Ananda post 54-0 victory over Dharmapala
Ananda College, Colombo beat Dharmapala College Pannipitiya by 54
points (8 tries, 2 goals) to nil in their Singer Schools Under 20 League
rugby match played at Air Force Grounds, Ratmalana yesterday.
Anandians seemed to be stronger throughout the game and never allowed
the opponents to score a single point.R.Mahawatte opened the scoring for
Ananda with a try soon after the play started.
D.Thilakaratne, I. Wickramasinghe, L. Liyanawaduge, S. D.
Hettiarachchi. followed with a with try each in the first half.
Mahawatte scored his second with A. C. Hemantha adding the extra points
with a successful conversion.
Pannipitiya lads were unable to put up any resistance.
Keshan Indunil scored another try before the short whistle and
D.Thilakaratne converted it. Ananda were leading 39 – 0 at half time.
Anandians penetrated the Pannipitiya defence three times in the
second half and scored 15 points to made it an easy 54 – 0 win.
C.Savanatha, R.Mahawatte and I.Wickremasinghe scored a try each in the
Referee - Ajantha Rodrigo.