Will history repeat itself with grisly accuracy when prop forward Murad Ramzeen’s Trinitians lock horns with No 8 Shehan Pathirana’s yet unconquered Royalists at the Royal Sports complex tomorrow will be the question on the lips of many a rugby connoisseur and historian albeit Royal being favourites to win the game and the Shield with an already eight point lead in the bag a fortnight ago at Bogambara. This writer’s  [ Read More ]

Sizzling! This Lions’ brand of rugby

Royalty loses both crown and jewels! To merely report that fifteen gallant and resurgent Trinitians led by that power house Prop Forward Murad Ramzeen knocked hitherto unconquered  No 8 Forward Shehan Pathirana’s  Royalists  off their feet last Saturday,  would tantamount to an epitome of the Latin cliché- Suppresso Veri, the truth but not the whole truth. In doing so, fifteen spirited Trinitians with youthful  exuberance,  albeit an eight point  deficit  [ 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 ]

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 ]

 
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