Spirited Chinese Taipei produced the biggest upset of the tournament when they defeated the mighty South Korea by 24-07 in their 2014 JWRT Asian qualifying match worked out at the Race Course International Rugby Stadium on a hot Wednesday afternoon.

Three tries inside the first 10 minutes of the 2nd half ensured Hong Kong out-class Sri Lanka junior Tuskers by 32-07 points in their 2014 JWRT Asian qualifying match worked out at the Race Course International Rugby Stadium on Wednesday evening. 

Legendary Fijian, Setefano Cakau took over the coaching duty on Sri Lankan 7’s team just before the Commonwealth 7’s games two months ago. However, he has not been back in the island since the Asian 7’s series second leg which was held early this month in Malaysia where the Tuskers ended up in 4th place.

Sri Lanka junior rugby team felt short by 3 points in the first match against Korea on Sunday as the final score stood 31-28 in favour of the visitors. On Wednesday evening, Junior Tuskers will have to counter  the tough opponent Hong Kong, who beat Chinese Taipei in their first match 44 – 05.

Hong Kong commenced their Junior Asian Rugby Championship 2014 campaign with a resounding 44-05 win over Chinese Taipei in the opening match played at Race Course International Rugby Stadium on Sunday afternoon. 

Sri Lanka junior rugby team suffered a heart-breaking 31-28 loss at the hands of the South Koreans on the opening match day of the Junior Asian Rugby Championships 2014 played at the Race Course International Rugby Stadium on Sunday. 

Junior Tuskers starting lineup against Korea

Junior Tuskers Interview & Quick fire Questions

Sri Lanka will host the Singer ARFU Junior Asian Rugby Championships 2014 from 21st September to 27th September at Race Course International Rugby Stadium. The official media briefing was held at Olympic House on Thursday evening to launch the tournament.

IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy (JWRT) qualifier between Hong Kong, Chinese Taipei, Korea and the host Sri Lanka will kick off on 21st Sunday afternoon at the Race Course International stadium.