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Voice Of Kandy Scholarship Programme 2018.

The Kandy Schools Past Pupils’ Association held its Annual Student Scholarships awarding programme at Trinity College Hall for the students of Kandy Schools. The funds were raised through several fund raising initiatives held throughout the year by the Voice of Kandy Association.  

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Trinity – Fully powered by the Sun

Departing from tradition, the Trinity College Kandy (TCK) Batch of 92 celebrated its 25th anniversary since leaving Trinity by taking over the responsibility of converting the entire school’s energy supply to solar power. This is perhaps the first time a 100 % conversion amongst schools has been completed in Sri …

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STUMPED – PLACIDUS LEANAGE, BOWLED – BERCHMAN DE ALWIS

HOW MANY TIMES IT APPEARED IN THE SCORE CARD?   QUADRANGLE SPECIAL BY NEIL WIJERATNE Have you ever noticed the uniqueness of score sheets of the matches played by St. Joseph’s College, Colombo 10 during the 1963 school cricket season? Forget about the astute leadership of Brian ‘Bumper’ Perumal; forget about …

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Dynamic Ruwini Dharmasiri

by Rochelle Palipane Gunaratne   “You must make women count as much as men; you must have an equal standard of morals; and the only way to enforce that is through giving women political power so that you can get that equal moral standard registered in the laws of the …

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He played the Game of Life as well to Perfection!

Eddie Gray – Memorial Oration by HE. S.Skandakumara at RCOBAA AGM, Melbourne, Australia HE S. Skandakumar recently delivered the Eddie Gray Memorial Oration in Melbourne before a distinguished audience of old Royalists of all vintages. The event was part of the Agenda of the AGM of the Royal College Old …

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Memories of a legendary tutor

Dr. Rohan Philip reminiscing memories of his father R.H.Phillips   Dr. Rohan Phillip recently retired as Vice President/Chief Technologist for Information Technology at McDonald’s Corporation.  He was responsible for Global Infrastructure Solutions and Services, including Enterprise Architecture.  He also served as Chairman of the Global Infrastructure Management Team which has …

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A Synonym with Netball in Sri Lanka, Cynthia

By Algi Wijewickrema   How easy it is to conduct an interview when the personality you wish to interview has put you at ease even before the interview. That’s what happened when I was looking to make an appointment to meet Cynthia Rasquinho (nee Earnst), netball’s super personality of yesteryear. When …

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Big matches forged many friendships off the field

Vijaya Malalasekera By Sujith Silva   My first Royal-Thomian memory goes back to 1953 when Royal College was captained by Ubhaya de Silva; the Thomians were down I think 4 for 14 and then P.I. Peiris and Geoff Wijesinghe put on record partnership of 187 runs. The Thomians went on …

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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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Trio of HFC girls added extra class at St Peter’s

By Algi Wijewickrema (with a little bit of help from the Peterines and also a Peterite) Boys attending a girls’ school as pre-school students is commonplace. But girls attending a boys’ school at A Level! That was (and probably still is) sensational!   In 1966, there were three girls from …

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Big match hundred a Katugastota special

Naren Dambawinna By Sujith Silva My earliest memory of the Trinity-Antonian encounter was in 1970 when I was a youngster. Lalith Ramanayake made quick-fire century and I think it was one of the fastest centuries in the series. Niroshan de Silva played in that year too. If I am not …

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My cricketing journey, from big dreams to big matches

By Michael Wille I have been asked to write an article to Quadrangle about my cricketing journey from Colombo to Melbourne.. I have some reservations about how relevant my article will be. However, I trust that it will serve essentially as an insight to the exhilarating schoolboy cricketing era of …

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Vale Ranjith Samarasekera

Antonian dynamo sadly missed Former St Anthony’s College, Katugastota, sportsman and a stalwart of Colombo Colts Cricket Club Ranjith Samarasekera passed away in 2017 in Colombo following a brief illness at the age of 76. Ranjith Samarasekera was an outstanding sportsman, excelling at athletics and cricket. He was one time …

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