Sri Lanka Teams In Asia Sevens

The under 20 team of Rugby 7s were recently victorious as they flew back to their country with the title crown. The Under 18 team has then been contesting the Chinese Taipei team in the finals and they were also able to see victory as they gained the Cup. It is appropriable stated that the young Tuskers were able to light a bright path with their achievements.

In the Asian Schools under 18 championship event of Rugby 7s, the Sri Lanka team was able to showcase their skills and superiority. The top contenders in this tournament were teams like Chinese Taipei. They were also the host nation. In the finals the Sri Lanka team won by 10 points. The Junior Tuskers were able to defend as well as attack in an impressive manner. This helped them gain a great victory against the Chinese.

In the history of the country, it is the first time that the overall Cup was won by them. In the first leg of the tournament they were able to finish third. This took place in Hong Kong. They were able to beat countries like Taipei, Philippines, Singapore, China and UAE in the group stages. The finals saw them face to face with Taipei again. There was a trial scheduled for the very last minute as well. The final score between the two countries was 10-5.

For those who witnessed the game, the Chinese Taipei team was able to dominate the first four minutes of the game. The Lankans however, defended themselves well enough. The hosts put in pressure in the first half, but they were unable to keep it up through the game. However, it did turn out to be an interesting and gripping one for the spectators who thoroughly enjoyed witnessing the game and seeing the win.