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RUGBY: Fifth successive win for Rajans

S.M. Jiffrey Abdeen - Kandy Sports Corr.

Dharmaraja College, Kandy recorded their fifth successive win for the season when they swamped St. Aloysius College, Galle by 50 points (5 goals, 3 tries) to nil in their Schools Singer Trophy rugby tournament match played at St. Aloysius College grounds, Galle yesterday. At half time Rajans led 33-0.
Rajans back division displayed plenty of thrust and they tore into St. Aloysius defence which collapses under this terrific onslaught most outstanding was their promising centre Malinga Godigamuwa who scored four tries, two of them being scorching 30 metre runs.

Winger Nirosh Wijesuriya too made some penetrative runs with two of them ending in tries. The other try scorers were centre Asoka Weerasekara and lock forward Dilanka Gunatillake who scored one try each.

Lock Lahiru Alahakoon goalled four tries from varying angles while full back Akila Hettiarachchi goalled the other try.

Rajans have now beaten Prince of Wales College, Zahira College, Carey College and St. Sylvester’s College.

Upul Nishantha referred.

Nilufer with his experience has moulded the Rajan team into a fighting outfit during the short period he has been training them.

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