Vidyartha College Kandy who sailed through the ‘B’ division segment has an astonishing aggregate of 773 points in their 11 matches played so far for the season. Coached by the former Trinity coach and former Vidyartha College old boy Anil Jayasinghe, the uphill Tigers have cleaned the entire division to claim the rights for the ‘B’ division league title. Vidyartha College in the process have stumbled upon many records while having the highest total during a single match (203-00 against St. Johns) and possibly the highest total in Sri Lanka schools history accumulating a massive 773 points in 11 games.
Vidyartha College with just 5 senior players in their ranks have muscled their way in almost every game totalling 129 tries and 65 goals this season. The team led by lock forward Ayesh Galahawela have had a lot of support from senior players center Danushka Talwatte and Sri Lanka youth player Jason Dissanayake. Their highest score in the season came against a makeshift St. Johns unit where they scored a mindboggling 203 points to nil. It definitely tested the science of the game as the Tigers went on to score more than 160 tries for the game which averaged upon 2 tries per minute.
Vidyartha College 2011 campaign – D. S. Senanayake (43–7), Zahira (51- 0), Mahanama (37- 36), C. W. W. Kannangara MV (65-0), St. Sylvester’s (64-11), St. Anne’s (136-0) Panadura Royal (65-17)Ananda (43-11) POW by (36-11), St. Johns College (203-0), Lumbini (36-31)
D. S the second in line in the ‘B’ segment have only a solitary loss, and that too against the league champs Vidyartha College who have stormed their way passed all opposition. St .Anne’s Kurunagela have had the most disappointing record out of all the teams having been smashed 868 points in just 8 games with an average of over 100 points per game. Royal Panadura, St. Sylvester’s Kandy, St. Johns Nugegoda and St. Anne’s Kurunagela will be relegated to the ‘C’ division next year while Vidyartha and D. S Senanayake will be pushed up to the main division. Dharmaraja, Wesley, Thurstan and S. Thomas’ will fight for honours next year in the ‘B’ segment.