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Sports news from Kandy

Indoor Stadium in a mess

The new Kandy Municipal Council indoor stadium with dormitory facilities at Katukelle is in a mess, largely due to a person with no sports background despite the availability of many people who can run the place well. Over to the Mayor, a gentlemen who does the correct things.

Sportsman Dananja manager

Former Kinswood College footballer player Dananja Samarakoon who played for the school from 1992 to 1998 and later for clubs and Kandy district has come in as the new manager of the Dialog branch Kandy and is all out to give his best for the poor man’s game football.

CPRFU to get a push

Sri Lanka Rugby has decided to give a helping hand to the CPRFU to organize a tournament. The CPRFU was established in 1992 and at its peak in 2002 the CPRFU included top clubs Kandy SC, Dimbulla A & CC, Dickoya Maskeliya CC, Peradeniya University, OTSC and Kandy Youth SC , all of whom have at one time or another competed in the A Division.

The CPRFU also embarked in forming ‘B’ division clubs, which included Katugastota RFC, Polgolla RFC, Mawilmada RFC, Matale RFC, Nuwara RFC and Pilimatalawa RFC and by 2008 had 18 clubs playing in the up-country rugby league. There were 49 schools in the Central Province engaged in rugby apart from schools like Trinity, Kingswood, St. Anthony’s, Dharmaraja, St. Sylvester’s , Sri Sumangala and Vidyartha.

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