Dialog Schools Rugby 7s Kicks off in style!

Dialog Schools U19 Elite Rugby 7’s – 2024


The Sri Lanka Schools Rugby Football Association (SLSRFA) yet again organized the Schools U19 Elite Rugby 7s for the year 2024, which kicked off today (20th April) at the Royal Sports Complex. Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, proudly provided  the corporate sponsorship for this tournament in order to empower the young Rugby talent in Sri Lanka.

Day 01 was packed with group stage matches and Bowl Quarter Finals, which provided the spectators today with some spectacular Rugby action.

The 19 teams are divided into 8 groups, with 5 groups of two teams and 3 groups of three teams.

A B  C D
Isipathana College Prince of Wales Dharmaraja College Royal College
St. Benedict’s College Sumangala Ananda College Carey College
Nalanda College
Science College Central College, Piliyandala Vidyartha College St. Peter’s College
Lumbini College St. Aloysius’ College Rahula College Maliyadewa College
Richmond College Siri Piyarathana

Day 01 Results:

Team Score Team
Science 44 00 Richmond
Central C Piliyandala 36 00 Siri Piyarathana
Isipathana 26 05 St. Benedict’s
Prince of Wales 24 10 Siri Sumangala
Dharmaraja 10 07 Ananda
Lumbini 38 00 Richmond
St. Aloysius’ 33 05 Siri Piyarathana
Royal 66 00 Nalanda
Vidyartha W/O   Rahula
St. Peter’s 31 00 Maliyadeva
Science 29 07 Lumbini
Central C Piliyandala 29 21 St. Aloysius’


Bowl Segment:

Team Score Team
St. Benedict’s 38 00 Sri Sumangala
Ananda 44 00 Nalanda
Maliyadeva W/O    
Lumbini 33 10 St. Aloysius’

The second day’s action will start tomorrow (21st April) at 9.20 a.m. with the Relegation match between Sri Sumangala College and Nalanda College. The big games in the Cup segment will kick off at 9.40 a.m.

Dialog Axiata PLC has made arrangements to broadcast the tournament LIVE on Dialog Television – ThePapare TV (Channel Number 63), Dialog ViU, and ThePapare.com for all those present, as well as for old boys, parents, supporters, well-wishers and Sri Lanka’s Rugby-loving community.

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