71st Bradby Shield Encounter on May 9

Updated: 00:00 GMT, Jan 1, 1970 | Published: 02:37 GMT, Apr 5, 2015 |

The first leg of the 71st Bradby shield will be played on the 9th of May at the Pallekelle Trinity College Rugby Stadium. It will also serve as an ‘A’ Division schools league tournament fixture. The 2nd Leg of Bradby Shield Encounter will be played on the 23rd of May at the Colombo Royal Sports Complex.

The Bradby Shield Encounter – commonly known as “The Bradby” – is the blue ribbon of Sri Lanka’s school rugby union season. It is played annually between traditional rivals Royal College, Colombo, and Trinity College, Kandy.

Trinity lead the Bradby tally 39-30 and have clinched the Bradby in the past 4 season.