Tag Archives: Richmond College

Spirit of Big Matches – 2019

From the 12th edition of Quadrangle Magazine; Quadrangle interviewed former Captains, Players, and Principals during the 2019 Schools Big Match coverage.  By Kineta Fernandez When it comes to traditional school cricketing battles in Sri Lanka, a ‘Big Match’ is more than just an ordinary cricket encounter between schools. Cricketing battles …

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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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