon features 2 junior rugby games U16and U19. The warm up match is The Varsity Challenge Match; with the British and Irish Lions vs. The Colonials. At 6pm the main fixture is the Taipan Challenge Match which features players in both teams from all of the six HKRFU Premiership teams, competing for the Mansergh Trophy. This match is recognised as one of the highest standards of rugby in Hong Kong.