Category Archives: Rugby

Sri Lanka’s Tuskers stampede to victory over Kazakhstan in rugby final

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COLOMBO: (ePRESS) – Sri Lanka’s rugby team, the Tuskers, delivered a stunning victory against Kazakhstan in the Asian Division I Rugby Tournament final at Colombo’s Racecourse Stadium. The Tuskers dominated the game, leading 31-0 at halftime and securing a final score of 45-7. This win propels them to the next level of Asian rugby. With the…

Kazakhstan’s rugby triumph: Dramatic victory over Qatar sends them to final

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COLOMBO: (ePRESS) – Kazakhstan clinched a thrilling victory in their first knockout match, securing a final spot by edging past Qatar with a tense 33-31 win. The heart-pounding encounter took place at Colombo’s Racecourse Stadium, with Kazakhstan turning the tide after trailing 21-14 at halftime. Both teams displayed intense grit, with Kazakhstan managing to score…

Police SC storms into Clifford Cup final, overpowering defending champs CR and FC

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Colombo, Mar 5, 8PM – Police Sports Club triumphed with an impressive performance, defeating the defending champions and ‘A’ Division League Champions, CR and FC by 40-16 in the Nippon Paint Clifford Cup Knockout Tournament first semi-final match played at the Racecourse grounds in Colombo after leading 23-16 at halftime. Switching from their traditional blue jerseys…

St. Peter’s College clinches Zahira College Rugby Centenary Sevens Cup Championship

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Colombo, Mar 3, 7.30PM – St. Peter’s College clinched the Zahira College Rugby Centenary Sevens Cup Championship with an impressive victory over Isipathana College. In a thrilling final match held at the Racecourse Grounds in Colombo, St. Peter’s outplayed Isipathana, securing a 17-5 win after leading 10-5 at halftime. St. Peter’s College showed they were the…

Havies’ half-century triumph: Navy SC trounced in quarterfinals

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Londen Place, Colombo, Feb 29, 9.30PM – Havelock Sports Club showcased an outstanding performance, storming into the semi-finals with a commanding 55-5 victory over Navy Sports Club in the Nippon Paint Clifford Cup Knockout Rugby Tournament quarter-final at Havelock Park. The Havelock team led 29-5 at halftime, securing their win with a remarkable display of…

Sports Minister restores voting rights to Rugby Unions: Politics out, fair play in


Colombo, Feb 28, 8.45PM – Sports Minister Harin Fernando, has exercised his authority to instruct the Director General of Sports to restore voting powers to the Western Province Rugby Football Union (WPRFU) and Uva Province Rugby Football Union (UPRFU). Director General of Sports, Professor Shemal Fernando (Rear Admiral), expressed the Minister’s perspective on keeping sports…

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