Archive for April, 2011

“Why should we let anyone else fight our war?” Lieutenant General Denzil Lakshman Kobbekaduwa RWP, RSP, VSV, USP, rcds, psc, SLAC (July 27, 1940 – August 8, 1992) was a highly decorated and respected General who served the Sri Lanka army. Born into a traditional Kandyan Family, Lieutenant Kobbekaduwa was the second child and eldest of three sons. Educated at Trinity College Kandy, he was a colourful military officer and a fine rugby personality.  [ Read More ]

  List of Old Boys from Trinity College Kandy who served in the 3 Armed Forces of Sri Lanka during the 27-year war against the LTTE (23rd July 1983-18th May 2009):   1. SRI LANKA ARMY The Sri Lanka Army is the oldest and largest of the Sri Lanka Armed Forces and is responsible for land-based military and humanitarian operations. Established as the Ceylon Army in 1949, it was renamed when Sri Lanka became a republic  [ Read More ]

Two of the powerhouses in school’s rugby circuit clashed for yet another time in a wearisome battle after the refreshing New Year vacation. Even though this match hasn’t turned out to be an inaugural fixture, these two institutions have consistently dished out some brilliant display of rugby. Presumably not the be all and end all for both schools, exorbitant incidents have made this encounter more than a school boy rugby  [ Read More ]

Welcome To The Updated Website

Welcome to the Trinity College Kandy Worldwide Website! We are pleased to announce that our website has now been moved to a new url As you may notice, the website title has been changed from ‘Trinity College Kandy Global Network’ to ‘Trinity College Kandy Worldwide’. Links from the old domain will also be redirected to the new webpage url automatically. The purpose of this website is to provide information to  [ Read More ]

Trinity Rugby Fixtures & Results for 2011

Trinity Rugby Fixtures & Results of the 2011 Rugby Season: Trinity placed as the 2nd Runners-Up of the 2011 Sri Lanka Schools Rugby League. The 67th Bradby Shield 2011: 28th May : 1st Leg of Bradby Shield Encounter – Bogambara Stadium, Kandy 11th June : 2nd Leg of Bradby Shield Encounter – Royal Sports Complex, Colombo Trinity Rugby 2011 1st XV achieved the greatest comeback in Bradby Shield history by  [ Read More ]

Trinity beats Kingswood College

This is also the oldest schools rugby fixture dating back to 1906 and they celebrated their 100 years in 2006 with a grand show at the Bogambara Stadium which was also the venue of the first match over 100 years ago. Kingswood college is known as the school who brought rugby to Sri Lanka. Trinity’s vibrant number eight Sean Foster with the ball in hand makes a valiant attempt to  [ Read More ]

“Trinity in defeat is always greater than Trinity in victory” A speech made by Hon. Lakshman Kadirgamar back in 2003 at the Shaw Wilson Felicitation dinner at the Taj Samudra about his reflections on Trinity. He talks about Asgiriya and various traditions which existed back in the day but have now faded away. Please take some time off your busy schedules to listen to this wonderful speech by a true Gentlemen. Download the speech  [ Read More ]

Even though the cricket world cup season is over here is a cricket tribute song to the Sri Lankan cricket team by fellow Trinitians. Its pretty catchy and in the same way it has a meaning as well. This song made a huge impact on the radio stations during the cricket season. I have attached the music video of the song below; The song is by a group called “The  [ Read More ]

“Don’t worry sir, I will fight till I die.” There is a saying that in life we are just actors running around according to the script called destiny in which those things we do while we were young are just the way of saying “hey world! Look out I am going to turn you upside down”. Despite all this who would have thought a young boy running around his home  [ Read More ]

Duncan White, MBE, ED, DLC.M.INST.AM. (1 March 1918 – 3 July 1998) was a legendary Trinitian and the first Sri Lankan athlete to win a medal for his country in an Olympic event. He won a silver in the 440-yards hurdles at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. Duncan White is undoubtedly the most outstanding male athlete produced by Sri Lanka who, with his silver medal at the 1948  [ Read More ]

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