Recent Articles - Rugby
Kandy's youngsters hopes to play - Thailand ten a side junior tourney

Kandy rugby academy, which was formed a few months back do their academy at the Nittawela

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Kandy Silence the Cops

Dialog Rugby League round 2 week 11- Kandy beat Police after a week off play and still rem

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Navy outplayed the Army

Second round, week 11 of Dialog Rugby League match between the Sailors and the Soldiers en

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Air Force beat Sharks with ease

Air Force made full use of home advantage as they beat Hambanthota Sharks 68-15. This mean

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Dialog Rugby League Week 10 – Navy torpedo Sharks

Navy’s try fest pulverizes Sharks, Army revenge CR and Havelock’s first win without a

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Isipathana College continues their dominance in rugby

7th Zahira Rugby 7's for the "Friendship Cup" was held yesterday at Zahira College grounds

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International Rugby
Rugby: Tietjens names preliminary squad for Wellington sevens
New Zealand sevens coach Gordon Tietjens has a habit of picking players to debut at the Wellington leg of the international series and this year could be no different.
Rugby: Hong Kong, Korea carry Asian hopes at 40th HK Sevens
Hosts Hong Kong and South Korea will both represent Asia in the HSBC Sevens World Series Qualifying Tournament, which will again be held as part of the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens.
Dan Carter tops rugby rich list
New Zealand's rugby wages have been put into perspective with just two Kiwis among the top 10 highest paid players in the world.
Maggie Alphonsi retires from rugby to focus on Olympic shot put bid
World Cup winner Maggie Alphonsi has retired from rugby and will focus on her bid to compete in the shot put at next year's Rio Olympics.
Courtney Lawes: England second row to miss start of Six Nations
Northampton and England second row Courtney Lawes needs surgery on his ankle and will miss "the first few weeks" of the Six Nations.
Six Nations 2015: Noa Nakaitaci named in France squad
France coach Philippe Saint-Andre has called up Fijian-born winger Noa Nakaitaci for a 31-man squad preparing for the Six Nations.
All Black Williams announces retirement
All Black legend Ali Williams vowed to spend his time fishing and hunting after announcing his retirement from rugby on Thursday.

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School Rugby
Island nation’s most passionate schools season to kick off
All Island rugby 7’s will commence this weekend at the Royal Complex from 8.am onwards. This excit
Isipathana College continues their dominance in rugby
7th Zahira Rugby 7's for the "Friendship Cup" was held yesterday at Zahira College grounds, Maradana
Schools Rugby Season to kick off with Zahira 7’s
The seventh Zahira 7’s organized by Zahira College Group of 60’s is scheduled to commence on the

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Club Rugby
Dialog Rugby League Week 11 – CR takes Mathysz Trophy despite losing to Havelock’s
Navy outplayed the Soldiers, Kandy Silenced the Cops whilst Air Force secured their maiden win over
Sri Lanka's Rugby Concussion
CH&FC and Hambantota Sharks has withdrawn from the ongoing Dialog Club Rugby League 2014/15
Havelock SC snatch victory from the jaws of defeat
Havelock SC recorded a close 21-19 win over CR & FC in their Dialog Rugby League 2014/15 second

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National Rugby
King of 7's Waisale Serevi thanks SLRFU for looking after Fijians
Obviously, nobody needs any extra incentive to get excited about the Dubai Sevens weekend.
Fiji winger Caucaunibuca targets sevens in Sri Lanka
Veteran Fiji winger Rupeni Caucaunibuca, who has put an end to his eight-year stay in France, wants to play sevens rugby in Sri Lanka, reports claimed
Tuskers end season in 4th while Hong Kong crowned champs
Hong Kong triumph in the final leg of Asian 7’s series in Beijing after beating Korea 36 - 19 and also become the overall winners of 2014 Asian 7s S

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Rugby Features
International Rugby comes to a close
With the conclusion of this weekend test matches, the top tier International Rugby for 2014 comes to a close. Although it is just the beginning of the Rugby season for the Nor
Black Magic
The New Zealand All Blacks celebrated a fifth consecutive year atop the IRB World Rankings last weekend with a win over Scotland in Edinburgh. The All blacks have historically
CH&FC taking on the fight with young blood
With a rich and a long tradition of rugby and a history of terrific tournaments, old time rugby giants CH & FC will be determined to put up an improved season during the u

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Dialog Rugby 2014 - Weekly Analysis
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Head of Rugby, Saabir watches over the rugby segment which is a predominant feature of ThePapare.com and his knowledge and experience is vital for the robust delivery of rugby on the site.
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Shanaka Amarasinghe
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A National Champion and Sri Lanka Poolist in Water Polo and a Public Schools Champion at swimming at S. Thomas', Mt. Lavinia. He also played basketball for school, and went on to play all three sports at club level
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Personality - Rugby
"When you give your best to fitness trainings you will get the best" - Amjad Buksh
‘I love my mom’s Pittu’ Amjad Sri Lanka’s rugby trouper shares his thoughts exclusively with ThePapare.com. Veteran Buksh is perhaps the only player in the circuit who has achieved a milestone and still playing like his good old days for Hambanthota Sharks club.
“My heart and my loyalty were for one school, one club and one country” - Sean Wijesinghe
Running with the oval-shaped ball in hand on a rectangular field with H-shaped goal posts on each try line, this man is no outlander to the home of Rugby in Sri Lanka.

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