27th July,  2003, Volume 10, Issue 2

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Security Sixes & netball tourney

For the second successive year, Security Sixes & netball tourney organized by the Industrial Foundation (Sri Lanka) Inc., will take place at Shalika Grounds Narahenpita, today.

Thirty teams for cricket & eight teams for netball will compete at this tourney, for the ISF Challenge Trophy, which is exclusively for men and women employed in the industrial and commercial security trade. Among those teams are Sri Lankan  Airlines, Ports Authority, Airport, Petroleum, Gas, Telecom and several other Commercial Banks,  Star Class hotels and leading security organizations.

Defending champions Petroleum will be played in the top and runners up Ports Authority will be in the bottom half, in Security Sixes.


Trinity College OBA, AGM

The annual general meeting to the Colombo branch of the Trinity College Kandy Old Boys Association will be held on August 2 at the Holiday Inn. A full day's event in connection with the second leg of the 59th Bradby Shield clash has been scheduled commencing from the service on behalf of the college 1st XV and Under 17 squads. The agenda is as follows.

9.00 am. Old Boy's service at Christ Church Galle Face.

10.00a.m annual general meeting at Holiday Inn

3.30 p.m Under 17 game for the Simithrarachchi Trophy. Royal Rugby Grounds.

5.00 p.m Bradby shield clash at Royal rugby grounds.

8.00 p.m Bradby Fellowship Night - CR & FC and grounds.

Entrance ticket Rs 250/-

For details please contact

Prabath (329681-2/421994), Anura (071-2734134/577943), and Chandran (422912/325343/0777-240215)


Tamil Union felicitates Tambyah Murugaser

In appreciation of the contribution made by T. Murugaser a great benefactor of the club, the Tamil Union has renamed the B Block in the main  pavilion T. Murugaser Block. He was a past president and Patron of the Club until his demise in August 1994.

He was a renowned sportsman at his alma mater, Royal College and won as many as six sports colours while at school. He represented the first eleven cricket team in the early forties. He won the Lorenz Scholarship for the best all rounder in 1942. He went on to captain the University of Colombo cricket team and also represented them in tennis and Table tennis. He played first eleven cricket for the Tamil Union and also captained their team. He held the position of Vice President of the Board of Control for Cricket in Sri Lanka when Gamini Dissanayake  was its president. He was selected as manager of the Sri Lanka World Cup cricket team to the United Kingdom in 1984.

He was a senior director of C. W. Mackie & Company Ltd and was a director of number of private and public companies.

He was also the past chairman of the Shippers Council of Sri Lanka and Association of Shippers Council of Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

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