Dialog Rugby League kicks off on the 9th of November – Fixtures out

Dialog Rugby League 2018/19


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.

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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.

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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:

WeekDateDayHome TeamvsVisiting TeamVenueTime
Week – 19-NovFridayHavelock SCvsArmy SCHavelock Park6.30 pm
Nov10-NovSaturdayCR & FCvsCH & FCLongdon Place4.00 pm
9 to 1110-NovSaturdayAir Force SCvsKandy SCRatmalana4.00 pm
 12-NovSundayPolice SCvsNavy SCPolice Park4.00 pm
Week – 216-NovFridayHavelock SCvsCH & FCHavelock Park6.30 pm
16 to 1817-NovSaturdayNavy SCvsCR & FCWelisara4.00 pm
Nov18-NovSundayAir Force SCvsArmy SCRatmalana4.00 pm
 18-NovSundayKandy SCvsPolice SCNittawala4.00 pm
Week-323-NovFridayHavelock SCvsNavy SCHavelock Park6.30 pm
23 to 2524-NovSaturdayPolice SCvsCR & FCPolice Park4.00 pm
Nov24-NovSaturdayArmy SCvsKandy SCRacecourse Grounds6.30 pm
 25-NovSundayCH & FCvsAir Force SCRacecourse Grounds6.30 pm
Week-430-NovFridayPolice SCvsHavelock SCPolice Park4.00 pm
30 Nov to1-DecSaturdayAir Force SCvsNavy SCRatmalana4.00 pm
2-Dec1-DecSaturdayArmy SCvsCH & FCRacecourse Grounds6.30 pm
 2-DecSundayKandy SCvsCR & FCNittawala4.00 pm
Week-57-DecFridayArmy SCvsNavy SCRacecourse Grounds6.30 pm
7 to 9 8-DecSaturdayHavelock SCvsCR & FCHavelock Park6.30 pm
Dec9-DecSundayKandy SCvsCH & FCNittawala4.00 pm
 9-DecSundayPolice SCvsAir Force SCPolice Park4.00 pm
Week-614-DecFridayCR & FCvsAir Force SCLongdon Place4.00 pm
14 to 16 15-DecSaturdayPolice SCvsArmy SCPolice Park4.00 pm
Dec16-DecSundayKandy SCvsHavelock SCNittawala4.00 pm
 16-DecSundayNavy SCvsCH & FCWelisara4.00 pm
Week-721-DecFridayArmy SCvsCR & FCRacecourse Grounds6.30 pm
Dec22-DecSaturdayCH & FCvsPolice SCRacecourse Grounds6.30 pm
21 to 23 22-DecSaturdayNavy SCvsKandy SCWelisara4.00 pm
 23-DecSundayAir Force SCvsHavelock SCRatmalana4.00 pm

Stay logged on to ThePapare.com for LIVE and EXCLUSIVE action from the Dialog Rugby League that will kick off on the 9th of November.

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