Category Archives: Sports

Rugby season ends with difficult loss to royal college

The Thomians began the rugby season for the year 2016 with the aim of improving upon their performances last year. After winning the sevens competition and emerging runners up in the league competition they hit a stumbling block in their bid to win the Milo Knockout competition ,a rejuvenated royal college out for vengeance. The […]

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Thomians suffer first loss in a thrilling finale

  As blue and green masses descended upon the CR and FC grounds to witness the climax of the school rugby season there was a sense of expectation among many in the crowd that this game was set to be a stunner. Two teams who had superlative displays of rugby throughout the season clashed for […]

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Thomians begin Milo Knockouts in style

After suffering a heartbreaking loss at the hands of Isipathana College in the final game of the schools rugby season S.Thomas’ College Mount lavinia began the Milo Knockout competition hungry to end the season with both the sevens crown and the knockout trophy in their cabinet. Initially scheduled to play St.Josephs’ College in the first […]

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Thomians Outclass Science After 5 Years

The young boys in blue once again demolished another opponent on the way to victory road. Science with a young but eager side could not stop the Thomian onslaught which was dished out at the Airforce Grounds in Ratmalana on the 11th of June.   Both teams hailing from Mount Lavinia were at loggerheads during […]

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Thomians Dominate the Mustangs Trophy Limited over Encounter

The 41st edition of the Annual Royal- Thomian limited over encounter for the Mustangs trophy was played last Saturday (19th March) under lights at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. The Thomian 1st XI retained the Mustangs Trophy for the third consecutive year after cruising to a comfortable 4-wicket win over Royal College.   Royal […]

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12th Of March , 2016 – Last Day of the Big Match

The 137th Royal-Thomian Cricket Encounter ended on the 12th of March, after three days of excitement, thrill and good play by both sides on the SSC grounds. Royal College emerged champions with 150/6 in 31 overs in the 2nd Innings.   The atmosphere – as one would expect from the oldest uninterrupted cricket encounter in […]

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The 3rd match of the 137th Battle of The Blues started on a high note as Royal, playing till they reached a modest score of 328 for the loss of 7 wickets. Pasindu Sooriyabandara with a score of 123 and Malith Kariyawasam scoring 78, thus bringing Royal to a close margin with the Thomians thus […]

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Thomians trying to clinch wickets while Royal bat on.

The game began with a bang after the short interlude tea-break as Royal began a furious series of batting as the Thomians fielders held there positions and managed to retaliate with some hard bowling .On the Royal side, Withana Pathirana holding the highest score of 29 and now The Royalists have 38 runs from 6 […]