Royal rowers make a clean sweep
ROWING: Royal College oarsmen made a clean sweep with team
work of high quality and perfect coordination to win the T. Noel
Fernando Trophy collecting 40 points to nil in the 34th Annual Royal-Thomian
Regatta and the 38th Boat Race held on the Beira Waters yesterday. The
regatta was sponsored by Dialog GSM.
For Royal it was all the way winning all six events including the
Boat Race - main event of the regatta. Royal started confidently and won
the Senior Sculls, Junior Sculls, 'C' Fours (no points), Junior Pairs,
Senior Pairs, Junior Fours and the Senior Fours.
The tally stands on the Regatta now stands at T. N. Fernando Overall
Trophy Royal 14, S. Thomas 17 and the Boat Race Royal 17 to S. Thomas'
Senior Sculls: Maalik Aziz of Royal College beat Devaan
Hallock of S. Thomas' College (Time: 3: 41secs)
Junior Sculls: Dinouk Perera of Royal College beat Dhanwashka
Jayanetty of S. Thomas' College (Time: 3.45 secs)
'C' Fours:Randev Gunasena (B) Sandeep Jayawardena (2) Mandara
Jayawardena (3) Thivanka Jayatilake (5), Dhanushka Perera (C) of Royal
College beat Alween Jayasinghe (B) Jayan Peiris (2) Kasun Manawadu (3)
Manil Salgadoe (5), Yanik Salgadoe (C) of S. Thomas College (Time:
3:24secs) - No points
Junior Pairs: Mahima Weerasinghe (B) Maalik Aziz (5) of Royal
College beat Rajitha Wickremasekera (B) Arjun Monoharan (5) of S. Thomas
College (Time: 3:40 secs)
Senior Pairs: Chirath Karunanayake (Bow) and Dinouk Perera
(stroke) of Royla College beat Sakya Kalupathirana (Bow) and Devaan
Havelock of S. Thomas' College (Time 3:33 secs).
Junior Fours: Chirath Karunanayake (B), Miyuru Dias (2) Radika
Weerasekera (3) Lakkitha Liyanage (5) Thivanka Jayatilake (C) of Royal
College beat Eshan Goonesekera (B) Arjun Manoharan (2) Dhanushka
Jayanetty (3) Dathika Wickremanayake (5), Amrick Varia (C) of S. Thomas
College (Time: 3:19 secs)
Senior fours: (Boat Race) - Devinda Fernando (B) Dinouk Perera
(2) Mahima Weerasinghe (3) Maalik Aziz (5) Lishan Wickremanayake (C) of
Royal College beat Rajitha Wickremasekara (B) Devaan Hallock (2) Sakya
Klupathirana (3) Adnan Issadeen (5) Malil Salgadoe (C) of S. Thomas'
College (Time 3:11 secs)
Old Boys Fours: S. Thoams College Beat Royal College.