St. Peter’s in wafer-thin win over St. Anthony’s

Published : 12:38 am  February 25, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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St. Peter’s College prevailed against St. Anthony’s College Katugastota with a wafer-thin two points (27–25) in another U20 schools rugby encounter played at Bambalapitiya on Friday.

Ugly scene mars Trinity’s big win

Published : 12:33 am  February 25, 2017 |  3 comments  |  Print This Post  |  
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An unnecessary incident instigated by a Wesley College player, who kicked a Trinity College player on the verge of touching down for a try in the dying stages of the match, marred an otherwise decent game at Longdon Place on Friday.

Schmidt desperate for Ireland to ‘stay alive’ against France

Published : 11:36 am  February 24, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Ireland coach Joe Schmidt hopes to end France’s title challenge and keep his own side’s dreams of Six Nations glory alive when the sides meet at Dublin’s Lansdowne Road on Saturday.

Havelocks down Navy to set up epic final

Published : 12:41 am  February 24, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Havelocks SC ran riot to beat a sloppy Navy SC outfit 39-13 in their Dialog Clifford Cup Knock-Out Rugby Tournament second semi-final match played at the Race Course Grounds in Reid Avenue on Thursday.

Kandy annihilate CR and FC

Published : 12:38 am  February 23, 2017 |  One comment  |  Print This Post  |  
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Defending League and Clifford Cup champions Kandy Sports Club defeated CR and FC by 56 points (nine tries, four conversions and one penalty) to 16 points (one try, one conversion and three penalties) in their Clifford Cup Knock-Out Rugby Tournament first semi-final encounter played at the Nittawela Rugby Stadium in Kandy on Wednesday.

Super Rugby has plenty to tackle in 2017

Published : 11:29 am  February 22, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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A new Super Rugby season kicks off this week with bosses pledging to tackle its unwieldy conference structure, exhausting travel schedules and lopsided contests.

Injured Irish trio expected to face France

Published : 12:30 pm  February 21, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Ireland stars Johnny Sexton, Rob Kearney and Conor Murray are expected to prove their fitness for Saturday’s Six Nations showdown with France by taking part in a full training session on Tuesday.

Kandy run riot to humiliate lowly CH

Published : 11:48 pm  February 17, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Defending Clifford Cup champions Kandy Sports Club sent out a strong warning to the other teams in the competition when they outclassed CH & FC by 121 points (19 tries, 13 conversion) to 3 (1 penalty) at the Nittawela Rugby Stadium yesterday.

CR overcome Air Force in late drama

Published : 11:17 pm  February 17, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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CR & FC managed to book their place in the semi-finals of the Dialog Clifford Cup 2017 when they beat Air Force SC 36 points to 33 at the Racecourse Grounds on Friday.

Scotland captain Laidlaw out of Six Nations

Published : 9:21 pm  February 15, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Scotland suffered a major blow on Wednesday as the Scottish Rugby Union announced captain Greig Laidlaw will miss the rest of the Six Nations with an ankle injury.

Israel Dagg staying with All Blacks

Published : 12:45 pm  February 14, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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All Blacks back Israel Dagg said Monday he had signed to stay in New Zealand until the end of 2019, turning down lucrative offers from overseas clubs.

France edge past battling Scotland in Six Nations

Published : 11:54 am  February 13, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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France pulled clear in the final 10 minutes to defeat battling Scotland 22-16 in the Six Nations on Sunday.

‘Magnificent’ Hogg helped by better Scotland

Published : 9:24 am  February 12, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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When Stuart Hogg’s name appeared on the Scotland teamsheet for Sunday’s Six Nations clash against France, the Glasgow full-back was set to win his 50th cap.

England come from behind to beat Wales in Six Nations thriller

Published : 9:12 am  February 12, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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England coach Eddie Jones accepted his side had used up all their “get-out-of-jail cards” following a gripping 21-16 win away to Wales in the Six Nations.

Italy’s Parisse wary of wounded Ireland in Six Nations clash

Published : 9:45 pm  February 10, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Italy captain Sergio Parisse has warned against “surprise plays” and Ireland’s intention to “do damage” when they clash in a potential Six Nations bruiser in Rome on Saturday.

France bring in Goujon for Six Nations clash with Scotland

Published : 9:40 pm  February 10, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Flanker Loann Goujon replaces Damien Chouly in coach Guy Noves’s solitary change to his France team announced on Friday to face Scotland in the Six Nations on Sunday.

Wales ready to wait on North and Biggar for Six Nations clash

Published : 9:23 pm  February 10, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Wales will give George North and Dan Biggar as long as they can to prove their fitness for Saturday’s Six Nations clash against England in Cardiff.

England up there with All Blacks – Warburton

Published : 8:14 pm  February 8, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Wales star Sam Warburton has compared arch-rivals England to world champions New Zealand ahead of their Six Nations clash in Cardiff on Saturday.

Van der Westhuizen — one of the greatest

Published : 12:16 am  February 7, 2017 |  One comment  |  Print This Post  |  
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South African rugby legend and World Cup winner Joost van der Westhuizen, who died Monday aged 45, will be remembered as one of the greatest scrum-halves of all time.

Blitzboks down England for third Sevens series win

Published : 12:43 am  February 6, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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South Africa’s Blitzboks won their third World Rugby Sevens Series of the season with a dominant 29-14 victory over England in the final in Sydney on Sunday.

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