Sri Lanka Schools U-16 Tens 2023
Trinity College edged out D.S. Senanayake College 5-0 to win the All Island Under-16 ten-a-side rugby tournament played at their rugby stadium in Pallekelle today.
Although there were no scores at the short break, Trinity managed to secure the win in the second half with a try by Dimath Ambepitiya, who was also awarded the Best Player.
Trinity, led by Udan Wijekoon and coached by Priyantha Gunaratne, had previously clinched the Central Province Seven-a-side Tournament earlier in the year.
In other segments, Royal won the Plate with a 15-7 victory over St. Peter’s, while Isipathana, the defending champions, won the Bowl segment with a close 10-7 victory against Ananda.
Science emerged victorious in the Shield segment with a convincing 17-0 win over Lumbini. (Shamseer Jaleel)
- Quarter-final: Lumbini beat Panadura Sumangala 5-0, Mahanama beat St. Sylvester’s 19-0, Science beat St. Aloysius’ 12-0, Prince of Wales beat Maliyadeva 19-5.
- Semi-final: Lumbini beat Mahanama 17-0, Science beat Prince of Wales 19-0
- Final: Science beat Lumbini 17-0
- Quarter-final: Dharmaraja beat Richmond 17-5, Isipathana beat Wesley 12-10, Ananda beat St. Anthony’s 10-7, Kandy Sumangala beat Kingswood 14-12
- Semi-final: Isipathana beat Dharmaraja 24-5, Ananda beat Kandy Sumangala 10-5
- Final: Isipathana beat Ananda 10-7
Quarter-final: Vidyartha beat St. Joseph’s 12-5, D.S. Senanayake beat St. Peter’s 10-5 (extra time), Zahira beat Royal 21-14, Trinity beat S. Thomas' 5-0
Semi-final: St. Peter’s beat St. Joseph’s 22-5, Royal beat S. Thomas' 29-0
Final: Royal beat St. Peter’s 15-7
Semi-final: D.S. beat Vidyartha 17-14, Trinity beat Zahira 17-5
Final: Trinity beat D.S. 5-0