Kandy Sports Club pull out of Sevens

The defending league champions Kandy Sports Club will not be making it to the Commanders Cup Sevens Tournament proposed to be played in mid-March. The two-day tournament, organized by the national body Sri Lanka Rugby (SLR), was set to be...

Veteran referee Dinka to lead the Sri Lanka Referees

After hanging up his whistle in 2019, ending a long-running refereeing career which spanned for over 20 years, Dinka Peiris is now set to lead the Sri Lanka Rugby Referees as president for 2021. Having ventured onto refereeing solely due...
Ashoka Jayasena

Legendary Jayasena to head Rugby Selection committee

Former Sri Lanka Rugby, Kandy Sports Club, and Police SC stalwart Ashoka Jayasena will take office as the Chairman of Selectors for Sri Lanka Rugby in 2021 and 2022. Sri Lanka Rugby's (SLR) appointment received the green light from the...

Resumption of Sport in 2021 – 5 Talking Points

Following the discussion held between the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Health, and the Ministry of Sports, it seems like the resumption of sport in the island in 2021 is not too far away.  The committee decided that sports...
Asia Rugby

Is Sri Lanka ready for the Asia Rugby calendar?

Asia Rugby recently announced their 2021 calendar for rugby in the region after the 2020 event was canceled owing to the COVID19 Pandemic. But growing concerns arise in the country's rugby structure with no national rugby training conducted since the...

ThePapare Club Rugby Player of the Year 2020

The year 2020 was a bad year for sports, with 75% of the sporting action called off due to the pandemic. For rugby fans in Sri Lanka, the Dialog Rugby League was the only local action that was seen...
Steve Thompson

Steve Thompson in group of ex-rugby union internationals to sue for brain damage

Rugby World Cup winner Steve Thompson and seven other former players claim the sport has left them with permanent brain damage - and are in the process of starting a claim against the game's authorities for negligence. Every member of...
Rugby World Cup

World rugby awards: men’s and women’s 15s players of the decade to be unveiled

Rugby fans across the world will soon find out the Men’s and Women’s 15s Players of the Decade. Watch the World Rugby Awards Special Edition at 20:00 GMT on Monday, 7 December. With six Rugby World Cups split equally between...

Kandy and Sri Lanka national player Thilina Wijesinghe banned!

Sri Lanka Rugby and Kandy Sports Club star Thilina Wijesinghe has been handed a 4-year suspension after he was found guilty of using performance enhancing substances in August last year. He missed out on the Dialog Rugby League 2019/20...
The Bradby not played for the first time

The Bradby not played for the first time?

The pandemic hit Sri Lanka in early March bringing to an immediate halt all of the country’s sporting activities including the Schools Rugby League. The Dialog Schools Rugby League that started in the month of March did not progress beyond...

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