CR & FC seal victory with a 2nd half comeback

Nippon Paint Rugby League 2023


The Reds secured a stunning 2nd half comeback win over Police SC by 19 points to 6 at Police Park.  

The first half saw the whole side taking a surprising lead over CR & FC by 6 points to 0. It was a resilient effort from the Cops who defended desperately, and the Reds struggled to maintain possession. Prince Chamara was the point scorer for Police SC.  

For the visitors, Vice Captain Gemunu Chethiya came very close to scoring, but he unfortunately knocked it on at the half-an-hour mark.  

Half Time: CR&FC 0 – Police SC 6 (2P)  

In the second half, CR & FC managed to get their act together and scored their first try through Skipper Suhiru Anthony through a line-out.  

Photos – Police SC vs CR & FC | Nippon Paint Rugby League 2023/24 – Week 2

They continued their dominance with another try through Skipper Anthony, who scored an under-the-post try. Yasas Kavindu converted the try. In the latter part of the game, Lasindu Karunathilaka put the icing on the cake while Ishan converted the try.  

Full-time: CR & FC 19-6 Police SC  

Point Scorers  

CR&FC: Suhiru Anthony 2T, Lasindu Karunathilaka 1T, Yasas Kavidu 2C 

Police SC: Prince Chamara 2P