Honorary Members

Honorary Life Membership is an honour that the club can bestow on those that have made significant contribution to the club over a number of years. This can include coaching, administrative & support activities and will usually encompass a significant time span with the club. This title bestows upon the recipient all the rights of members, without the obligation of having to pay annual fees.

Suki Fong

Suki has been involved with the Flying Kukris for longer than any of the current kids in the club! She was also instrumental in starting girls’ rugby in HK and worked closely with Ruth Mitchel on this. 

Suki has coached, been head of girls rugby at FK, & been instrumental in setting up HKS Kukris.

Suki was made an Honorary Life Member in 2003

Sara Bosco

Virtually every kid in the club currently, if they started at U6, will have had Sara as a coach. She has been an absolute stalwart in encouraging and introducing kids to rugby.

Sara is a former HKMRFU Coach of the year, club secretary & current sponsor having now finally got a shirt she wants to wear! 

Sara was made an Honorary Life Member in 2015

Paul Renouf

Paul has been a major contributor to HK rugby both through FK & the HKRFU where he coached U19s.

Paul has been a coach, Head of Minis & Chairman of the Club 

Paul was made an Honorary Life Member in 2015.

Andrew (Robbo) Robertson

Robbo is another star of Flying Kukris and a great proponent of girls rugby. Instrumental in the formation of the senior ladies team HKS Kukris, Robbo has tirelessly worked to ensure this has been a great success.

Former Head of Minis, Head of Girls & Head of Youth & Club Chairman. Now, Robbo continues his service to the club as Head of Senior rugby.

Robbo was made an Honorary Life Member in 2015.

Ian Stewart

Ian served as Club Chairman from 2010 to 2016 – our longest ever serving Chairman.

Throughout this time, Ian dedicated himself to building, strengthening and securing the Club, leaving behind a fantastic and secure legacy on which to move forward and build further.

Ian will remain closely associated with the Club in future years.

Ian was made an Honorary Life Member in 2016.

Mark Leonard

Mark was introduced to the Flying Kukris at Community Sports in early 2005 and joined the club when his eldest son, Aidan, started playing in U6 that year.  With encouragement from Sara Bosco, he took up the challenge of coaching and refereeing through Minis and into Youth, serving on the Committee as Head of Mini Coaching and Webmaster. 

Moving on to a focus on refereeing, Mark served as Referee Coordinator for various Mini age grades and helped establish the modified HKMRFU Mini Laws. He was encouraged to return to the Committee in 2016 as Chairman and served until 2021 although remains committed to serving the Flying Kukris as required into the foreseeable future.

Mark was made an Honorary Life Member in 2021

Nigel Aveline

Nigel joined the Club in 2008 when his two daughters signed up and became Treasurer in 2011. He served as Treasurer till 2021 until the prospect of having to leave HK raised its ugly head. During his 10 years as Treasurer helped at in a number of other roles including membership, kit, newsletter and website and Sevens ticket distribution.

Nigel was made an Honorary Life Member in 2021

Peter Inglis

Peter joined Flying Kukris in 1998 with his son Sam, who later went on to encourage and establish the formation of the U18 squad in 2010 and later briefly joined HKS.

Peter has photographed (almost) every player, team, coach, and volunteer in his role as Club Photographer and was also Treasurer for four years.

Peter has filled the role of Team Manager, Coach (and sometimes both simultaneously) as his son and two daughters, Imogen and Rosie, moved up through the Club to U18’s.

Peter was made an Honorary Life Member in 2021

Adrian Fung

Adrian has been a member of the U6 coaching team since 2006 and was Head of Minis for four consecutive seasons in the early 2010’s;

Adrian contributes a lot of time arranging buses for taking members to training, both to our home ground and away venues. 

Although Adrian is still a member of the coaching team for U6s, he concentrates more on making sure the newly- joined U6 parents would understand what Mini rugby is all about, and on getting them to sign up as volunteers.

Adrian was made an Honorary Life Member in 2021