State funds vital for the growth of rugby – Asanga Seneviratne

Published : 6:42 pm  May 25, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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President of Sri Lanka Rugby (SLR) Asanga Seneviratne believes that state funds are an essential part if the sport is to reach its peak at international level in the near future.

Review: Royal secures League and Bradby first-leg in style

Published : 5:18 pm  May 25, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Royal College are the new Singer Inter-Schools Under-20 League Rugby Tournament champions for the 2017 season. The team from Reid Avenue delivered the final blow on Saturday to regain the coveted title by overcoming the traditional rivals Trinity College 22-17 at Pallekele in Kandy.

Navodya wins bronze in Thailand

Published : 11:12 pm  May 23, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Sri Lanka’s Navodya Sankalpa won the Bronze Medal in the Boys’ 400 metres hurdles on the final day of the Second Asian Youth Athletic Championship which concluded at the National Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand on Tuesday.

Mourinho says Manchester attack victims in United’s ‘minds and hearts’

Published : 8:03 pm  May 23, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Jose Mourinho said the victims of a deadly bomb attack in Manchester were in the “minds and hearts” of his squad as Man United prepared for Wednesday’s Europa League final against Ajax in Stockholm.

Moyes resigns after Sunderland relegation

Published : 2:37 am  May 23, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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David Moyes has resigned as Sunderland manager following their relegation from the Premier League, the club announced on Monday.

Live updates: Under 20 Schools rugby league tournament – St. Peter’s College vs S. Thomas’ College; Isipathana College vs Wesley College

Published : 4:17 pm  May 20, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Updates from the Under 20 Schools Rugby League tournament matches

Pathana-Wesley clash for prestige

Published : 12:12 am  May 20, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Isipathana College and Wesley College will be hoping to conclude the Singer Inter-Schools League Tournament on a high note when they clash in their Under-20 rugby encounter at Havelock Park on Saturday (20).

SL face tough challenge from Malaysia

Published : 12:02 am  May 20, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Sri Lanka will take on Malaysia in a vital Asian Rugby Championship Division One Tournament fixture in Malaysia on Saturday (20).

Royal-Trinity should be a thriller with title on the line

Published : 4:22 pm  May 19, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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A rousing game of rugby is expected when the traditional rivals Royal College and Trinity College clash in the first-leg of the 73rd Annual Bradby Shield Inter-Schools encounter which will be played at Pallekele in Kandy on Saturday (20).

LeBron ties record with 11th All-NBA pick, Harden unanimous

Published : 4:05 am  May 19, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James matched a record with his 11th All-NBA First Team selection while Houston guard James Harden was a unanimous choice, the NBA announced Thursday.

Cavaliers again flirt with historic playoff start

Published : 12:41 am  May 19, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are on the verge of making their second consecutive 10-0 start to the NBA playoffs when they face the Boston Celtics on Friday.

Fitness is key to success for Tony Opatha

Published : 12:29 am  May 18, 2017 |  One comment  |  Print This Post  |  
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A confident and cocky cricketer, Opatha’s international playing career was brought to an end prematurely in 1983 after he and a group of Sri Lanka players undertook a rebel tour to South Africa, banned from international cricket at the time because of the apartheid regime. Opatha was crucified for eternity for that decision, being singled out as the person who led that tour, and he spent almost three decades away from the country plying his trade as a coach in the Netherlands, Ireland, South Africa and Bangladesh.

SL record easy win over the UAE

Published : 11:05 pm  May 17, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Sri Lanka made it two wins out of two games in the Asian Rugby Championship Division OneTournament after beating the United Arab Emirates (UAE) 33-17 in Malaysia on Wednesday.

Could have done better – Weeraratne

Published : 4:58 am  May 15, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Skipper Roshan Weeraratne believes that Sri Lanka could have put up a better performance in their Asian Rugby Championship Division I match against Philippines that was played on Sunday, which they won 24-13.

Live Updates: Under 20 inter-schools rugby league tournament – Royal College vs Wesley College; St. Peter’s College vs Zahira College

Published : 4:20 pm  May 13, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Updates from the Under 20 Schools Rugby Tournament matches

Live updates: Under 20 inter-schools rugby league tournament – Isipathana College vs Wesley College; St. Joseph’s College vs S. Thomas’ College

Published : 4:15 pm  May 13, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Updates from the Under 20 Schools Rugby Tournament matches

We have picked the best available talent – Michael Jayasekera

Published : 12:49 am  May 9, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Having picked from the best available talent, Michael Jayasekera, Chairman of Selectors of the Sri Lanka rugby team, on Monday said that he was confident the team could perform well at the Asian Championship Division I rugby tournament, which begins in Malaysia this weekend.

Avindu, Sandun lead Richmond’s fight back

Published : 12:47 am  May 9, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Avindu Theekshana whose bowling was instrumental in Southern Province lifting the Super U19 inter- provincial title on Sunday put in another dazzling performance but this time with the bat, as he along with Sandun Mendis led Richmond College’s fight back to end day one on a formidable score of 306 for 8 against Ananda College in the Singer U19 two-day league tournament final played at the Thurstan ground.

Colombo FC and Java Lane SC in FA Cup semis

Published : 4:36 pm  May 8, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Colombo FC and Java Lane SC qualified for the semi-finals of Cargills FA Cup football tournament winning their respective quarter- final matches played at the Sugathadasa Stadium on Sunday.

Avindu, Hansika steer Southern Province to title

Published : 2:46 am  May 8, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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A five wicket haul by left spinner Avindu Theekshana laid the foundation for Southern Province to record a win by 26 runs on the Duckworth /Lewis method over Western Province in the final of the Super U19 limited tournament played at R. Premadasa Stadium on Sunday to emerge champions.

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