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Generous soul in the company of angels..

There is a saying a man’s worth is not measured by the wealth he has gathered; it is measured by the words spoken of him and the sorrow shown at his passing. Nielhaan Gerald Samaranayake, esteemed medical professional, humanitarian and proud Peterite, was a man of such stature. Dr Samaranayake lost his battle with pancreatic cancer at the age of 49 …

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71st Bradby Encounter..

Royal College won the Bradby shield after four years by beating Trinity College with a record score in the 2nd leg. 1st leg Royal 23 – Trinity 22 at Pallekelle. 2nd leg Royal 49 -Trinity 00 at Royal Sports Complex. Photo Courtesy: 

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That ‘1952’ School Cricket Season

Runs flowed in ’52 Josephians had well-oiled batting machine   Played seven matches; won five; lost two…. The scorecard of St Joseph’s College cricket team of 1952 provides a classic example of the standard of school cricket in the bygone era. Results-wise it is not impressive. Nevertheless it echoes something extraordinary. And it shows the …

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