by Reemus Fernando
Ananda, St. Josephís, St. Peterís and Wesley are the only
colleges from Colombo to have secured places in the quarter
finals of the on-going Inter School Under-13 Division I Astra
Cup championship which will commence its most competitive stage
St. Sylvesterís College, Kandy, Dharmasoka College,
Ambalangoda, De Mazenod College, Kandana and Maliyadeva College,
Kurunegala are the outstation schools who have found spots in
quarter-finals in Division I.
Meanwhile, all defending champions in Division I, II, and III
of the Inter School Under-13 tournament have failed to reach the
Defending champions in the Division I, II and III, namely,
St. Sebastianís College Moratuwa, Royal College, Panadura and
St. Anthonyís College, Wattala, couldnít achieve the points
needed to book a place in the quarter-finals.
This year, the tournament was played under a new league
format which saw each successful team in the first round play in
a relatively large second round league in several groups.
The quarter finals will commence with the Division III
quarter final between Royal College Colombo and Ananda
Sastralaya, Kotte on Friday.
St. Sylvesterís Kandy Vs Dharmasoka at Ambalangoda
Karandeniya (19-20 Jan)
De Mazenod Kandana Vs St. Peterís Bambalapitiya at St.
Peterís (22-23 Jan_
Maliyadeva Kurunegala Vs St. Josephís at Maliyadeva Grounds
Wesley Colombo Vs Ananda Colombo
venue not decided (23-24 Jan)
St. Peterís Bambalapitiya Vs Dharmapala Pannipitiya at
Pannipitiya(19-20 Jan )
Nalanda Colombo Vs Carey Colombo at Nalanda Ground (19-20
Ananda Colombo Vs Royal Colombo at Royal Ground (20-21 Jan)
Rahula Matara Vs Tissa Kalutara at Tissa Ground (21-22 Jan)
St. Thomasí Kotte Vs C.W.W. Kannangara at Colombo
Ananda Sastralaya, Kotte Vs Royal Colombo at Royal Ground (18
P. D. S. Kularatne Vs Siri Piyaratana
Zahira Gampola Vs Sandalankava Gampola 20 Jan