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 ]

Trinity Rugby Fixtures & Results for 2013

Trinity Rugby Fixtures & Results of the 2013 Rugby Season: The 69th Bradby Shield 2013: 1st June : 1st Leg of Bradby Shield Encounter – Trinity Rugby Stadium, Pallekelle, Kandy 15th June : 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  [ Read More ]

It is with great pleasure that we announce the winners of the TCKOBABC Scholarships for the 2013 academic year Duncan White Memorial Scholarship awarded to;   Rukshan Neelawathura for his academic excellence by obtaining 8 A’s at the GCE O/L examination, and continued strong performance in the A/L first year class. Dr. Senaka Bibile Memorial Scholarship awarded to;   Mahil Kothalawala for his academic excellence by obtaining 9 A’s at the GCE O/L examination,  [ Read More ]

They Chose The Road Less Travelled By.

The final years of the 20th century, the world was immensely excited about the new millennium. Two young gentlemen spending the most memorable time of their school lives in the place where river, lake and mountain meet were listening to another monotonous lesson of chemistry. Were they actually listening or pretending was a suspicion to Mr. Pathiraja; one of the popular masters of Trinity College at the time. He wanted  [ Read More ]

Trinity College Kandy Old Boys Association British Columbia Canada is accepting applications for the 2013 academic year for the following scholarships. Duncan White Memorial Scholarship Dr. Senaka Bibile Memorial Scholarship A scholarship will cover the cost of tuition and fees. The basic requirements are; Currently enrolled as an A/L student at Trinity College Kandy. Is in good academic standing in Grade 11-13. Have a minimum of eight (8) A’s in  [ Read More ]

Denzil was born in Kandy on 27th July, 1940 to Loku Bandara & Iona Ratwatte Kobbekaduwa as their second child. He grew up in Kandy at Deldeniya Walauwa (Paternal Residence) of Deldeniya village in Menikdiwela, Kadugannawa and Amunugama Walauwa (Maternal Residence) of Amunugama village close to Kandy. These areas were close to the Kadugannawa Hills & the Dumbara Valley surrounded by the Mahaweli River with unspoilt environment close to nature  [ Read More ]

It was a beautiful day for rugby. Pallekelle, flanked by the Mahaveli at Kundasale and over looked by Hantane and the Knuckles Range was inviting but was not as lush as Bogambara. The Trinity stadium began to fill up even by 2 pm on 30 June for the much awaited second leg of the Bradby. The car parks were full by 3pm so the main Kundasale road was commandeered too.  [ 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 ]

With the sad news of the untimely passing away of Shafi Jainudeen, a collage of images and memories adorn the canvass in our mind’s eye. For those of us who grew up with him and his family in Kandy, the story begins at Castle Street where his friends would visit the Jainudeen household often, ostensibly to keep Shafi company but in reality to admire-or “cap” as we colloquially called the  [ Read More ]

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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