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JKOA wins John Keells Inter Company Rugby 7’s Tournament

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The annual Inter Company Rugby 7’s Tournament of the John Keells Group was held on 1st October 2016 at the CR & FC grounds. Regarded as the most celebrated Group event in the JKH calendar, this year’s tournament saw 13 teams representing both the sector & individual business units of JKH.


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John Keells Office Automation (Pvt.) Ltd. (JKOA) emerged as the champions in the ‘Cup’ category under the guidance of their coach Mr. Dushanth Lewke & captain Sasanka Ariyarathne, beating Cinnamon Grand Colombo 19-05 in the finals. The rest of the team comprised of Reyhan Silva, Reeza Raffaideen, Romesh Priyankara, Sashan Mohamed, Asitha Punchihewa, Shanaka Kumara, Nishon Perera, Supun Wijesooriya, Mohommad Rizwan, Dinesh Lakmal and Sudam Sooriyaarachchi. JKOA beat Cinnamon Citadel Kandy in the semifinals 24-14 to reach the finals. Reyhan Silva of JKOA was adjudged “Player on the Finals”. JKOA also emerged as the joint champions of the Tag Rugby tournament.

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