Former St. Sylvester’s College cricket captain J.G. Thilakasiri, who later played for Kandy Youth Sports Club and Kandy, was re-elected president of the Old Boys Association of St. Sylvester’s College for the third time. Soon after he was elected the president he donated Rs. 500, 000 for the ground development fund.
Under his leadership a big hand was given to sports and he hopes to continue in the same manner this time too. They are all ready to build a swimming pool. The present Principal of St. Sylvester’s College T. R. S. Meetiyagoda expects a lot from the OBA in terms of developing the school.
His main aim this time is to upgrade the pintsized grounds they have and also upgrade the dressing rooms.
This school with limited facilities is doing well in cricket, football, hockey, rugby and boxing.
The committee comprises: Anura Padmalal (Senior Vice President), Lal Handapangoda, U. Basnayaka, S. Abeyrathna, U.B. Ekanayaka, R. Maheswaran, S. Athauda (Vice Presidents), G.G. Hewamthes (General Secretary), A.M.L. Amarakoon (Treasurer), I.S. Rupasinghe (Asst. Treasurer)