Sri Lanka Rugby (SLR) have decided the recently postponed games in the ongoing league rugby tournaments will be played on the third and fourth weekends of the League Rugby Championship in March 2022.
The four sides (CH and FC, Police SC, Army SC and Kandy SC) were caught up when some of their players were tested positive for the new Omicron Covid-19 variant.
This year’s tournament is going to be a battle between defending champions Kandy Sports Club and strong Havelock Sports Club which are the only unbeaten teams at the ongoing SLR League rugby tournament 2022.
Last week Kandy SC withstood a fierce challenge from Police Sports Club before emerging victorious by 36 points to 23.
Thus far unbeaten Kandy SC has beaten Air Force (34-12), CH and FC (39-3), Navy SC (35-30), CR & FC (45-26) and Police (36-23).
Meanwhile the unbeaten Havelock’s SC has overcome Navy SC (21-5), Army SC (36-14), Air Force (26-22), CH and FC (20-17), Police (21-17) and scored a runaway 53-3 win over traditional rivals CR & FC in their match for the Commander Eustace Matthysz Trophy.