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Tuskers fly to Malaysia as Mithun returns.

30 Apr 2019 - 0     - 137

Former St. Peter’s College Captain Sandesh Jayawickrama has earned a place in the Sri Lanka fifteen-a-side squad ahead of the Asia Rugby Championship next month.


SLC stuns Avishka with demotion

27 Apr 2019 - 0     - 1098

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has given former Sri Lanka opening batsman Avishka Gunawardene the shock of his life as the 41-year-old has been demoted from his post as the head coach of the Sri Lanka ‘A


Sri Lanka finishes with solitary medal

24 Apr 2019 - 0     - 531

Sri Lanka finished their campaign with just a solitary medal in the 23rd Asian Athletics Championships which concluded at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar today (24).


Nilani misses medal by a whisker

23 Apr 2019 - 0     - 166

Sri Lanka’s Nilani Ratnayake missed out a medal by a whisker on the third day of the 23rd Asian Athletics Championships which continued at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar today (23)


Disappointing returns for Sri Lanka on second day

22 Apr 2019 - 0     - 94

Sri Lankan athletes produced uninspired performances at the 23rd Asian Athletic Championships in Doha yesterday, with two of the prime hopes for medals finishing outside the podium.


SLR names pool for tour of Malaysia

12 Apr 2019 - 0     - 236

Sri Lanka Rugby (SLR) National Selectors yesterday named a 39-member pool for the upcoming tour of Malaysia and for the Asia Rugby Championship XV’s Division One which will be held in Chinese Taipei


Alcazaba eyeing a rare hat-trick

12 Apr 2019 - 0     - 106

Alcazaba, the 9-year-old seasoned mare, will be eyeing for a rare hat-trick at the RTC Governor’s Cup 2019, which will take place on April 15, post Sinhala and Tamil new year, at the Racecourse in N


SLBL Pro Basketball League from May 2

02 Apr 2019 - 0     - 159

The inaugural SLBL Pro Basketball League Tournament conducted by the Sri Lanka Basketball Federation (SLBF) and sponsored by Mobitel will commence on May 2 at the Sugathadasa Stadium and Sri Lanka Air


Petes out to end Royal’s unbeaten run

29 Mar 2019 - 0     - 233

St. Peter’s College will be determined to bring an end to Royal’s unbeaten record this season when they clash in a high profile Inter-Schools Under-19 League Rugby Tournament encounter at Bambalap


Joes-Pathana clash should be a blockbuster

29 Mar 2019 - 0     - 139

Two unbeaten teams, St. Joseph’s College and Isipathana College will clash in a vital Inter-Schools Under-19 League Rugby Tournament encounter at Havelock Park tomorrow (30). The kick-off is at 4.15


Petes gunning for glory

26 Mar 2019 - 0     - 262

St. Peter’s College who finished third last season were under all sorts of pressure even before the start of the ongoing season attracting some unwanted media attention for all the wrong reasons.


’Rugby awareness’ key for title chasing Pathana

26 Mar 2019 - 0     - 178

Isipathana College may not have had a great last season, but the Green Machine from Havelock Park would certainly be one of the favourites to win the title this season.


Kingswood target further improvement

26 Mar 2019 - 0     - 98

Kingswood College will look to build on their impressive league campaign in the last season where they finished fifth having returned to ‘A’ Division rugby.


Trinity thrive with ‘balanced squad’

26 Mar 2019 - 0     - 327

Trinity College, who suffered their first defeat in the current Inter-Schools Under-19 League Rugby Tournament last week at the hands of Isipathana College, would look to bounce back immediately with


Wesley rely on high-flying backs

26 Mar 2019 - 0     - 123

Wesley College who had an average last season will be determined to improve on their standings during the current Inter-Schools Under-19 Rugby Tournament.


RTC Spring and Summer Race Cup on Sunday

25 Mar 2019 - 0     - 89

The Royal Turf Club (RTC) is gearing up to put up an elegant show as the RTC Spring and Summer Race Cup will be held at the picturesque Nuwara Eliya Race Course on Sunday (31).


Thomians demolish Maliyadeva

25 Mar 2019 - 0     - 75

S. Thomas’ College Mount Lavinia demolished Maliyadeva College Kurunegala 38 points to 08 in the Singer Under 19 inter-school rugby encounter played at Mt Lavinia today (25) and in the process recor


St Peter’s cruise to easy win over Wesley

25 Mar 2019 - 0     - 68

St Peter’s College cruised to a convincing 35-22 win over Wesley College in their Under-19 Inter-Schools League Rugby Tournament encounter played at Longden Place yesterday (24).


Hapugoda heroics hand Havies Clifford Cup

25 Mar 2019 - 0     - 94

Scrum half Mithun Hapugoda rose to the big occasion once again as the former Mahanama College half back played a stellar role in leading Havelock Sports Club to what turned out to be their first Cliff


Joes cruise to fourth successive win

22 Mar 2019 - 0     - 112

St. Joseph’s College cruised to their fourth successive win in the Under-19 Inter-Schools League Rugby Tournament with a convincing 37-19 win against Trinity College in their match played at Haveloc


St. Joseph’s confront Trinity, close tussle expected

21 Mar 2019 - 0     - 58

Two top rugby playing schools St. Joseph’s College and Trinity College confront each other tomorrow (22) in what is expected to be a blockbuster with a close tussle for supremacy expected at Haveloc


Close encounter expected at Nittawela

21 Mar 2019 - 0     - 57

Without a single win out of their three games, the wounded Antonians will be getting their best chance when they host Science College at Nittawela tomorrow (22).


Havies march onto Clifford Cup final

21 Mar 2019 - 0     - 103

Havelock Sports Club marched onto the Clifford Cup final as they hammered Army Sports Club by 60 points (eight tries, seven conversions and two penalties) to 29 points (four tries, three conversions a


S. Thomas’ prevail with second half burst

18 Mar 2019 - 0     - 186

S. Thomas’ College Mount Lavinia chalked up their second win of the ongoing Under 19 inter-schools rugby tournament with a 22-17 win against Kingswood College Kandy in the match played at Mount Lavi


Richmond prevails over Mahinda in 114th Lovers’ Quarrel

18 Mar 2019 - 0     - 81

Richmond’s positive and skilful approach helped them clinch a thrilling six-wicket win in the 114th Lovers’ Quarrel Inter-School Big Match against the traditional rivals Mahinda College worked off


Nalanda down Ananda in D/L method

18 Mar 2019 - 0     - 4

Nalanda College overcame their traditional rivals Ananda College by 16 runs on the Duckworth and Lewis (DL) scoring method in the 45th Battle of the Maroons limited over cricket match played at the SS


Royal survive late scare to beat Wesley in thriller

18 Mar 2019 - 0     - 122

In what turned out to be close tussle, Royal College held on to a 24-19 victory over Wesley College in their Inter-Schools Under-19 League Rugby Tournament fixture worked off at the Royal College Spor


Army stun CH to storm into Clifford Cup semis

16 Mar 2019 - 0     - 56

Army Sports Club produced a spectacular second half rally to beat the more fancied CH and FC 32-22 in their Clifford Cup Inter-Club Rugby Tournament quarter-final encounter worked off at the Racecours


Rajans in box seat

15 Mar 2019 - 0     - 81

Dharamaraja College was in a commanding position in their Big Match against Kingswood College, which commenced at the Pallekelle International Cricket stadium today (15).


Joes demolish Zahira 47-5

15 Mar 2019 - 0     - 41

St. Joseph’s College cruised to their third successive win in the Under-19 Inter-Schools League Rugby Tournament when they demolished Zahira College by 47 points to five points in their match played