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Mahesh Weerasinghe to provide more facilities to Kandy SC

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The newly elected President of Kandy Sports Club  Mahesh Weerasinghe iextreme left with the Secretary, Sujeewa Liyanage(cehtre and Treasurer, Upali Silva(on right).   (Pic. By Upananda Jayasundera-Kandy Sports Spl.Corrs
The newly elected President of Kandy Sports Club Mahesh Weerasinghe iextreme left with the Secretary, Sujeewa Liyanage(cehtre and Treasurer, Upali Silva(on right). (Pic. By Upananda Jayasundera-Kandy Sports Spl.Corrs

Mahesh Weerasinghe, an Old Rajan was re elected as the President of the Kandy Sports Club, at the 147th Annual General Meeting held recently at the Nittawela Club House and Sujeewa Liyanage, an old boy of Trinity as the Secretary and Upali Silva, an old boy of Vidyartha College as the Treasurer of the Club.

Mahesh represented Dharmaraja Colege in Cricket as an outstanding all-rounder and as a Rugby player he played for the School from 1980 to 1982 as a Flanker and after leaving school joined Kandy Sports Club in 1984 and played as a Flanker in the A Division League Rugby Tournament. He became a Committee member of Kandy SC and ultimately elected as the Club Secretary in the year 2002. Alternatively he was appointed as the Vice President of the Club from 2002 to 2015 and in that year itself he became the Senior Vice President and was appointed as the President in 2018.

Mahesh Weerasinghe is most interested in improving the activities of the Club and he has encouraged the Champion Rugby team of the Kandy SC to continue practices as the situation in the Country has reached normalcy and he wants to decide on this after consulting the Captain of the Rugby team Nigel Ratwatte.

He is also interested in providing more facilities to the members of the Rugby

Team as it is the main sport that is functioning at present and most popular among the Rugby fans of Kandy. At the early stages Rugby was promoted by Ranjith Page,the Deputy Chairman of the Cargills(Ceylon)Ltd. in the Kandy SC as well as some other Clubs in Kandy and Mahesh wants to improve the Club Bar as well while improving the other facilities. Mahesh is the son of late William Weerasinghe, a sports promoter of Kandy and the newly elected President,h is interested in improving the Kandy Sports Club to be a well established Club in Kandy. 

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 – 01:00











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