Saint-Benoît beats Ananda 10-3 in Kotahena

St. Benedict’s College edged out Ananda College 10-3 in a thrilling match of the Under 20 Inter-Schools Division B Division Rugby Tournament played in Kotahena.

The Benedictines scored two unconverted tries to seal the game in their favor while only conceding a single penalty to their opponents after a goalless first half.

Meanwhile, Lumbini MV went through some anxious moments before recording a thrilling 15-14 win over Maliyadeva College in another ‘B’ Division game played at Kurunegala.

The winners picked up their points with a goal, an unconverted try and a penalty while the home side responded with two goals. Thurstan College and Sri Sumangala College, Kandy also had a thrilling match with the former picking up a narrow 37-36 win at Pallekele Stadium.

The winners collected their points from four goals and three penalties while the home side responded with a goal, four tries, two penalties and a drop.

In contrast, Zahira College edged St. Aloysius’ College, Galle by a more convincing margin of 29-7 in their encounter played at the same venue. The Zahirians completely dominated the match scoring five tries and converting two while conceding only one goal to their opponents.

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