Deaf Schools sports activities June 21 and July 5
DEAF SCHOOLS SPORTS: The Deaf Schools six-a-side softball
cricket and netball tournaments will be held on June 21 (Saturday) at
Shalika grounds, Narahenpita starting at 8.30 a.m. The Deaf Schools
Volleyball (boys and girls) will be on July 5 at 8.30 a.m. at the School
for the Deaf grounds at Ratmalana.
The above tournaments are organised by Deaf Schools Past Pupils
Association and the School for the Deaf, Ratmalana. The finals of all
tournaments and the award ceremonies will be on the same days in the
The tournaments are sponsored by Chevron Lubricants Lanka PLC for the
seventh successive year.
Defending champions - The School for the Deaf, Ratmalana are fancied
to win the Caltex trophies in cricket and netball and volleyball (boys).
Last year's champions Siviraja Deaf and Blind School, Mahawewa are
fancied to win the girls volleyball title again this year.
The other teams that are likely offer them resistance are: Islamic
Centre for the Physically Handicapped, Thihariya, Rohana School for the
Deaf, Matara, St. Joseph's School for the Deaf, Ragama, Yasodara Deaf
and Blind School, Balangoda, Sri Sudarshi Deaf and Blind School,
Bandarawela and Sayan Deaf School, Matale.
In cricket, Caltex Trophies, replicas and certificates will be
awarded. The above tournaments are open to all deaf schools in Sri Lanka
free of charge. Entry forms can be had from: Mr. K.F.T. Sumanadasa, Hony.
Secretary, Deaf Schools Past Pupils' Association, The School for the
Deaf, Ratmalana or Mrs. Marie Wijeyaratne - the Principal on telephone:
2636351 during school hours. Entries close on May 31st.