Dialog Rugby League 2019/20
Kandy SC continued their success with anther dominating victory in the Dialog Rugby League over CH & FC, beating them 45 points to 15 at Nittawela.
Kandy drew first blood with Tharinda Ratwatte slotting over a penalty in the 7th minute to put the host in the lead with 3 points.
The next scoring opportunity took a while to come for both teams after several attempts. It was Buddhima Piyarathne who managed to score under the post after a long sprint for Kandy. Tharinda Ratwatte added the extras. Kandy in front 10 nil.
Kandy scored their second try of the game on the brink of half time when Tharindu Chathuranga went over the line. Tharinda Ratwatte made the conversion cleanly. 17 points to nil at half time in favor of Kandy.
Soon as the 2nd half started Kandy scored through Buwaneka Udangamuwa. Tharinda Rawatte added the 2 extra points. 24 nil, Kandy leading.
Finally CH got points on the board when Samuel Maduwantha added 3 points in a straight forward penalty.
Soon after that CH scored their 1st try of the game when Prasad Madushanka went over the whitewash. Samual Maduwantha failed to convert. 24 to 08 Kandy leading.
Thereafter Ashan Darling was sent to the bin for a high tackle on Samuel Maduwantha, which backfired on the host.
CH took advantage and scored again when Nishon Perera went over the whitewash. Samuel Maduwantha converted cleanly. 15 to 24 CH were trailing.
Kandy came back strongly when Ali Mohamed touched down for the hosts. Tharinda Ratwatte made no mistake with the conversion.
Matheesha Sarathchandra for CH was sent to the sin bin next when both teams started to play some aggressive rugby. Kandy was quick to capitalize on the advantage when Mohamed Ali scored his 2nd try of the game. Tharinda Ratwatte added the extras. 38 to 15 Kandy lead.
CH got another yellow card when Lankesh Perera was sent to the bin. This enabled Sashika Jayawardane to score another try for the hosts. Tharinda Ratwatte converted yet again to end a fantastic day for himself and Kandy.
Kandy hold on to their unbeaten record, while CH & FC struggle to get wins on the board.
Score at Full Time:
Kandy SC: 45 (6 Tries, 6 Conversions, 1 Penalty) – CH & FC: 19 (2 Tries, 1 Conversion, 1 Penalty)
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