In another controversial game of school rugby, Isipathana College beat Royal College 27-20 in their Singer Under 20 Division 1A rugby encounter played at the Royal Sports Complex today, with the Royal players walking off mid way through the second half.
St Joseph’s College triumphed in a nail-biting encounter stunning Trinity College Kandy at Longdon place today, and at the end of an exciting 80 minutes of rugby were able to beat the table toppers 18-17.
Many would feel that Sri Lanka’s top referee Dilroy Fernando had at least another good couple of years ahead of him as a match official. Yet comes the shocking news of the decision of retirement of a man who thrived for perfection as a rugby referee.
Science College, Mount Lavinia having suspended their coach Amila Chathuranga and vice captain for two weeks following their inappropriate behaviour after the match against St. Peter’s last week, has decided to slap the same suspension on their rugby manager J. Dissanayake.
Trinity College, Kandy and Dharmaraja College, Kandy continued their close tussle atop the Under 20 Singer Schools rugby league Division 1A table, following wins in their sixth round fixtures against St. Anthony’s College and Wesley College respectively – also remaining unbeaten for the season.
In a bizarre turn of events following the incident at the Singer Division 1A inter-school league rugby encounter between St. Peter’s and Science College Mt Lavinia last weekend, news comes that Science College authorities have slapped a two-week suspension on their coach and a player of the team.
Dharmaraja College, Kandy kept the pressure on league leaders Trinity College with a 36 points to 24 win in the Singer Schools Under 19 Division 1A match played at Longdon Place today.
Trinity College maintained their lead in the Under 20 Singer Division 1A inter-schools league rugby tournament with a narrow 22-19 win over Wesley in a fifth round match played over the weekend
Dharmaraja College, Kandy, promoted from B Division this year continued their giant killing performance, and this time they nosed down one time table leaders St. Peter’s College, Colombo 24 points to 17
Wesley College who had their unbeaten record tarnished last week will confront Trinity College in a fifth round match of the Singer Under 20 inter-schools rugby tournament
Royal College, Colombo, with a strong second half performance, fought back to beat Wesley College, Colombo 31 points to 12 in their Under 19 Division 1 rugby encounte
St. Sebastian’s emerged the Kotmale Under 19 inter-school Twenty20 cricket champions when they defeated Wesley by 42 runs in the final played at the Bloomfield ground in Reid Avenue yesterday. St. Sebastian’s skipper Anushka Perera winning the toss and opting to take first lease of the wicket made a modest score of 122 with Anuk […]
St. Peter’s College first XI skipper Dushan Hemantha, who edged out Richmond College spinner A.K. Tyron last week, doubled up his pace to secure the second spot as the 11th week of the 34th Bata-the Sunday Times Most Popular Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year 2013 came to an end. However, the table leader, Minhaj Jaleel […]
Alas, St. Peter's College skipper, Dushan Hemantha, managed to topple Richmond College's A.K. Tyron to snatch the competition's second slot as Thurstan College's Minhaj Jaleel continues to dominate the 34th Bata-the Sunday Times Most Popular Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year 2013 for the tenth consecutive week. The deficit between Tyron and Hemantha was 109 votes […]
It is official. Richmond has won more big matches than their arch rivals Mahinda in the history of the South’s famous “Lovers’ Quarrel” big match which would be played for the 108th time this Friday and Saturday. The official win tally has been accepted as 23-21 in Richmond’s favour when the officials of two schools […]
Thurstanite Minhaj Jaleel is still cruising in the 34th Bata-the Sunday Times Most Popular Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year 2013, as the competition approaches its ninth week. It seems as if Jaleel has already consolidated his stronghold as the eventual winner though it’s still premature to make any firm judgments. The competition will run for […]
The 55th Battle of the Babies between traditional rivals, Vidyartha College Kandy and St. Sylvester's College called off as rain rules at Kandy on Saturday. The annual encounter was shortened only to first innings play. Vidyartha College 1st Innings 180 all out in 70 overs (Ravindu Dissanayake 30, Mudith Elpitiya 71 , Kasun Nawaratne 40, […]
St. Sebastian's registered a first innings win in their 63rd annual encounter against Price of Wales at the De Soysa Cricket Stadium, Moratuwa, on Saturday. Rain played the spoil sport here on Friday as the entire final session of play was abandoned due to rain. Sangeeth Cooray came out with commendable performances to score 40 […]
Rasanjana Jayaratne excelled with bat and ball as Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala beat St. Anne's College by an innings and 35 runs in their 30th annual cricket encounter concluded at the Welagedara Stadium on Saturday. Jayaratne scored an unbeaten 100 runs off 179 balls, including 10 fours. In addition to that, he claimed match bag of […]
Royal beat S. Thomas College by 7 wickets in their 134th encounter ended at the SSC Grounds on Saturday. Chasing a victory target of 67 runs, Royalists reached home just after tea break. Right arm medium pacer, Chamika Karunaratne claimed nine for 87 to set the platform for Royal win. S.Thomas' 1st Innings 192 […]