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Kandy hold on despite valiant CR comeback

Kandy Sports Club managed to win a nerve-wracking game against arch-rivals CR & FC 31 points to 26 in their Dialog Rugby League encounter played at Longdon Place this evening. Kandy scored 28 of their 31 points in the first 20 minutes of the game but struggled thereafter as CR’s comeback fell short by just

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Rejuvenated CR gun down the high-flying Soldiers

CR & FC comprehensively defeated the ‘giant killers’ Army SC, 53 points to 33 in their Dialog Rugby League encounter played at Longdon place earlier this evening. CR outside half Stephan Sivaraj kicked off the game under perfect conditions for fast, open rugby. Army had the possession in the early exchanges, but a handling error

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Havies regain the Mathysz Trophy in tight tussle

Havelock Sports Club managed to win the crucial game in the Dialog Rugby League against arch-rivals CR & FC 31 points to 20 in a game which was played for the ‘Mathysz Trophy’ at Havelock Park. CR outside half Stephan Sivaraj kicked off this Derby game under lights as CR & FC managed to dominate

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CR get a thumping beating from CH

It was CH & FC who were going all out from the kick-off whistle dominating almost 60% of possession in the first quarter. Unfortunately, they failed to convert possession to points. CR’s lacklustre defence in the first few minutes didn’t reflect on CH & FC’s scorecard early in the first few minutes but later crumbled

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‘Marco’ fondly remembered by his mates

The early hours of December 30th surfaced with horrifying news that shocked the entire rugby fraternity of the country. It was the tragic death of the beloved Kokila Sammandaperuma aka ‘Marco’. An unexpected turn of events resulted in the demise of a cheerful, friendly and a humble individual of the sport. The CR & FC

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Cops snatch win in a scrappy game

A last-minute try by Primesh Dhanushka snatched victory for Police SC against CR&FC by 21 points 18 in the Dialog Rugby League match at Longdon place. It has been a tough two weeks for the reds as they are still mourning for the loss of their teammate Kokila Sammandaperuma, fondly known as Marco. Before the

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Missed kicks and bad decisions result in leagues’ first draw

CR & FC took on Army SC at Ratmalana in the final week of the first round of the Dialog Rugby League 2018/19. It was a see-saw battle from the start as the Soldiers led 14 – 12 at half-time. However, after a late surge in the dying minutes, CR managed to escape from the

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CR hang on for bruising victory

CR & FC were pushed to the brink, however, the hosts managed to hang on by the skin of their teeth, getting back to winning ways defeating a fighting Air Force outfit 36-27 at Longdon Place, to kick off week 6 of the Dialog Rugby League 2018/19. The home side made 7 changes — Captain

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Havelock forwards drive CR out of the park

Niroshan Fernando and his men in pink outplayed the CR lads at Longdon Place earlier today, much to the credit of the Havelock forwards. The scores read 21 points to 5 at halftime in favour of the visitors who managed to end the game 31 – 22 securing a bonus point victory remaining unbeaten going

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CR & FC’s first loss of the first round

CR & FC played good rugby and after the first 20 minutes, it looked like they would cause an upset as they racked up the points. But the hosts came roaring back in the second half and blew CR & FC away, with some outstanding performances. There was some spectacular attacking from both teams and

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