Samarasekera dazzled in the 1969 Bradby encounter-by Upananda Jayasundera Seevali Samarasekera Pic by Upananda Jayasundera, Kandy Sports Special Corr Source:Dailynews Seevali Samarasekera is a former Trinity College Rugby Captain, who will be remembered for scoring the match winning try in the 1969 Bradby Shield encounter against Royal College at Longden Place. He made a 50 yard sizzling run beating a host of defenders to score the match winning try. In the same year, he was invited to play for Kandy SC in the Clifford Cup Knock-Out Tournament match against Havelock SC. In that match, Samarasekera scored the only try after receiving a pass from number eight Gamini Udugama as they went on to win the game 11-9. However, Kandy SC lost to CR and FC 6-12 in the final. Samarasekera captained Trinity in 1970, in which year they won both Bradby Shield matches 19-3 and 16-12 respectively. Thereafter, he was ...

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