Rugby is slowly catching interest among women in Sri Lanka

Central Province Rugby Football Union which is under the leadership of  a top rugger player and administrator Iswan Omar  has received good response from the Girl’s schools in Kandy namely – Girl’s High School, Good Shepard Convent, Mahamaya MV, Hillwood College, Puspadana MV, Seetha Devi MV, St. Anthony’s Convent, Hamamalee MV, Sumangala MV, Poramadulla MV  Matale, in the progress of the game. To further help in the promotion, they need rugby balls and coaches. According to news, initially Tag Rugby will be introduced for the age groups of U/14, U/16, and U/18 on non-contact version.
They are planning to have tournaments for age groups of U/8 to U/18; the main setback is the CPRFU has no funds. Rugby Training and Education programme in partnership, if the controlling body provides the province necessary equipment and funds. It will be success. They also have an idea of promoting, playing smart, technical programme, injury management, modified  laws for age grade players, Principles of development of codes of conduct, planning and organizing referees society and   planning of divisional, district, provincial, inter-provincial tournaments.