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Ananda bags Western Province Rugby Sevens Title

The champion Ananda College Rugby Team with officials
The champion Ananda College Rugby Team with officials

Ananda College emerged champions of the Western Province School Games Seven-A-Side Rugby Tournament when they defeated D. S. Senanayake College 21-7 in the final played at Zahira College Grounds, Maradana.

Earlier, in the semi-finals D. S. Senanayake outplayed President’s College, Maharagama 29-0 while Ananda had the better of Zahira 17-7. Meanwhile, President’s College secured third place when they edged out Zahira 19-12 in the consolation final.

The tournament was organised by the Western Province Education Department in collaboration with Sri Lanka Rugby (SLR) with a special sponsorship from SLR President Rizly Illyas. The awards were presented by Chief Guest Roshan Deen (Chairman SLR Development), Dhammika Kulathunga (Assistant Education Director - Physical Education and Sports), Trizvii Marikkar (Zahira Principal), Aufer Johar (Zahira Rugby Coordinator) and K. S. P. Karunaratne (Tournament Coordinator)


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