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A cycle parade in the lead up to the 52nd Isipathana-Thurstan cricket encounter was organized today. The parade began at Isipathana College, leading up to Thurstan College, before returning to Havelock. The encounter will be played tomorrow and day after, and will be the first big match of the year. Pix by Kushan Pathiraja





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  • Sudantha Vidanage Saturday, 28 February 2015 05:38 AM

    As a past Thurstan captain I am very happy to see the game played with true brotherhood. As per late Mr. P.M.Jayatileke, let the best team win. Mr. Jayatileke taught us on how to be proud of having our own big match. In 1968 he was instrumental in taking the big match to another level.

    Ahamed Zumri Saturday, 28 February 2015 06:35 AM

    joint cycle parade great show by both schools Good work Isipathana JOBU via DM Android App

    keshan Saturday, 28 February 2015 08:09 AM

    May be royalist introduced the bicycle parade, so who cares? No one would give the Nobel prize for them to that. We Thurstan - Isipatha have the best traditions into a big match. Only parade two brother schools done together. Only big match where two rivals holds the flags of and do the spell of other school.after all i wish all the Thurstanites to bring the title to where it belongs!

    Jayantha Mendis Friday, 27 February 2015 12:13 PM

    These wonderful Pictures Wake up the old good memories at Isipathana.

    Gamini Dullewe Saturday, 28 February 2015 09:04 AM

    Nothing like Royal Thomians........hik hik hi

    Jayantha Mendis Friday, 27 February 2015 12:13 PM

    These wonderful Pictures Wake up the old good memories at Isipathana.

    Mahroof Saturday, 28 February 2015 09:42 AM

    Example of Brotherhood

    dewz Friday, 27 February 2015 08:23 PM

    the best cycle parade i ever had........

    ruwan wijesooriya Friday, 27 February 2015 01:26 PM

    oh dear my good old days came to live again

    Ram Friday, 27 February 2015 01:42 PM

    Hurra Issipatana

    asoka Friday, 27 February 2015 02:06 PM

    royalists introduced the tricycle parade, not the cycle parade...

    hamid Friday, 27 February 2015 02:20 PM

    SARA THAEE MAHATHA,ISIPATHANI SARA THAE,STRIVE WITH DETERMINATION.

    farhan Friday, 27 February 2015 09:05 AM

    Yay Pathana for the win!

    CHATURA Friday, 27 February 2015 02:26 PM

    in deed, as we are old boys of TC, good old days will bring past memories to my mind

    Janaka Saturday, 28 February 2015 01:13 PM

    I remember me and my brother collected money and stitched Thurstan flags for this parade...We were so proud and still is,, even though miles away from homeland,,, We did it then,,, and good luck to the youngsters who is enjoying today,, they will remember these things in the future ,, just like we do,,, Good luck to the Thurstan team,, I know they will not go down without a good fight,,,This is our identity...not to mention,, tears fill your eyes when you see these happening,,,wonderful memories...

    Ravi Friday, 27 February 2015 10:45 PM

    Wow. Good to see Isipathana students on the parade. This take me back to my school days at Isipathna.

    Senaka Saturday, 28 February 2015 11:26 PM

    Go TH go

    ANTON Friday, 27 February 2015 10:12 AM

    THESE CYCLE PARADES WERE FIRST INTRODUCED TO THE SRILANKAN SCHOOLS BY "ROYALISTS".


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