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The Swire team


The Jock's Pot 2016 football match between Swire and Jardines took place on 19th March at the Hong Kong Football Club. Initiated more than 60 years ago by two staff members named "Jock", one from Swire and the other from Jardines, the first game was played in 1953. The last fixture was held in 2013 and Swire took the trophy home.

This year's competition attracted a squad of 16 players from all across the Swire group. With a smattering of support from both firms in the stands, Jardines applied early pressure and their persistence was rewarded with a goal during the first half of the game.

By the start of the second half, the Swire team had found their groove and were starting to play some elegant football. The breakthrough came from a testing corner, with Don Taylor from Swire Properties scoring their first goal.

Jardines' occasional bruising tackles didn't put the energetic Swire team off their game and in the dying minutes, Alex Style from Swire Beverages broke down the right flank with the ball, which was slammed into the back of the net by Jamie Coates from Cathay Pacific. The match ended with a 2-1 victory for Swire. Congratulations to the Swire team, who showed great character on the field and triumphantly retained Jock's Pot.

Swire team captain, Tom Jeanes, receiving the Jock's Pot trophy.
Swire team captain, Tom Jeanes, receiving the Jock's Pot trophy.

The Swire and Jardines teams pictured after the football match.
The Swire and Jardines teams pictured after the football match.

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