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Sublime Royal Rugby ‘81

Down memory lane with Sujeeva Cooray and Ravi Wijenathan By Sujith Silva Royal College 1st XV Rugby in 1981 filled with eleven colours men, a star-studded line-up with most of them later went onto represent Club Rugby, won the Noel Gratean Cup in ’81 under Sujeeva Cooray. This was the …

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Remembering Belle Wirekoon

by Eric Motha Belle Wirekoon departed this world two years ago and her 90th birthday fell on June 16, 2018. She was born in Kandy and blessed with five sisters and a brother. Belle had her education at Hillwood College, Kandy and St. Paul’s Milagiriya, Colombo 04. Many tributes were …

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Friendships forged forever while lovers quarrelled

Richmond College First XI cricket captain (1974) Ranjan Dias-Jayasinghe reminisces about the good times and that record-breaking Lovers’ Quarrel of 1972. Cricket was started in Richmond College Galle in 1887 and Richmondites played their first inter-school cricket match against Galle Central School (later named All Saints’ College, Galle) on May …

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