Mercantile Rugby 7s back after two years


The Mercantile Rugby Football Association (MRFA) will hold its 50th Tournament on a grand scale on 23, 24 and 25 September at the CR&FC Grounds, Longdon Place.

The Women’s Tag Rugby 7s will be held alongside the men’s tournament.

MRFA invite entries for both tournaments from MRFA affiliated firms, which will close on 12 September with the following MRFA members:

Mahesh Wijenayake (0777 281 071), Dinushka Jayatissa (0773 858 252), Wasantha Ramanayake (0777 389 088)

New firms seeking membership to participate could obtain membership forms from the aforesaid MRFA Members or could be down loaded via MRFA web site –

The tournament will be conducted in 4 segments, namely ‘Cup’, ‘Plate’, ‘Bowl’ and ‘Shield’. Cup and Plate – All teams with 3 or more ‘A’ division players will be grouped into the ‘Cup’ and the ‘Plate’;

Bowl and Shield – A maximum of 2 ‘A’ division club players are allowed to play in the ‘Bowl’ and the ‘Shield’.

All players must be in employment with their respective firms before 9 September 2022.

The Captains and Secretaries briefing along with the official draw for groupings will be held on 19 September at the CR&FC pavilion at 6.00 p.m.