From: Darrel Ludowyke
Sent: Monday, July 14, 2014 8:40 AM
Subject: Rugby – St. Benedict’s College clinch “Chairman’s Trophy”
St. Benedict’s College clinched the Schools under 19 Rugby Tournament played for the “Chairman’s Trophy” crushing Nalanda College in the finals by 37 points ( 6 Tries, 1 Penalty & 2 Conversions) to 12 (2 Tries & 1 Conversion) at the Royal College Sports Complex today. (14th July)
For the Bens, B.M.L. Perera scored 4 tries, while M.B.D.S. Pushpakumara and R. Marinas scored a try each and Mahinda Deshan converted one penalty.
Bens led 22 – 5 at half time.
In the Semi-Finals, Bens beat St. John’s College by 14 to 12
The tournament organized by the Sri Lanka Schools Rugby Football Union was conducted in three divisions, with Issipathana College beating Royal College to win the President’s Trophy, while Prince of Wales College won the Premier Trophy beating Ananda College and St. Benedict’s College winning the Chairman’s Trophy, beating Nalanda College.