Richmond College News

Mr Aruna Weerasekara donates Rs 1Million
Distinguished Richmond Old Boy and Old Scout  Mr Aruna Weerasekara donated Rs 1 Million for JAMBORICH 2015.

Charith Asalanka, the one to watch

Richmond College first XI and Sri Lanka U19 cricket captain Charith Asalanka last week became the second under 19 school cricketer to score a double century in an international match following his fellow Richmondite Yashoda Lanka. Yashda Lanka another proud product of Richmond became the first Sri Lankan school cricketer to score a double century in an international  match scoring 212 runs  against touring England under 19 team. Charith captaining Sri Lanka under 19 team for the second season scored 200 runs against the touring Pakistan under 19 team during the three day match which was played at Suriyawewa International Cricket Stadium.

The Principal replies the author of the book on Richmond History
The author of the book on Richmond History has published several photos of the occasion of handing over of his book to the Principal of Richmond College, Mr E.M.S Ekanayake and the Librarian of the College. He has also circulated these photos through e-mails and also posted them in his unethically maintained Facebook page. The principal has sent him a letter expressing the inability to make this book available in the college library. The principal has also mentioned that the content of this book is contradictory to the historical facts that has been maintained by his predecessors led by Rev.Samual Langdon, the first principal of the college.

This author is maintaining a website, a Facebook page in the name of the college and also sends e-mails using an address in the name of the college without authority of the school . The Principal, Mr Ekanayake has expressed his concerns and total displeasure with regard to this unethical and unauthorised behaviour of this author during the last few years.

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Richmond Magazine 2nd edition
RCOBA requests all old boys to provide the following information that is required for the 2nd edition of the Richmond Magazine to be published.

01.Prize list & the principal’s report of 1958 to 1960 & 1965 to 1977 02. Details of the winners of Darrel Medal for 1968, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1976 & 1977

Please provide the details to Mr Sisil Surasena , Richmond College Old Boys’ Association,Richmond College, Galle.

Richmond Becomes Inter-School Quiz Champions
Richmond College won the  Sri Lanka’s most prestigious and fiercely contested inter-school quiz  competition the Tokyo Cement All Island Schools Quiz (Season 2) defeating Royal College Colombo in the final.

The programme saw the cleverest school children from across the island,  pitting their intelligence against each other for over one year. The  finals saw the four teams,  Royal College Colombo, Richmond College  Galle, Ferguson Girls High School  Ratnapura and Pushpadana Girls  College  Kandy  reduced to two. On Sunday, parents and  children watched the finals that left one team standing as the best of  the best of Sri Lankas public education system.

The Tokyo Cement All Island Schools Quiz is produced in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Swarnavahini.

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Richmond College- Champions of 43rd Junior National Badminton Tournament
Richmond College won the overall championship of 43rd Junior National Badminton Tournament which was held from 26th to 30th September 2014.

Richmond Team: Malith Palliyaguruge, Umindu Liyanage, Kasun Amarasena, Buwaneka Gunathilake, Pramodya Ranaweera, Vinu Pathirana, Thilina Gonapinuwala , Chamath Dias, Ranuka Chamadith, Pasindu Jayarathne, Vidusara Sandeepa, Chamika Jayasekara, Chaniru Manmitha, Tharindu Wackwella

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