Minister wants rugby selectors to continue
On 22nd October 2008 the Minister of Sports and Public Recreation
Hon. Gamini Lokuge appointed the Sri Lanka Rugby Football Selection
Committee which comprised the following Rohan Abeykoon - Chairman,
Chaminda Rupasinghe, Hafeez Marso, Nazeem Mohamed, Rohantha Peiris.
On Saturday, 1st November 2008 due to unforeseen circumstances the
Rugby Football Selection Committee announced their resignations. As all
the above gentleman have represented Sri Lanka and have played rugby at
the highest level for the country and as all of them have a very good
creditability and a very sound reputation the Minister refused to accept
all their resignations and have requested the entire Selection Committee
to continue in office.
Chaminda Rupasinghe was personally requested by Minister to proceed
as the tour Selector.