Thomians beat Anthonians 41-11
S Thomas' College, Mount Lavinia, after being contained to a 22-11
lead at half time, went on the offensive to add another 19 points in the
second half to beat St.Anthony's College Katugasthota by 41 points (four
goals, two tries, one penalty) to 11 (one try, two penalties) in their
Singer A Division Segment 'A' match played at the S Thomas' Grounds,
Mount Lavinia yesterday.
Both teams looked formidalbe at the start. but S.Thomas' led 15-11
just before the lemons, the hosts scored a try which was converted by
Ashwanth Herath to end the first half on a high note. The first three
tries for the Mount Lavinia School, were scored by lock forward Harith
Senanayake, winger Naveen Henakankanamge and centre Sarith Nanayakkara.
Centre Ashwanth Herath, who had a grand game, made all three
conversions. St Anthony's full back Kumara Maduwantha put over two
penalties to collect the first six points before winger Pramuditha
Wickramaratne scoring the solitary try of the match. For the visitors
Anthonians scored 11 points at half time.
Thomians dominated the second half scoring another 19 points through
De LiNaveen Henakankanamge and Ashwanth Herath touching down.