Royal at Rugby Festival 2011
Saturday 30th July 2011

Royal at Touch Rugby Carnival 2011 - Tournament Report


Royal (ORAUK) Touch Rugby team participated at the 3rd Annual Sri Lanka Schools Touch Rugby Carnival held at Harrow Rugby Football Club, Stanmore, Middlesex HA7 4LF on 30th of July 2011.

Royal met Isipatana A in the first group match. Royal lost this match by a single try (0-1). Royal received a walkover from St. Thomas’ and then went on to meet Dharmaraja next. Royal beat Dharmaraja by 3 tries to nil and qualified for the Quarter Finals. Royal met St. Peter’s in the Quarter Finals were unlucky not to score in the first half. Royal lost to eventual winners St. Peter’s by a single try (0-1).

In the Plate tournament, Royal having progressed through to the Final lost in extra time to Zahira.

It was encouraging to note that Royal fared well against the finalists of the Cup tournament Isipatana and St. Peter’s losing the matches by a solitary try despite missing some of the key players this year.

Royal was captained by Azwer Mansoor. 

Scroll down for some of the photos captured at the event. Click each photo to view a large version.

For Royal (ORAUK) Rugby contact Azwer Mansoor on 07828423755, Email:azwermansa@hotmail.com

Shanaka Herath for ORAUK Media Unit.


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