CH sink Navy with 34-26 win | Daily News

CH sink Navy with 34-26 win

CH captain cum flanker Yoshitha Rajapaksha (With ball in hand) trying to evade a tackle from a Navy defender while his team mates Sudarshana Muthuthanttri ( Left  ) and Nivanka Prasad, Sajith Saranga and Prashath Madushanka (Right) rush for help. Picture by Sudesh Patabendige
CH captain cum flanker Yoshitha Rajapaksha (With ball in hand) trying to evade a tackle from a Navy defender while his team mates Sudarshana Muthuthanttri ( Left ) and Nivanka Prasad, Sajith Saranga and Prashath Madushanka (Right) rush for help. Picture

CH and FC broke the hearts of the Sailors with a stunning 34 points (4 tries, 4 conversions, 1 penalty, 1 Drop Goal) to 26 (4 tries, 3 conversions) win over a fighting Navy sports club outfit in their Dialog ‘A’ Division inter club league rugby tournament first round match played at Navy grounds in Welisara yesterday.

The winners led 27 points to 5 at half time.

For the winning CH and FC team the four tries were scored by scrum half Sudam Sooriarachchi (two), flanker Sudarshana Muthuthanttri (one) and hooker Prasath Madushanka (one) while the four conversions, the solitary penalty and the superb drop goal were fired across by full back Samuel Maduwantha.

For the losing Navy Sports Club the four tries were scored by winger Chathura Seneviratne, number eight Radeesha Seneviratne, prop forward Charith Silva and winger Saliya Handapangoda one apiece with skipper Thilina Weerasinghe slotted in the three conversions.


 

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