TRR Rajan six-a-side cricket tournament will be played at Asgiriya cricket stadium on October 3.
This popular tournament will bring the cream of cricket talent in Rotary and Rotaract. Over sixty teams will be seen in action.
Winners of this tournament will receive the T.R.R. Rajan Memorial Challenge Trophy. In addition there will be awards for the best dressed team, best bowler, fielder and batsman.
This tournament is played in memory of one of the great Rotarians, who kept Rotary alive in the hills, and who was also a great sports promoter.
This tournament will be graced by some of the top Rotary sportsman and also late TRR’s wife Jeeva, the three daughters Gowri, Ahalya, Ashwini and the two brothers Suri and DCR.
The organizing committee compromises of BDR Suri Rajan – Advisor, Ajith Jayasinghe – Chairman Gowri Rajan (District Governor), present president Vinoth Kumar, Girish Atmaram, John Baskaran, K. Wigneswaran, Sabry Abuthahir, Vaithies Balasubramaniam, Parakrama Tennakoon, Prasad Rajan, Geshanie Diasdesinghe, Yalini Jayaseelan, Dr. Ajay Jayaseelan, Rose Marie Greve, Ahaliya Rajan all from the Kandy Rotary Club and as usual Daphne Karunadasa will handle the registration of teams, and Michael Siriwardene an employee of Sun match will coordinate.
Past winners Rotary – 2003/4 Combined Teams from Rangiri Dambulla Mt. Lavinia and Kandy Metro, 2004/’5 Badulla, 2005/6 Anuradapura, 2006/7 Pandywasruwara, 2007/8 Wariyapola, 2008/9 Dickoya, 2009/10 Panduwasuwara, 2010/11 Wariyapola, 2011/12 Badulla, 2012/13 Panduwasnuwara, 2013/14 Badulla, 2014/15 Anuradapura.
Rotaract winners – 2003/4 Gampola, 2004/5 Gampola. 2005/6 Katugastotoa, 2006/7 Katugastota and Pamunugama joint champions, 2007/’8 Colombo Mid town and Batticaloa joint champions, 2008/9 Colombo mid town, 2009/10 Combined Colombo Millenium City and Mid City, 2010/11 Jaffna, 2011/12 Jaffna mid town, 2012/13 Nikaweratiya, 2013/14 Kuliyapitiya, 2014/15 Nallur.