Kandy’s Ranjan returns to haunt Havies

Published : 11:23 pm  February 5, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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In what turned out to be a one sided show, Kandy SC showed true champion grit as they put on a second-half blitz to beat Havelock SC 26 – 11 in the last fixture of the penultimate week of the Dialog Rugby League 2016/17 played at the Havelock Grounds on Sunday

Spirited Navy down CR at home with impressive win

Published : 9:10 pm  February 3, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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A spirited Navy SC outfit came from behind to walk away victorious against CR & FC, with a 37–34 win in their penultimate fixture of the Dialog Rugby League 2016/17 played at Longdon Place on Friday.

Six Nations champions England ready for France ‘war’

Published : 8:29 pm  February 3, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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It was once billed as ‘Le Crunch’ but outspoken England coach Eddie Jones was ready for a rugby ‘war’ against France in the opening match of his Grand Slam champions’ Six Nations title defence at Twickenham on Saturday.

Police overcome last-minute scare to beat CH

Published : 1:47 am  January 30, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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In a ‘bottom of the table’ battle, Police SC managed to emerge victorious against CH & FC, whom they beat 26 points to 21, in their fixture of matchweek 12 of the Dialog Rugby League 2016/17 played at the Police Park grounds yesterday.

Kandy in 11-try blitz to thrash Air Force

Published : 11:29 pm  January 29, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Kandy Sports Club took sweet revenge for their first round defeat at the hands of Sri Lanka Air Force when they scored an easy 73 points (11 tries, 9 conversions) to 13 point (2 tries, 1 penalty) win against the same opponents at the Nittawela Rugby Stadium on Sunday.

Dominant South Africa win Wellington Sevens

Published : 8:21 pm  January 29, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Rampant South Africa crushed Fiji 26-5 to win the Wellington Sevens on Sunday and extend their lead at the top of World Series competition.

Blitzboks red-hot in Wellington sevens

Published : 4:22 pm  January 28, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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South Africa continued to set the pace at the Sevens World Series in Wellington on Saturday, while former New Zealand coach Gordon Tietjens’ return to his homeland with Samoa fell flat.

Springboks at their lowest but will rise again, says Mallett

Published : 10:48 am  January 27, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Two-time rugby union world champions South Africa are at their lowest ebb but former coach Nick Mallett told AFP they can return to being a power in the sport.

Jones confirms Hartley as England captain

Published : 6:51 pm  January 25, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Eddie Jones ended the speculation over the England captaincy on Wednesday by confirming Dylan Hartley was set to lead the side in their Six Nations opener against France next month.

Milner-Skudder extends NZ contract until 2019

Published : 3:44 pm  January 25, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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All Blacks winger Nehe Milner-Skudder has extended his contract with the Wellington Hurricanes and New Zealand Rugby until after the 2019 World Cup in Japan.

Ashton says England exile sparked Toulon move

Published : 10:50 am  January 24, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Chris Ashton has said the combination of his ongoing England exile and his treatment by rugby’s disciplinary authorities prompted his decision to leave Saracens for Toulon.

Farrell flies as Saracens down Leicester

Published : 2:40 pm  January 2, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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England star Owen Farrell scored all 16 points as Saracens won 16-12 at Leicester in the English Premiership on Sunday to tighten their grip on second place.

All Blacks prop Faumuina to join French club Toulouse

Published : 11:13 am  December 29, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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New Zealand prop Charlie Faumuina has signed on with French club Toulouse but said Thursday he still wants to be available for the All Blacks when the British and Irish Lions tour next year.

France to stop picking ‘foreign’ players for national rugby team

Published : 11:11 am  December 21, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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France will no longer select non-French players for its national team, French federation president Bernard Laporte said on Tuesday.

Ryan says Fiji sevens should split from FRU

Published : 10:56 am  December 20, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Former Fiji sevens coach Ben Ryan on Tuesday said the team he led to Olympic glory should split from the Fiji Rugby Union (FRU) to ensure they are properly managed.

Maduranga’s late try gives SL thrilling win  

Published : 1:36 am  December 12, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Center Thanuja Maduranga’s late try in the dying stages helped Sri Lanka record a thrilling 27-21 win against Malaysia in their Asia Under-19 Rugby Championship opening match played at the UTM Sports Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Sunday.

Kandy SC’s late burst too much for CR

Published : 1:25 am  December 12, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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After an evenly contested first half, Kandy SC came back strongly in the second half with some professional play to outclass CR and FC by 53 points (seven tries, six conversions, one penalty and one drop goal) to 29 points (four tries, three conversions and one penalty) in their Dialog Inter-Club ‘A’ Division League rugby encounter played at the Nittawela Stadium yesterday.

Havelock SC survive stern Army test

Published : 12:12 am  December 5, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Havelock Sports Club made it five wins out of five in the Dialog Rugby League 2016/17 when they beat Army Sports Club, by 37 points to 26, at Havelock Park on Sunday.

Resurgent Navy humble Kandy at Welisara

Published : 12:06 am  December 5, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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In an electrifying game which went down to the wire, Navy SC emerged victorious as they beat defending champions Kandy SC 37-32 in the Dialog Rugby League 2016/17 at the Navy Grounds yesterday.

Close but no win for Police, as CR hold on

Published : 10:34 pm  December 3, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Police Sports Club put in one of their better performances of the season at the Longdon Place against CR & FC in the Dialog Rugby League on Saturday but were left winless despite a coming close in the second half, losing 31 points to 21.

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