The Schools U20 rugby season which kicked off with the Singer Rugby 7’s which ended at the Royal Sports Complex in Reid Avenue today saw St. Peter’s dethrone defending champions Isipathana 7-5 to emerge Cup champions.
Isipathana added another trophy to the cupboard this year when their junior side lifted the U14 Milo 12 a side rugby title with an easy 21 points to 15 win over Science College in the final played at the Royal Sports Complex ground in Reid Avenue yesterday.
Isipathana emerged the undisputed and unbeaten schools rugby kings for the year 2014 when they signed off the season with a thrilling 27 points to 22 win over Royal in the final of the Milo President’s trophy knockout rugby tournament played at the Royal Sports Complex ground in Reid Avenue yesterday.
Royal College advanced to the final of the Milo President’s Trophy schools knockout rugby tournament with a thrilling one point (30-29) win over traditional rivals Trinity College in the semi final encounter played at the Royal Sports Complex grounds in Reid Avenue yesterday.
Isipathana took a step closer to triple crown glory when they cruised through to the final of the Milo President’s trophy knockout rugby tournament with an easy 39 points to 17 win over Science College Mt. Lavinia in the semi final encounter played at the Royal Sports Complex grounds in Reid Avenue yesterday.
Trinity cruised to the semi finals of the Milo President’s trophy knockout rugby tournament with ease outclassing defending champions Wesley by 45 points to 7 in the last quarter final encounter played at the Royal Sports Complex ground in Reid Avenue yesterday.
Royal College, after being held in the first half to a score of just seven points by St Joseph’s, rallied in the second half to come out winners by 32 points to 19 in the third quarter final of the Milo President’s trophy knockout rugby tournament played at the Royal Sports Complex grounds in Reid Avenue yesterday.
It almost was a massacre of the innocents in the first quarter final encounter of the Milo President’s trophy knockout rugby tournament between traditional rivals Isipathana College and Thurstan College played at the Royal Sports Complex grounds in Reid Avenue yesterday.
The Milo U-20 schools rugby knockout tournament is due to be kicked off from June 30 with two segments being worked concurrently, which will be the President’s Trophy and Premier Trophy where all the matches will be played at the Royal Sports Complex.
Isipathana emerged unbeaten Singer U-20 inter-schools rugby league champions of 2014 when they outclassed Kingswood by a whopping 34 points to 13 in the title deciding rugby encounter played at Longdon Place yesterday.
Isipathana maintained their unbeaten record with a superlative 55 points to 07 win over Science College to record their seventh successive win in the second round match of the Singer U 20 rugby league tournament played at Havelock Park yesterday.
Trinity College under Tharinda Ratwatte will be all out to regain the Cannon R.S. De Saram Trophy when they lock horns with their brother school S. Thomas College Mount Lavinia on 7 June (Saturday) at the Trinity College Rugby Stadium at Pallekele.
Kingswood College continued their unbeaten run in the Singer under 20 Inter school Cup championship when they edged out a gutty St Joseph’s outfit by 17 points (2 goals, 1 penalty) to 13 points (1 goal, 2 penalties) win at the Bogambara Stadium yesterday.
Kingswood led 14-7 at the breather.
Isipathana proved to be too good for S. Thomas’ as they routed them by 61 points to nil in the first match of the Singer U-20 Cup Championship encounter played at Havelock Park yesterday.
Kingswood regained the L.E. Blaze trophy with a blazing 44 points to 21 win over traditional rivals Wesley in their annual rugby encounter played at Longden Place yesterday.
Former Kingswoodian Irshad Cader was appointed to officiate the second leg of the 70th Bradby Shield Encounter, President of the Sri Lanka Society of Rugby Football Referee’s (SLSRFR) and Chairman of the Referees Assignment Committee Orville Fernando said yesterday.
There has been many a whisper in the rugby circles about the appointed rugby referee Dimitri Gunasekara for today’s crucial 69th “Bradby Shield” first leg tie between Royal College and Trinity College which is scheduled for kick off at the Royal Sports Complex this evening.
Thomian senior rugby coach Grant Dwyer will bid farewell at the conclusion of this season and will be heading back home to Brisbane Australia. He has submitted his resignation which will see his two wonderful years as the senior rugby coach of the “school by sea” ending on the 23rd June 2014. Dwyer is expected to be a proud father for the first time when his wife is due to give birth in August later this year.
Isipathana College maintained their unbeaten record in the Singer U20 inter-schools rugby league tournament when they recorded a comfortable 24 points to 8 win over St Joseph’s College in a fourth round match played at Longden Place yesterday, which also saw them record their fourth successive win in as many matches played.
St. Peter’s coasted to their third successive win of the Singer U20 Schools Rugby League Tournament when they outclassed defending champions Dharmaraja by 41 points to 15 in a fourth round Division A Segment I match played at the Air Force ground in Ratmalana yesterday.