In Summary

  • Hong Kong coach Leigh Jones on Saturday named a 28-man squad for their tour of Kenya.
  • The Dragons, who are scheduled to arrive in Nairobi on Friday, will face off against the Simbas on August 20 and August 26.
  • Both matches will be played at the Rugby Football Union of East Africa grounds.

Hong Kong coach Leigh Jones on Saturday named a 28-man squad for their tour of Kenya.

The Dragons, who are scheduled to arrive in Nairobi on Friday, will face off against the Simbas on August 20 and August 26.

Both matches will be played at the Rugby Football Union of East Africa grounds.

The squad includes Liam Owens, Matt Roslee and Mike Parfitt who all earned their first caps in last year’s 34-10 loss to Simbas in Nairobi. Others that played in last year’s test are Alex Ng Wai Shing, Ben Higgins, Fin Field, Jack Parfitt, Jamie Tsang, skipper Nick Hewson, Tyler Spitz and Tony Wong Ho – Yeung.

Hong Kong are ranked 24th in the world, two places ahead of Kenya who are placed 26th. Both teams will be using the test matches as part of their preparations for the 2019 World Cup qualifiers.

The global finals will be held in Japan.

Kenya just missed out on qualifying for the 2015 competition.

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