Former Sri Lanka Youth rugby coach Colin Denish has been recalled to prepare the national Under-20 team for the upcoming Asian Youth Sevens to be held in two segments in Malaysia and Hong Kong this month.
Denish was the coach of the Youth team (15-a-side) in 2013 when the side earned a promotion to the Division One segment under the captaincy of Science College player Richard Dharmapala.
Sri Lanka Youth will play in the first leg Asian Sevens in Malaysia on 15th and 16th August and the second leg in Hong Kong on 21st and 22nd August.
Sri Lanka Under-20 squad:
Omalka Gunaratne, Dilhan Gamage, Kushan Silva, Asitha Punchihewa, Rehan Silva, Shenal Deelaka, Sudam Suriarachchi (all from Isipathana), Lasindu Karunatilleke, Prince Chamara, Prasad Silva, Supun Wijesuriya, Thanuja Maduranganage, Sajith Pothupitiya, Kumara Galagahahewage (all from Science College), Amitha Prabath Silva (Old Mudalians), Vimukthi Rahula, Chamika Samaratunga, Suneth de Silva, Thariq Salih (all from St. Joseph’s), Ishaaq Jurangpathi (S. Thomas’), Sithum Peiris, Ramesh Fernando, Viraj Weerasekera, Reeza Raffaideen, Kevin Dixon, Bhanuka Gamage, Nishon Perera (all from Agoal Rugby Academy), Dinesh Nainduhandige, Buddhima Piyaratne, Udara Jayapala (all from Kandurata), Shamri Burah (HAARFA Green) and Saranga Gunatilleke (Trinity)