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CR and FC find stiff opposition from Army SC players in the inter-club Dialog League rugby Tournament match which the Red Shirts won 35-15 at Longden Place on Saturday (November 21). (Pic by Chandana Wijesinghe)

Red Shirts record 35-15 win in Dialog Inter-club Rugby Tournament

By Indika Amarasinghe

CR and FC came from behind to made a remarkable second half rally and beat Army Sports Club 35-15 in their maiden match of the Dialog Inter-club League Rugby Tournament at Longden Place on Saturday (November 21).

The winners found their momentum after ‘lemons’ and reversed a first half score that read15-9 (in favor of Army) to plant four tries, within the space of 22 minutes and run away with the game in the end. CR&FC scored 35 points (4 Tries , 3 Conversions , 3 Penalties) as against Army’s 15 ( 2 Tries , 1 conversion , 1 penalty) in the end.

The match was refereed by Aruna Rankothge, who had an excellent game with the whistle.

Sports Editor’s note- Await full match report and quotes from the two team coaches