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Royal Rugby Fiesta 2014

The Royal College Group of ’91 is holding their annual Touch Rugby tournament, ‘Royal

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ARFU Asian Sevens Series Standings

ARFU Asian Sevens Series (Mens) 2014   ARFU Asian Sevens Series (Womens) 2014  

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Dialog Rugby 2014

Schedule of the Dialog Rugby League 2014/15

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Kandy SC out to redeem lost pride

Kandy Sports Club created a unique record by dominating the game for several years in all

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Inconsolable loss for Tuskers as the bronze slips from grasp

Sri Lanka’s bronze medal hopes went begging by a whisker as they lost to South Korea 17

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"I have a Good Feeling about tomorrow" - Fazil Marija

Sevens sensation Srinath Sooriyabandara is unlikely to play in tomorrows semi final agains

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International Rugby
Super Rugby: Japan chosen to host new franchise from 2016
Japan will host a new franchise in the Super Rugby competition, the southern hemisphere's premier club rugby tournament, from 2016.
Williams a 'talented' mercenary, says ex-Blacks coach
Former All Blacks coach Laurie Mains on Thursday labelled code-hopping rugby star Sonny Bill Williams a mercenary, albeit a supremely talented one.
Manu Tuilagi: England centre to miss New Zealand Test with injury
Manu Tuilagi will miss England's autumn international against New Zealand after suffering a recurrence of his groin injury in Leicester's European Rugby Champions Cup win over Ulster.
Treu in doping allegations
Paul Treu will face an anti-doping disciplinary hearing after an investigation has found steroids in supplements given to players on the Kenya Sevens team.
Kiwis slam Aussie juniors' haka response
New Zealand rugby league bosses have criticised Australia's "disrespectful" response to the traditional haka pre-match challenge after it almost sparked an all-in brawl at a junior international in Au
All Blacks squad for MyRepublic Northern Tour
Strong side picked for Tests against USA, England, Scotland and Wales
Carter, Sonny Bill back for the All Blacks
New Zealand on Monday welcomed back superstars Dan Carter and Sonny Bill Williams for next month's northern hemisphere tour but dropped pivot Colin Slade, despite his heroics against Australia at the

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School Rugby
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
Trinity powered over Isipathana to claim plate in U 18 rugby
Two top teams relegated to the Plate level of the U 18 ‘fifteen a side’ rugby to tournament  sa

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Club Rugby
Dialog Rugby 2014
Schedule of the Dialog Rugby League 2014/15
Kandy SC out to redeem lost pride
Kandy Sports Club created a unique record by dominating the game for several years in all domestic i
Gladiators win the second leg becoming overall joint champs with Typhoons
Marvelous Marija led his team with a 80m solo try in the finals of the second leg win over the North

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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
The power of rugby to break down borders
The phrase “It all started as a bet” could be the beginning of many a whacky tale of misadventure but for Israeli rugby referee Ariel Cabral there was something much more
Video - Exclusive Interview with Springboks 7s Players taking part in Carlton 7s 2014
South Africa 7s Players playing for North Central Typhoons team at the Carlton Super 7s Tournament 2014
Subtract points, not players
Whether referees are getting it right or wrong is no longer the issue. Red and yellow cards are killing some potentially great rugby contests. Nobody wants to watch a match in

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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
Recent Articles
Personality - Rugby
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.
“I represented the first XV in the 9th grade" – Lasindu Ishan.
As an emerging rugby player from Science College Lasindu Ishan has been outstanding  representing not only his school but the country as a part of the U 18 national side. ThePapare.com met up with Lasindu to speak about his experiences and thoughts on being an integral part

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