Rugby selectors have named a 39-member squad to prepare for the upcoming Asia Rugby Under-19 Championship scheduled to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from December 11 to 17.
The squad largely comprises eight players from Isipathana and seven players from Trinity College. There are four players each from Science College and S. Thomas’ College Mt. Lavinia.
The final contingent of 25 players will be picked before the teams takes wing to Malaysia.
Vageesha Weerasingha, Adeesha Eshan, Kushan Indunil, Lahiru Wishwajith, Isuru Udayakumara, Gayan Wickramaratna, Harith Bandara and Ranidu Promod Padmasanka (all of Isipathana).
S. Kavishka, (Kingswood), Udaya Sanjula, (Prince of Wales College), Nikhila Gunadheera and Ashok Vijayakumara (of Royal), Nirosh Perera, Janith Laksara, Thanuja Maduranga and Supun Dilshan (all of Science College), P. Dulshan, D. Amarasingha and Samuel Maduwantha (of St. Anthony’s College), Rumesh Priyankara (St. Joseph’s), Ravin Yapa, Sandesh Jayawickrama and Romesh Fernando (of St. Peter’s), Dhanuja Wijeratna, Ashvantha Herath, Pandula de Silva and Naveen Henakankanamage (of S. Thomas’), Shalindra Alahakoon, Rahul Karunatilaka, Avisha Priyankara, Shaveen Ekanayake, Lashan Wijesuriya, Anuka Boyagoda and Geshan Petiyagoda (of Trinity), H. Fernando (Vidyartha), Zayan Sabar, Avantha Lee and Deshan Vimukthi (of Wesley), A. Wajid (Zahira)