It will be a stunning sight to see the crowds gather at the Trinity Pallekelle Grounds, as the first contingent of the “TRINITY RED ARMY” (over 3000 fans/supporters all dressed in Red Tee Shirts), followed by the “ROYAL TUSKERS” (over 2000 in Blue and Gold Tee Shirts) – parade into the grounds before the commencement of the 2nd Leg of the 70th Trinity – Royal “Bradby Shield” encounter!
The island’s rugby fraternity bustle with hushed excitement as the platform is being set to host the “blue ribbon” event of the Sri Lanka rugby calendar; the glorious fight for school rugby’s prized possession; “The Bradby Shield”
On the eve of school rugby’s premier spectacle ‘The Bradby Shield’ contented for by Royal College Colombo and Trinity College Kandy, ThePapare.com brings you the Pre-show featuring Rugby’s foremost presenter Shanaka Amarasinghe in conversation with former Royal and Coach Bilal Yusuf and Bradby winning Trinity Captain Milinda Gunawardena.
Less than a week to go for one of Sri Lanka’s biggest schools rugby fixtures; The Bradby. It generally spreads a fever through-out the rugby community in Sri Lanka and around the world. ThePapare takes a look at the roots of this great encounter and its glories of the past years.