Nimesh Lakshan guides Thurstan to Final

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An unbeaten 105 from Nimesh Lakshan helped Thurstan College beat St. Peters College and advance to the final in the Singer under 17 Division 1 school cricket final. Winning the toss and batting first at Moors grounds, Thurstan College managed a fabulous 289 for the loss of 6 wickets in their allotted 50 overs. Nimesh Lakshan was the lynch pin ...

තර්ස්ටන් අවසන් සටනට සැරසෙයි

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අන්තර් පාසල් වයස අවුරුදු 17න් පහළ පළමු පෙළ ක්‍රිකට් තරගාවලියේ පළමු අවසන් පූර්ව තරඟය අද (30) කොළඹ තර්ස්ටන් විද්‍යාලය හා කොළඹ සාන්ත පීතර විද්‍යාලය අතර කොළඹ මුවර්ස් පිටියේදී පැවැත්විණි. මෙම තරඟය තර්ස්ටන් විද්‍යාලය ලකුණු 47කින් ජයග්‍රහණය කර අවසන් මහා තරඟය සඳහා සුදුසුකම් සපුරාගන්නා ලදි. පසුගිය ලිපි: සාන්ත සෙබස්තියන් අවසන් තරඟයට තරගයේ කාසියේ වාසිය දිනාගත් තර්ස්ටන් විද්‍යාලීය කණ්ඩායම පළමුව පන්දුවට පහරදීමට ...

All Island School Games set to begin

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The All Island School Games press conference was held last evening to announce when the various tournaments of the Games would take place. These games first began in 1984 under the supervision of the Education Minister at the time, Ranil Wickremesinghe and will take place this year for the 32nd time. This year’s edition will showcase 27 sports, held in ...

U17 Cricket – St. Sebastian’s through to the final

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St. Sebastian’s College, Moratuwa entered the finals of the ‘Singer Trophy’ under 17 all-island tournament 2016 when they defeated the defending champions, Ananda College by 17 runs in the first semi-final worked out today at Moors grounds. After opting to bat first, the lads from Moratuwa posted a healthy 254 on the board with three batsmen, Gihan Senanayake, Nuwanidu Fernando ...

Sheran steers Holy Cross to 249

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The 4th quarter final of the Singer U-15 Cricket tournament was played between Holy Cross College, Kalutara and Nalanda College, Colombo in Horana. Holy Cross started positively after winning the toss and choosing to bat first with Umayanga Suwaris stroking a sublime 44. The score steadily climbed as Sheran Fonseka hit a fabulous 92 and Pathum Darshana supported him with a ...

St.Peters crowned the U16 Milo Champions

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Inter schools ‘Milo’ Under 16 ‘Twelve’ – A – Side Rugby Tournament 2016 which was scheduled kicked off a little later than the scheduled time. The secondday featured the knockout stages of the tournament with 8 teams competing for the Cup and Plate while another 8 competed for the Shield. St.Peters emerged victorious with a fine performance throughout the tournament ...

University 101: The Personal Statement

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By Hafsa Jamel Now that advanced levels are done and dusted, students realize that they are faced with another dilemma that hits them smack in their face minutes after leaving the safety of their school walls; Personal statements for university entrance. Your essays need to stand out from the rest because many students can apply with the same academic results ...

S Thomas’ outclass De Mazenod to reach the semi-finals

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S.Thomas’ College, Mt Lavinia recorded an effortless first innings win over De Mazenod College, Kandana to book their semi-final spot in the ongoing Singer U-15 Cricket tournament. S Thomas’ were at 123/2 going into stumps on day 1 requiring 83 more to get a first innings lead. The young Thomians were in total control throughout the second day as they ...

Prince of Wales and St. Sebastian’s seal semi-final berths

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Prince of Wales College, Moratuwa and St. Sebastian’s College, Moratuwa booked their semi-final spots in the ongoing Singer U-15 Division 1 Cricket Tournament, courtesy of first innings wins over St. Joseph’s College, Colombo and Mahanama College, Colombo respectively. St. Thomas’ College is placed at a strong position at the end of the 1st day of the 3rd Quarter Final against ...

Zahira runs creates havoc against St.Joseph Vaz

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Zahira College completed a 9-3 drubbing of St.Joseph Vaz College in their group stage match in the Kotmale Chox U19 Schools Football Championship played at the Zahira College grounds. The post Zahira runs creates havoc against St.Joseph Vaz appeared first on ThePapare.com.

Three debutants in Sri Lanka U18 tour of Taipei

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Asian schools under 18 sevens second and final leg will kick off this weekend in Luodong Sports Park in Taiwan (Chinese Taipei). Sri Lanka who finished as plate champions a month ago in Hong Kong remain as candidates for the cup title this weekend. Theekshana Dassanayake of St. Peter’s College, Janidu Dilshan of Royal College and Gemunu Chethiya of St. ...

U15 Cricket – Eight quarter-finalists decided

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Defending champions, S. Thomas’ College Mount Lavinia, runner-up St. Sebastian’s College Moratuwa, Holy Cross College Kalutara, Nalanda College Colombo, St. Joseph’s College Colombo, Mahanama College Colombo, De Mazenod College Kandana and Prince of Wales College Moratuwa advanced to the quarter finals of ‘Singer Trophy’ Under 15 division 1 inter schools cricket tournament 2016. Kavindu Umayanga, skipper of Holy Cross College ...

Big win has St. Sebastian’s through to semi-final

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St. Sebastian’s College beat St. Aloysius College, Galle by a massive 104 runs in the Singer U17 Division 1 Cricket Tournament Quarter Final match played at Lyceum ground, Wattala. Winning the toss and batting in the quarter final, the boys from Moratuwa managed a reasonable 209 for 8 in the allotted quota of 50 overs. Praveen Cooray ensured St. Sebastian’s ...

Thurstan College beat Maliyadewa College effortlessly

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Thurstan College U17 beat Maliyadewa College U17 with ease by a massive 128 runs to progress through to the semi final in the Singer U17 Division 1 50 over Tournament 2016. Winning the toss and batting first at the St. Peter’s College ground, Thurstan College managed 258 after been bowled out in the 49.4th over of the first innings. Yeshan ...

Kingswood, St.Anthony’s, Trinity emerge with victories.

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Another exciting day of rugby in the Kandy leg of the All Island U18 tournament concluded today at the Pallekalle Rugby Grounds earlier in the evening. The first match was scheduled to be between Trinity vs St.Sylvester’s and Kingswood and St.Anthony were to lock horns with Vidyartha and Maliyadeva at the same venue. Trinity however got a walk over due to the ...

Kingswood, St.Anthony’s, Trinity emerge with victories.

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Another exciting day of rugby in the Kandy leg of the All Island U18 tournament concluded today at the Pallekalle Rugby Grounds earlier in the evening. The first match was sheduled to be between Trinity vs St.Slyvesters with Kingswood and St.Anthony were to lock horns with Vidyartha and Maliyadeva at the same venue. Trinity however got a walk over ...

U17 Cricket – Ananda crush DSS to enter semis

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Defending champions, Ananda College secured their place in the all-island under 17 division one cricket tournament semi-finals when they defeated D. S Senanayake College by 55 runs in the second quarter-final worked out at Lyceum International School grounds in Wattala today. After opting to bat first, Ananda amassed a commanding 242 runs on the board from their 50 overs. Dushan ...