Glory of Rugby World Cup at the Hilton Colombo

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Rugby has become one of the popular games among Sri Lankan fans. The glory of the seventh Rugby World Cup is screened at the Echelon Pub of Hilton Colombo from 09th September to 23rd October, where guests can win fabulous prizes while enjoying the match live on two giant screens.

The Six Nations Championship started in 1871 where England and Scotland played the first Rugby Union International. After 12 years of occasional friendly matches between the teams, the inaugural Home International Championship, comprising England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales was played in 1883. In 1910 France joined the competition officially and Italy in 1931.

Hilton Colombo’s colonial style Echelon Pub is an ideal venue to watch any kind of sport. Patrons could enjoy good brew, good food with good company! Anyone who spends Rs. 500 is entitled to a raffle coupon where he/she will have a chance to win a dinner voucher for two at Spices and a weekend stay for two at the Hilton Colombo on the grand raffle draw.

The creamy pie menu filled with various fillings such as Spring Chicken & Young Leeks in Creamy Sauce, Spicy Seafood cooked in Spicy Sauce with Roasted Fennel, Slow Cooked fillet of Beef with Guiness will be served during the promotion. The Marketing & Communications Manager, Gigi De Silva stated “It is a great way to enjoy the battles between the best while experiencing great food and beverage!” For more details, please call the Food & Beverage Office on 2544644 or visit our