ISSN: 1391 - 0531
Sunday, April 22, 2007
Vol. 41 - No 47

National Rugby team’s next action in Dubai

By Bernie Wijesekera

National Rugby Squad hard at practices - Pic by Ranjith Perera

The Sri Lanka rugby team will bind upfront with Mihin Lanka in their inaugural flight to Dubai on April 24 to participate in the IRB Asian Calendar 2007 fixture against Arabian Gulf to be held in Sharjah on April 27.

This was revealed to the Sunday Times by the President of the Rugby Union, DIG Nimal Lewke. He said the Lankan team is geared and prepared in advance for this first international for year 2007. The team is undergoing training with head coach Rob Yule assisted by Sudath Sampath and Nishantha Chanaka at the CR and FC grounds.

The squad: Dilan Ekanayake, Anuranga Walpola, Ranaweera, Senaka Bandara, Ashan Karunaratne, Sean Wijesinghe, Dilanka Wijesekera, Dushantha Lewke, Amjad Buksh, Faziel, Pradeep Liyanage, C. Vithana, Sanjeewa Jayasinghe (capt) Dinesh Kumara, A.Silva, M. Sheriff, Asanga Rodrigo, A. Dharmatilleke, D.Selvam, Anuja Perera. Manager. Cpt. Nanayakkara (Navy).

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