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
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 will no longer select non-French players for its national team, French federation president Bernard Laporte said on Tuesday.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.