In 1932 the Ceylon RFU XV won the All India Cup at all India Rugby Football Tournament Both the 1930 and the 1950 British Lions tour to New Zealand and Australia played unofficial matches in Ceylon on their way home.
1995 was the first time Sri Lanka entered into a World Cup qualifying tournament.
2008 was the first year of Asian Five Nations, which replaced the ARFU Asian Rugby Championship and the ARFU Asian Rugby Series.
At the Divisional tournament Sri Lanka finished third, drawing against Singapore and losing to Chinese Taipei.
In resorts like Anantaya, Weligama and Amaya, you'll find luxury hotels that offer everything travellers could need, along with endless beaches.
Snorkel or dive on tropical reefs, rent kayaks and paddle around the coast, try windsurfing or just unroll your towel and perfect your tan in idyllic surroundings.
The Chinese team withdrew from the tournament due to lack of visa availability and were relegated to Division Two.
Enjoying a sun-soaked tropical climate, the south Asian country offers fascinating history, exotic attractions and pristine beaches fringed by warm, welcoming waters.Due to financial reasons, the challenge game was cancelled with South Korea remaining in the tri-nations division and Sri Lanka in the Division 1 competition for 2016.In 2016 Sri Lanka finished second at the Division tournament held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in May.With delicious, healthy seafood and curries available everywhere, flights to Sri Lanka are a food lover's dream come true. You can take cheap flights to Sri Lanka that land at Colombo or Batticaloa, then rent a car and head off into the forests or down the coast.With a car hire in Sri Lanka, you can head to gorgeous locations like Polonnaruwa.