CR-Navy will be a close game | Daily News

CR-Navy will be a close game

Danushka “Gertha “ Perera-Tarinda Ratwatte
Danushka “Gertha “ Perera-Tarinda Ratwatte

A closely fought out battle can be expected between two high riding teams in CR & FC and Navy SC when they lock horns in their first round Dialog ‘A’ Division inter-club league rugby encounter at the CR & FC grounds in Longden Place today, kick off will be at 3.45pm.

Red shirts are packed with some outstanding players but they should get their act together if they are to pull off a win against the formidable Sailors and to achieve that the several national players who are in their ranks have to give off their best today under the new leadership of acting captain Tharinda Ratwatte.

Meanwhile the young Navy outfit at present are in team rebuilding stage and are under the watchful eyes of their dedicated and committed head coach Mothilal Jayathilaka, ably assisted by experienced national player Dev Anandh and captained by experienced club player in flanker Danushka “Gertha” Perera will know that losing this game could mean somewhat of a setback for

them in there path to gain the league championship to achieve glory, hence they will come out with their best outfit for this game and will go out with all guns blazing to topple the CR & FC and make a deserving win.

Navy SC (Probable XV)

Roshan Ranasinghe, Dulanjana Wijesinghe, Kasun De Silva, Supun Peiris, Adeesha Weeratunga, Danushka “Gertha “ Perera (Captain), Kanchana Perera, Janith Laksara, Richie Darmapala and Mohamad Abzal, Budhdhima Piyaratne, Lahiru Gamage, Musheen Faleel, Supun Dilshan, Thilina Weerasinghe, Head Coach : Mothilal Jayathilake, Asst.Coach : Dev Anandh

CR & FC (Probable XV)

Udara Gayan, Supun Warnakulasooriya, Kokila Sammandapperuma, Panduka Angammana, Charana Chamikara, Shemal Weerasekara, Gayan Jayamanna, Omalka Gunaratne, Kavindu De Costa and Chanaka Chandimal, Randitha Warnapura, Tarinda Ratwatte (Captain), Kushan Indunil, Reeza Rafaideen, Chamod Fernando, Coach: Fereti Verabula (Fiji)

High riding Kandy go out favourites

The high-riding Kandy SC will go out favourites against depleted Police SC in their Dialog ‘A’ Division League rugby match at Police Park today. Match will commence at 3.45pm. The forte of the Kandy have been their power-packed forwards along with their fierce tackling speedy three quarters, hence they are bound to come up with another superb display with all their fifteen players are likely to give of their best under play maker cum former national captain Fazil Marija.

Kandy SC (Probable XV):

Ganuka Dissanayake, Damith Dissanayake, Ashan Darling, Sashika Jayawardena, Shehan Dimitri, Soyuru Anthony, Heshan Kalhara, Buwaneka Udangamuwa, Srinath Sooriyabandara and Fazil Marija, Danusha Dayan, Gayan Weeraratne (Captain), Danushka Ranjan, Anurudda Willawara, Thilina Wijesinghe. Head Coach: Sean WijesinghePolice SC (Probable XV): Not yet selected.

Head Coach: Shamly Nawaz 


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