Royal College Emerges 2nd Runner Up at All Island Under 18 Badminton Championship


The Royal College Badminton team displayed some commendable talent under the leadership of captain Dinuka Kaluarachchi at the recently concluded All Island Under 18 Badminton tournament held in Nuwera Eliya.

Having exhibited some sheer skill during the group stages, the team managed to beat S. Thomas’ College 3-0 at the group match to qualify to the breaking rounds.

The breaking rounds saw equally promising talent. However the victorious run came to an end against Dharmasoka College at the semi finals where Royal lost 0-3.

At the end, Royal College managed to cling on to the title of 2nd Runner Up of the tournament.

The team comprised of the following players:

Dinuka Kaluarachhi (Captain)
Ishitha Wijethunga
Thevin Rahubadda
Nilesh Wijesekara
Minura Wijesena
Kisal Ekanayake
Binara Kariyawasam
Damindu Adikari
Sunath Rathnayake
Adithya Kalhara
Javin Manathunga
Harith Jayasinha