Tag Archives: Galle

The Aloysian INVINCIBLES of 1956

By Johnny de Silva The Invincible St. Aloysius College Galle Cricket team in the 1956 season under the captaincy of Mohamed Anwer carried all before them becoming the unofficial Southern Group champions for the first time. SAC ’56 beat both Richmond College and Mahinda College in their annual encounters. Melvin …

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Story of Richmond

“Nisi dominus frustra” – No amount of human effort will bring success, without the blessings of God A journey through Quadrangles in search of the history of our education…..starting from Galle Galle, the historic seaport city in the south of Sri Lanka has been a world renown sea trading hub long before …

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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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