Dialog Schools Rugby 7s launched

Format & Fixtures

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School’s Rugby is set to make a return after the extended hiatus, forced by the Global pandemic, with Dialog Schools Rugby 7s organized by Sri Lanka School’s Rugby Football Association (SLSRFA), kicking off this weekend with the Western provincial competition. The Inaugural school’s rugby competition after the pandemic was officially launched today(15th) at the Sports Ministry Auditorium.

Dialog School’s rugby 7s will see 50 school’s teams competing across 5 provincial tournaments. The tournament will kick off with the Western Province competition on the 18th & 19th December at the Royal Complex. Central province competition scheduled to be played on the 27th December followed by the North Western provincial competition which will be worked out on the 28th. Sabaragamuwa & Sothern province tournaments will be played on 29th & 30th respectively.

Opening competition of Dialog Schools Rugby 7s, Western province competition will feature 22 teams who will be divided into two segments according to their rankings in the previous year.

Day 01 (18th) will feature Ten teams of Segment B will be divided into four groups with the Group winners advancing to the Cup/Cup Plate Semi Finals. Group Runners up will compete in the Bowl/Shield Finals.

On Day 02,  Segment A competition will feature 12 top teams of the western province locking horns against each other for Cup, they will be divided into four groups of three with the Group winners advancing to the Cup/ Plate Semifinal. Group runners up will compete in the Bowl Semifinal while third seed of the group compete in the Shield semifinal.

Fixtures

  • Saturday 18th 2021 – Segment B Fixtures
  • Sunday 19th 2021 – Segment A Fixtures

Sri Lanka’s #1 Sports Hub, ThePapare.com will be bringing you live action, photos , results & updates of Dialog Schools Rugby 7s which will mark the much awaited return of schools rugby in the island.