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...

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...
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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...
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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...

The Salary Cap: A way forward? Pt. 2

"The salary caps allow teams with less talent to have the same opportunities to entice players away from better teams as they have the same amount of money (theoretically) to work with.  Instead of having some teams with deep pockets...

Sri Lanka Sevens star exits CR

Former St. Anthony’s College Skipper and Sri Lanka Sevens young gun, Dinuk Amarasinghe, has crossed over from CR & FC back to the park where he began his career, Havelock Sports Club.  Amarasinghe was in hot form playing at Centre...

Kandy SC recruit a Top Try Scorer of the 2019/20 League

Kandy Sports Club has recruited Havies young gun, the 3rd top try scorer of the concluded Dialog Rugby League, Shawket Lahir. Hailing from Royal College and later becoming a household name in the rugby fraternity, the power-packed flanker has...

Thushitha Peiris at the helm of Havelock SC

One of the country’s premier sporting clubs Havelock Sports Club elected its former player Thushitha Peiris as President to lead the club for the years 2020/21. He succeeds Romesh Abeywickrema who held office in the last two years. The Havelock...

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