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Royal outclass Trinity to win the 71st Bradby

The second leg of 71st Bradby Shield was worked off at the Royal Complex. The first leg en

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School of our Fathers…

‘Gempa and Gompa’ were the greatest rugby players to ever grace this planet, one of th

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Sri Lanka Referees - Statement Update

From time to time, we will update our stakeholders on progress being made in Sri Lankan re

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Zahira win 4 out of 5

"Bringing the glory back Zahira looks fruitful after first 5 matches. The grounds are pack

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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 Se

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71st Bradby Shield: Review with Shehan Pathirana & Murad Ramzeen

Will Trinity make 5 in a row or will Royal take away the title?

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International Rugby
The Gentleman’s Game
When I was just five years old, I was already doing the haka in the mirror by myself. Whacking my legs, whacking my chest — I probably wasn’t doin
11 Thoughts Rugby Union Players Have When Forced To Play League
At one stage or another in our lives, we’ve all been forced to play a bit of rugby league (most likely in school). As a result it’s likely you’l
Rugby Championship kick off times confirmed
shortened Rugby Championship tournament which will start in Christchurch with a match between the All Blacks and Argentina.
Saders to take on Sarries in USA
The Crusaders will play Saracens at the 75,000 capacity Superdome in New Orleans on 1 August.
Seven finalists make France training squad for RWC 2015
Only seven France players from the match-day squad that ran New Zealand so close in the Rugby World Cup 2011 final have made the cut for Philippe Sain
Ex-England coach 'in line for France job'
Sir Clive Woodward is in contention to replace Philippe Saint-Andre as head coach of France, according to reports in the French press.

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School Rugby
Royal outclass Trinity to win the 71st Bradby
The second leg of 71st Bradby Shield was worked off at the Royal Complex. The first leg ended 23 –
Bradby Insights; Advantage one - will it be a repeat of 2011 ?
Royal College broke the three year hoodoo in the Lion’s den with a 23 – 22 nail-biting finish ag
The first round is over- But the league is still up for grabs
The first round of the Singer Schools Rugby league 2015 which got stretched a  few times due to Eas

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Club Rugby
Video - Crusaders David Murray to strengthen Lankan Reds
Murray has joined CR&FC as the strength & conditioning coach for the upcoming season. He is
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

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National Rugby
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
Dialog & SLRFU Felicitate the Tuskers
The national rugby team’s sponsors Dialog Axiata together with the SLRFU held a felicitation ceremony for the Tuskers, who became the Asian Rugby Ch

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Rugby Features
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
Tuskers Crowned Champions…. Is it enough?
The Sri Lanka Rugby team picked up the title of Division one Asian Rugby champion over the course of the last week beating Kazakhstan 35-15 and the Philippines 27-14 in Manila

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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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