Schools Rugby returns, Peterites crowned Champs

Schools Rugby returns, Peterites crowned Champs

Schools Rugby returns, Peterites crowned Champs

Written by Staff Writer

19 Dec, 2021 | 6:14 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); St. Peter’s College Bambalapitiya clinched the Western Province Segment – A Rugby Sevens Championship beating S. Thomas’ College Mt.Lavinia 19 points to 17 at Royal Complex this evening (19).

The Thomians got off to a flying start and led 12 nil but the Peterites fought back to gain the lead.

Sri Lanka schools rugby saw its redemption after a long hiatus of almost 02 years due to the Pandemic.

In the Cup Semifinals, the Thomians got the better of arch-rivals and Michael Gunaratne trophy rivals Royal College 21 points to 12 as the Peterites pipped the surprise package of the tournament and giant-killers D.S Senanayake College 19 points to 14.

D.S Senanayake College won the plate championship defeating hometown rivals Royal College 21 Points to 05.
This is a historic win for DS and earlier they defeated the much-fancied Isipathana and Josephian outfits.

Wesley College won the bowl championship defeating Science College 19 points to 07.
Isipathana College won the Shield Championship defeating arch and Abdul Jabbar trophy rivals Thurstan College 39 points to nil.

On Monday the 27th of December, the Central province leg will be played, followed by the North-Western leg on the 28th. The Sabaragamuwa leg will be held on the 29th, before the final leg of Southern province on the 30th of December.

Meanwhile yesterday (18) Piliyandala Central College defeated Carey College to clinch the Championship in Segment B.

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