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Science wants neutral venue for Royal semi

Science College Mt.Lavinia who finished fourth in the league and will now play against Roy

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New rules to curb shortcomings – Mendis

Sri Lanka Schools Rugby Football Association (SLSRFA) is in a desperate attempt to impleme

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ThePapare Schools Rugby Dream Team - 2015

ThePapare Schools Rugby Dream Team - 2015

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Plate Round Up – Wesley retain the Silverware and DS get the Ticket

The penultimate week of the Plate Championship concluded last week with the deciding encou

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Milo President Trophy K/O

The knock-outs will kick off this Sunday the 28th June at the Royal Complex, 4.30pm. Defen

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St.Peter's face a shameful defeat against Science

Science College outplayed St.Peter's College at their own backyard in their final match of

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International Rugby
HSBC partners with World Rugby for record-breaking sevens properties
Rugby sevens is set to reach out and inspire more fans in more nations that ever before with World Rugby announcing details of an exciting new competi
Taulupe Faletau 'would benefit' from Bath move, says Ryan Jones
Former Wales captain Ryan Jones says Taulupe Faletau's proposed move to Bath could help develop his game further should it happen.
O'Connell named captain of Ireland's RWC 2015 training squad
Munster legend Paul O'Connell is set to lead Ireland in his last Rugby World Cup after being named as captain of Joe Schmidt's 45-man training squad.
World XV gets more Saffas
Three South Africans have been added to the World XV squad for their match against the Springboks at Newlands on 11 July.
Paul Wellens: The quiet St Helens legend bows out
Few players in any sport can match the achievements of Paul Wellens.
Umaga named as Head Coach for the Blues
Current Counties Manukau coach and former All Black captain, Tana Umaga will be the new head coach for the Blues.

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School Rugby
Science wants neutral venue for Royal semi
Science College Mt.Lavinia who finished fourth in the league and will now play against Royal College
Trinity book their semifinal spot in the knockouts
A resilient performance by the Trinity outfit saw them booking their qualification to the semi-final
Science beat Peter's and move to last four
Science College after convincingly defeating St Peters college in their league match last week, succ

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Club Rugby
Havelock Sports Club celebrates its Centenary Year
When schoolboy Roy Joachim gathered few of his mates together to form a sporting club within themsel
Fazil Marija to Captain Kandy Sports Club for 2015/2016
Sri Lanka national fifteen’s and seven’s skipper and iconic Fly half Fazil Marija is tipped to l
Video - Crusaders David Murray to strengthen Lankan Reds
Murray has joined CR&FC as the strength & conditioning coach for the upcoming season. He is

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National Rugby
New rules to curb shortcomings – Mendis
Sri Lanka Schools Rugby Football Association (SLSRFA) is in a desperate attempt to implement new rules for school's coaches from the next rugby season
Sri Lanka Referees - Statement Update
From time to time, we will update our stakeholders on progress being made in Sri Lankan refereeing. You are important partners, and we want you inform
Video - "We trained hard for 3 weeks, we had a good plan so we won the title" - Fazil Marija
Words from Sri Lanka's conquering Rugby Captain Fazil Marija and SLRFU President Asanga Seneviratne at a felicitation meted out to the Tuskers by the

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Rugby Features
Refa Hora? If you can accept the challenge, please come take the whistle
Sri Lanka Rugby Referees Society was formed in the year 1953 and Mr.C.A Cameron headed the first year. Initially it was under the SLRFU and in the early 80s they operated as a
When a little footballer saved the day for Thomian Rugby
After the highs of 2013 S.Thomas’ College for a second year running, are having a miserable rugby season.
Tuskers….. Is the herd ready?
Sri Lanka Rugby on the back of their win over the Philippines has now the option of challenging the 3rd seed finisher of the Asian Rugby top three championship. The question i

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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 & School Rugby Leagues. 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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