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DateLine Sunday, 17 February 2008





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Kandy SC in two easy wins

The defending champions Kandy Sports Club scored two comfortable victories while Police Sports Club stunned CR & FC by holding them to a 19 all draw on the opening day of the Dialog Professional Rugby Sevens organised by the Sri Lanka Rugby Football Union which began at the Bogambara Stadium in Kandy yesterday. The tournament continues today at 8 a.m.

The best game of the day was the match between Police Sports Club and the strong CR & FC which saw the game fluctuating either way. The policemen ran into an early lead through a try and goal to lead 12-0 at half time.

But the red shirts hit back in the second half to snatch the lead through two goals and a try to lead 19-12.

But in the closing stages of the game the cops did the unexpected when they scored a brilliant try which was converted to equalise at 19-all.

A. Rankothge refereed.

Another upset was when Sri Lanka Army beat the strong CH and FC 19-14.

But the defencing champions Kandy Sports Club so far had an easy passage defeating Jawatte Lions SC 59-0 and also Galle Rugby Football Club 56-5 to keep their tag as one of the main contenders.

The results of the matches played yesterday.

Kandy SC beat Jawatte Lions 59-0, Army SC beat Petersons SC 47-0, Havelock SC beat Kurunegala RSC 42-5, CR & FC beat Old Zahirians 39-7, Jawatte Lions beat Galle RFC 15-7, CH & FC beat Petersons SC 43-0, Air Force beat Kurunegala RFC 35-5, Police SC beat Old Zahirians SC 48-0, Kandy SC beat Galle RFC 56-5, Army beat CH & FC 19-14, Havelock SC beat Air Force 26-7, Police drew with CR & FC 19-all.


Gamin Gamata - Presidential Community & Welfare Service
Ceylinco Banyan Villas

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