The Dialog Rugby Season 2018/19 will kick off in celebrative fashion under lights on the 9th of November at Havelock Park as the hosts take on Army Sports Club.
The premier club rugby tournament in the country, the Dialog Rugby League sees the participation of the top eight teams in the country, competing for the prized silverware.
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The two-round league tournament this year will have a new addition that will see a knockout round with the top four teams competing for the Cup while the bottom four contest for the Plate title.
The usual 14-week league will have two more rounds with a semifinal and final to decide the winners of the Cup and Plate.
The 1st round of matches will be carried out from 9th November to 23rd December 2018 while the 2nd round will be worked off from 4th January to 17th February. The super round will start from 22nd February and finish on the 3rd of March with the all-important Cup final.
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With the national body giving the green light for overseas representation, the league is set to be a more competitive one this season.
We will see a majority of games scheduled to be night games this time around with the Racecourse grounds playing host to both CH & FC and Army SC.
The 1st Round fixtures are as follows:
|Week||Date||Day||Home Team||vs||Visiting Team||Venue||Time|
|Week – 1||9-Nov||Friday||Havelock SC||vs||Army SC||Havelock Park||6.30 pm|
|Nov||10-Nov||Saturday||CR & FC||vs||CH & FC||Longdon Place||4.00 pm|
|9 to 11||10-Nov||Saturday||Air Force SC||vs||Kandy SC||Ratmalana||4.00 pm|
|12-Nov||Sunday||Police SC||vs||Navy SC||Police Park||4.00 pm|
|Week – 2||16-Nov||Friday||Havelock SC||vs||CH & FC||Havelock Park||6.30 pm|
|16 to 18||17-Nov||Saturday||Navy SC||vs||CR & FC||Welisara||4.00 pm|
|Nov||18-Nov||Sunday||Air Force SC||vs||Army SC||Ratmalana||4.00 pm|
|18-Nov||Sunday||Kandy SC||vs||Police SC||Nittawala||4.00 pm|
|Week-3||23-Nov||Friday||Havelock SC||vs||Navy SC||Havelock Park||6.30 pm|
|23 to 25||24-Nov||Saturday||Police SC||vs||CR & FC||Police Park||4.00 pm|
|Nov||24-Nov||Saturday||Army SC||vs||Kandy SC||Racecourse Grounds||6.30 pm|
|25-Nov||Sunday||CH & FC||vs||Air Force SC||Racecourse Grounds||6.30 pm|
|Week-4||30-Nov||Friday||Police SC||vs||Havelock SC||Police Park||4.00 pm|
|30 Nov to||1-Dec||Saturday||Air Force SC||vs||Navy SC||Ratmalana||4.00 pm|
|2-Dec||1-Dec||Saturday||Army SC||vs||CH & FC||Racecourse Grounds||6.30 pm|
|2-Dec||Sunday||Kandy SC||vs||CR & FC||Nittawala||4.00 pm|
|Week-5||7-Dec||Friday||Army SC||vs||Navy SC||Racecourse Grounds||6.30 pm|
|7 to 9||8-Dec||Saturday||Havelock SC||vs||CR & FC||Havelock Park||6.30 pm|
|Dec||9-Dec||Sunday||Kandy SC||vs||CH & FC||Nittawala||4.00 pm|
|9-Dec||Sunday||Police SC||vs||Air Force SC||Police Park||4.00 pm|
|Week-6||14-Dec||Friday||CR & FC||vs||Air Force SC||Longdon Place||4.00 pm|
|14 to 16||15-Dec||Saturday||Police SC||vs||Army SC||Police Park||4.00 pm|
|Dec||16-Dec||Sunday||Kandy SC||vs||Havelock SC||Nittawala||4.00 pm|
|16-Dec||Sunday||Navy SC||vs||CH & FC||Welisara||4.00 pm|
|Week-7||21-Dec||Friday||Army SC||vs||CR & FC||Racecourse Grounds||6.30 pm|
|Dec||22-Dec||Saturday||CH & FC||vs||Police SC||Racecourse Grounds||6.30 pm|
|21 to 23||22-Dec||Saturday||Navy SC||vs||Kandy SC||Welisara||4.00 pm|
|23-Dec||Sunday||Air Force SC||vs||Havelock SC||Ratmalana||4.00 pm|
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