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A JOURNEY THROUGH QUADRANGLES

A JOURNEY THROUGH QUADRANGLES Quadrangle will embark on a journey to search and record the History of Schools (College Education) in Sri Lanka. A series of articles on each school to follow and here’s the story from early days… By Sujith Silva Prof. W. I. Siriweera, (Emeritus Professor of History …

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Invincible ’87

Invincible ‘87  By Sujith Silva   Tyrrell Jason Rajapakse and Trinity’s 1st XV of 1987, a name and a team written in Golden letters in the Rugby annals of Trinity College Kandy. Tyrrell known as ‘Tikka’ a Rugby Lionsman,  an outstanding rugby player was also an inspirational leader who marshalled …

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Chips off the old block

Unique tale of George Jayaweera and his four sons By Upali Obeyesekere Toronto, Canada In April, each year, the big match season is heralded. It is the time when cricket takes pride of place over any other socio-political event in the island. Be it the Battle of the Saints, Battle …

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Coaches stood tall in Bens’ field of dreams

By Elmo Rodrigopulle Time was when St Benedict’s College, Kotahena, had only the quadrangle to indulge in sport. Most of the inter-school sport was played at the quadrangle and, although small in size, it produced sportsmen of high calibre. In the centre was a matting wicket for cricket while the quadrangle …

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