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Nath Weerakoon heads Old Antonians Rugby Club

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Nath Weerakoon former Antonian ruggerite was unanimously elected President of the Old Antonians Rugby Club at its Annual General Meeting held at the Kandy Sports Club Pavilion.

Weerakoon a keen rugby enthusiast played in the early 1980s, and is currently attached to Ceylinco Insurance (General). His main idea is to give a big push to the School rugger team, and he is keen in continuing the good work done by the previous committee headed by Rohan Daulagala.
The rest of the committee members are the Patrons - Rev Fr. Titus Rodrigo (Rector/Principal), Priyantha Ekanayake the finest ruggerite to come out of St. Anthony’s who led the country at four Asiads, L.V.Ekanayake former Kandy SC skipper, Tuan Dole who led the Antonians to beat Trinity for the first time in 1972, Wimal Chandrasiri and Neil Bogahalanda.

The Immediate Past President Rohan Daulagala is presently heading the Old Boys Association. Vice Presidents are Maurice Joachim a fine ruggerite who led Kandy SC to win the Clifford Cup for the first time, Lakmal Mudalige, S. Bulathsinghala who played for Kandy SC for many years, Milroy Mendis, Mark Stephen a knowledgeable player during his days is the Secretary Old Boys Association and M. Ali a fine third row.

 Salinda Gunasinghe is the Secretary he does a lot of good work,  Tharanga Weerasekara is the Assistant Secretary. Banuka Rajapakse is the Treasurer and the Assistant is Chamila Samarajeewa.

 Lasantha Wijesuriya, a top-class back division player who led Kandy SC to win the triple by being unbeaten is the Chairman Rugby Development.
Chairman/Coordinator Sponsorship Committee Maurice Joachim, Senaka  Rajapakse, Anton Perera, and Rugby Coordinato (Colombo) Roshan Dammika,  Palitha Anthony, Media Coordinator Chandra Mahawattege,   Coordinator  (Parents’ Association)Mahesh Fernando, Coordinator  Dinesh Bamunusinghe, Assistant Team Manager Sanjeewa Bogahawatte, Registrar Aruna Amunugama.

 Committee members -  S. Srikanth , Kushan Rathnayake ,Gamini Chandrasiri, Samantha Ariyasena, Raja Ariyawanse, R.S. Mubarak, Hirosh Jayasekara, Vijitha Gunathilake, Upali Premarathne, Rohan Wijeratne, Chinthaka Girihagama, Keith Rabot, M.Imshard, Nirmal Fernando, Errol Perera, Maj. Suresh Fonseka, Prasad Alexander, Chaminda Randeniya, Abbu Junaideen, Sanjaya Amunugama, Indrajith Ranasinghe, Asela Weeraratne and HMSP Seneviratne,

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