Western Province Netball champions once more

Western Province - Netball Champions (43rd National Sports Festival)

Western Province became the 43rd National Sports Festival Netball Champions for the 7th consecutive time defeating Central Province 45-41 in the final after an intense battle in Polonnaruwa.

J’pura storm to Inter University Netball Championship title

University of Sri Jayawardenapura (UoSJ)crushed University of Jaffna 79-35…

Central Province was leading for much of the final but a furious comeback in the final few minutes from Western Province, scoring 5 unanswered points, saw them securing the win. Chathurangani Jayasooriya captained while Sandya Wickramasinghe was the coach of Western Province.

Western Province led 12-10 at the end of the first quarter before Central Province took a 20-22 lead going into half time. They increased the lead to 4 points at 31-35 at the end of the 3rd quarter with the hopes of ending the 6-year long hoodoo but Western Province had a bit extra in the latter stages to overcome the scare outscoring Central Province 14-6.

Holy Family Convent Milo Netball Champions for the 10th time

Holy Family Convent, Kurunegala once again cemented their place as the Queens of Sri Lanka…

Hasitha Mendis of Western Province was named the Player of the Tournament. In the semi-finals, Central Province defeated Southern Province 58-37 while Western Province routed North Central Province 79-21.

Southern Province defeated North Central Province 58-29 to secure the 3rd place.

Other Results

1st round
Northern Province 67-11 Eastern Province

2nd Round
Western Province 68-31 North Western Province
Central Province 74-16 Sabaragamuwa Province
Southern Province 77-13 Uwa Province
North Central Province 40-39 Northern Province