Arthur Fernandez

If you fear to lose, you cannot win

/ Monday, 20 July 2015 00:00

Science College finally showed their true potential Schools rugby  The school rugby season has finally come to an end with the compl...


Royal maul Pathana into submission

/ Tuesday, 23 June 2015 00:01

The much-anticipated schools game of the season was played at the Royal Complex on Saturday amidst a rather boisterous and vociferous crowd. There ...


Pathana and Royal to meet in blockbuster this weekend

/ Thursday, 18 June 2015 00:00

Royal College Captain Bhanuka Gamage     Isipathana Captain Omalka Gunaratne   ...


Royal survive Pete scare

/ Tuesday, 9 June 2015 00:00

The games over the weekend provided plenty of food for thought. TCK got back to winning ways as they thumped their way back into some resemblance o...


Royal embarrass and annihilate Trinity

/ Tuesday, 26 May 2015 00:00

The stage was set for a fantastic game in Colombo after RC had broken the Kandy hoodoo in the Lion’s den. There was an air of expectancy that...


Will Trinity prove a point in Colombo?

/ Thursday, 21 May 2015 00:00

  The second round games will kick off in a week and in the interim the traditional fixtures will be on show.  Once again its B...


Bradby Fiesta

/ Wednesday, 13 May 2015 00:00

  Unless you were stuck under a rock, the excitement of one of school Rugby’s most anticipated games would have engulfe...


Trinity and Royal in dress rehearsal

/ Friday, 24 April 2015 00:00

The school rugby season will be back with a bang after the extended break for the New Year celebrations. Some hard training will need to have been und...


Schools rugby round up

/ Friday, 17 April 2015 02:59

The schools rugby season has taken a mid-tournament break in order to feast on the kavun, kokis and the other rasa kavili. Just before the break, some...


Schools rugby

/ Friday, 10 April 2015 00:00

The schools rugby season is now in full swing despite the impending New Year holidays. The first few games have had some unexpected results as the Joe...


Fijians absent from Sri Lankan squad

/ Tuesday, 24 February 2015 00:00

Local rugby The local rugby scene has appeared to have lost its fizz after the political events of the first week of January this year. With two of t...


Kandy and Navy meet their waterloo

/ Friday, 6 February 2015 00:00

Without a doubt, last weekend provided local rugby fans with their money’s worth as CR took on Kandy and Havies travelled to Welisara to battle the ...


CR sink in the final minute

/ Tuesday, 27 January 2015 00:00

Without doubt the CR/Havies game was expected to be the showpiece of the weekend. As far as one can recall, the game has traditionally been played on ...


Weekend rugby roundup

/ Tuesday, 20 January 2015 00:00

Navy drown Sharks Those who made it to Welisara to watch the Navy-Sharks game were treated to a try fiesta and one wondered if Navy was playing a jun...


Army/CR and Havies/Police the games of the week

/ Friday, 16 January 2015 00:00

Round one of the rugby season was brought to a close during the first weekend of the month and the brand new year. Since then a lot of changes and ev...


CR comes back with too little, too late

/ Tuesday, 16 December 2014 00:03

With the last few games to be worked off for the conclusion of the first round, Kandy and Navy appear to be impregnable. There has been the odd upset,...


Kandy continue their winning ways

/ Tuesday, 9 December 2014 00:34

The question which was posed last week was whether the Police performance against CR could be repeated against Kandy or was it a mere flash in the pan...


Chrish Cloete sinks Navy at Welisara

/ Tuesday, 25 November 2014 00:00

Kandy travelled to Welisara with a purpose and went back with the tag ‘Mission Accomplished’. The mission was to defeat Navy in their comfort zone...


Navy vs. Kandy the pick of the week

/ Friday, 21 November 2014 00:00

Without any doubt, the game between Kandy and Navy will take pride of place this week. The teams are occupying the top two slots after three weeks of ...


Navy remain unbeaten

/ Tuesday, 18 November 2014 00:00

The referees for last week’s key games were expatriates reinforcing the view that the local referees are unable to step up to the challenge. Whilst ...


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