Zahira and Shamly; A story for the ages

A Coach, mentor and friend. How often do you see such qualities in one person that could not only bring out the best in one player but rebuild a lost culture in an entire school that once was rich...

Survey by WR reveals mass growth around the World

A recent survey done by Nielsen Sports has revealed that the game of Rugby continues to grow a big following, since its inclusion into the Olympic Games with 1 in 9 people being rugby followers. Results according to a World...

The wonder kid from the hill-capital

Team Sri Lanka had just made it on to the playing turf at the Hong Kong Football Club in Hong Kong for the first leg of the Asia Sevens Series. A fortnight ago, the Sri Lanka Rugby team had...

A look back at the Asian 7’s Series

The Asian Sevens Series was first held in 2009 by Asia Rugby as a series of regional rugby sevens tournaments featuring national sevens teams. It has been held regularly since then to determine Asia's best team in the sport of rugby...

The Black Ferns – The greatest team on this planet?

Rugby and the All Blacks; is there any greater love story? Complete dominance and, utter humiliation of opponents, never before in the history of sport has there been such a dominant and successful team. That's not just because the All...

How has Sri Lanka performed in at the Asia U20 7’s?

As the Sri Lanka Under 20 Rugby 7’s squad prepares for the forthcoming tournament to be held in Hong Kong on the 10th & 11th of August, ThePapare takes an in-depth look at how the Junior Tuskers have performed...

7 Standout players at the Mercantile Sevens

The glamourous Mercantile Sevens tournament concluded for the 48th time over the weekend as Access managed to put an end to MAS’ supremacy. Who stood out, who lit up the tournament and who were the players who made the difference...

Magnificent Sevens: Who to look out for in the 2018 Dialog Mercantile 7s

With the Schools’ season done and dusted, and the Club season getting underway with the club sevens a fortnight ago, ThePapare.com profiles players to have a look-out for at the Dialog Mercantile Sevens Rugby tournament which will be played...

Seven of the Best: Dream Team of the Schools’ Sevens

A whole host of schools’ rugby superstars graced the scene, some for the final time and some to gain valuable experience. From bouncing off tackles to the Fijian style Razzle-Dazzle, the talent on show at the Royal Complex was...
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Peterite Rugby – Back to the Spotlight!

After eight seasons of defeat and disappointment, the 2018 Singer Schools Rugby Season saw the emergence of the heavyweights St. Peter's with the team under veteran coach Sanath Martis finishing 3rd in the league and later defeating arch-rivals St....

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