Havelocks who emerged triumphant after a bruising 2012 Dialog Club Rugby League Tournament, eyes double crown to bag Dialog Clifford Cup Knockout Tournament in coming weeks.
Havelocks broke the stranglehold Kandy SC had on the Sri Lankan club rugby circuit during this year’s Dialog Club Rugby League by taking down Kandy SC by a strong performance that left no one in doubt as to their champion status. Havies last won the league championship way back in 1981. Havelocks’ received a boon as sponsor Dialog Axiata PLC have confirmed their commitment to the Park club for the next two years. The sponsorship will give Dialog Axiata exclusive branding rights over the Havelocks Rugby Team and its ground premises
Havelock SC, popularly known as ‘ Havies’ have become league champions 11 times and won the coveted Clifford Cup knockout championship six times.
Earlier this year Dialog Axiata inked an exclusive five year contract with Sri Lanka Rugby Football Union (SLRFU) to sponsor the Sri Lanka 15 a Side National Team, the ‘A’ Division Club Rugby League Tournament and the upcoming Clifford Cup Tournament.