CH & FC signings cripple CR & FC

In a shocking move, CH & FC has signed 10 players from CR & FC ahead of the Dialog Rugby League season of 2020/21.  The signings include last year’s captain Omalka Gunaratne who will join hands with the Maitland Crescent...
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Time to say goodbye to Schools Rugby 2020?

Following the new Covid19 developments in the country, the Ministry of Education has decided to call off all sports activities for the calendar year of 2020. The decision taken by the Ministry of Education, in consultation with the health authorities,...
Viper Gunaratne

Key appointments made at SLR

The newly-appointed Sri Lanka Rugby (SLR) president Rizly Illyas and his executive committee have made a number of appointments to sub-committees for the next two years. Former Kandy Sports Club legend and veteran coach Nihal ‘Viper’ Gunaratne was appointed as...
Bryan Habana

Racism, Rugby and Siya KolisiBryan Habana opens up

In the first episode of the HSBC Premier Webinar Series, BBC International Sportscaster, Andrew Cotter and Springbok legend Bryan Habana touched on one of the biggest yet unspoken topics in the world of sports; Politics and Racism – especially...

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...

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