Royal College Colombo continued to dominate and remain unbeaten, thrashing Trinity College Kandy in the 1st leg of the 74th Bradby Shield at the Royal Complex on Saturday (21). Royal beat Trinity 39-7.
Moreover, teams crashed out and got through to the Cup Championship after a series of games on Friday and Saturday (20th and 21st April). St. Peter’s College with another commanding win got through to the Cup Championship as the only other unbeaten team in the league.
The teams that made it through to the Cup Championship,
- Royal College, Colombo
- St. Peter’s College
- St. Joseph’s College
- Isipathana College
- Kingswood College, Kandy
- Trinity College, Kandy
- Wesley College
- Zahira College, Maradana
Meanwhile, St. Anthony’s College Kandy, S. Thomas’ College, Mount Lavinia, DS Senanayake College and Dharmaraja College will fight for a place in the top division.
Royal College v Trinity College at Royal Complex
Sasitha Siyath and Janidu Dilshan gave the home team an early lead and Bimsara Induwara’s late try extended it to 19 points at halftime. They continued to dominate with an early in the second half but Trinity bounced back as Vishwa Ranaraja scored in the 49th minute.
However, it was all Royal from that point. The home team crushed Trinity 39-07 at the 1st leg of this year’s Bradby shield.
St. Peter’s College v DS Senanayake College at Havelock Park
DS Senanayake College surprised Peter’s with an early try and conversion but the group leaders bounced back to finish the first half 26-07.
St. Peter’s College extended their lead and won the game 43-07, scoring from a total of 7 tries and 4 conversions.
Zahira College v Dharmaraja College at Zahira College Grounds
Amjad’s double helped Zahira College secure a much-needed win to get through to the cup championship, Singer Schools’ Rugby round 2.
The visitors got off to an early but narrow lead, scoring from a penalty in the 14th minute of the first half. Zahira College bounced back to finish the first half 19-03. Both sides only managed one try in the second half. Zahira College won the game 26-8.
Other Results from Week 5
- Isipathana College beat Wesley College 22-17 at CR&FC
- St. Joseph’s College beat Kingswood College 26-22 at Havelock Park
- S. Thomas’ College to take on St. Anthony’s College tomorrow at Nittawela
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