By Shamzeer Jaleel
Army SC 32 points
CH & FC 22 points
Army SC pulled off a shocking 32/22 win over CH & FC to book their semi-final berth. Both teams played majority of their games at Racecourse this season.
CH & FC scoring first through burly Sathya Ranathunga. Chathura Dilshan try and Samuel Maduwantha conversion took the CH in to a 12 to nothing lead.
Danushka Thalwatte scored the try of the match intercepting and running more than 60meters. Medagedera added the extra 2 points to cut the deficit to 7/12 favoring CH. Former Peterite Anuradha Herath was a difficult customer to keep quite as he scored his first try of the game. Sameera Bulathsinhala try took the Solders closer at 12/17 with a 5 points difference.
After the turn around Army scored first through lightning fast Ashan Bandara which took the scores equal at 17 a-piece. Sajith Saranga scored the next try of the match. Madura Bandara try once again equaled the score this time at 22 a-piece. Ashan Bandara scored his second try and second half man Gayan Salinda was on target not only with conversion but also with a penalty.
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