The first day’s proceedings of the 138th Battle of the Blues between traditional rivals Royal College and S. Thomas’ College played at the SSC ground saw the Thomians end the day on 33 for no loss.
St. John’s College fell back after being given a sound start of 68 runs by openers Parahananthan Somaskaran and Parameshwaran Thulaxshan as they lost two quick wickets and slid to 69 for 3 before ending day one on 114 for 5 in their 111th Battle of the North encounter against traditional rivals Jaffna Central played at the Jaffna Central grounds yesterday.
S. Thomas’ College Mount Lavinia with an unbeaten record in the current season will start favourites when they take on the traditional rivals Royal College in their 138th annual Inter-Schools Battle of the Blues Big Match which begins at the SSC Grounds in Maitland Place on Thursday (9).
The 111th Battle of the North encounter between traditional rivals St. John’s College, Jaffna and Jaffna Central College will usher the big match fever in the Jaffna peninsula, and the match is scheduled to be played over three days from March 9 to 11, at the Jaffna Central grounds.
Review of last week’s matches in the Under 20 schools rugby tournament
Updates from the Under 19 limited over pre-quarterfinal between Ananda College and Nalanda College
Ananda College were in a commanding position after the first days play in the 88th Battle of the Maroons Inter-Schools Big Match against the traditional rivals Nalanda College which commenced at the SSC Grounds in Maitland Place on Saturday (4).
St. Joseph’s College staged a remarkable comeback to force a creditable draw to their 83rd Battle of the Saints Inter-Schools Big Match against the traditional rivals St. Peter’s College which concluded at the P. Sara Stadium in Colombo on Saturday (4).
Live updates: U20 schools rugby tournament – Zahira College vs S. Thomas’ College; Trinity College vs Science College
Updates from the Under 20 Schools Rugby Tournament matches between Zahira College versus S. Thomas’ College and Trinity College versus Science College
Updates from the 88th Battle of the Maroons between Ananda College and Nalanda College
Updates from the Under 20 rugby match between Wesley College and Prince of Wales College
Two equally good teams St. Joseph’s College and St. Peter’s College will battle it out in the 83rd traditional Battle of the Saints Inter-Schools Big Match for the Rev. Fr. Maurice Legoc Trophy on March 3 and 4 at the P. Sara Stadium in Colombo.
Richmond advanced to the quarter final of the Under 19 limited over cricket tournament when they defeated Lumbini MV by 58 runs in the pre-quarter final match played at the Surrey Village ground in Maggona on Wednesday.
A match bag figures of 12 for 86 runs by Lasitha Udage helped St Mary’s Kegalle record an outright win by 99 runs against Moratu MV in the Under 19 inter-school cricket encounter concluded at Moratuwa on Wednesday.
The Disciplinary Committee of the Sri Lanka Schools Rugby Football Association (SLSRFA) decided to take action against the Wesley rugby players who were involved in a brawl during the match against Trinity College in their Under-20 Inter-Schools rugby encounter played at Longden Place last week.
Updates from the Under 19 limited over matches between Thurstan College versus D. S. Senanayake College, and St. Peter’s College vs Prince of Wales
Live updates from the under 19 cricket encounter between De Mazenod College Kandana and St. Benedict’s College
Live updates: Under 19 Limited Over Tournament – S. Thomas’ vs Maliyadeva, St. Joseph’s College vs Dharmasoka College
Updates from the Schools Limited Over Pre-quarter final matches between S. Thomas’ College and Maliyadeva College, and St. Joseph’s College and Dharmasoka MV
Updates from the Under 19 school cricket match between Royal College and Trinity College
Updates from the Under 20 schools rugby match between Isipathana College and Dharmaraja College