Yasodara-Visakha clash in under 15 hockey final
Yasodara Girls' College, Colombo will be up against Visakha Vidyalaya
in the final of the Under 15 Colombo Schools Hockey Tournament for girls
which will be held on June 15 at Astro Turf, Reid Avenue, Colombo.
The much awaited boys finals of the same tournament between Ananda
College and Royal College will be played on the same day at Astro turf.
The championships is organised by the Colombo Schools Hockey
Committee. Ananda College beat their arch rivals Nalanda College 1-0
while Royal College defeated Isipathana College comprehensively by a
margin of three goals to nil to enter the final. Yasodara girls beat
Musaeus College by 2 goals to nil while Visakha Vidyalaya beat
President's College, Nawala by 1 goal to nil in the girls' semi finals.
The all semi final teams along with St. Benedict's College Kotahena
and President's Girls' School, Nawala have been drawn into the All
Island Under 15 Hockey Tournament for Boys and Girls as Colombo district
All Island under 15 tourney
The All Island Under 15 Hockey Tournament for Boys and Girls have
postponed for June 19 and will come to an end on June 21 at Astro Turf,
Reid Avenue, Colombo.
This tournament is a highly anticipated event in the Sri Lanka
Schools Hockey Calendar conducted by the Sri Lanka Schools Hockey
Association with the Colombo Schools Hockey Committee. Singer `Sisil' a
pioneer promoter in the game have come forward to sponsor this event.
The Kandy and Colombo districts will field the biggest contingent of
teams with 10 teams each for each district with five boys teams and five
girls teams. The average for other districts are four teams. These teams
have been picked after the selection tournaments held in their
respective districts by their hockey committees recently.