BoC Super Hockey Sevens on May 30-31
The seventh annual All Island Schools and Clubs men and women
Seven-a-Side Hockey Tournaments organised by Seetha Devi Balika
Vidyalaya, Kandy named as Bank of Ceylon Super Sevens sponsored by Bank
of Ceylon will be worked off at the Asgiriya Stadium in Kandy on May 30
and 31 with the bully off set for 8 a.m. each day.
The tournament organised under the guidance of their hockey coach
M.A.M. Ashroff who has made this school a champion outfit winning most
of the hockey titles including the National School Games title for
Ashroff said that Bank of ceylon has come forward for the second year
in succession to sponsor this tournament.
The defending champions
are - girls under-19: Pushpadana Girls College.
Boys under-19: St. Benedict's College, Kotahena.
Club - women: Seetha Devi Sports Club.
Club - men: Sri Lanka Army.
The chief guest at the opening ceremony will be for Dharmaraja
College and Sri Lanka hockey player and the present General Secretary of
the Sri Lanka Hockey Federation and Superintendent of Prisons, Galle,
The chief guest at the awards ceremony will be M. Kiridaran, Chief
Legal Officer, Bank of Ceylon and President, Bank of Ceylon Sports Club.
Also gracing the occasion will be former Sri Lanka Test cricketer
Ashroff said that all eight teams entering the quarter-finals will
paly in one final or other under cup - plate, bowl and shield
The teams which have entered this tournament are - schools - boys:
Ananda College, Nalanda College, St. Benedict's College, Zahira College,
Colombo, Royal College, Wesley College, Prince of Wales College,
Dharmapala College, Pannipitiya, Vidyaloka College, Mahinda College,
Sridhamma Vidyalaya, Richmond College, Maris Stella College,
Bandaranayake National School, Joseph Vaz College, Wennappuwa, St.
Sylvester's College, Kingswood College, Dharmaraja College, Trinity
College, Vidyartha College, Sri Sumangala College, Vijaya College,
Christ Church College, St. Thomas' College, Matale, Zahira College,
Mawanella and Uva College, Badulla.
School Girls: Yasodara Vidyalaya, Ladies College, Yasodara BMV,
Gampaha, Gothami BMV, Seetha Devi BV, Girls High School, Pushpadana
Girls College, Hemamali BV, St. Anthony's Girls College, Swarnamali BMV,
Vijaya College, Christ Church College, Sangamitta BV and Vihara Maha
Devi BMV, Badulla.
Clubs: Sri Lanka Navy `A', Sri Lanka Navy `B', Sri Lanka Army `A',
Sri Lanka Army `B', Sri Lanka Police `A', Sri Lanka Police `B', Sri
Lanka Air Force `A', Sri Lanka Air Force `B', University of Colombo,
University of Moratuwa, University of Peradeniya, Christ Church SC,
Wennappuwa SC, Old Bens SC, Old Thomians SC, Matale, Vijaya SC, Park SC,
Old Vidyarthians SC, Old Cambrians SC, Maris Stella SC.
Clubs Womens: Colts SC, Colombo, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
Navy `A', Seetha Devi SC, Yasodara SC, University of Moratuwa.