Udani Edirisinghe becomes first female manager of Rugby Club

As the Dialog Club Rugby season is set kick off next month with the Dialog Inter-Club Sevens tournament, the Colombo Hockey and Football Club (CH & FC) has decided appoint a ‘boss-lady’ to manage the men of the rugby...

“Sri Lanka Schools Rugby is off the charts” – Bryan Habana

South African Rugby Legend Bryan Habana, speaking at the HSBC Premier Lifestyle webinar series, expressed excitement and surprise at the popularity of Rugby in Sri Lanka, particularly in the schools arena. In the first episode of the webinar series, host...
Rohitha Rajapakshe and Sudarshana Muthuthanthri

CH ready to take on DRL 20/21 all guns blazing

The Gymkhana Club has appointed their board of directors and also named the Coaching contingent of CH & FC ahead of the Dialog Rugby League 2020/21 and the upcoming Dialog Inter-Club Sevens tournament.  After receiving the expertise of veteran coach...

Kavindu De Costa to lead the Reds in 2021

The Colombo Rugby & Football Club (CR & FC) has appointed experienced scrum-half Kavindu De Costa as captain for the upcoming 2021 season. He takes on the reigns from Omalka Gunarathane as the club looks for greener pastures post-pandemic. A product...

Return of the Dialog Rugby League

It’s been exactly 6 months since Sri Lanka had any competitive rugby in the country and finally earlier last week the newly appointed Sri Lanka Rugby president Mr. Rizly Ilyas announced that the inter-club Sevens will be played this...
Rizly Illyas

Dialog Rugby will restart in October

Newly appointed President of Sri Lanka Rugby (SLR) Rizly Illyas is confident that the country can resume the sport of Rugby and have their first tournament by the end of October 2020. “We have made a document that includes all...
Nifler Ibrahim

Nilfer lets go of Kingswood!

Champion coach Nilfer Ibrahim has recommitted to St. Joseph’s as he looks to take over as head coach at Darley Road for the upcoming 2021 Schools Rugby season. It was just last year that Ibrahim ceased relations with his former...
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Asanga Seneviratne joins Asia Rugby Executive Committee

Former Sri Lanka Rugby President, and current Sri Lanka Rugby Life Member nominee, Mr. Asanga Seneviratne has once again been given a position in Asia Rugby after Indonesian represent Mr. Gondo Gambrio resigned from the Asia Rugby Executive Committee...

Rugby Sevens receives funding boost from World Rugby

World Rugby announced a rugby sevens funding boost of US$2.5 million to optimize teams’ Olympic preparations for the Tokyo Olympic Games, scheduled for July 2021.  With all sports impacted by the global COVID-19 pandemic and the Olympic Games postponed by...

11 names nominated for Sri Lanka Rugby Life Members

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Sri Lanka Rugby (SLR) was held last Saturday (26th August) at Ramada Hotel, Colombo with a number of prominent members of the rugby fraternity. It was an eventful evening as President Elect, Rizly Ilyas,...

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