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Ever since I first went for the school show of Thrithva Ranga, way back when I was in Grade 8 (2004), it has become an annual event in my calendar along with the Bradby Shield. In the Thrithva Ranga held way back in 2004, I can remember there was something to do with army soldiers climbing down from the top of the hall to kidnap the president. Even though I  [ Read More ]

England’s new status as the top team in Test cricket was reflected on Friday when five of their players were named in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Team of the Year. Sangakkara appears in the team of the year for the second time running. Batsmen Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott were joined by all-rounder Stuart Broad, fast bowler James Anderson and spinner Graeme Swann, in a side picked by a selection  [ Read More ]

Three Trinitians awarded ‘Lions’

Three cricketers from this year’s Trinity College cricket team were awarded the Cricket Lions, the highest award in school at the College Assembly held at the Trinity College hall on Friday. These awards were made by the Acting Principal of Trinity College Brigadier Udaya Ariyaratne. The recipients of the prestigious ‘Cricket Lions’ were left arm spinner Aamil Anas, allrounder Janishka Premasinghe and wicket keeper opening batsman Niroshan Dickwella. Allroudner and  [ Read More ]

It is with great pleasure that we announce the first ever winners of the Trinity College Kandy Old Boys Association British Columbia Canada Scholarships: Duncan White Memorial Scholarship awarded to; Mahil Kothalawala for his academic excellence by obtaining 9 A’s at the GCE O/L examination. Dr. Senaka Bibile Memorial Scholarship awarded to; Janishka Premasinghe for his high potential in Cricket. Janishka was a member of the unbeaten 2011 TCK Cricket  [ Read More ]

In an exclusive interview with Island Cricket, Sri Lanka under 19 cricketer, Rushan Jaleel, talks candidly about being reported to the ICC for a suspect bowling action and the emotional and psychological toll the process has taken on him. September 10, 2010 (Island Cricket): Jaleel was reported by umpire Bruce Oxenford of the Emirates International Panel of ICC Umpires and Shahul Hameed of the ICC Associate and Affiliate International Umpires’  [ Read More ]

‘My Days at Trinity’ by Quentin Israel

An escapade in Barney’s hearse – Episode 4 Barney Raymond and Rodney Jonklaas were both unique. Eccentric personalities, they endeared themselves to all who had the good fortune to know them. They were very senior to me but their exploits, while in college and later on in life, were legendary. While at school, Rodney showed tremendous business acumen and entrepreneurship by selling to Miss Wells, who was in charge of  [ Read More ]

Trinity trounce Thurstan

Trinity College put up a solid effort to trounce Thurstan College by 41 points to 3 in a schools rugby tournament fixture at Pallekele. The winners led 24 points to nothing at the breather. Lions accumulated their points off three goals, four tries while the Thurstanites could not muster anything beyond a solitary drop goal. Lions scored off their full back Dinuk Nayakaratne, winger C. Ratwatte, flanker K. Yatwara, centre  [ Read More ]

At “the best school of all”

A few years ago, School was more than a memory to me. I was there, savoring the last few days of my school life. Memories of fourteen years flooded my mind, as I held back the tears from my eyes. I could not afford to say good-bye to the place that had made me what I am, as the rhythm of my heart echoed “We will honor yet the school  [ Read More ]

Fraser Plan

TRINITY is a school that carries a rich history of 139 Years. It’s a wealth drawn from the inspiring vision of the founding fathers in the Church Missionary Society (CMS); implemented over decades by a succession of broad minded and inspiring Principals; and the total commitment of Staff –both Academic, Administrative and Minor staff, many of whom gave more than their best, if not their lives, to the cause of  [ Read More ]

Trinity end Royal reign

Trinity College Kandy came back from a deficit of 8 points in the first leg to give a brilliant display of running rugby not only to beat Royal College but also to win the Bradby Shield handsomely with a 40 Points (3 Goals, 2 Tries, 2 Penalties, 1 Drop Goal) to 5 Points (1 Try) win in their 67th year of the series at the Royal Sports Complex yesterday. At  [ Read More ]

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