HNB Champions for the 4th consecutive time

Dialog National Netball Championship 2023

HNB Dialog National Netball Champions for the 4th consecutive time

Hatton National Bank (HNB) secured the 2023 Dialog National Netball Championship in dominant fashion defeating Air Force 29-44 in the final at the Torrington Grounds.

The star studded HNB team, representing Mercantile Netball Association, raced to a 18-9 lead at the end of the 1st quarter. At half time the score read 28-11, with HNB out scoring Air Force 10-8 in the 2nd quarter.

The 3rd quarter was a close affair with both team scoring 8 goals each and the score read 36-19. Air Force won the 4th quarter 8-10 but it was too little too late as HNB defended their title 44-29.


In the 3rd place play-off Navy defeated Army 66-52. The semi-finals saw HNB beat Navy 39-27 and Air Force down Army 30-24.

Quarter Finals

– HFC Kurunegala 18-33 Navy

– Army W/O Kalutara Balika

– Air Force 31-16 Musaeus College

– HNB 38-07 KDU

Individual Awards

– Netball Queen – Gayani Dissanayake (HNB)

– Best Center Court Player – Gayanjali Amarawansa (HNB)

– Best Shooter – Umanga De Zoysa (HNB)

– Best Defender – Malmi Hettiarachchi (HNB)

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