S.Thomas Survive Science Scare

S.Thomas college were in the driving seat with their players in the first few minutes of the game,

however due to some unfortunate handling errors S.Thomas college missed three golden opportunities

to score, nevertheless S.Thomas college who drew first blood on the scoreboard of Mayon Jayawardena,

after receiving a good pass from fly-half Hans Walpola, Srum-half Dion Dias adding the extra 2 point on

the board ( STC-07: SCI-00 ).

Walpola and Dias were running the thomians through the phases while playing a territorial game, later

the thomian pack built up the phases through pick and drive and hooker Aahib Cader went over the line

in the far corner but Dion Dias was unable to add the 2 points on the board (STC-12:SCI- 00)

At half time S.Thomas were leading Science 12-00

At the start of the second half Science brought a whole new game and functioned as one after few

minutes in to the game Science college were able to get through our defense and P.D Fernando went

over the line in the corner but the conversion was unsuccessful (STC-12:SCI- 05) after a few minutes in

to the second half Denuwan Silva was sent to the sin bin for a high tackle, the thomians after awhile got

a grip of the game and got the ball and worked the phases, using the ball in open play, the Thomians lost

the ball after being ripped out of the player by Hashan Madumadawa and made a 100-meter sprint to

try line but was called back for being offside, Dion capitalizing on the penalty added another 3 points on

the board for S.Thomas (STC-15:SCI- 05) after awhile the danger man for Science Hashan Madumadawa

with the ball broke the thomian defense to score under the post, the conversion was successful

(STC-15:SCI- 12)

It was down to the dying stages of the match and Science did well holding up the thomian attack but

thomian winger Seshan Mathangaweera found an open space out wide and got through the Science

defense and went over the line to score a much needed try for the thomians therefore sealing the game

game for S.Thomas college 20 points to 12

STC-20 (3T,1C,1P)- Mayon Jayawardena , Aabid Cader ,Sesha Mathangaweera

SCI-(2T,1C) – Hashan Maduadawa , Denwan Fernando