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Movers and Shakers of Schools Rugby Knockout Tournaments

by Sujith Silva The Movers and Shakers The first ever Schools Knockout Tournament was organized by SLRFU in 1978 when they hosted an invitational Schools and Club rugby knockout tournament to celebrate ‘Centenary of Rugby in Sri Lanka’. S. Thomas’ College Mt. Lavinia under the captaincy of Shane Pinder beat …

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Who can throw the knockout punch?

2018 Schools Rugby Knockout Tournament Under 19 Schools Rugby Knockouts tournament is set to begin during this weekend after the completion of a gruelling 2018 Schools Rugby League where Royal College Colombo under the Captaincy of Sabith Feroze successfully defended their A Division League Championship title for the 2nd successive year …

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Rain spoils the Centenary party

100th Kandy Battle of the Blues The much-anticipated Centennial Battle of the Blues in Kandy, the Trinity-Antonian 100th cricket encounter for the John Halangoda Trophy, fizzled out to a draw as rain interrupted both days’ play at Pallekelle Stadium on March 10 and 11. Leading up to the encounter, there …

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Rain plays hand in Royal escape

138th Battle of the Blues Royal College, thanks to a spirited batting display by the lower middle-order batsmen and with the help of rain, forced a draw against S. Thomas’ College at the S.S.C Grounds in Colombo in their 138th Battle of the Blues played for Rt.Hon. D.S. Senanayake Shield. …

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BACK IN THE MANE GAME

Trinity College, Kandy, has been known as the cradle of Sri Lanka rugby for well over a century as the college from the hill capital produced many outstanding ruggerites and champion sides, including five unbeaten teams. However, since the Lions’ last all-conquering First XV side of 1987, under the inspiring …

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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-coaster ride as the teams experienced highs and lows over the two days. Only 444 runs were scored and 38 wickets fell but there were some outstanding performances with bat and ball, and supporters were kept on the edge of …

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