Tigers have a new captain!

Schools Rugby League 2020

Sathsara Kalugampitiya has been appointed captain of the Vidyartha College first XV ahead of the Schools Rugby League 2020. 

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The versatile three-quarter, Kalugampitiya sprang into the spotlight in the 2018 season when the team won the Plate Championship. That year, the team missed out on the qualification to ‘A’ division by a slight margin. 

Last season, Vidyartha College were entrusted with a challenge to make it to the top division and the team led by Kavishka Bandara ensured that the side achieved the target after a long lapse of 7 years. 

Playing at fullback and wing, Kalugampitiya was phenomenal in the first-round, scoring over 10 tries and continued to rattle oppositions in the Plate championship. 

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This year is set to be a crucial year for the school from Kandy since they will be playing in the top division and survival is going to be tough. 

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Danushka Pushpakumara will coach the team this year. 

The Schools Rugby League is set to kick off at the end of February.