Archive for May, 2011

That Trinity-Peterite game in 1973

With the  much awaited Trinity- St. Peters rugby encounter that took place on Friday(21st of May 2011), connoisseurs of inter schools  rugby football will undoubtedly reminisce the Trinity-Peterite  encounter  in 1973 and legendary Peterite, Havies and Sri Lanka fly half  Frank Hubert. St. Peters, with their last victory over Trinity in 1941 under Chandrasena was yet to beat Trinity in the post World War II era. The date was Saturday, July 15, 1973. The venue  [ Read More ]

The battle of the titans will take place today, when Trinity College host Royal College, in the first leg of their traditional Bradby Shield encounter in its 67th edition, with the marauding Lions having a clear edge over their rivals. This most looked forward to event needs no introduction, but what matters is whether the unbeaten Royalists could maintain their winning streak or will the Lions put the issue beyond  [ Read More ]

The match is over now. Thank you for watching.   Full Time Scores: Trinity – 25 Royal – 33 The recorded match videos: Part 1 67th Bradby Sheild 1st Leg Part 1 by thescorelk5 Part 2 67th Bradby Shield 1st Leg – part 2 by thescorelk5 Click Here to read the article on the 67th Bradby Shield 1st leg. The Bradby Shield 2011 – 1st Leg Photos: [nggallery id=9] Captains Head to  [ Read More ]

Trinity College Kandy is the flagship school of Sri Lanka Rugby. In 1906 the school that carries the slogan “best school of all” took to what was largely an unknown sport in the island nation. It was a challenge from an old Trinitian Mr E. L. Blaze, then the Founder/principal of another top school across town (Kingswood College). Trinity Captained by H. S. Perera played their hearts out against a  [ Read More ]

Trinity College ended the unbeaten record of St Peter’s College for the season by putting up a massive show in front of a large crowd at Bambalapitiya yesterday. The Lions in their efforts broke a 18 win streak which the Petes maintained from the start of 2010. Half time Score – TCK 12 to SPC 10 Full time Score – TCK 34 to SPC 10 The Trinitians playing away from home  [ Read More ]

The Sri Lankans are here, promising to bring much pleasure to the start of the cricketing summer, but even their best batsmen should gladly concede that the greatest innings ever played by a Sri Lankan took place in the committee rooms at Lord’s almost 30 years ago. Gamini Dissanayake (educated at Trinity College, Kandy) made a charismatic case for Sri Lanka cricket on that day in June 1981, winning over  [ Read More ]

Part 1: Part 2: video streams courtesy of   The match is now over.. but you can watch the recorded match videos above. We will also be broadcasting the Bradby Shield 1st Leg Live next Saturday the 28th of May 2011 from 4.30 p.m. onwards on Click Here to visit the live match stream page.   Full Time Scores: Trinity – 34 St. Peter’s – 10.   Scores  [ Read More ]

Sangakkara to deliver MCC lecture

Kumar Sangakkara will deliver the eleventh MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture at Lord’s on July 4 2011. He will become the first Sri Lankan and the first current international cricketer to be invited to speak at the annual event which comes a day after Sri Lanka meet England at Lord’s for the third ODI of the series. Sangakkara will also take over from 2009 speaker, Adam Gilchrist, as the  [ Read More ]

Trinity College Kandy’s 1977 rugby football captain, dashing six foot two No 8 forward and winner of the much coveted rugby Lion Ravindra Nalin Balasuriya will now be the chief guest at the first leg of Bradby Shield at Bogambara on May 28 (Saturday). This follows the unavailability of the four Trinity skippers before him – No 8 forward Jeffrey Yu (1973 captain and Lion) Chan Ye Ching (1974 captain  [ Read More ]

Trinity demolish Wesley College for 48-13

It was perfect weather in Kandy at the Pallekale rugby stadium and the perfect setting for a high quality game of rugby. Trinity once again showed their might on the rugby field when they trounce their opponents Wesley College who had no answers to the power and the skill displayed by the lions. Trinity were well focused and a determined unit with the guidance of their leader Murad Ramzeen. Half  [ Read More ]

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