Harsha Samarasinghe, accepting the award as the winner of the DHL Match Ball Delivery campaign. Present on the occasion was (from left) Mario De Silva, National Commercial Manager, DHL Express Sri Lanka, Dimithri Perera, Country Manager, DHL Express Sri Lanka, Winner – Harsha Samarasinghe, Asanga Seneviratne - President SLRFU and LasithaGunaratne - Vice President SLRFU

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services and logistics company, announced that Sri Lankan school boy under-14 rugby player Harsha Samarasinghe received an opportunity of a lifetime to deliver a match ball at a Rugby World Cup 2015 (RWC 2015) game.

He will be the official Match Ball delivery boy for the scheduled RWC game on 6 October to be held at Leicester. He won this honour through the DHL Match Ball Delivery Program contest, after an online and SMS voting campaign.

Harsha Samarasinghe, is an under-14 rugby player from Trinity College, Kandy, and will have the unprecedented honor of delivering the official Match Ball on to the field of play, during Rugby World Cup in September 2015.