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...

Dialog Club Rugby for 2019/20 over!

Speaking to ThePapare.com Sri Lanka Rugby President, Lasitha Gunaratne officially informed that the Dialog Clifford cup will no be played this year, bringing the Dialog Club Rugby 2019/20 season to a close.  Although it was initially planned to conduct the Dialog...
Emerging players

The Emerging players of the DRL!

The Dialog Rugby League has seen many players evolve from ‘schoolboy’ to 'Professional' Rugby player, throughout the years. Today, let’s take a look at the youngsters who will surely stamp their mark in the club rugby arena.  Janidu Dilshan (CR...

Team of The League DRL 2019/20

So after 14 long weeks of a very one sided league, it’s now time to finalize the top XV of the league. In the last ‘What the Ruck' episode, Inshaf Caffoor, Saajid Nazmi and I, along with the opinions...
Dialog Clifford Cup

Will the Dialog Clifford uncoil?

Considering the present pandemic-COVID19, which has caused many countries around the world to locked down, Sri Lanka Rugby made the following decisions after an emergency council meeting held on the 16th of March 2020.  The Dialog Rugby League super round...

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