A 12 member Sri Lankan Women's squad for the upcoming Asia Rugby Sevens Series 2nd Leg to be held in China was named under the captaincy of Sanjeewani De Silva.
3 changes have been made to the squad that participated in the 1st leg. Randika Kumudumali, Shanika Madumali and Ayesha Perera miss out this time. In place coming into the squad are Nadeeka Munasinghe, Kumari Dilrukshi and Dilini Kanchana.
The Sri Lankan women's team ended up in 6th place after losing the plate final to Thailand. Earlier on in the tournament they impressive wins against Malaysia and Singapore. The women will be looking forward to an improved performance in China
Sudath Sampath will continue as the Head Coach of the team. Also on tour will be Ruwani Deepika (Medical Person), Amila Chathuranga and Shela De Saram assisting in the team management and logistics.
The Asia Rugby Series 2nd Leg will be held at the Huizhou Olympic Stadium, Huizhou, Guangdong, China on the 14th and 15th September. With the 3rd leg scheduled to be held in Colombo on 28th and 29th September.
The women's segment will have teams participating from Japan, People's Republic of China, Hong Kong, Kazakhstan, Thailand, Singapore, South Korea and Sri Lanka.
The Sri Lanka Women's Squad:
Sanjeewani De Silva (Captain), Anusha Atthanayake, Ayesha Kaluarachchi, Dulani Pallikkondange, Thanuja Weerakkodi, Wasana Weerakkodi, Nimesha Wijewardena, Jeewanthi Gunawardena, Dasuni De Silva, Nadeeka Munasinghe, Kumari Dilrukshi and Dilini Kanchana.
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