Pallekanugala win rugby titles
The skipper of the Pallekanugala Junior School under 14 team
W D S Peumi Kumari receiving the Milo trophy from the chief
guest Col Ranjith Chandrasekara (President SLSRFA and
Principal Kingswood College). Also in the picture is
Susantha Mendis Secretary SLSRFA
The skipper of the Pallekanugala Junior School under 16 team
P D Prasadi Madhubhashini receiving the Milo Cup from the
chief guest Ranjith Chandrasekara (President
SLSRFA/Principal Kingswood College.
The skipper of the Nugawela Central K G I M Jayathilaka
receiving the Plate Trophy from Sarathchandra Silva (Deputy
President SLSRFA)Pictures by M Farook Lantra
The Pallekanugala Junior School under 14 and 16 teams showed their
class in rugby sevens by lifting the Milo Trophy in both age categories
which was held at the Ruwanwella Public Grounds, Ruwanwella on November
The under 14 match was won by beating the formidable Buddhist College
Talduwa 22 points to 5 while the under 16 was won by beating the last
year champs Nugawela Central 5 points to nil.
Excellent discipline was seen among the players and parents who
witnessed this sevens tournament, which was well organized by the Sri
Lanka Schools Rugby Football Association SLSRFA and sponsored by Nestle
Lanka The chief guest was Colonel Ranjith Chandrasekera (President
SLSRFA and Principal Kingswood College, Kandy). Sugath Manjula Chairman
Pradeshiya Sabha Ruwanwella, Susantha Mendis (Secretary SLSRFA) were
also present to grace the occasion.
All arrangements were done by the Secretary of Sabaragamuwa Rugby
Football Union K S P Karunaratne, which was a great success at the
Ruwanwella Public Grounds. The Bowl was won by Bodhimaluwa while the
shield was won St Mary's College, Yatiyantota.