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 ]

It was a gorgeous setting last Saturday evening at the Royal College Rugby Stadium in Colombo, with ideal weather and ground conditions  – plus a tense, exciting atmosphere, to stage Sri Lanka’s ‘blue ribband’ Rugby game of the season – the 2nd Leg of the Trinity-Royal “Bradby” match! A mammoth crowd, mainly supporters and Rugby fans of these two great schools Royal and Trinity, came in anticipation of witnessing Rugby  [ Read More ]

Today, all Rugby fans could expect to witness a tremendously exciting game of Rugby, when Royal College Colombo, come up against Trinity College Kandy, in the “2nd Leg” of the “Bradby Shield”. This ‘decider’ is to be played at the Royal Rugby Stadium in Colombo at 4.30 p.m. – and should give Royal the advantage, playing on their home grounds. Yet, the outcome of a Trinity-Royal Bradby game is most  [ Read More ]

In the scintillating spirit of Sri Lanka’s exciting ‘glamour game’ Rugby, this particular encounter of Trinity and Royal, will as always, see Rugby reach it’s peak, this time up in the hills of Pallekelle! The splendid scenic Trinity College Rugby Stadium grounds will be flagged and beautifully decorated, to also provide a ‘carnival’ atmosphere on this occasion, on Saturday, 1st June 2013 at 4.30 p.m. Keeping to the Trinity Tradition,  [ Read More ]

The crowd cheering wildly.. A guild of students with talents galore.. Embellishment of the hall within prestigious walls.. Indeed, this is THRITHVA RANGA.  Three decades have passed since the inception of “Ranga Saba” which ultimately led to Thrithva Ranga. And yet, this annual event still manages to stand out as a unique extravagant night filled with sheer talent by the School Officers’ Guild (SOG) of Trinity College Kandy. December 4th  [ Read More ]

Amidst all the attention which the apocalypse of the world has been getting, this piece of writing, rest assured reader, is on a rather lighter, happier and infinitely more ecstatic note. For those of us who have had the pleasure of passing through the very few college gates here in our country where history and traditions are sources of inspiration, this note bears a deeper message. The roots of rugby  [ Read More ]

What a thrill it will be for former Trinitian and Rugby Lion Dilshan Senanayake as he partakes in the Olympic Torch bearing Relay as a Torch bearer, running a 300 metre stretch in the Huntingdon precincts near Cambridge, London. His turn is today. He is one of three Sri Lankans to have been picked to carry the torch. They were selected from among over 150,000 nominees over a 12-month period  [ Read More ]

Select ‘480p’ in each video to view in highest available quality. Enjoy. 1st Leg :   2nd Leg :       www.keepvid.com can be used to download the videos. Copy paste the youtube url of the relevant video on keepvid.com and then download. Click Here to view all Trinity College Rugby Fixtures & Results for 2012  

Brilliance of the ’74 Rugby Team

Everyone talks about the ’56 side under David Frank or Tyrrell Rajapakse’s side of ’87 being teams of fantastic rugby players with the unbeaten tag. Due recognition must be given to the consistently brilliant side of 1974 which also remained unbeaten and played some superlative rugby under the tutelage of the late Major Bertie Dias. Side stepping , dummies, excellent ball handling and sudden changes of direction gave them an  [ Read More ]

 
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