2016 season will see Gold & Blacks led to battle by Mohamed Ashraff, a lanky center three quarter who is turning out for his 5th season for D.S, Ashraff along with his co center Ruchira Weerakoon, who is also a 5th year player, has been a part of the 2014 team that featured in the schools top division and the experience that they will bring to the team is going to be crucial for their chances in the daunting task of remaining competitive in the top division. The current crop consists of 8 players who have represented the 1st XV team and D.S has all the base work to do some damage this season.
This D.S outfit is coached by Sumedha Malawana a former national player who turned out for Navy sports club in the domestic circuit. Speaking to ThePapare.com Malawena mentioned that they are focusing on consistent performances and getting the basics right so they can remain in the “A” Division. He will be assisted in his duties by Dev Anand and Niranjan Wickramarathna.