Recent Articles - Rugby
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 pl

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St. Joseph’s annihilate hapless CWW Kannangara

St. Joseph’s College posted the highest score in the current Schools Rugby season when t

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Pathana Pips Double Blues!

Isipathana College came out comprehensive winners in their U-20 Singer League encounter wi

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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 laps

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Warnakulasuriya scores four as Royal make it two wins in a row

Royal College secured their second win of the season today as they defeated Science Colleg

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Last minute Penalty gives St. Peter’s first win for the year

Decisive last minute penalty kick by Peterite flyhalf Jayawickrema sealed a close 13-12 vi

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International Rugby
Russia qualify for World Series in dramatic fashion
Russia beat Zimbabwe 22-19 to win the World Rugby Sevens Series qualifier, a victory which leads Andrey Sorokin's side to become one of the 15 core sides on next year's series.
Fiji reign supreme in Hong Kong
Fiji were outstanding in beating defending champions New Zealand 33-19, their second consecutive Cup final win, at the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens, round six of the HSBC Sevens World Series.
The Mental Recovery of Injury
I’ve been active my entire life in everything from swimming to gymnastics to basketball.
Debbie Jevans resigns as boss of 2015 organisers
Debbie Jevans has resigned as chief executive of England's World Cup 2015 (ER2015) organising committee, citing personal reasons.
Hong Kong aiming to realise special dream
Hong Kong are one of 12 sides set to compete in the core team qualifier at the Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong Kong Sevens this weekend.
Cricket win gives NZ boost for Hong Kong Sevens
Defending champions New Zealand will go into the Hong Kong Sevens Friday with an extra spring in their step after the Black Caps' stunning victory in the cricket World Cup semi-finals.
Test aiming to cap special year with Olympic qualification
With 50 HSBC Sevens World Series tournaments under his belt, USA star Zack Test is certainly not short on experience. But the 25-year-old try centurion says that when it comes to sevens know-how no-on

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School Rugby
Lions ravage the Eagles to register second win
Trinity College Kandy went on to register their second win for the 2015 season beating their traditi
Thora trumps Rajans in sin-bin battle
S.Thomas’ College bounced back strongly from last week’s loss, inflicting Dharmaraja their secon
St. Joseph’s annihilate hapless CWW Kannangara
St. Joseph’s College posted the highest score in the current Schools Rugby season when they crushe

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Club Rugby
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
Kandy's disallowed try?
Kandy received a 5m penalty.  Roshan goes to take the tap, which was in fact an ingenious move as

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National Rugby
Video - SLRFU consults Garratt to help referees
ThePapare.com interviewed Garratt Williamson former international rugby referee on his appointment as referees consultant.
DHL Sri Lanka to deliver Rugby World Cup 2015 dream to a local child
One young avid Sri Lankan rugby player will be the envy of many, as he/she is entrusted the distinct honor of presenting the official Match Ball to a
Sri Lanka misses the plate at Borneo Sevens 2015
The Tuskers could only beat the minnows Singapore and China in the group stage and lost twice to Papua New Guinea and Tonga and once to Hong Kong in t

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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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Dialog Rugby 2014 - Weekly Analysis
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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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
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 College 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 U20 Sri Lank

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