Sri Lanka Army Rugby player suffers heart attack during training

One of Sri Lanka Army’s front row players has reportedly passed away this morning after being admitted to hospital, having suffered a heart attack during training. 33-year-old Gayan Shanika of the Gajaba Regiment has been training with the side when...

Nanayakkara boots CH in a cliffhanger as rugby returns from the wilderness

Rugby returned from the wilderness after a lapse of 18-month as Air Force failed to hang-on on their home paddocked as Thenuka Nanayakkara booted CH & FC to victory -- 21-23 -- in the first leg of the Commanders...
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CH & FC and Air Force Restart Rugby in the Country!

After a long lapse of over a year, rugby is finally set to resume in the country as the two clubs CH & FC and Air Force take the initiative in restarting the game with a two-legged friendly encounter.  The...

Air Force backs out of Commander’s 7s

In a sudden turn of events, the Dialog Commander’s Cup organized by the Sri Lanka Air Force and Sri Lanka Rugby has been officially called off.  Instead, Sri Lanka Rugby will host an Inter-Club 7s championship for the clubs who...
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Veteran Coach Shamly Nawaz to coach Air Force

Former Isipathana, CR & FC, and Sri Lanka represent Shamly Nawaz has been appointed as head coach of Air Force Sports Club ahead of the Dialog Rugby League season.  The Air Force assignment will be Shamly’s first stint in a...

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...

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...
Navy disrupts the Transfer market

Navy disrupts the Transfer market!

Navy Sports Club has followed in the footsteps of CH & FC, signing three key players ahead of the 2021 Dialog Rugby League. Former national caps Sajith Saranga, Sathya Ranathunga, and Niwanka Prasad have made their way back home from...

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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