Schools Rugby Round Up – Week 1-4


After an action packed start to the Singer Schools Rugby League, the Royal College 1st XV Rugby Team is placed comfortably at the top of Group 1A being unbeaten in 4 encounters, winning fixtures against St. Josephs College, St. Peters College (for the B.C. Anghie Cup) , Dharmaraja College and D.S. Senanayake College respectively.

Despite constant injuries, the Royal Team with a blend of youth and experience has showcased an exciting brand of attacking rugby, along with a rock  solid defense to remain unbeaten thus far. Captain Ovin Askey, ably assisted by deputy Sabith Feroze, has lead the side exceptionally under the guidance of head coach Mr. Sanath Martis.

Week 1 – 25th February
Royal 28 St. Josephs College 22
(Hamza Reeza 1T, Shenuka Perera 1T, Sabith Feroze 1T, Ovin Askey 1DG,  Mohammed Shaqir 2C, 2P)

Week 2 – 05th March
Royal 17 St. Peters 10
(Janidu Dilshan 2T, Himantha Hirusha 1T, Mohommed Shaqir 1C)

Week 3 – 13th March
Royal 18 Dharmaraja 15
(Sabith Feroze 1T, Hamza Reeza 1T, Mohommed Shaqir 1C 1P, Ovin Askey 1DG)

Week 4 – 19th March
Royal 47 D.S.Senanayake 07
(Pasindu Perera 1T, Lehan Gunaratne 1T, Janidu Dilshan 1T, Hamza Reeza 2T, Maleesha Perera 1T, Shenuka Perera 1T Nikhil George 6C)