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Match Video: Thank you for watching the Bradby Shield Live, the video would be posted when available Photograph Courtesy of Amila Alahakoon

Trinity Rugby Fixtures & Results for 2017

Trinity Rugby Fixtures & Results of the 2017 Rugby Season: This post will be updated as soon as match details for the 2nd Round become available. The 73rd Bradby Shield 2017: 20th of May : 1st Leg of Bradby Shield Encounter – Trinity Rugby Stadium, Pallekelle, Kandy 3rd of June : 2nd Leg of Bradby Shield Encounter -Royal Sports Complex, Colombo   Trinity Rugby 2017 Team: Image by Amila Alahakoon      Trinity College  [ Read More ]

Trinity Rugby Fixtures & Results for 2016

Trinity Rugby Fixtures & Results of the 2016 Rugby Season: The 72nd Bradby Shield 2016: 30th of April : 1st Leg of Bradby Shield Encounter – Royal Sports Complex, Colombo 14th 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 match  [ Read More ]

The legacy of Ken de Joodt

Trinity College Rugby skipper of both 1957 and 1958, Rugby Lionsman Kandy, Up Country, Low Country Havies, Uva and All Ceylon rugby player Ken de Joodt is no more. He was 76 years at the time of his death. Ken will also be fondly remembered for being the sixth consecutive Trinity rugby skipper to win the blue riband of schools rugby – the much coveted Bradby Shield in 1957, the  [ Read More ]

It is with great pleasure that we announce the winners of the TCKOBABC Scholarships for the 2015 academic year. Duncan White Memorial Scholarship awarded to Ishan Jayathilaka. Dr. Senaka Bibile Memorial Scholarship awarded to Andrew Ratnayake.  We would like to thank all the students that applied and wish to note that it was a tough decision due to the number of strong candidates. The final decision was based on the weighting of the key  [ Read More ]

Trinity Rugby Fixtures & Results for 2015

Trinity Rugby Fixtures & Results of the 2015 Rugby Season: The 71st Bradby Shield 2015: 09th May : 1st Leg of Bradby Shield Encounter -Trinity Rugby Stadium, Pallekelle, Kandy 24th May : 2nd Leg of Bradby Shield Encounter – Royal Sports Complex, Colombo  Trinity College Rugby 1st XV Team:  Photo by: Amila Alahakoon      Trinity College Rugby Montage Video:     This post will be updated as soon as match  [ 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 ]

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.

 
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