The new kid on the rugby block, Hambanthota Sharks are prepared to give their best in order to climb up the ranks in their 2nd club rugby season as their Dialog Club Rugby League 2014/15 campaign kicks start on 31st of October with the curtain-raiser against the defending champions, Navy SC. 

Havelock SC finished third in the Dialog rugby league 2013/14 season and also became the runners up in the Clifford cup knock out trophy. The men in pink are playing in their 100th year since establishment and are geared up with some fresh local talents and good bunch of foreigners despite main power forwards moving to Navy SC.

Twelve time league title contenders and the front runners of the Sri Lankan rugby sphere, Kandy Sports Club prepare themselves ahead of their greatest challenge faced so far; to bring the celebrated league title back to the hills.

Back to back Plate Champions in the Dialog Rugby League Police SC are looking to take that next step and finish this season in the top three.

The countdown to the 2014/15 Dialog Club Rugby League is almost over and the rejuvenated Army SC rugby team who are enriched with winning determination and will to work hard will be keen to bring back lost glory when they confront CR & FC in their season opener on the 2nd of November at their new home venue, Race Course International rugby stadium.

The most awaited premier club rugby tournament in Sri Lanka will kick off at Beliatta between the defending champions Navy Sports Club and Hambanthota Sharks on October 31st Friday 2014. ThePapare briefly peaks into some noticeable changes.

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 which 14 plays 15 in a game that meanders towards one inevitable result.

The Sri Lankan Women’s Rugby team has proven themselves as a strong arm in Asian Rugby recently. Accelerating up the ranks from the 14th position to Asia’s 5th; the national squad escalated themselves into a team of contention in Thailand as well as in India last year.  

Sri Lanka Rugby Football Union (SLRFU) has invited Mr. Gabbei  (IRB Referee development consultant) to conduct a rugby refereeing programme for the local referees.

It is the traditional Bradby dinner at the school main hall. The clock stares 8.30pm. The Royal 1st XV captain Shehan Pathirana is delivering his address. Trinity has lost the 1st leg 25 to 33 few hours earlier at Bogambara. The chaps from Colombo are on cloud nine.