Sajith Mallikarachchi (defender /left) had a brilliant rugby career

The rugby circle in the country is still recovering from the untimely death of former Isipathana College, Sri Lanka and Kandy SC rugby player Sajith Mallikarachchi. He was 37 years old at the time of death and died of a heart attack.

He represented the First XV team at Isipathana College in 1996-97 and later turned out for Petersons SC and CR&FC before crossing over to Kandy SC where he played till he retired.
His funeral took place in Colombo on April 20 (Wednesday).