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Sublime Joes tame the Kings of Kandy

St. Joseph’s College recorded their 3rd victory in the Singer Schools Rugby League when

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Isipathana Kicking Woes Continues

Last year’s triple champions may be still unbeaten after 4 out of 4 wins in this season

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Rampaging Isipathana hold the Peterite second-half assault

Isipathana College managed to keep their unbeaten tag intact when they won a hard-fought S

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Isipathana in to the Trusted hands of ‘Entrust Group’

Entrust group one of the leading financial sectors in the island has made history by spons

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Schools Rugby preview week 4 - After AVURUDU

The most passionate schools rugby season received an enforced break which the teams will g

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Rugby on the skids

CT Sports: Sri Lanka Rugby Football Union (SLRFU) is also at risk of losing their internat

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International Rugby
South Korea claim away win over Hong Kong in ARC TOP 3
A brace of tries each in the first-half from powerful fullback Jang Seong-min and speedy right winger Jegal Bin set the foundation for a 33-26 victory
European Champions Cup: Toulon 25-20 Leinster (aet)
Toulon will go for a hat-trick of European titles after Bryan Habana's interception try secured a nerve-shredding extra-time win over Leinster.
Japan outlast spirited challenge from S. Korea In ARC
Japan ensured they started the inaugural Asia Rugby Championship with a win over South Korea, but the seven-time Asian 5 Nations champions were made t
New Zealand Rugby Union shines more light for a gold medal at the Rio Olympics
New Zealand Rugby has promised no All Blacks or Super Rugby franchises will be forced to make financial sacrifices during the hunt for a gold medal at
Match officials announced for Rugby World Cup 2015
World Rugby has announced the 12-member panel that will referee at Rugby World Cup 2015 as well as the seven assistant referees and four television ma
Singapore joins stellar World Rugby Sevens Series line-up from 2015-16
Singapore is the latest major global city to join the exciting line-up of host destinations for the World Rugby Sevens Series from 2015-16. 

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School Rugby
Trinity Survive the Science scare
The fast movers of the school division, Science College were not fortunate enough for a possible vic
Wesley sees first win through Kannangara
The Double Blue brigade beat neighbor’s Kannangara Vidyala by 61 points to nil to establish the fi
Record breaking Royal annihilate S.Thomas’
S.Thomas’ College were unable to live up to their Rs.1000 ticket prices as Royal went on a demolit

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Club Rugby
Video: Garratt's Sri Lanka refereeing observation - Part 1
“Following the appointment of Garratt Williamson, former international referee from New Zealand, a
Kandy Run Riot with the Cops Taking home the double crown
Kandy Sports Club was crowned Dialog Clifford Cup Champions for the year 2015 after a lapse of three
Clifford Cup Final – Will Kandy be copped?
After some shocking results in the Dialog Clifford Cup knock-out Police and Kandy came in to the fin

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National Rugby
Mahela Motivates Marija’s boys
The former Sri Lanka cricket captain and batting superhero  legend Mahela Jayawardene was brought in by the SLRFU to share his knowledge and experien
Rugby on the skids
CT Sports: Sri Lanka Rugby Football Union (SLRFU) is also at risk of losing their international status if the International Olympic Committee (IOC) im
Video - Asia Rugby Championship 2015 Preview
Preview of the Asian Rugby Football Union's new Asia Rugby Championship. Taking over from the successful Asian 5 Nations format, the new Asia Rugby Ch

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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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Personality - Rugby
Video - I'm human, he's human, I had to stop the game - Koto Pongi
Koto Pongi shared with ThePapare.com his experience playing in debut season for the double champions Kandy SC.
A Diamond in the Rough – Anuradha Herath
At the age of 17, he was the Goal keeper in the College Football team who turned out to play Tag Rugby for his house in an Inter House Rugby tournament. When the lad was 19, he was the most fearsome Number 8s in the Sri Lankan School’s circuit and went on to represent the
"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.

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Shanaka Amarasinghe
Shanaka Amarasinghe
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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Saabir Cader
Analysis of Dialog Rugby League. Saabir delves into each match and uses his expert knowledge to bring pros and cons of the club scene. He possesses a degree in sports management and rugby studies from Buckinghamshire New University (UK) and has represented community rugby coaching at London Wasps and the Rugby Football Union (RFU).
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