CR-CH clash should be a thriller

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By Sandun Kodithuwakku

A rousing game is on the cards when CR and FC take on the traditional rivals CH and FC in their Dialog Inter-Club League Rugby Tournament Super Round fixture at the Racecourse Grounds in Reid Avenue tomorrow (2). The kick-off is at 4.00 p.m.

The match will be of great importance for both teams as they look to finish among the top four in the final points table.

However, CR and FC are hit by a series of injuries with key players Himantha Hirushan, Omalka Gunaratne and Risith Kavyanjana all ruled out for this vital game.

In contrast, CH and FC will be at full strength except for Jason Melder who has been rested for the game.

The first-round match between the two teams ended in a thriller with CR and FC overcoming CH and FC 24-23.

The teams

CH and FC: Senuka Herath, Pulasthi Dassanayaka, Kalindu Kariyawasam, Sajith Saranga, Matheesa Sarathchandra, Kanchana Lakshitha, Sasanka Ariyaratna, Sudarshana Muthuthanthri, Awantha Lee and Rohitha Rajapaksa, Avishka Lee, Kushan Indunil, Nishon Perera, Ruwan Kumara, Samuel Maduwantha.

CR and FC: Gayan Jayasekara, Supun Warnakulasuriya, Charana Chamikara, Sheman Diaz, Gayan Dilshan, Shermal Weerasekara, Joel Perera, Wajid Fawmy, Harith Bandara and Tarinda Ratwatte, Riza Raffaideen, Mithila Perera, Kavindu Perera, Chamod Fernando, Kevin Dixon. 

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