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Sri Lanka sevens rugby team in action at Paris World Games today

The Sri Lanka national sevens rugby team under the leadership of former S.Thomas College Mount Lavinia and present CH and FC rugby player cum hardy third row forward Sudarshana Muthuthanthri will come out for the first time today against “Leopards Sevens” team from Congo at the Paris World Games in France and will be competing in Group A .

By taking part in this tournament the national sevens rugby team will gain necessary experience for the upcoming Asian Games in Indonesia , which is due to take place in August. Sri Lanka will be one of the eight teams that will participate in this invitational sevens tournament in Paris, France that will kick off today.

The groups for the tournament are as follows:

Group A Sri Lanka Rugby Team Club HEC (France), Team Leopards Sevens (Congo),

Team Ocean’s Seven (France)

Group B Team Bagneux (France), Team Wolves 7 (Belgium),Team Tahiti Nui (Tahiti),

Team Kmer 7 (Cameroon),

The first day of the tournament today will see Sri Lanka Men’s seven’s rugby team take on “Leopard Sevens” team -Congo then “Ocean’s Seven” team - France and in their last match will take on “Club HEC” team from France respectively.

The top two teams according to the respective total points will automatically qualify for the semifinals which is due to kick off on day two on Sunday based on the group rankings, while the bottom two teams will play for the fifth/sixth place playoff on the same day.

Sri Lanka Men’s “Tuskers” fixtures are as follows:

Saturday 7th July 4, 2018

Sri Lanka v Leopard Sevens -

2.10 pm (SL time)

Sri Lanka v Ocean’s

Seven 6.10 pm (SL time)

Sri Lanka v Club HEC 8.50 pm

(SL time)


 

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