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Trinitian spirit fashioned on and off the sports field

Tikiri Ellepola By Sujith Silva It was a pleasure to meet up with a versatile sportsman of Trinity College, Kandy, Tikiri Ellepola who excelled in cricket, rugby and badminton in the late 1970s and early ‘80s. A Ryde Gold Medallist in 1980, the highest honour the school can bestow to …

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Sujanthakumar spearheaded Royal’s Bradby triple success

By Lohit Ranasinghe   Nineteen eighty was the start of another decade for schools’ rugby after the highly exciting competition during the 1970s that produced some scintillating matches. Royal had a very successful decade, winning the Bradby Shield six times out of the 10 years (1971, 1973, 1975, 1976, 1978, …

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Movers and Shakers of Schools Rugby Knockout Tournaments

by Sujith Silva The Movers and Shakers The first ever Schools Knockout Tournament was organized by SLRFU in 1978 when they hosted an invitational Schools and Club rugby knockout tournament to celebrate ‘Centenary of Rugby in Sri Lanka’. S. Thomas’ College Mt. Lavinia under the captaincy of Shane Pinder beat …

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