By Indika Amarasinghe
Navy SC were made to fight till the very last minute by a gallant CR&FC side before centre Lee Keegal scored the match wining try to give his side a hard fought 21 (2Tries, 1 Conversions, 3 Penalties) to 20 ( 2 Tries, 2 Conversions, 2 Penalties) victory in their Dialog ‘A’ Division Inter-club League Rugby Tournament match played on 2January at CR grounds in Longden Place.
The winners led 16 – 13 at half time.
For Navy, tries were scored by Yoshitha Rajapaksha and Lee Keegal while Thilina Weerasinghe put over the penalties and made the conversion.
Kavindu De Costha and Shashan Mohamad scored the tries for CR&FC while Prince Chamara booted the penalties along with the conversions.
Referee – Priyantha Gunarathna
Kandy thrash Havies 18-8
In another match of the tournament played on January 2 unbeaten Kandy SC thrashed the hapless Havelock’s SC by 18 ( 2 Tries, 1Conversion, 2 Penalties) To 8 ( 1Try,1 Penalty) at Havelock Park in Colombo.
Kandy were leading 8 Nil at the breather.
Vishvamithra Jayasinghe and Fazil Marija scored the tries for Kandy, while Roshan Weerarathna fired across the penalties and made the conversion.
For Havies Captain Sadun Herath scored the solitary try, while Rimzie Jamaldeen put over the penalty.
Referee: Aruna Rankothge