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CH&FC protest referee's decision on disallowed try

The match between CH&FC and Army which was held on 16th November, in the round 3 of Di

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Pio Tuwai another Fijian Spice

ThePapare.com caught up with the Fijian 7's specialist Pio Tuwai on his debut club rugby s

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Resolute CH & FC go down fighting against Army

A determined and young CH & FC outfit missed out on a golden opportunity to topple the

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Police sink Hambanthota Sharks in a scrappy affair

Police SC recorded their 1st win of the season when they trounced Hambanthota Sharks by 20

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Final whistle saves Navy blushes

The Dialog Rugby league is providing top notch competition with teams going head to head w

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Wilwara brings Victory home for Kandy

A last minute 40m try by ‘Iron-man’ Anurudda Wilwara  saw Kandy  Sports Club saved f

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International Rugby
England 28-9 Samoa: Home side earn first autumn win
England secured their first win of the autumn as they saw off Samoa with a solid, if unspectacular performance.
Ireland 26-23 Australia: Schmidt's side complete autumn clean sweep
Ireland backed up their win over South Africa two weeks ago as they held off a determined Australia fight-back to edge victory in a thrilling game in Dublin.
Wales 16-34 New Zealand: All Black hoodoo continues in Cardiff
Wales' 61-year wait for a victory over the All Blacks goes on after a blitz of three late tries snatched what had been a see-saw contest away from them.
Retallick World Rugby Player of the Year 2014
New Zealand second row Brodie Retallick has been named the World Rugby Player of the Year 2014 by an independent panel, the fourth player from his country to win the prestigious award.
Sexton expecting to be target of Cheika's attention
Irish fly-half and world player of the year nominee Jonathan Sexton expects his former Leinster coach Michael Cheika to instruct the Australia players to give him a real going over in the one-off rugb
Wales v New Zealand: How can Wales end All Blacks hoodoo?
There was a time, shortly after World War Two, when Wales' record against the All Blacks was something to make the nation proud: a 75% win-rate, only one defeat in half a century to the men in black.
IRB becomes World Rugby as new brand is launched
World Rugby has officially launched with the unveiling of its logo and brand, bringing to a close the 2014 World Rugby Conference and Exhibition in London on Tuesday.

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School Rugby
Isuru Rangala to lead Trinity in 2015
The prolific No 8 and lock forward Isuru Rangala will captain the Trinity College 1st XV side for th
Royal Rugby Fiesta 2014
The Royal College Group of ’91 is holding their annual Touch Rugby tournament, ‘Royal Rugby Fies
Science edge Peters in U 18 final to claim the Cup
Science College edged past St Peters by 2 points in the final to claim the cup in the inaugural “M

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Club Rugby
Kandy wreck Navy’s unbeaten run since last year
South African flanker Christopher Cloete with an incredible performance, inspired the unthinkable fo
Sharks drown themselves with a third consecutive defeat
The fourth week of the Dialog Rugby League 2014/15 kicked off with Hambanthota Sharks taking on the
Army win despite a valiant effort by the Airmen in the second half
The fourth week of the Dialog Rugby is on and the match between Air Force and Army took place at the

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National Rugby
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
Dominant Lankan Tuskers advance to the cup quarter-finals in Beijing
Sri Lanka 7s rugby team topped the pool B in the Asian 7s Series, Beijing leg and progressed to the cup quarter-finals with 2 wins in 2 games on day 1
Mithun leads whilst Dulaj, Dunn & Theyagarajah debut
Sri Lanka Tuskers left the Island this morning ahead of the final leg of the Asian 7’s series in China. Sri Lanka finished third in rankings last ye

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Rugby Features
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
Airmen to brave season sans foreigners
The Sri Lanka Air-Force SC in a bold move, yet again decides to take on all the opposition without foreign players.  It was not the start they wanted in the new season where

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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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Personality - Rugby
Pio Tuwai another Fijian Spice
ThePapare.com caught up with the Fijian 7's specialist Pio Tuwai on his debut club rugby season here in Sri Lanka. Tuwai who is currently playing with Army S.C. has already made a menacing start in the XV's format. In 2009 Tuwai made his Fiji debut in San Diego scoring 25 po
Man of Steel – Anuruddha Wilwara
Built like iron and running like the wind Anuruddha Wilwara, Sri Lanka 7s rugby sensation has hit phenomenal form of recent.  ThePapare.com cornered him for a chit-chat on this latest escalation.

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