Singapore, Sri Lanka, Chinese Taipei and the Philippines will all compete for this year’s Asia Rugby Championship Division 1 title.
On 29 May Sri Lanka will face the Philippines while hosts Chinese Taipei take on Singapore.
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The winners will then meet on 1 June in the final at the Taipei Municipal Stadium.
As the highest ranked side in the competition, Sri Lanka (44th) will go in as favourites, but the Philippines (53rd), Singapore (57th) and hosts Chinese Taipei (63rd) will have hopes of moving up the rankings with victories in the tournament.
In 2018 the Philippines won the tournament beating Singapore 32-24 and 38-12 in a two-legged play-off in Manila and their aim is to reclaim the historic title they won for the first time since 2012.
The matches will be streamed live on Asia Rugby’s Facebook and YouTube channels.
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