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Author Neil Wijeratne to head 125th jubilee chronicle as St. Joseph’s College, Colombo 10 announces major plans ahead!

By Kavinka Fernando St. Joseph’s College, Colombo 10 will be celebrating its quasquicentennial in March 2021. To commemorate this magnificent milestone, it was announced that former Josephian Neil Wijeratne would be leading the way in documenting its history and heritage. This was announced on the back of a press release …

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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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JOSEPHIAN SOCCER; 1964 AUGUST FAIR VICTORY

From the 2nd edition of Quadrangle, 2015. Just a couple of years after its formation, St. Joseph’s College, Colombo 10 fielded a cricket team and defeated Royal College in the inaugural cricket match. In the same year- 1898, they also fielded a soccer team and trounced Royal College F.C and …

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THOSE FLYING JOES

Memories of Josephian Athletics and Athletes QUADRANGLE SPECIAL BY NEIL WIJERATNE   We were awaiting the arrival of those flying runners. They will outclass all other competitors, as we were told, and would bring glory to our school. Unbelievable.   I had a hurried lunch, a few slices of “seeni sambol” …

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CRICKET FROM THE PAST

The Cricket Seasons of 1946 and 1947 By  Algi Wijewickrema and Sujith Silva Having featured the 1957 school cricket season in the 1st Issue of QUADRANGLE we were determined to stay with school cricket for the 2nd Issue as we will be in the height of the school cricket season …

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