Securing services of Sri Lanka’s coach Farbrace:
How ethical is England in gentlemen’s game?
Many people question how ethical it is for
England to use closed-door tactics to grab Sri Lanka’s coach when
its national team is due to tour England in a few weeks time. The UK
which pontificates to the world on human rights, fair play and good
governance has violated Sri Lanka’s right to have its contracted
coach, by tempting him with a lucrative deal.
Sunday Observer/Mobitel Most Popular Schoolboy
Samarasinghe still going strong at the top
Harith Samarasinghe and Randev Pathirana both
from Royal College, Colombo continued their fight for the top spot,
but Samarasinghe maintained his top position this week too by
polling (45,307) votes to Pathirana’s (41,188) at the end of count
number 13 at the Sunday Observer/Mobitel Most Popular Schoolboy
Cricketer competition 2014.
The invincible Royal rugby team of 1976
In the 1970’s we witnessed some of the best
schoolboy Rugby games in Sri Lanka. Royal, Trinity, S Thomas’ Mt.
Lavinia, St Peter’s, Isipathana, St Anthony’s produced many great
teams and players, who played the game with much passion in their
School colors and produced a fine brand of Rugby, still remembered
and glowingly referred to by many who witnessed these games.