26th March, 2015

Hong Kong Rugby Lunch 2015

In the build-up to the Hong Kong Sevens weekend, one of the most popular annual sporting events in Asia, Ireland coach Joe Schmidt was the guest of honour at a fundraising event held by local charity Enlighten – Action for Epilepsy and supported by The Ireland Fund of China.

Almost 300
guests turned out for the lunch which was held at the Hong Kong Football
Club on 26th March.  Tom Smith, former Scottish international and
British and Irish Lions, was a guest speaker.  He was joined by Ollie
Phillips who plays at wing or full back for Stade Français and England
Sevens. Tom, who himself has epilepsy, is also co-founder and Patron of
Enlighten – Action for Epilepsy.

The Ireland Fund of China is delighted to support Enlighten – Action for
Epilepsy and their work on raise epilepsy awareness in Hong Kong.