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Bens emerged CHAMPS at the Junior SIR JOHN TARBET Schools Athletic Meet 2016
SportSt. Benedictís College was adjudged CHAMPIONS at the Junior SIR JOHN TARBET Schools Athletic Meet 2016, concluded at Embilipitiya, yesterday.

Bens also won the overall relay Championship and the under 15 age group championship. St Benedictís College obtained 64 points while runners up St Joseph's College were able only to obtain 53 points followed by the All Island Champs Maris Stella College, Negombo with 48 points.

Ladies College won the girls overall championship and St Bridges Convent were adjudged as runners up.

Following are the major events which St. Benedictís College won, during the calendar year 2016:
> Colombo Zonal Champions
> Wester Province Champions
> All Island Relay Carnival Champions
> Sir John Tarbet Junior Champions
> Josephian Relay Carnival Champions
> Runners up - All Island schoolís Athletic Championship
> 2nd runners up at the Sir John Tarbet Senior Championship

Congratulations to our athletes on their remarkable achievements in the recent past, and thank to Rev. Bro. Henry Dissanayake Ė Director for his leadership, Rev. Bro. Praveen Vaz, - Sports coordinator for his guidance, Mr. Nuwan - MIC Athletics, Mr. I. D. Premasiri - Senior Coach and the other coaches, the Athletic wing and parents for their support and enthusiasm which has brought great honor and pride to our alma mater.
 Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on October 26 2016 22:17:56 ∑ 0 Comments ∑ 773 Reads Print
OBITUARY - Old Benedictine Leo Nanayakkara - Past Vice President of the OBU(2012 to 2014)
ObituarySad to inform the passing away of Old Benedictine Leo Nanayakkara - Past Vice President of the OBU(2012 to 2014). Remains will lie at A.F. Raymondís Funeral Parlour from 2 pm today.

Cortege leaves parlour, TOMORROW, SUNDAY, 23rd October 2016 at 4.00 p.m. for burial at General Cemetery, Kanatte.

Late Leo was a very loyal Old Ben who assisted the College immensely.

May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.
 Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on October 22 2016 00:52:21 ∑ 0 Comments ∑ 774 Reads Print
Bens emerged overall runners up at 32nd All Island Schools Athletic Meet 2016
SportSt. Benedictís College emerged overall runners up losing to Maris Stella College, Negombo by a mere 3 points. ( 97 against 100) at the 32nd All Island Schools Athletic Meet concluded yesterday, (17th October 2016) at the Bogambara Stadium, Kandy.

Bens won the overall relay championship, the under 17 group championship and were runners up in under 19 and 21 age groups too.

So far Bens have won 4 major meets ( Colombo Zonal , Western province , All island Relay Carnival and the Josaphian Relay Carnival )

The final meet for the season will be the junior Sir John Trabet meet to be held next week at the Embilipitiya Stadium.

Congratulations to our athletes on their remarkable achievements in the recent past, and thank to Rev. Bro. Henry Dissanayake Ė Director for his leadership, Rev. Bro. Praveen Vaz, - Sports coordinator for his guidance, Mr. Nuwan - MIC Athletics, Mr. I. D. Premasiri - Senior Coach and the other coaches, the Athletic wing and parents for their support and enthusiasm which has brought great honor and pride to our alma mater.
 Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on October 17 2016 22:49:01 ∑ 0 Comments ∑ 766 Reads Print
COLLEGE PRIZE GIVING 2016
CollegeThe College prize giving was held in a grand scale at college quadrangular open air stage on 14th October 2016. Former General Secretary of the Old Boys' Union, Architect Ranjan Nadesapillai and his charming wife, Mrs. Joyce Nadesapillai graced the occasion and distributed the awards to the winners.

Archt. Ranjan Nadesapillai, Principal Architect of RANJAN NADESAPILLAI ASSOCIATES counts over 30 years of experience since graduation. He is a Chartered Architect and Fellow Member of the Sri Lanka Institute of Architects. Fellow Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects, Chartered Member of the Institute of Environmental Professionals of Sri Lanka, Fellow Member of the Institute of Management of Sri Lanka ,and an Accredited Professional of the Green Building Council of Sri Lanka.

 Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on October 17 2016 00:47:08 ∑ 0 Comments ∑ 842 Reads Print
ENGLISH DAY 2016
CollegeThe English Day of St. Benedict's College was held at the Town Hall, Colombo, on 11th October 2016. Our retired teacher Mr. Meril Perera graced the occasion as Chief Guest.

 Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on October 13 2016 04:03:06 ∑ 0 Comments ∑ 807 Reads Print
SINHALA DAY 2016


 Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on October 07 2016 06:55:29 ∑ 0 Comments ∑ 799 Reads Print
BENS, All Island Under 17 (Div 3) Runner up - 2016
SportSt. Benedict's College Under 17 Cricket "B" team emerged runners-up at the All island Div 3 Tournament organized by the Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association. Bens lost the finals to Lyceum Wattala by 13 runs.

A total of 170 schools participated in this tournament and the final was played on 19.09.2016 at Thurstan Grounds.

The College team put up a good chase and earned accolades for their good performance from the President of the Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association who was the Chief Guest at the award ceremony.

Lyceum Wattala: 270 all out - Hirusha Saranga 4 for 43, Buddhima Wijesundera 2 for 38

SBC: 257 for 7 in 50 overs - Deshan Vimukthi 68 ,Nisalka Fernando 56, Chelaka Jayalath 29 not out.

 Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on October 05 2016 01:00:35 ∑ 0 Comments ∑ 734 Reads Print
BENS CHAMPS at JOES Relay Carnival
SportSt. Benedict's College excelled at the Josephian Relay Carnival as they emerged overall Champions in the boys section. Bens dominated most of the events and also won the under 14, 15, and 19 age groups championships.

Three of our main Athletes failed compete in the under 17 category as they were down with injuries.

St. Joseph College, Maradana ended up being runners up, whiles Ava Maria, Negombo won the overall Girls Relay Championships.

The Meet was held at the Sports Ministry Grounds, Colombo last Saturday, 24th September 2016.
 Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on September 28 2016 04:15:40 ∑ 0 Comments ∑ 686 Reads Print
newly elected office bearers of the Old Benedictines Sports Club - 2016/2017
OBU, ColomboOBSC Office Bearers 2016/2017
Patron (Provincial Visitor) - Rev. Bro. Christy Croos
Vice Patrons (Director SBC) - Rev.Bro. Henry Dissanayake, Dudley Thambinayagam, Tilak Pieris, Lalith Madappuli and Emil Kronemberg

Management Committee
President Malsiri Perera
Vice President Rev. Bro.Priveen Vaz
Vice President Tony Ganlath
Vice President Anura De Silva
Vice President Delly Fernando
Vice Presdent Srilal De Silva
General Secretary Kumar Sabaratnam
Asst. Gen. Secretary Jeremy Babapulle
Treasurer Lalantha Perera
Asst. Treasurer Jeremy Adams
Pavilion Secretary Maxie Mariampillai
Asst. Pavilion Sec. Christopher Joseph
Social Secretary Charles Ramanathan
Membership Sec. Angelo Fernando
Cricket Sec. Suresh Marcellus
Soccer Sec. Diluka Perera
Basketball Sec. Sheldon Sivalingam
Hockey Sec. Gerald Paldano
Rugby Sec. Kavindra Dissanayake
Indoor Sports Sec. Dexter Fernando
Athletic Sec. Loxley Dharmaratne
Tennis Sec. Noel Abeyratne
Committee Members - Rajive Dissanayake, Adrian Muttupulle, Nevin Noyahr, Merwyn Goonawardene and Kennedy Machado
Prefect of Games - Vivian Saverymuthapulle

 Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on September 28 2016 02:56:32 ∑ 0 Comments ∑ 690 Reads Print
NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2016 OF OLD BENEDICTINESí SPORTS CLUB
OBU, ColomboThe above meeting will be held on Saturday 24th September 2016 at the club premises at 6.30 pm.

AGENDA

1.0 Meeting called to order
2.0 Opening prayer by Rev. Bro. Director
3.0 Observing a minutes silence in remembrance of the departed members
4.0 Welcome address by the President
5.0 Reading notice convening the meeting
6.0 Confirmation of the minutes of the last AGM held on 12.12.2016
7.0 Review of the Annual Report
8.0 Review of the Audited Statements of Account for the period 01.04.2015 to 31.03.2016
9.0 Correspondence if any
10.0 Announcement of the Patron of the club Ė The Provincial Visitor Rev. Bro. Christy Croos
10.1 Confirmation of Vice Patrons; Rev. Bro. Director (Ex- officio Director of the Club) and 04 others nominated by the President in consultation with the Management Committee
11.0 Election of Office Bearers
11.1 President
11.2 05 Vice Presidents (Rev. Bro.Sub Director Ė Ex- Officio & 04 others)
11.3 Hony. General Secretary
11.4 Hony. Asst. General Secretary
11.5 Hony. Treasurer
11.6 Hony. Asst. Treasurer
11.7 Hony. Pavilion Secretary
11.8 Hony. Asst. Pavilion Secretary
11.9 Hony. Social Secretary
11.10 Hony. Membership Secretary
11.11 Hony.Sports Secretaries( Cricket, Soccer, Basketball, Hockey, Rugby, Athletics, Indoor Games, Tennis
11.12 Prefect of Games (Ex Officio)
11.13 05 Committee Members
12.0 Appointment of Auditors
13.0 Any other business
14.0 Address by the newly elected President
15.0 Vote of thanks
16.0 College Anthem
 Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on September 19 2016 01:47:11 ∑ 0 Comments ∑ 664 Reads Print
BENS take on Lyceum International , in the Finals on Monday 19th September 2016
SportSt. Benedictís College will meet Lyceum International School, Wattala in the Finals of the All-Island Div III Schools Cricket Tournament 2016 to be played at Thurstan College Grounds on Monday 19th September 2016.

This is the first time that St. Benedictís College under 17 team had entered a Schools Final and hope that our boys will be able to pull off a memorable victory.
 Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on September 17 2016 12:13:50 ∑ 0 Comments ∑ 624 Reads Print
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