Zahira Centenary 7s promises to kick off Schools Rugby Season with flair  

Zahira Centenary Rugby 7s

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Zahira Centenary Rugby 7s

Zahira College holds the distinction of being among the initial four schools in the island to introduce rugby. This year marks a significant milestone as they commemorate 100 years of rugby. In honour of this centennial celebration, Zahira College will host an Invitational Rugby 7’s Tournament at the Race Course International Stadium on March 2nd and 3rd, 2024. The tournament will feature the participation of 16 schools.

The tournament will embrace the thrilling 7s format, celebrated for its fast-paced action and excitement in rugby. It also provides schoolboys with a valuable chance to compete on such a prestigious stage.

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Below are the 16 Participating Schools

  1. Zahira College, Colombo
  2. Royal College, Colombo
  3. St. Peter’s College, Colombo
  4. Trinity College, Kandy
  5. Wesley College, Colombo
  6. Isipathana College, Colombo
  7. Kingswood College, Kandy
  8. Dharmaraja College, Kandy
  9. Sri Sumangala College, Kandy
  10. St. Aloysius’ College, Galle
  11. S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia
  12. St. Joseph’s College, Colombo
  13. Mahanama College, Colombo
  14. D.S. Senanayake College, Colombo
  15. Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala
  16. Lumbini College, Colombo

The esteemed event is proudly sponsored by Diamond Milk Moose Clothing, Ride Energy Drink, DASA Group, GNZ BIO SCIENCE, FROSTY, American Water and Sling Mobility.

Additionally, the tournament is being conducted in collaboration with ASIA RUGBY, Sri Lanka Rugby, and the Sri Lanka Schools Rugby Football Association (SLSRFA ). Rs.2.5 Million in cash reward awaits winners across various categories.

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A historical milestone to be set by diamond milk empowering Rs.2.5 million cash award. The Player of the Series will be presented with an electric bike courtesy of Sling Mobility.

The media partners will be Hiru FM & Sun FM, The Sunday Times, Daily FT, Dailymirror & Lankadeepa while the digital media and TV partner will be ThePapare and ThePapare TV respectively.