Reputation not muddied, despite loss

Singapore's Under-19 rugby captain Jeromy Chua (left) monitors the progress of a Sri Lankan opponent following a scrum during the host nation's opening game of the Asian Under-19 Rugby Championship at Yio Chu Kang Stadium yesterday. Chua scored a try
PHOTO: SEOW HONG

Singapore's Under-19 rugby captain Jeromy Chua (left) monitors the progress of a Sri Lankan opponent following a scrum during the host nation's opening game of the Asian Under-19 Rugby Championship at Yio Chu Kang Stadium yesterday. Chua scored a try but Singapore lost 12-27 in the four-nation tournament. Singapore will next face Chinese Taipei - who were trounced 12-78 by Hong Kong - on Wednesday.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 14, 2015, with the headline 'Reputation not muddied, despite loss'. Print Edition | Subscribe