St. Anthony's College Cricket Team

After a disappointing few seasons, a new look St. Anthony’s College look for a fresh start under a new mentorship with the school going all out with nothing to lose ahead of the centenary Big Match encounter this March...
Anura-Bulankulame

The ‘Most Decisive Victory’ for S.Thomas’ was a record set in 1988. My father, Rajindha de Mel (1988-1989) was a Thomian cricketer who played that year under the captaincy of Anura Bulankulame. Yes, I’ve heard endless stories about this...
Roger Wijesuriya

Moratuwa was a town of cricket.  Home to the great Duleep Mendis and many others. It also bred a pair of youngsters that took the town by storm in their day.  The Wijesuriya brothers from St Sebastian’s College ended...
Ashan Priyanjan

Having taken to the game at the tender age of ten, Ashan set foot into the cricket arena under the guidance of Jayantha Seneviratne from the Bloomfield Cricket Academy. After representing Ashoka College, Maradana in the under 13 age...
Arjuna Ranathunga

When the great Arjuna Ranatunga first walked in to the Sinhalese Sports Club as a 15-year-old kid, he was shaken up by an elderly club stalwart, who told him, ‘We don’t want any ‘sarong Johnnies’ playing for SSC.’ Arjuna never...
Devind Pathmanathan

When torrential rains dashed hopes of a possible win, a team stood in despair. This startling narrative is of an unimaginable turnaround, a momentous triumph, the return of the precious prize to Reid Avenue after 6 long years. After the...
shameera weerasinghe

The very reserved and understated Shameera Weerasinghe has a distinguished record to his name.  He is only the second person in the history of school cricket to have completed the 1000 runs/100 wickets, achieving a season double whist representing...

66 runs to win off 12 overs in fading light was the target St Peter’s were given last year at the Battle of the Saints. Amidst all the chaos of pitch invasions, they cruised to 59 for 4 in...
St.-Anthony's-College-Rugby-Team-2017

Having had a reasonable stint in the school rugby arena last season, the Antonians go into this year’s Singer Schools’ Rugby League confident of at least a top 3 finish.VISIT THE SCHOOLS RUGBY LEAGUE HUBBlast from the past St. Anthony’s...
Sharith Amit

Standing at 6 feet tall and weighing 85 Kg, Sri Lankan born Sharith Amit took time off from his busy schedule to speak to ThePapare.com after he was selected to play for the Qatar National 7’s Rugby team, making...