Asian Games 2018: Sri Lanka reach Rugby Sevens semi-finals

Asian Games 2018: Sri Lanka reach Rugby Sevens semi-finals

August 31, 2018   05:40 pm


Sri Lanka defeated China 17 – 12 on Friday to qualify for the Rugby Sevens men’s semi-final match of the Asian Games 2018 in Indonesia.

Sudam Parinda Suriyaarachchi, Anuradha Srinath Rankothgedara and Thuwan Reezas Raffaideen cored a try each for the Lankans.
Earlier in the day the Tuskers had progressed to the quarter-finals with a 36-0 win over Afghanistan with Sudam Sureyaarachchi scoring two of their tries.

In the other quarterfinal matches Japan defeated Chinese Taipei (43 - 0), South Korea beat Malaysia (40 - 5) while Hong Kong thrashed Thailand (52 - 0).

Sri Lanka will face Japan in the first semi-final on Saturday (September 1) and Korea will take on Hong Kong in the second semi at GBK - Rugby Field.


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