This was the clubs first tour to Sri Lanka to celebrate the centenary of the Sri Lankan Rugby Union. The club played 6 games on this tour.
|19th July 1979||Penguin’s 40 – 3 Defence Services|
|22nd July 1979||Penguin’s 49 - 6 SLRFU Presidents XV|
|25th July 1979||Penguin’s 74 – 3 Up Country|
|28th July 1979||Penguin’s beat SLRFU Presidents Colts XV|
|31st July 1979||Penguin’s 53 - 4 SLRFU Presidents XV|
|2nd August 1979||Penguin’s beat SLRFU Presidents XV|
Back row: Andy Raynor, Kevin Douglas, Dave Aitcheson, Peter Warfield, Bosco Morrissey, Rodger Powell, Dave Graham, Charlie Ralston, Dougie Dye, Peter Enevolson.
Front row: Robbie McGrath, Peter Bell, Tony Mason, John Cantrell, Rob Brotherston.
Others on tour included: Mickey Quinn – Captain, Steve Blake Knox, Paul Curtis, Pete Steven, Morton Howells, Martin Cooper, Vince Cannon, Jamie Paton, Robin Challis, Peter Bell – Coach, Dave Chapman – Physio, Jeff Kellehen – Referee, Doris Mason and Alan Wright – Hon secretary.
Thanks to Mogens Gregersen from Denmark for supplying the details. Mogens was a keen spectator at some of the matches.