Trinity beats Royal to win 70th Bradby Shield

Trinity beats Royal to win 70th Bradby Shield

Trinity beats Royal to win 70th Bradby Shield

Written by Bella Dalima

24 May, 2014 | 10:42 pm

Trinity College Kandy retained the coveted Bradby Shield for a fourth consecutive year Saturday.

The second leg of the 70th Annual Bradby encounter was worked off in Pallekelle.

The Trinity Lions entered Friday’s game with a first leg lead of 12 points.

Playing with the support of a vocal home crowd, Trinity College drew first blood through a penalty and went on to score 6 points in the first half.

Royal College meanwhile managed to score only 3 points.

The Royalists played a more aggressive game in the second half and added 15 points to their tally.

However, they were unable to overcome Trinity and eventually lost the second leg by one point.

The final score line read 19 points to 18 in favour of Trinity College Kandy.

The lads from Kandy who amassed a total of 47 points to Royal College Colombo’s 34 clinched victory of the 70th Annual Bradby encounter and retained the Bradby Shield.

This is the 40th occasion on which Trinity College Kandy has won the coveted title.

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