Burgher Recreation Club Website launched
The website of the 113 year old Burgher Recreation Club (BRC) was
recently launched at Club Premises under the patronage of the Western
Province Governor Alavi Moulana and President of BRC, DIG Jayantha
The website www.BRC.lk includes club history, sports event calendar
and picture gallery. Burgher Recreation Club was formed in the year
1896. In November 9, 1901 BRC won their first ever cricket match.
July 31, 1915 The club was renamed as Burgher Recreation Club
(Formally Bambalapitiya Recreation Club).
In 1922 a new pavilion was built. BRC was adjudged as the cricket
champions of the year 1925. BRC star cricketer B.R. Heyn was elected to
Captain of the Ceylon Cricket Team in the year 1947.