Are you ready to keep up with the Fun?
The much anticipated 7-a-side ‘C Rugby’ Tag Rugby Tournament that draws school rugby stars
of yesteryear, playing together with counterparts from their sister schools, will hit the pitch at
the CR&FC grounds in Longdon Place, with a game that doesn’t end at fulltime.
Also, creating a carnival atmosphere with street food, children’s play area, and of course music
with popular local brands including Link, Magic Box Mixup, Slipping Chairs and Rugrats and
some of the country’s best DJs.
The tournament is on Saturday, November 12th from 2 pm until midnight, promising a fun filled
day with action-packed tag rugby and entertainment that reunites old friends from schools.
There will be 44 games in total including three exhibition games played on two pitches. The
Bowl Finals are scheduled for 8.30 pm with the Plate Finals and Cup Finals played thereafter.
The event is earmarked as the first tournament that brings together brother and sister schools
on to the same pitch, reuniting to share friendship, wonder years and enjoy a great day of
rugby, music and fun filled activities for the entire family.
The tournament will have 16 combined teams of past students from brother/sister schools
Royal/Visakha, Isipathana/St. Paul’s, St. Joseph’s/St. Bridget’s, Kingswood/Girls’ High School
Kandy, Wesley/Methodist, D.S. Senanayake/Sirimavo Bandaranayake, Ananda/Musaeus,
Trinity/Hillwood and Ladies, S. Thomas’/Bishop’s, St. Anthony’s/Good Shepard Convent Kandy,
St. Sylvester’s/St. Anthony’s girl’s school, Dharmaraja/Mahamaya, St. Benedict’s/Good
Shepherd Convent and Vidyartha/Pushpadana Girls School.
Each team will be allowed two players above the age category of over-25, three players above
35 years of age and two female players from the sister school of the boy’s team. This mix
ensures players from different eras coming together and the anticipation and rush of
excitement of old comrades to register teams show huge promise for this event.
The event is organized by AGOAL International, headed by former Isipathana College and
CR&FC rugby player and renowned rugby referee Dilroy Fernando. AGOAL International has
organized this tournament six times previously. The 2019 champions were Science College.
Partnering the tournament is Elephant House for food, beverage and ice cream, Daraz, Mobitel,
BIC, PickMe, Papare.com and FriMi. ‘C Rugby’ promises to be an unforgettable experience,
packed with solid entertainment and fun for the whole family to enjoy.
Left to Right:
Mr. Gowshik Sathiyasiva – Head of Marketing & Communications
Mr. Randil Boteju – Senior Vice President Sales and Digital Banking
Mr. Kasun Gunarathne – Head of Marketing Elephant House Ice Cream
Mr. Dilroy Fernando – Tournament Organiser
Mr. Ruchira Galappatthy – Manager – Key Accounts
Mr. Indika Amarasuriya – DGM, Mobitel
Mr. Ranga Perera – Head of Daraz Advertising Solutions
Mr. Jermaine Ferdinandus – Associate Trade Marketing Manager – South Asia