St. Joseph's College Rugby Team 2017

Overhauled Josephians with title ambitions

St. Joseph's College enter the 2017 season following drastic changes to their coaching systems as they seek to secure their first ever title in schools rugby history. VISIT THE SCHOOLS RUGBY LEAGUE HUB Blast from the Past Rugby started back in 1954,...
Where have all the good men gone?

Where have all the good men gone?

From a very young age, we were taught that Rugby was a ‘hooligans game played by gentlemen’, sadly this seems to be an idea lost in the Sri Lanka schools rugby community. Over the past five years, there have been...

“Green Machine” determined to defend their title

With a relatively new set of players and a new coaching set up, it is a transition period for the defending champions Isipathana but the Havelock town school have set their sights on the title this season too. VISIT...
St Peter's College Rugby Team 2017

St. Peter’s aiming to bring back lost glory

The boys from Bambalapitiya have always been a force to reckon with in the schools’ rugby arena but they haven’t been able produce a champion outfit of late. With a young outfit this season, the ‘Bamba Brigade’ will strive...

What’s next, Dialog Rugby?

The Dialog Rugby League kicked-off last November with mixed perceptions. Its always good banter building up to the tournament with the big league clubs making key signings of players with the continuous expectation of winning the silverware. Despite the teams making changes and aspiring hopeful to...
Dulanjana Wijesinghe

The aspiring cricketer who pursued his love for rugby – Dulanjana Wijesinghe

When the school rugby Master-In-Charge asked his school’s 1st XI cricket captain to come play for the school rugby side, he wouldn’t have imagined that the cricketer would fall in love with the oval ball game and evolve to...
Bryan Habana

Racism, Rugby and Siya KolisiBryan Habana opens up

In the first episode of the HSBC Premier Webinar Series, BBC International Sportscaster, Andrew Cotter and Springbok legend Bryan Habana touched on one of the biggest yet unspoken topics in the world of sports; Politics and Racism – especially...

Small man with a big heart; Radeesha’s journey from half-back to 3rd row

At 5’5 and weighing just over 80 Kilos, not many would even consider the protagonist of our story, Radeesha Senevirathne,  as a forward in the starting 23 of an A division club rugby team; spots usually occupied by the...

From hitting rock bottom to glory: Thenuka Nanayakkara

It was early into the Singer Schools Rugby League. Tagged as favourites, St. Peter’s College was made to travel to Mount Lavinia on a Monday for their first match o the season.  The Peterites coming into the season following their...
Science College Rugby Team

Science College rugby to embark on a new era of dominance

Back in the 2010-12 era, your impression of the school Science College, Mount Lavinia, would have been something like this; “A school which had the luck to creep into the top division and are surviving, hiding under the shadows...

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