Clifford Elymes the swimming and cricketing star
His first year in the under 13 was in 2014 and his coach was Mr. Sunanda and Master in Charge was Rev. Fr, Crishan . Clifford who is a right hand top order batsman and a right arm leg spinner scored 125 runs and grabbed 22 wickets with one 5 wicket haul and his team went upto Quarter Finals.In the following year he collected 269 runs with two half centuries and bagged 13 wickets and in his final year he scored 272 runs with a fifty and captured 13 scalps and his coaches were Mr. Vincent and Mr. Shanaka respectively.
Due to an injury he kept away the whole under 15 season and in the following year he scored 189 runs and bagged 17 wickets and his team came up to Quarter Finals and he was the Vice Captain and the Coach was Mr. Niroshan .
In his under 17 second year he scored 189 runs and captured 17 wickets and they reached upto Quarter Finals and the Coaches were Old Zahirian Safraz Farook and former De Mazenod College cricketer Harshana Silva and when he was in the under 17 he was selected for the first eleven team and got 233 runs and claimed 25 wickets and in his second year he scored 321 runs with a fifty and took 33 wickets and in the One Day tournament he could not participate due to Covid 19.
He represented the Old Anthonians Sports Club in the Daily News Trophy (Division Three) and in the 2018/19 season he scored 158 runs with a fifty and bagged 15 wickets and his Master in Charge was Rev. Fr. Nuwan Perera and he was given all the support and help by his uncle Yohan Stephen to come up the ladder.
In addition to cricket he participated in the under 13 Swimming Meets in Free Style 50 metres and came third and in the following year he was second and in his final year could not come upto expectations Rev. Fr.Sajith Aruna was the Master in Charge and Rev.Fr. Niraj Fonseka and the Principal Rev. Fr. Mal Fernando were very supportive at all times.