The town that is renown for hockey will go gay on 26th September when the inaugural schools hockey big match between St. Thomas’ College Matala and S. Thomas’ Mount Lavinia takes place at the Edward Park, at 4.30 p.m.

This encounter sponsored by National Trust Bank will also see the Matale Thomians walk from the school to the venue before the commencement of the match.

The Matale Thomians know for their prowess inhockey should have the edge but the Thomian grit displayed by the Mount Lavinia lads will fight every inch of the way.