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Royal edges out gallant Wesley 24-19

Royal defenders tackling a Wesley attacker (ball in hand). Picture by Saman Sri Wedage
Royal defenders tackling a Wesley attacker (ball in hand). Picture by Saman Sri Wedage

Royal College Colombo scored a close 24 points (4 tries, 2 conversions) to 19 (3 tries, 2 conversions) win over gallant Wesley College team in their Singer Inter Schools ‘A’ Division league rugby tournament match played at Royal grounds in Colombo yesterday.

Royal led 12 points to 5 at half time.

For the winning Royal College out fit the four tries were scored by fly half Kalindu Nandila (one), flanker Achitha Radeeshan (one), scrum half Migara Mihisanka (one) and Co-flanker Kevin Samarasekara (one) while the two conversions were slotted in by full back Dulan Gunawardena.

For the losing Wesley College team their three tries were scored by centre Eranda Harshana, wing three quarter cum 1st XI cricketer Kavindana Perera and Co-winger Tharusha Jayaweera one apiece with captain cum fly half Mursheed Doray fired across the two conversions.

Referee : Hasantha Weranga


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