• David David Shillingford Paynter – ‘Paynter the Painter’

    David Shillingford Paynter, son of missionary parents, was born in Almora, U.P., North of India, on 5th March 1900. His father was English and "Country" and his mother Sinhalese, of a Southern Sri Lankan family. He was educated at Breeks memorial school, a school for the children of missionaries, in ...

  • IMG_5811wm ‘…more than a coach; a friend, a brother, a father and a mentor’ – Neil Foote

    When the same team wins a prestigious shield four years in a row, one simply cannot just attribute it to luck or any other superstitious factor. The consecutive wins prove determination, focus and drive from the team, officials and the coach. Suffice it to say, all of these factors have to ...

  • IMG17 Tarinda Ratwatte helps Trinity win Bradby – fourth in a row!

    Stunning, excellent entertainment and action-packed suspense, down to the last minute – is the description that could be given to the 162nd match and 70th year of the world famous “Bradby Shield” Rugby encounter, between Trinity College Kandy and Royal College Colombo. Royal and Trinity fans were ‘over the hills’ ...

  • Cheer Rugby Volcanic Explosion Expected on Pallekelle Grounds!

    Preview of Trinity-Royal 70th Bradby Shield Rugby 2nd Leg in Kandy [caption id="attachment_7512" align="alignleft" width="300"] Trinity College Rugby Stadium, Palekalle.[/caption] It will be a stunning sight to see the crowds gather at the Trinity Pallekelle Grounds, as the first contingent of the “TRINITY RED ARMY” (over 3000 fans/supporters all dressed in Red ...

  • ABR - 1 Trinity – Invincible

    It is the traditional Bradby dinner at the school main hall. The clock stares 8.30pm.The Royal 1st XV captain Shehan Pathirana is delivering his address. Trinity has lost the 1st leg 25 to 33 few hours earlier at Bogambara. The chaps from Colombo are on cloud nine. They’ve beaten Trinity ...

  • Fotor051302357(1)WM Trinity shatters Royal dream in 1st Leg of “Bradby”!

    Review of Trinity-Royal 70th Bradby Shield Rugby Encounter With splendid weather last Saturday 10th May, the 1st Leg of the 70th “Bradby Shield” rugby game ‘kicked off’ impressively at 4.30 p.m. – on the beautifully spruced-up Royal Sports Complex Rugby grounds. It was an electrifying atmosphere which had an estimated 20,000 Rugby ...

  • TCK Rugby Trinity Rugby Fixtures & Results for 2014

    Trinity Rugby Fixtures & Results of the 2014 Rugby Season: [table id=6 /] The 70th Bradby Shield 2014: 10th May : 1st Leg of Bradby Shield Encounter - Royal Sports Complex, Colombo 24th May : 2nd Leg of Bradby Shield Encounter - Trinity Rugby Stadium, Pallekelle, Kandy  Trinity College Rugby 1st XV Team:  Photo by: Amila ...

  • Left to Right

Brigadier . J.P.A. ( JUPANA) Jayawardena, Prof. Ivor Tittawela, Balaratnam Dilip Kumar, Brigadier Aryaratne (Principal T.C.K), Kavinda Ellepola (President OBA), Mr. Ranil Bibile, Prof. I.K. Perera, and Justice N. Udulagama

Second – Left to Right

Prof. S.J.B.A. Jayasekera, Maj. Gen. (Rtd) Ranasinghe, Dr. Dan Seevaratnam, Prasanna W. Jayawardena, Prof. Gishan Dissanayake, Dr. Palitha Abeykoon

Absent

Duminda Hulangamuwa, Ranil Prematilake (Secretary OBA), and Susantha Ratnayake, Dr. N.M.N.B. Nillegoda, and Dr. Jayantha Kelegama (Deceased) Night of the Lions 2013

    Accolades for 16 Old Trinitians for outstanding academic and professional brilliance Trinity College, Kandy, awarded its Prizes to 16 distinguished old boys for outstanding academic and professional brilliance in their respective disciplines at the sixth edition of the "Night of the Lions" held at the College Hall on the night of ...

David Shillingford Paynter – ‘Paynter the Painter’

David Shillingford Paynter, son of missionary parents, was born in Almora, U.P., North of India, on 5th March 1900. His father was English and “Country” and his mother Sinhalese, of a Southern Sri Lankan family. He was educated at Breeks memorial school, a school for the children of missionaries, in South India, Ooty and at Trinity College, Kandy, Sri Lanka. (David and big brother Arnold) Arnold very studious and a  [ Read More ]

When the same team wins a prestigious shield four years in a row, one simply cannot just attribute it to luck or any other superstitious factor. The consecutive wins prove determination, focus and drive from the team, officials and the coach. Suffice it to say, all of these factors have to be in sync in order to reach the ultimate goal. In this high octane game, one man stands out  [ Read More ]

Stunning, excellent entertainment and action-packed suspense, down to the last minute – is the description that could be given to the 162nd match and 70th year of the world famous “Bradby Shield” Rugby encounter, between Trinity College Kandy and Royal College Colombo. Royal and Trinity fans were ‘over the hills’ with delight, to be treated to exciting ‘power rugby’ and a super day of grand entertainment – although some may  [ Read More ]

Rugby Volcanic Explosion Expected on Pallekelle Grounds!

Preview of Trinity-Royal 70th Bradby Shield Rugby 2nd Leg in Kandy It will be a stunning sight to see the crowds gather at the Trinity Pallekelle Grounds, as the first contingent of the “TRINITY RED ARMY” (over 3000 fans/supporters all dressed in Red Tee Shirts), followed by the “ROYAL TUSKERS” (over 2000 in Blue and Gold Tee Shirts) – parade into the grounds before the commencement of the 2nd Leg  [ Read More ]

Trinity – Invincible

It is the traditional Bradby dinner at the school main hall. The clock stares 8.30pm.The Royal 1st XV captain Shehan Pathirana is delivering his address. Trinity has lost the 1st leg 25 to 33 few hours earlier at Bogambara. The chaps from Colombo are on cloud nine. They’ve beaten Trinity yet again for the sixth time in a row. Nothing can shake their confidence that they would retain the Bradby Shield for the 3rd consecutive year.

Trinity shatters Royal dream in 1st Leg of “Bradby”!

Review of Trinity-Royal 70th Bradby Shield Rugby Encounter With splendid weather last Saturday 10th May, the 1st Leg of the 70th “Bradby Shield” rugby game ‘kicked off’ impressively at 4.30 p.m. – on the beautifully spruced-up Royal Sports Complex Rugby grounds. It was an electrifying atmosphere which had an estimated 20,000 Rugby fans going crazy, beating drums, blowing ‘wuwuzela’ horns, backed by the Sri Lankan Papare bands belting out some pulsating  [ Read More ]

Trinity Rugby Fixtures & Results for 2014

Trinity Rugby Fixtures & Results of the 2014 Rugby Season: The 70th Bradby Shield 2014: 10th May : 1st Leg of Bradby Shield Encounter – Royal Sports Complex, Colombo 24th May : 2nd Leg of Bradby Shield Encounter – Trinity Rugby Stadium, Pallekelle, Kandy  Trinity College Rugby 1st XV Team:  Photo by: Amila Alahakoon      Trinity College Rugby Montage Video:     This post will be updated as soon as  [ Read More ]

100 Years of Trinity Scouting – Around Sri Lanka in 12 days

The Trinity College Scout Group will be celebrating its centenary in the year 2014. To celebrate this momentous milestone of serving the community the Scouts will organize a series of events leading to the ceremony in 2014. As a prelude of these events and to take the message around island, the scouts have planned a Bicycle tour around the island along the costal belt, titled “Around Sri Lanka in 12  [ Read More ]

It is with great pleasure that we announce the winners of the TCKOBABC Scholarships for the 2014 academic year Duncan White Memorial Scholarship awarded to;   Rukshan Neelawathura for his academic excellence by obtaining 8 A’s at the GCE O/L examination, and continued strong performance in the A/L first year class. Dr. Senaka Bibile Memorial Scholarship awarded to Pulasthi Hadunge; Pulasthi Handunge is an exceptional painter and a cadet. Some of his recent works  [ Read More ]

Night of the Lions 2013

Accolades for 16 Old Trinitians for outstanding academic and professional brilliance Trinity College, Kandy, awarded its Prizes to 16 distinguished old boys for outstanding academic and professional brilliance in their respective disciplines at the sixth edition of the “Night of the Lions” held at the College Hall on the night of Saturday November 23rd, 2013. Among the winners of the coveted Prizes were four Professors, four Doctors, a Major General,  [ Read More ]

 
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