Dharmaraja clinches Singer Rugby Sevens title - 2012
The skipper of the Dharmaraja College M V Hewawasam
Receiving the Singer Cup Champions Trophy from the
chief guest M H M Fairoz Marketing Manager Electronic
Singer Sri Lanka PLC.
The skipper of the Science College N Kanchana receiving
the Plate trophy from Ranjith Chandrasekara (President
SLSRFA/Principal Kingswood College)
The skipper of the Royal College, Colombo Ijaz Bohoran
receiving the Bowl trophy from Sarathchandra de Silva,
Deputy President SLSRFA. Pictures by Farook Lantra
Dharmaraja College, Kandy beat the Fancied Kingswood College by 19
points (two goals one try) to 17 (one goal two tries) in a nail- biting
match played at the Royal College Sports Complex on 4th March in front
of a packed house.
It was nice to see both teams who locked horn in the finals were from
the hill capital who beat all the Colombo teams and vie for the finals.
At lemons both teams were levelled 12 points each, after the turn around
the Rajans scored a try by B. Udangamuwa which gave them a seven point
lead. The other try scorers for Rajans were Thanuka Wickramanayaka and T
E Wijesingha as the Rajans ran out worthy winners, while for Kingswood
the try scorers were U W N Ariyaratna (two tries) and D M Wijesingha
(one try). The chief guest was M H M Fairoz (Marketing Manager -
Electronics Singer Sri Lanka PLC). Results: The Plate was won by Science
College who beat Vidyartha College 22 points to 5. Bowl was won by Royal
College Colombo who beat Lumbini College 19 points to nil while the
Shield was won by Ananda College, Colombo who beat Zahira College,
Colombo 19 points to 5.