Singer Sri Lankan Airlines Rugby 7's

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Singer Sri Lankan Airlines Rugby 7's
Singer Sri Lankan Airlines Rugby 7's Logo.jpg
Singer Sri Lankan Airlines Rugby 7's Logo
Sport Rugby sevens
Founded 1999
No. of teams 24
Country 12 countries
Most recent champion(s)  Hong Kong
Official website www.singersrilankan7s.com

The Singer Sri Lankan Airlines Rugby 7's is an annual international rugby sevens event held in Kandy, Sri Lanka of the Kandy Sports Club and staged at the Bogambara Stadium. It Is usually held in September and runs for three days. The Main sponsors of the event are Sri Lankan Airlines and Singer, other sponsors include Rolls Royce, Airbus Industries, SITA, Haesl, IAE International, CFM, John Keells Elephant House, Lion Brewery and Amaya Resorts.

History[edit]

Singer Sri Lankan Airlines Rugby 7's was established in 1999, it has been running for nine years and is going to host its tenth this year.

Participants[edit]

The Singer Sri Lankan Airlines Rugby 7's brought together all the rugby playing Asian countries on one platform for the first time. It is an achievement even the much famous Hong Kong Sevens tournament could not attain.

Past Champions[edit]

Year Cup Plate Bowl
1999  South Korea  Malaysia  India
2000  Chinese Taipei  Japan  Thailand
2001  Chinese Taipei  Denmark  Czech Republic
2002  Portugal  South Korea  Hong Kong
2003  Kenya  Sri Lanka  Arabian Gulf
2004  Japan  Sri Lanka  Kazakhstan
2005  Japan  Sri Lanka  Arabian Gulf
2006  South Korea  Thailand  Malaysia
2007  Hong Kong  China  India
2008  Malaysia  Kazakhstan  Singapore

Past Champions (Schools)[edit]

Year Cup Plate Bowl
1999 Isipathana College Kingswood College No Competition
2000 St.Anthony’s College Trinity College Wesley College
2001 St Peter's College Wesley College Ruhunu Combined
2002 Vidyartha College St.Anthony’s College St. Thomas' College
2003 Isipathana College Royal College Dharmaraja College
2004 Kingswood College

St. Sylvester's College

Isipathana College
2005 St.Anthony’s College Science College Dharmaraja College
2006 St.Anthony’s College Kingswood College St. Sylvester's College
2007 Isipathana College Dharmaraja College Vidyartha College
2008 Isipathana College Dharmaraja College Ananda College

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