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DB Pirates-South Lantau Buffaloes girls win Kim Lam Cup
Hong Kong’s top girls rugby trophy, the Kim Lam Cup, came home to Lantau after a Pirates and Buffaloes combined team out-fought Football Club in a nail-biting season-ending final. At Football Club’s home pitch in Happy Valley, the DBP-SLB Under-12 girls battled to win the game 5 tries to 4 to hand a dominant Club…Read More
A big thank you from the Head of Rugby
That’s all folks! We have made it to the end of another season of Rugby. It’s now time for me to reflect on all of the achievements of our players and coaches across the age grades. Without the unwavering dedication of our players, coaches and parents it would have been easy to throw in the towel,…Read More
COVID RESTRICTION UPDATES Jan 18
URGENT NOTICE TO ALL DB PIRATES RUGBY – all age groups In light of the latest announcements from the Government (and Hong Kong Rugby Union), the ongoing closure of sports facilities in Hong Kong will continue until at least 4th February 2022. DB Pirates Rugby will officially suspend all training and games across the club…Read More
Volunteer coaches upskill to Coacherees
On Sunday 5th December we ran our first Pirates Coacharee course. Ten of our volunteer coaches spent the day at the North Plaza Pitches working with our very own Jason Broderick to learn and develop their skills as mini’s referees. It was brilliant to see the continued dedication that our parent coaches are putting into…Read More
Good luck everyone!
I want to wish all the coaches and players the very best of luck ahead of the new 21/22 season. After almost 2 seasons of inconsistent rugby, I am pleased to announce that rugby officially kicks off for the club in October! Minis, Youth and Seniors will all be hoping that all the hard work…Read More
Junior Netball continues to train at DC College this season.
After following various leads for new training locations within DB, we have been forced to concede to Discovery College’s new hire rates. Moving forward we will continue to explore other training options for next season. Unfortunately Covid has eliminated all other viable options for this season so we are forced to train at DC at…Read More
19 parent coaches complete the L1 course
Congratulations to all 19 of our newly qualified parent coaches that braved the heat on Sunday the 22nd of August and successfully completed the World Rugby L1 course. As the Head of Rugby, I was honoured to be able to run and deliver the course to our community. And I was proud to see…Read More
Winners at 2021 Kellet Island Cup for our Dragon Boaters
A long and bumpy season for our stoic dragon boat cohort finally found joy last Sunday, winning first place in our first race of the season as a newly combined team with Lantau Boat Club at the 2021 Kellet Island Cup. The combined team, named the LBC Pirates, drew on experienced ladies, mens and mixed…Read More
Summer Rugby Camps – book now!
Hong Kong Scottish RFC is running a number of rugby camps this summer for U6 up to U18 age groups (boys and girls) as part of the Hong Kong Rugby Union’s summer of rugby! Get coached by international coaches and players, including Craig Hammond, Peter Jericevich and Mark Coebergh. All camps will run from 10:00…Read More
Netball off to a classy new season!
After a very long wait, DB Pirates Netball Seniors welcomed their first game of the season this week in their classy new kit, designed locally by one of our own! Featuring a decorative skull motif across the front and back in our club colours of green and black, with a sassy white shoulder. Everyone loved…Read More