Who is the greatest sports fan?

The above topic came to mind when I was at a rugby match about a month ago, where two reputed schools from Colombo locked horns to prove who is worthy of the league title. I personally I felt that...

Brawling with the boys for Chinese cookies – Round two, week 2

It felt like the Chinese New Year, just passed. The rugby kept picking up a notch and the entertainment rising in ferocity, much like Colombo’s weekend weather in the year of the dog, as per the oriental lunar calendar....

A Blue and Gold picket fence takes the shield

Being the favourite is never an easy suit to wear week in week out. The maintenance and dry-cleaning bill can weigh heavily upon you and even make it look like a fading-weakness. So, wearing it well is indeed an...

7 things we know after the 1st leg of the Bradby

There’s nothing better in rugby than knowing you have the wood over your foe before walking into battle; when you have absolute supremacy to bash your opponent into submission – no matter how good they play on the day...

Round 1 review: Royal, the strong favourites

The first half of the season has come and gone. The championship is really beginning to take shape in terms of who is still very much in the running, as well as the teams that really have their work...

Sri Lanka Rugby, glimpses of hope with room for growth

The Tuskers 7s team, led by Sudharshana Muthuthantri may have crashed out of the Commonwealth games sevens without picking up a win, but they certainly gave us fans a lot to talk about.Sri Lanka went up against two of the...

Sri Lanka’s record at the Commonwealth Games Rugby 7’s

Rugby 7’s was first introduced to the Commonwealth Games (CWG) in 1998 and has been a part of this multi sport event since then. The Sri Lanka 7’s team has participated in all editions of the Commonwealth Rugby 7’s...

March Madness – in every sense

We’re already at the halfway point in March. This time of year is traditionally classed as the ‘big match’ month. But now it also coincides with the commencement of the schools’ rugby season. ThePapare has suitably branded this season...
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6 memorable victories from the 2017 Schools’ Rugby Season

With the 2018 Schools’ Rugby season underway, we looked back at some of the most memorable moments from the season last year. Zahira beating Science Winning a game in the top division after a 14-year long relegation is a commendable...
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Rajans looking for survival

Looking to emulate the 2013 league winning success, Dharmaraja College are once again in the top division.SquadView Full Squad on ThePapare Stats Centre

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