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Somitha De Alwis appointed as the new head coach of Sri Lanka Netball Team

Somitha De Alwis appointed head coach

The Netball Federation of Sri Lanka (NFSL) announced they have appointed Somitha De Alwis as the new head coach of the Sri Lanka National Netball team.  The interviews were held on 6th July by a panel comprising of C. Rathnamudali...
Sri Lanka’s 1st National Netball Captain Cynthia Rasquinho laid to rest

Sri Lanka’s 1st National Netball Captain laid to rest

Cynthia Rasquinho (nee Ernst), the first woman to captain Sri Lanka (then Ceylon) in international Netball was laid to rest earlier today. She was 91 years old at the time of her passing. Rasquinho, a past pupil of Methodist College...
Sri Lanka remain 18th in Netball World Rankings June 2020

Sri Lanka remains in top 20; Jamaica 3rd

The International Netball Federation (INF) released the newest World Rankings to reflect the last matches to take place before international netball was suspended for the Covid-19 pandemic. The rankings are based on the matches up to 29th May 2020. Sri Lanka...

Sri Lanka Netball begins search for National Head Coach

The Netball Federation of Sri Lanka (NFSL) has called for applications for the vacant Head Coach position of the Sri Lanka Netball Team.  The new Head Coach will be appointed targeting coaching the team for the 2022 Asian Netball Championship...
Lakshmi Victoria on Asian Indoor Games, Thilaka Jinadasa and tournaments in 2021

Netball included in 2021 Asian Indoor Games

Sri Lanka Netball are in for a busy 2021, provided the current worldwide situation of the COVID-19 pandemic improves. The 2020 season looks likely to be wiped out owing to the pandemic.  Speaking exclusively with ThePapare.com, President of the Netball...
Thilaka Jinadasa resigns as Sri Lanka Netball Head Coach

Thilaka Jinadasa resigns as Head Coach of Sri Lanka Netball

The Sri Lanka Netball community were given a rude shock when Thilaka Jinadasa resigned from her post as the Head Coach of the Sri Lanka National Netball Team. She had notified her decision through an email to the President of...
Asian Netball Championship 2020 postponed indefinitely

Asian Netball Championship postponed indefinitely

Due to the pandemic of COVID-19 (Corona Virus) the 2020 Asian Netball Championship has been postponed indefinitely. This was confirmed to ThePapare.com by the President of the Netball Federation of Sri Lanka (NFSL) Lakshmi Victoria. The tournament was originally scheduled...
Sri Lanka Netball Organizes Blood Donation Camp

Asian Champs organize Blood Donation Camp

The Sri Lanka Netball Team has organized a Blood Donation Camp, which is to be held on the 8th of March at Torrington Grounds, Colombo 07. The reigning Asian Netball Champions, who will be defending the title they won in...
Rohini Alles Challenge Trophy

Clinical Musaeus completes the hat-trick

Musaeus College once again ran away with a 40-18 win against Gateway College to complete a hat-trick of wins in their annual netball encounter, which was played at the Gateway College Grounds, Rathmalana. Musaeus College came into the 3rd ever...

Sri Lanka’s Asian Championship preparation dealt a blow

Sri Lanka’s preparations for the Asian Netball Championships were dealt a critical blow, with the Hong Kong Four Nations Netball Championship being cancelled a few days ago. >>Netball News<< The tournament, which was to be held from the 20th – 23rd...

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