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Annual Tamil Literary Day
CollegeThe Tamil Literary day 2013 of St. Benedict's College was celebrated at the College Hall on Friday, 5th July 2013, with distinguish Old Ben Jawahar Fernando gracing the occasion as chief guest. Mrs. Jasmine Fernando distributed the awards to the prize winners.
 Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on July 12 2013 07:22:04 · 0 Comments · 453 Reads Print
English Literary Day
CollegeThe Annual English Literary day was celebrated at the College Hall on Thursday, 27th June 2013. Mrs. Angela Perera – Past member of the College Tutorial Staff, graced the occasion as chief guest and distributed the awards to the prize winners.

 Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on July 12 2013 07:20:19 · 0 Comments · 608 Reads Print
College Day to be celebrated on 12th July
CollegeThe feast of St. Benedict's College will be celebrated on Friday, 12th July 2013 with Holy Mass at the Cathedral, whiles the Primary Section will celebrate the feast tomorrow, 11th July 2013.
 Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on July 10 2013 07:22:38 · 0 Comments · 205 Reads Print
CollegeThe Science Batch of 2000 donated a Computer, Laser Printer and a UPS to the value of Rs. 60,000/-, to the Primary section and was presented to Rev. Bro. Benedict Bonaventure – Principal of the Primary Section, by Old Ben Samitha Perera.

This project was initiated by the Batch Leader Mr. Tharidu Cooray. This was their third project since the formation of the Batch as their previous projects were organising a leadership Seminar for the A/L Science Students conducted by a professional trainer and a Diamond Sponsorship donation made towards the College Science Exhibition (CUBE).

We thank all members of 2000 Science Batch who have come forward to assist in these projects.
 Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on July 06 2013 02:24:47 · 0 Comments · 384 Reads Print
Bens in Milo Champions Trophy
St. Benedict's College will take on Prince of Wales College, Moratuwa in their 'Milo Champions Trophy' knockout tournament rugby match on Friday, 5th July at 2.00 PM at Royal College Sports Complex.
 Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on July 02 2013 14:29:19 · 0 Comments · 211 Reads Print
Bens emerged 7 'A Side Soccer Champs at Under 17 Invitation Tourney
SportSt Benedict’s College won the seven-a-side under 17 invitation schools soccer tournament beating Zahira College, Maradana in the finals by 2 goals to 1 on penalty shootout.
The tournament organized by Ananda College, attracted as many as 48 teams from leading schools around the Island, and was concluded with the finals played at the CR & FC grounds last Sunday. (30th June 2013)

Benedictine, Master Dananjaya was adjudged Best Goalkeeper of the tournament for his remarkable performance. St. Benedict’s College got the better of St. Joseph’s College, Maradana, beating them in the semi-finals by 2 goals to 1.

Our congratulations to the team, Coach, MIC for this remarkable achievement, and also thank Rev. Bro. Director for the leadership and guidance rendered.
 Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on July 02 2013 13:50:17 · 0 Comments · 193 Reads Print
109th AGM of St. Benedict’s College OBU - Held on Sunday 30th June 2013
OBU, ColomboThe 109th Annual General Meeting of St. Benedict’s College Old Boys’ Union was held on Sunday 30th June 2013 at the Collage Hall amides a large gathering of Rev. Brothers and Old Boys of different age groups. The proceedings commenced at 9.40 A.M. with Holy Mass which was concelebrated by Old Benedictine Priests Rev. Fr. Noel Dias, Rev. Fr. Lalith Felix and Rev. Fr. Kamal Nishantha Fernando.

The fellowship social lunch at the Old Bens Sports Club too was well attended, with Old Bens from yesteryear and the recent past having an enjoyable afternoon.

The Council of Management for 2013-2014

Patron - His Eminence Rev. Dr. Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith - Archbishop of Colombo (Ex Officio)
Vice Patrons - Rev. Bro. Denzil Perera - Provincial Visitor, M/s Elmo Perera, Eric Motha, Gamini Kanangara, Felix Dias, Dudley Thambinayagam, Gamini Edirisinghe, Nimal Perera, Neil De Silva, D Easuwaran and Melville Perera
President – Rev. Bro. Janaka Fonseka (Director SBC, Ex Officio)
Vice Presidents – Rev. Bro. Niran Perera (Sub Director – SBC, Ex Officio), M/s Lalith Madapulli, Randolph Perera, Emil Kronemberg, Gratien Fernando, Leo Nanayakkara and Lasantha Pieries
Hon General Secretary - Darrel Ludowyke
Hon Treasurer - Anton Leon
Hon Asst Gen Secretary - Ashan Stanislaus
Hon Asst Treasurer - Alston Rayen
Hon Asst Sec Membership - Stephen Corera
Hon Asst Sec Sports - Samitha Perera
Hon Asst Sec Social - Peter De Croos
Hon Asst Sec Overseas - Patrick Rodrigo

Council Members – M/s Suren Peter, (Secretary – DF – Ex Officio), Malsiri Perera, (President – OBSC – Ex Officio), Kenneth Dabrera, Angelo Canjamanaden, Kennedy Machado, George Ranasinghe, Loxley Dharmaratne, Stanley Rayer, Rohan Dilip Perera, T Valentine, Chandra Bastian, Jude C.Mutugala, Beonest Fernando, Dixon Pereira, Shehan Gabriel, Roshan De Silva, Damitha Perera, George Fernando, Cecilton Philip, Adrian Muttupulle, Duminda Perera, Kennedy Michael, Roshan Samaratunga and Eranga Morais

Special Invitees - Rev. Bro. Benedict Bonaventure (Principal – SBC Primary) and Rev. Bro. Praveen Vaz

Hon Auditor - M/S Nihal Hettiarachchi & Company -Chartered Accountants
 Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on July 01 2013 14:33:13 · 0 Comments · 428 Reads Print
OBU, ColomboIt's Fun Time for all Young and Old Bens once again!!!

The Old Bens Sports Club for the second year in succession has once again, made arrangements to conduct a Six-A-side Softball Cricket Tournament at St. Benedict’s College Grounds Kotahena on 20th & 21st July 2013 commencing 8.00 a.m.

All Old Boys are cordially invited to participate in this friendly Cricket tournament, where the Over 40 matches will be worked out on Saturday 20th July (Over 40 Final will be on Sunday prior to Under 40 Final) and the Under 40 tournament will be held on Sunday 21st July followed with a social in the evening.

Plans are underway to entertain the families who call over for the social with scintillating music provided by DJ, food stalls and with many more surprises.

All Old Boys & Other support groups of the College who are interested to participate in this tournament could contact the undermentioned personnel for further details.

For Registrations & Further details Contact :

Shanthilal Silva – 0777 759735 / Email :
Rajnesh Wellington – 0714 221919/ Email :
Adrian Mutupulle ¬¬– 0773597559 /Email:
Joel Saverimuthapulle – 0755 841083 / Email :
George Ranasinghe - 0727 633437 / Email :
Damith Perera - 0719 833999 / Email :

Please note that all team registrations will be entertained on or before 08th July 2013, on first come first serve basis.

 Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on June 27 2013 07:44:51 · 0 Comments · 514 Reads Print
Ranjit Fernando, Chairman of 'Cricket and Coaching Committee'
OBU, ColomboOld Ben Ranjith Fernando was appointed Chairman of the “Cricket and coaching Committee", which is affiliated to Sri Lanka Cricket.

The “Cricket and coaching Committee", will run under the chairmanship of former national wicketkeeper and opening batsman Ranjit Fernando, who has now slipped into the shoes of an administrator. The rest of the committee comprise national selectors Sanath Jayasuriya, Hashan Tillakaratne, Chaminda Mendis and many other reputed cricketing personalities.

Click on ‘Read More’, to view the full extract taken from the Sunday Times of 23rd June 2013

 Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on June 25 2013 07:42:41 · Read More · 0 Comments · 276 Reads Print
109th Annual General Meeting of St. Benedict's College Old Boys' Union - Sunday, 30th June 2013
OBU, ColomboThe 109th Annual General Meeting of St. Benedict’s College Old Boys’ Union will be held on Sunday 30th June 2013 at the Collage Hall commencing 9.30 A.M. with Holy Mass which will be concelebrated by Old Benedictine Priests Rev. Fr. Noel Dias, Rev. Fr. Lalith Felix and newly ordained Rev. Fr. Kamal Nishantha Fernando.

All Old Boys are cordially invited to be present for the Holy Mass and the annual session at the Collage Hall followed by a fellowship lunch and get-together at the Old Bens Sports Club.

Kindly contact the following, for Lunch Reservations:
Stephen Corera- 0777 348417, Peter De Croos– 0776 396060, Anton Leon – 0714 805287, Darrel Ludowyke – 0777 414567 or any Council Member.
 Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on June 25 2013 02:31:19 · 0 Comments · 344 Reads Print
Bens emerged Runners-up in the Schools Under 20 Rugby League segment ‘C’ Tournament
SportSt. Benedict’s College concluded their schools rugby league season 2013 winning their eighth consecutive match, beating Carey College by 15( 1 Goal, 1 Try & 1 Penalty) to 12 (1 Goal & 1 Try) in the Schools Singer League Rugby under 20 tournament match played at Science College Grounds Mount Lavania, on 24th June 2013.

Bens have performed extremely well this season, winning eight of the nine matches played and has finished in second place as per the points table. With this performance, they will be promoted to play in the segment ‘B’ tournament next year.

Our heartfelt congratulations to the players, Coach, MIC for this remarkable achievement, and also thank Rev. Bro. Director for the leadership and guidance rendered, the active members of the Rugby Wing comprising past players for their support and the parents for their encouragement and enthusiasm.
 Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on June 25 2013 00:58:17 · 0 Comments · 380 Reads Print
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Virosh Fernando
24/07/2014 07:55
Could we have the agenda of activities for the year 2015, so that the overseas Old Bens could plane out their holidays in Sri Lanka.

Dilshan de Silva
23/12/2013 02:07
Hi, could you please update all pages under construction ?

Virosh Fernando
09/10/2013 05:08
Appreciate if the 2013/14 Cricket fixtures are updated on the website

Santha Perera
01/02/2013 01:31
What about the Prefects investiture for year 2013????

Santha Perera
24/12/2012 12:40
Wishing all Old Bens & their families a MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Niroshan Perera
16/10/2012 08:25
Hi, please advise the details about the Annual Dinner Dance - 2012.

02/10/2012 14:42
Obituary Notice With deep regret we inform you the demise of Master Pringley Rodrigo of 2011 A/L batch, yesterday (1 October 2012). Currently, the body lies at #117 / 2A, Pragathi Mawatha, Kalae

10/09/2012 12:40
Greetings Bens!

Santha Perera
30/06/2012 02:16
Why wasn't Jason Perera who is representing SL U-19 Cricket given prominence on this page?

Santha Perera
24/12/2011 00:50
Wish all OLD BENS & their families a MERRY CHRISTMAS. Santha Perera & Family

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