“Brain Cypher 2022”, a quiz competition organized by the Mother Sri Lanka Club of Royal College, Colombo and the Quiz Club of Sirimavo Bandaranayake College, Colombo ended recently after giving a great opportunity for Richmondites to showcase their knowledge and intelligence. There, our A team, consisting of Captain Renuja Nanayakkara, Somiru Vinujana, Lochana de Silva and Manuka Rison, were able to attain victory in the overall championship. Further, our B team, consisting of Captain Sadanu Sasnula, Ganindu Swarnajeewa, Treshan Weerasooriya and Senidu Induwara, won the fourth place.
The Dr.C.W.W.Kannangara Auditorium recently became a venue where many victories were achieved by Richmond College from the Southern Province Aerobics and Gymnastic tournament. Said victories were, the 3rd place of the under 16 trio category, 3rd place of the under 16 individual category, 1st place of the under 18 individual and trio categories, 1st place of the under 20 category, and last but not least, our school became the runner’s up of the overall tournament.
The Richmond Scrabble Players were given a chance to shine on the 27th of August at the International Women’s Club premises, during the 32nd All Island Scrabble age group tournament, which was organized by the Sri Lanka Scrabble League. There, from the under 13 category, Tharin Kariyawasam won the championship and Ayush Haputhanthri won the 2nd runner’s up, while Thineth Kaveesh and Ruchintha Gamage was able to win the 4th and 5th places respectively. Further, Nimuthu Witharana achieved the 4th place of the under 18 category.
The basketball players of Richmond college were able to show their skills at the under 17 Southern Province school Basketball Tournament which was held on the 6th of August at Dharmasoka college Ambalangoda. There our team won all the matches and got selected to the final round against the Dharmasoka players in which they managed to defeat the opponents with an amazing score of 60-31, ranking themselves as the Southern Province Champions. Further more, they have qualified to the all island championship.
All island under 14 base ball tournament was head in recently ( 2020/01/17) at the Hapuagla Engendering faculty stadium with the participation of 14 base ball teams of Island wide. Richmond College won the championship by defeating Ananda college of Colombo at the finals. Further five Richmondites were appreciated as follows,
Best Pitcher K.G. Yasandu Kiriella
Best 1st Baseman K. Piyushan Thareen
Best 3rd Basemen W.S. Thamindu Pradeeptha
Best Shortstop W. Chamitha Senarathne
Best Catcher R.A. Kaveesha Randilu
Thaveesha Abeishek, Dilum Sudeera and Amshi de Silva of Richmond college have been selected to represent Sri Lankan team for upcoming under 19 Word Cup
Four senior Cricket players of the School Cricket team has been selected to play for the Under 19 Sri Lankan team for the upcoming Youth Asia Cup 2019 .
1.Captain Thaveesha Abishek
2.All Rounder Sandun Mendis
3.All Rounder Dilum Sudheera
4.All Rounder Amshi De Silva
WE WISH YOU ALL THE BEST!!!!
Richmond- Aloysius 26th Rugby encounter was held on the 15th of July at the Free investment Zone playground in Koggala.
Aloysius team came up with much positive approach to hold their Rugby title for consecutive third time but well prepared Richmond players shattered the hope of Aloysians by showing their best rugby performance after a long time. Both teams made a great thrill for the spectators and ended the match by showing 10-10 equal points on the score board. Richmonddite Sasidu Kavinda was awarded as the best player of the game for the Richmond side while Dulara Malinga of Richmond College was awarded as the most disciplined player of the game. After three years of real thirst of victory Richmond players were able keep much pride and dignity of the Richmond Rugby by possessing more credit for their side although match was ended drawn
An all-round performance from Sandun Mendis guided Richmond College to a comfortable victory against St.Peter’s College in the Singer U19 Limited Overs Tournament Final that was played at the Galle International Cricket Stadium.
Electing to bat first, Richmondites were in a bit of bother with 106 for 6 when Sandun Mendis arrived at the crease to join Dilum Sudeera. They managed to keep the scoreboard ticking. Sudheera played the anchor role, as Sandun attacked from the other side and went on to make 42 off 57 deliveries.
This partnership took Richmond to 201 for 9 in their 50 overs.In reply Miflal Ameen walked into bat with skipper Santhush Gunathilaka. It proved to be a mistake when both Gunathilaka and Ameen was clean bowled by Dhananjaya Lakshan in the very first over.
However, Sulakshana and Shanon Fernando were going smoothly but it was Sandun Mendis once again who came to the rescue of the Richmondites.
He struck twice in his first over, taking the wickets of Sulakshana Fernando for 25 and Ranmith Jayasena for a 2 ball duck. The Peterites were in dire straits and it did not get any better for them. One of the experienced players of the side Shalith Fernando fell shortly afterwards for 12, cleaned bowled by Mendis.
Peterites were 89 for 7 when Shanon Fernando and Sachin Silva got together for the 8th wicket. The pair added 47 runs as Shanon, after coming to the crease in the very first over, scored a well composed half century. He fell to Mendis as well, as the off-spinner picked up a 5-wickets.
Kanishka Maduwantha’s fighting 39.
Richmond ended up being champions for the second consecutive year and it was Sandun Mendis who was unsurprisingly names Man of the Match for his performance with both bat and ball. Gallery>>