NSBM Green Rugby 7s Tournament Press Conference

2018-Aug-29

NSBM Green Rugby 7’s: the first ever Inter-School Rugby Tournament for the under 21 category, will be held on 8 September 2018, at the Race Course International Rugby Stadium Colombo 7. There will be 16 top school teams will compete at the Inaugural Green 7s tournament. In line with the national agenda of providing our youth with the necessary skills for empowerment, and rightly so, as NSBM is under the ambit of the Ministry of Science, Technology, Research, Skills development and Vocational Training & Kandy Heritage, giving the institution an added motivation to work towards this goal.

NSBM encourages the nurturing of dynamic individuals, with the ability to proactively handle academia and extracurricular activities with finesse. Among the various sports available at the campus, Rugby plays a pivotal role, being a popular sport and an absolute favorite among the people of our nation, it has naturally seeped into the hearts and minds of NSBM’s students and staff, which led to the birth of this glorious event - NSBM Green Rugby 7’s: Inter-school Under- 21 Tournament.

The press conference comprised of team of Mr. Lasitha Gunarathne, President, Sri Lanka Rugby, Mr. Nazeem Mohamed, President, WPRFU, Mr. Waruna De Silva, Secretary, WPRFU, Mr. Shamrath Fernando, Chairman, Rugby Development, WPRFU, Mr. Tony Amith, Vice President, Sri Lanka Rugby Referees, Mr. Anil Jayasinghe, Referee Manager, Sri Lanka Rugby Referees and NSBM officials, Mr. Baratha Dodankotuwa (Chairman of Organizing Committee), Mr. Chaminda Rathnayake (Deputy Vice Chancellor), Ms. Upeksha Hettithanthri (MIC of NSBM Rugby), Mr. Chiranjeewa Atapattu (Head of Marketing), Mr. Mohamamed Shafraz (Head of students affairs) Mr. Tisal Yatawara (President of NSBM sports council) Mr. Kasun Wimalasooriya (Captain NSBM Rugby), NSBM Rugby Team members and all MIC’s of NSBM sports.