November 29, 2023
Chicago 12, Melborne City, USA

High gamers in motion at CR and FC Centenary Rugby Sevens

The CR and FC Centenary Rrugby Sevens can be labored off on a grand scale from March 31 to April 2 on the CR and FC grounds, Longden Place.

The match will comprise of a males’s inter-club sevens, girls’s sevens and a colleges sevens match.

CR and FC president Ted Muttiah talking at a press briefing mentioned that the centenary marks a exceptional journey not just for the CR and FC however for rugby in Sri Lanka. The membership based by Colonel E.H. Joseph for the good thing about Ceylonese in an period dominated by Europeans has earned a popularity as one of many best rugby golf equipment in Sri Lanka which has produced a number of ruggerites who’ve go onto don the Sri Lanka Jersey with distinction and received so many trophies together with membership rugby’s richest prize the Clifford cup.

He congratulated the CR and FC staff for the superb efficiency within the season in changing into ‘A’ division league runner-up and clinching the Cllifford Cup after 17 years.

He mentioned the centenary sevens match will improve the popularity of the membership and paid a glowing tribute to Event Director Dilroy Fernando who was capable of receive the companies of two international girls’s groups and worldwide referees for the rugby sevens.

Muttiah mentioned that it will likely be a historic event as that is the primary time {that a} sevens match is carried out for all three classes. Males’s, girls and colleges.

The Event Director Dilroy Fernando mentioned that the match will see all of the ‘A’ Division groups participating Kandy SC, CR and FC, Navy , Police, Air Pressure, Military, Havelocks and CH and FC.

Twelve prime colleges will vie for the faculties match Royal, St. Peter’s and Wesley have been drawn into group ‘A’ whereas Trinity, St. Joseph’s and Piliyandala Central are in Group ‘B’ Isipathana, Vidyartha and Zahira have been drawn into group ‘C’ whereas Kingswood, S. Thomas and D.S. Senanayake will battle it out in group ‘D’

The ladies’s match may have all 4 ‘A’ division groups Military, Navy, Air Pressure, CR andFC and two prime international staff Burraneer RFC staff from Australia and Doha RFC from Qatar.

Kandy SC, CR and FC, Police and Military have been drawn into Group ‘A’ for the Males’s match whereas Air Pressure, Havelocks, Navy and CH and FC will battle it out in Group ‘B”within the Males’s match.

Referees from Australia, Japan and Singapore will officiate within the match together with native referees.

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