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Stade Toulousain to Play Racing Metro 92 in Hong Kong on 9 November 2013

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On 9 November 2013, legendary French rugby club Stade Toulousain, Toulouse, will play Racing Metro 92 in the first French league exhibition match ever held in Asia at Hong Kongs Aberdeen Stadium.

Toulouse is one of the premier rugby clubs in Europe, having won the European championship, the Heineken Cup, four times.

Toulouse has won a record 19 French Championship titles and are a consistent source of players for the French national team.

The Rouge et Noir of Toulouse will bring its legion of international rugby stars to Hong Kong including New Zealand All Blacks Luke McAlister and Hosea Gear, French internationals Vincent Clerc, Clement Poitrenaud and Thierry Dusautoir, South Africas Chilliboy Ralepele and Samoans Iosefa Tekori and Census Johnston.

Racing is highly touted as a club of the future in French rugby circles and boasts its own complement of international stars in Irelands Jonathan Sexton, Welshmen Jamie Roberts and Dan Lydiate as well as Argentine fullback Juan Martin Hernandez and French internationals Dimitri Szarzewski and Benjamin Fall, and Springbok Juandre Kruger.

Tickets for the general public are on sale via HK Ticketing. VIP Tickets are HK$ 1,000 and include food, beverage and covered stand seating. Covered seats in the Gold category are HK$ 800 for adults and and HK$ 550 for children, while open air seats in the Silver stands are HK$ 700 for adults and HK$ 400 for children.

France, Aberdeen, Hong Kong, Rugby, Toulouse

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