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Memories of a legendary tutor

Dr. Rohan Philip reminiscing memories of his father R.H.Phillips   Dr. Rohan Phillip recently retired as Vice President/Chief Technologist for Information Technology at McDonald’s Corporation.  He was responsible for Global Infrastructure Solutions and Services, including Enterprise Architecture.  He also served as Chairman of the Global Infrastructure Management Team which has …

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A Synonym with Netball in Sri Lanka, Cynthia

By Algi Wijewickrema   How easy it is to conduct an interview when the personality you wish to interview has put you at ease even before the interview. That’s what happened when I was looking to make an appointment to meet Cynthia Rasquinho (nee Earnst), netball’s super personality of yesteryear. When …

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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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A SPIN DOCTOR on a mission

Lareef Idroos By Sujith Silva   Though I have heard so much about Lareef Idroos and made references to this cricketer in the very first issue of Quadrangle Magazine back in 2014, I never managed to meet him in person until Michael Tissera got me an appointment meet the former …

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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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KEN LEFT US GOLDEN MEMORIES

By Lawrence Heyn If anyone was to cast a mould of the perfect sportsman then Kenneth Brian de Joodt would have been the ideal prototype. The mercurial Trinity Lion, rugby genius and prolific writer passed away last August at the age of 76, and three months on the Quadrangle pays tribute …

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