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Saint battle full of suspense and drama..
  By David Heyn Spectators at the 1962 Josephian-Pe terite Big Match were taken on a bumpy roller-coast...
MAGICAL MOMENTS IN THOSE ALL-TIME GREAT ESCAPES
It was the early 1960s. I was a primary school student at St Joseph’s College, and my father accompanied me...
Halangoda-Richards stand built on true Thomian grit – ...
  It was a big celebration, a golden milestone in the blue ribbon schools cricket match in Sri Lanka. ...
Bens’ pace duo went on Sebastianite duck hunt. St. Benedic...
Another epic battle, unearthed thanks to veteran writer and our Quadrangle columnist Neil Wijeratne. As we ...
Good Lord and dropped catch saved Josephians.
It was in the late 1970s and early ‘80s, an era I recall, that as a schoolboy, eagerly looking forward to...
CRICKET FROM THE PAST
The Cricket Seasons of 1946 and 1947 By  Algi Wijewickrema and Sujith Silva Having featured the 1957 school c...

Legends

SPORTING ROYALTY Lorenz Pereira
  By Mahinda Wijesinghe         Eustace Lorenz Pereira could quite easily be regarded...
Whites’ Silver Streaks…
Duncan  was a record beater in every sense of the word Unforgettable ! That’s what it was – some of ...
ASIA’S FASTEST MAN CLOCKS…
It was such a joy and honour to meet up with an active living legend, Summa Navaratnam, at the Royal Colleg...
BRILLIANT CAREER SPICED BY A LOVE OF TOURISM AND MUSIC…...
I had the pleasure of meeting one of the favourite sons of St Benedict’s College, an iconic figure and an e...

Sports

STC favoured to give Royalists the blues
SOLID THOMIAN DOMINANCE TO DISRUPT THE RESILIENT REID AVENUE BOYS IN RETAINING D.S. SENANYAKE MEMORIAL SHIELD ...
Lions set to roar but eagles hope to soar
99th Battle of the Blues in Kandy By Chamal Weerakkody Many would predict an easy win for the young lions of T...
Rectors play with straight bat in Battle of the Saints
Josephian-Peterite Battle of the Saints   The 82nd Battle of the Saints, one of the most looked forward to c...
Shepherdians bounce to basketball double Battling Joes clin...
Good Shepherd Convent, Kotahena, achieved a championship double among girls’ schools in basketball after win...
BENEDICTINES- EMERGING POWERHOUSE IN ATHLETICS
St. Benedict’s College which is celebrating its Sesquicentennial this year has seen an unparalleled feat...
Real buzz as HORNETS put sting back into Josephian rugby
They do not fly, they do not sting and they don’t have a queen or a king. They have a history as long ...
LC BC Hockey Encounter 2015
Colombo’s leading girl’s schools – Bishop’s College and Ladies College – battled it out at the Astro...
That ‘1957’ School Cricket Season
LP steered St. Benedict’s College to became the ‘Unofficial Champions’ something St. Benedict’s couldn...
Are Sri Lankans Loosers..??
A Recently we lost in the quarter finals of the Cricket World Cup and people are still analyzing what went...
85th Sir John Tarbet Athletic Championship
The 85th edition of the Sir John Tarbet Athletic Championship was held recently at the Diyagama Mahinda Rajap...
Up close and personal with Russel at Quadrangle
Profile Russel Arnold, former Peterite 1st XI Cricket Captain (1993) and Sri Lanka Test and ODI batsman now tu...
Cricket Lovely Cricket
In Sri Lanka, cricket is not just played in the back yard; it is played on the roads, beaches, alley ways, pad...
Winds of change blowing but SLC must proceed with caution..
The current tournament structure at Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) and at inter-School level needs to be revamped...
THE SCHOOLS ROUND UP FOR THE 2015 SEASON..
The end of the Schools season is here, and I have been away from writing for approximately 6 years as I was...
NATIONAL SCHOOLS SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIP..
St. Joseph’s College and Mahamaya Girls School, Kandy retained  their Championship for the 12th consecutive...
Well of cricketing talent running dry..
The signs and symptoms have been showing for the past several years, however no remedies or solutions were ...
DOUBLE WICKET CRICKET TOURNAMENT….
  St. Peter’s College beat St. Sebastian’s College Moratuwa to emerge champions of the firs...
U-19 school cricket review Lions roar to the top; Petes grab...
  Trinity College, Kandy, emerged champions in the 2014/15 Inter-School Under 19 cricket tournament, a...
Boys From The Quadrangle…
  Trinity College The team from the hill capital, which has the richest rugby heritage in the Island in...
School Rugby Review…
  The Singer Schools Under 20 Rugby League began in March with Isipathana College, Colombo – the ...
Schools T20 Championship…..
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Trinity College vs St’ Thomas’
Annual Canon R. S. De Saram Shield encounter at Havelock Sports Club Scores : Trinity College 40 – St. T...
ST. JOSEPH’S VS ST. PETER’S
Annual Fr. Basil Wiratunge Shield encounter at CR & FC Scores : St. Joseph’s College 17 – St. Pete...
St’ Peter’s vs Isipathana College
Rugby encounter at Bambalapitya Scores : Isipathana College 20 – St. Peter’s College 18 Photographs co...
St’ Joseph’s vs Isipathana College
At CR & FC Scores : St. Joseph’s College 17 – Isipathana College 23 Photographs courtesy of:  ...
71st Bradby Encounter..
Royal College won the Bradby shield after four years by beating Trinity College with a record score in the 2n...
ST. JOSEPH’S VS ST. PETER’S – Rugby
Annual Fr. Basil Wiratunge Shield encounters at CR & FC. Scores: St. Joseph’s College 17 – St. Pet...
41ST JOEPHIAN PETERITE 50 OVER ENCOUNTER..
at R. Premadasa Stadium Photographs courtesy of     St. Peter’s College won by 60 runs (on D/L me...
ROYAL VS TRINITY BRADBY 1ST LEG..
At Pallekele Scores : Royal College 23 – Trinity College 22 Photographs courtesy of  
81ST BATTLE OF THE SAINTS..
ST. JOSEPH’S VS ST. PETER’S Result: Match drawn at Colombo Oval St. Joseph’s College 1st Innings 167 ...
136th BATTLE OF THE BLUES..
ROYAL VS ST.THOMAS’ Result Royal College 1st Innings 199 all out 2nd Innings 19/1 at the close of play St. ...
SCHOOLS CRICKET REVIEW
The Under 19 Schools cricket season for 2014/2015 got off in early September with third term fixtures and ther...

Personalities

SPORTING ROYALTY Lorenz Pereira
  By Mahinda Wijesinghe         Eustace Lorenz Pereira could quite easily be regarded...
Whites’ Silver Streaks…
Duncan  was a record beater in every sense of the word Unforgettable ! That’s what it was – some of ...
ASIA’S FASTEST MAN CLOCKS…
It was such a joy and honour to meet up with an active living legend, Summa Navaratnam, at the Royal Colleg...
A Tale Of Two Brothers…
It must be a unique experience for a writer to meet two eminent persons at the same interview and when it is t...

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