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Police overcome Air Force-29/12

Police Sports Club's Shan Akila powers his way past two Air Force defenders in their Dialog ‘A’ Division League Rugby Match played at Police Park yesterday which Police won 29/12. Picture by Samantha Weerasiri
Police Sports Club's Shan Akila powers his way past two Air Force defenders in their Dialog ‘A’ Division League Rugby Match played at Police Park yesterday which Police won 29/12. Picture by Samantha Weerasiri

Police Sports Club overcame Air Force Sports Club by 29-12 in the Dialog inter club rugby fixture played at Police park yesterday.The Winners collected their points from four tries, three conversions and a penalty while visitors finished with two tries and a conversion respectively. Police dominated the first half to lead 29-0 but failed to score in the second half.

The policemen took an early lead when their fullback Nisal Samadhi scored an

unconverted try in the third minute of the game and three minutes later another excellent try was scored by Kasun Rajakaruna and this time place kicker Yohan Peries converted. 12-0

In the 15 minute of the game Police third try was scored by Shan Akila

. Yohan once again made no mistake with the conversion and also put over a penalty to make it 22-0

Several yellow cards were received by the Air Force and also did so many mistakes which put paid to their chances of scoring in the first half.

In the 30 minute of the game Udaya Sanjula got into action and scored a try and Yohan booted the conversion further extending their lead to 29-0 at half time Thimira Amanda scored the first try for Air force but skipper Gayantha Iddamalgoda failed to add the extra points. The second try for Air Force was scored by Shashika Fernando in the 73 miuntes of the game and this time Gayantha Iddamalgoda added the extra points.

Havelocks edge out CH and FC

Havelock Sports Club edged out CH and FC by 40-37 in another fixture under lights played at Havelock Park yesterday.

Winners scored four tries, four conversions and four penalties while CH and FC replied with six tries, two conversions and one penalty.

Havies Mithun Hapugoda and Dinushan Ariyapala scored back to back converted tries in the first five minutes of the kick off and CH replied with three back to back tries and only one try was converted by their places kicker Hirusha Samapath.

Prasad Madushanka (two tries) Mohamed Absal, Rohitha Rajapaksa, Warren Weerakoon and Niwanka Prasad (one each) scored the tries for CH.


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