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History of the Trinity College Crest

The Legacy of the Lion, the Three Crowns, the Cross, and the Shield The Lion – hovering atop the Shield, the Three Crowns, and the Cross. Roaring Red, Glorious Gold and Brilliant Blue – etched throughout in colorful fashion. The Scholastic Scroll – bearing a scroll of wisdom. The great Abraham Lincoln once said “Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it. The tree is the real  [ Read More ]

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 ]

‘Tap Me If You Can’ a day of touch rugby and more fun organised by the ‘Batch of 2002’ was indeed a successful event for the fourth consecutive year. The tournament was held at CR & FC grounds on 18th November. This is being played in memorial of Kaushal Warapitiya, Gihan Bulumulla and Neville Mihiraj from the batch of 2002. This year, the batch of 2009 emerged champs and 2011  [ Read More ]

Trinity 1st XI Cricket Fixtures & Results of the 2011/2012 Cricket Season: The Big Match 2012: 9th & 10th March : Big Match Encounter Vs. St. Anthony’s College – Asgiriya Stadium 17th March : Limited Overs Encounter Vs. St. Anthony’s College – Katugasthota   Trinity College Cricket 1st XI 2011/2012 Squad: Niroshan Dickwella (Captain) Janishka Premasinghe (V. Captain) Akkila Jayasundara Heshan Wanniarachchi Alvin Fernando Dinuk Wikramanayake Rajitha Jayathunga Bhagya Palihawadana Lakshitha Dassanayake  [ Read More ]

Kumar Sangakkara yet again manages to grab the headlines of our website with another spectacular feat. He has been named as the newest member of the Marylebone Cricket Club World Cricket Committee (MCC WCC). Aged 34, he becomes the youngest member ever and the second Sri Lankan to be in this prominent and prestigious committee. Sangakkara is currently ranked the no.1 Test Batsman in ICC Rankings and is a highly  [ Read More ]

  It is with deep sadness that we inform the passing away of Mr. Vipula Janashantha, the beloved Kandyan Dancing Master-In-Charge of Trinity College Kandy. He joined the academic staff on 1st January 1990 and served the college for 21 years until his sudden demise due to a heart attack on the morning of 10th November 2011. He led the Trinity Drum & Dance Troupe to win national as well as  [ Read More ]

  Cecil Balmond is an internationally renowned designer, structural engineer, architect, artist, and author. He has led countless architectural projects and institutions throughout the world. Born and raised in Sri Lanka, educated at Trinity College Kandy and later on at the University of Colombo, he is quoted as “one of the most important forces in contemporary architecture today”. His “…genius has been crucial to the emergence of anew aesthetic..” as quoted by Nicolai  [ Read More ]

16 year old Chamika Perera of Trinity College Kandy has rewritten Sri Lanka chess history to become the youngest person ever to win the National Chess Championship. This event was held at the University of Moratuwa organized by the Sri Lanka Chess Federation and supported by the Ministry of Sports. He obtained 9.5 points from 13 games to win the 2011 Title and remained unbeaten throughout the tournament. The only  [ Read More ]

Trinity College Rugby Montage Video

Audio & Video Editing / Production by : Yashwanth Dahanayake Rugby Footage Courtesy of : Channel Eye, Rupavahini, and Sirasa TV Watch in 1080p HD for highest quality. Lyrics: Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be, For my unconquerable soul. In the failed clutch of circumstance, I have not winced nor cried aloud, Under the bludgeonings  [ Read More ]

      The 2011 ICC Cricket Awards concluded in London yesterday, the 12th of September. Kumar Sangakkara, the former Sri Lankan cricket captain and old boy of Trinity College Kandy was the only player to win two awards that night. He was named the ODI Cricketer of the Year and also picked up the People’s Choice Award.     For the ODI Cricketer of the Year Award, Sangakkara scored 1049  [ Read More ]

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