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When the Saints went marching into limited-over history books

By Susilough de S Wijeyeratne The limited-over schools’ cricket tournament was started in 1970, when eight schools were invited to play in a knock-out tournament which was played in three consecutive days, as quarter-finals, semi-finals and final respectively. St Joseph’s College was first invited to this tournament in 1972 under …

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Coaches stood tall in Bens’ field of dreams

By Elmo Rodrigopulle Time was when St Benedict’s College, Kotahena, had only the quadrangle to indulge in sport. Most of the inter-school sport was played at the quadrangle and, although small in size, it produced sportsmen of high calibre. In the centre was a matting wicket for cricket while the quadrangle …

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We take a stand against

HOOLIGANISM Thuggery and bad behaviour Have no place in school sport By Sujith Silva and Lawrence Heyn   “A violent young troublemaker, typically one of a gang”. This is how the Oxford Dictionary defines a hooligan and attributes it to perhaps from the surname of a fictional rowdy Irish family …

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