Asian rugby sevens series third leg Sri Lanka fights for supremacy

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By 2017-10-13

The final leg of the Asian Rugby 7's series, powered by Dialog, will kick-off at the Race Course International Stadium on 14 and 15 October, where Sri Lanka Rugby Men's and Women's teams will scrum down for supremacy against the heavyweights of Asian Rugby.

Sri Lanka, after putting up a spirited performance in the Hong Kong and South Korean legs of the tourney, is expected to put on a strong performance at Race Course. Defending champions Hong Kong are expected to retain the title despite stiff opposition from Japan, South Korea and home favourites, Sri Lanka. During the last two legs, Sri Lanka took the Plate title after losing narrowly to strong outfits from Hong Kong and Japan.

The final leg is proudly powered by Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka's most prolific promoter of sports, instrumental in propelling the country's National team. Dialog has close association with the sports and is the proud sponsor of the national 15-a-side and 7-seven-a-side rugby teams. Dialog also sponsors the club rugby league and club rugby knock-out tournament played for the coveted Clifford Cup.

The two-day tournament will be broadcast live on Dialog Television Channel number 1 and will also be available via live streaming on and the Dialog My TV mobile app. Entrance is free.
The tournament will kick off at 10:00 a.m. on both days.



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