The Milestones of Hisham Abdeen; a name written in Gold

A prolific flanker, an inspirational leader and a profound name in the sports community of Sri Lanka, Hisham Abdeen. As a schoolboy ‘Hisham’ was a name that most sports enthusiast spoke of, for the immense promise he showed in...
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...
Zahira College Rugby Team 2017

Zahira looking to recreate glory of yesteryear

After a long wait of 14 years, Zahira College Colombo has been handed a golden ticket back to the top division of the schools’ rugby league as they prepare to be back in contention for the illustrious league title....
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Isipathana looking for League title glory

The revolutionists in Sri Lanka Rugby, Isipathana College will embark on a journey to bring back the League title as they ready themselves for their 55th Schools Rugby season. Squad View Full Squad on ThePapare Stats Centre

“Green Machine” determined to defend their title

With a relatively new set of players and a new coaching set up, it is a transition period for the defending champions Isipathana but the Havelock town school have set their sights on the title this season too. VISIT...

Can Lote Raikabula lead Trinity to its elusive title?

Trinity College Kandy is just one win away from a Schools league title that has eluded them for 30 long years on the back of some brilliant rugby dished out this season. Lions from the hill capital are the longest...
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D. S. looking for Cup Championship entry

D. S. Senanayake College will continue a third consecutive year in the schools rugby top division and will aim at surviving in the cup championship this season. With a balanced side, the Dons are set to give stiff competition...
Suhiru Anthony

The Silent Assassin in Sri Lankan Rugby – Suhiru Anthony

He is a man of few words even though his name is a familiar one in the Sri Lankan Rugby circuit. He doesn’t have a Facebook fan page nor does is he active on social media like other rugby...
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Trinity looking for long awaited League title

Having last won the Schools Rugby League back in 1987, the Lions from the hill-capital; Trinity College Kandy enter this year’s competition with intentions of winning the league title as well as bringing home the coveted Bradby Shield. Squad View Full...

Schools Rugby – Team of the 1st Round

With the 1st Round of the Singer Schools Rugby League coming to a conclusion last month, here’s a look at ThePapare’s Team of the 1st Round after the end of five weeks of rugby action. ThePapare’s panel of commentators...

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