Sarinda Unamboowe CEO/ Managing Director of MAS Kreeda who was part of the 1981, 82 and 83 Royal College cricket teams reflects on his time at the big match and his life surrounded with sports. Sarinda was a true blue...
Royal-Thomian – Families

The Royal – Thomian, a tradition worth 138 years has earned a special place in many families. Since its inception in 1879, it has been a tradition for certain families to take part in the event while passing on...

As a tribute to the rich heritage of rugby at Zahira College and their return to the top schools league, the writer who is domiciled in the USA and is a fan of Zahira's brand of rugby has put...
Trinity College Cricket Team 2017

As the curtains draw upon the school cricket season, the school where river, lake and mountain meet, Trinity College fine tune themselves in time for the centenary Hill Country Battle of the Blues against St. Anthony’s College that will...
Niroshan-Dickwella

Who do you think the all-time most successful Cricket captain at Trinity College, Kandy is? Let me give you a clue, he is a left handed wicket keeper batsman and a National cricketer…. No its not who you thought,...
Anura-Tennakoon

I had the privilege of playing in the prestigious Royal Thomian Cricket Encounter for five years from 1962 -1966. In 1962 as a 15 year old I was selected to play against Royal only on the morning of the...
S.Thomas' College Cricket Team 2017

The Battle of the Blues; the 138th Royal-Thomian cricket encounter, also known as 'The' Big Match will be played on the 9th, 10th and 11th March 2017, at the SSC grounds. The Battle of the Blues is known for not...
Royal College Cricket Team 2017

With the introduction to the gentlemen's games in the year of 1840, Royal College have laid claim to an affluent and prestigious history for over 138 yearsVisit the Schools Cricket HubUnder the guidance of Mr. Ashley Walker the sport was...
Royal-Thomian – Assorted Facts

The Royal – Thomian, needs no special introduction. The 138 year-old traditions go back to 1879 when Mr. Ashley Walker, the Cricket master at Colombo Academy (Former Royal College), took the initiative of playing against S. Thomas’. In 1880...
Royal-Thomian – Batting Endeavours (1)

During its proud 138 years, the Royal-Thomian encounter has witnessed great batsmen who charmed the spectators, setting various batting records with their willows. So far 56 centuries have been recorded in the history of the encounter with 29 coming...