St. Thomas Juniors had their final laugh against St. Joseph’s Juniors

All three U18, U16 and U14 matches between St. Joseph’s College and St. Thomas College were held today, at Longdon Place

Under 18

St. Thomas U18 team managed to give a good fight against St. Joseph’s U18 team. This match was played after the U14 and U16 matches. There were minimal errors on the field in the first half as they completely dominated their counterparts. Ragunathan Yugeshwar’s try was followed up by a successful conversion from Jaedan Koch put St.Thomas, 7 points ahead of the home team in the first half.

But in the second half, Joseph’s U18 team gave a good reply with the ball in their hands, although their efforts were impeded by some good defending from the Thomians. Before the final whistle, Koch scored a straight forward penalty for St. Thomas U18 team, to increase their score to 10

Full Time: St. Joseph College 00-10 St. Thomas College

Under 16

The St. Joseph youngsters dominated the game right from the start as they were regularly attacking the opposite half. As a result of their style of play, Joseph managed to get their first try in the 10th minute of the game from the courtesy of Pavan Ishara and successfully converted by Ruchitha Rodrigo.

In the 13th minute, Vishika Fernando scored a wonderful try to increase the Josephian tally to 12 which was converted unsuccessfully.

Full Time: St. Joseph College 12-00 St. Thomas College

Under 14 

Just like the U16 team, St. Joseph U14 team beat the St. Thomas U14 team by 12-0. The Josephian youngsters finished the first half in their favor by scoring 7 points and increased their total in the second half by scoring another try. St. Thomas youngsters’ scoring opportunities were successfully hindered by the St. Joseph’s defenders.

Full Time: St. Joseph College 12-00 St. Thomas College