Monday, October 27, 2014

Travel Trade 5-a-side Beach Rugby Tournament


In a repeat Final of last year, Cinnamon Grand Colombo “A” and Walkers Tours “A” 
were declared as joint winners at the 2nd Travel Trade Sports Club 05 a side, Beach Tag 
Rugby Championships 2014, concluded on Saturday, 25th October at the Paradise 
Beach, Mt. Lavinia.

With a participation of 13 teams pooled into 04 groups, the tournament for the 2nd year 
was sponsored by Walkers Tours, hosted by Mt. Lavinia Hotels Group and conducted by 
Agoal International. 

(Prabarth Harshakumar, VP John Keells Group and Head of Business Development of 
Walkers Tours (in white hat) handing over the Trophy to the Captains from Cinnamon 
Grand “A” & Walkers Tours “A”. Also in the picture: Sasala Dissanayake from Walkers 
Tours and Dilroy Fernando, Tournament Director )

The “Cup” Final between the Defending Champions, Cinnamon Grand Colombo “A” & 
the 2013 runners-up, Walkers Tours “A”, after some fierce competition finished 0-0 at 
the long whistle and even 06 minutes of extra time failed to break the dead –lock.
At this stage the Tournament Director, Dilroy Fernando decided to declare them as joint 
winners, as rain was threatening to come down at any moment.



Cinnamon Grand Colombo “B” won the “Plate”, beating Classic Travels “A” 10/05; 
while Walkers Tours “B” took the “Bowl” beating Ramada Colombo 10/05. 

At the completion of the round robin stage, consisting 15 matches (each game played 
for 07 minutes flat), the 1st two teams of each group qualified for the “Cup” & the 
“Plate” and the 3rd team qualified for the “Bowl”.

Match Results / K-O Round 
Cup QF’s : Cinnamon Grand “A” beat Sri Lankan Airlines 15/0; Green Holidays beat 
Cinnamon Grand “B” 15/10; Cinnamon Lakeside beat Kingsbury 10/5; Walkers Tours 
“A” beat Classic Travels “A” 15/5; 

“Cup” SF’s : Cinnamon Grand “A” beat Green Holidays 15/0; Walkers Tours “A” beat 
Cinnamon Lakeside 10/0.

“Plate” SF’s : Cinnamon Grand “B” beat Sri Lankan airlines 15/0; Classic Travels “A” beat 
The Kingsbury 10/0 

“Bowl” SF’s – Walkers Tours “B” beat Classic Travels “B” 15/0; Ramada Colombo beat 
Mt. Lavinia Hotel 5/0




Special Awards:

Most Outstanding Player “Cup” : Rameez Rafik from Walkers Tours “A”
Best Player “Plate” : Hiran Kumar from Classic Travels “A”.
Best Player “Bowl” : Shanedra Fernando from Walkers Tours “B” 

The Presenters at the post tournament awards were, Prabath Harshakumar, VP/JK 
Group & Head of Business Development, Walkers Tours (Chief Guest), Chinthaka 
Daluwatte, Group Director, Sales and Marketing, Mt. Lavinia Hotels Group (Guest of 
Honour), Denesh Silva, President /TTSC, Sasala Dissanayake, Cammie Gunasekera and 
Fawzan Fareid (all from TTSC Committee)

Travel Trade 5-a-side Beach Rugby Tournament Final Results - 2014

Travel Trade S.C  5 - a Side Beach Tag Rugby Tournament 2014
0n 25th October at Mount Lavinia beach from 0840 
(13 Teams Draw Time Duration 07 minutes flat)



Group  -  A
Group  -  B
Group  -  C
Group  -  D
1.
Cinnamon Grand  A
Walkers Tours  B
Ramada
Walkers  Tours A 
2.
Kingsbury
Green Holidays
Sri Lankan Airlines
Cinnamon Grand  B
3.
Classic Travels  B
Classic Travels  A
Cinnamon Lake Side
Jetwing Travels
4
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Mt. Lavinia Hotel
Match Results

Team  -  A
PF
Team  -  A
PF
Winner
Cinnamon Grand-A
10
Classic Travels-B
00
Cinnamon Grand-A
Walkers Tours-B
00
Classic Travel –A
00
Drawn
Ramada
00
Cinnamon Grand-B
05
Cinnamon Lakeside
Walkers Tours-A
10
Mt.Lavinia Hotel
00
Walkers Tours -A
Cinnamon Grand-B
10
Jetwing Travels
00
Cinnamon Grand-B
Kingsbury
15
Classic Travel –B
05
Kingsbury
Green Holidays
10
Classic Travels-B
05
Green Holiday
Sri Lankan Airliners
00
Cinnamon Lake Side
05
Cinnamon Lake Side
Walkers Tours –A
20
Jetwing Travels
00
Walkers Tours
Cinnamon Grand –B
05
Mt. Lavinia Hotel
00
Cinnamon Grand –B
Cinnamon Grand-A
10
Kingsbury
00
Cinnamon Grand –A
Walkers Tours- A
00
Green Holidays
05
Green Holidays
Ramada
00
Sri Lanka Airlines
10
Sri Lankan Airlines
Walkers Tours-A
10
Cinnamon Grand –B
00
Walkers Tours
Jetwing Travels
00
Mt. Lavinia Hotel
05
Mt. Lavinia Hotel
CUP QUARTER FINALS




Cinnamon Grand  –A
15
Sri Lankan Air Lines
00
Cinnamon Grand – A
Green Holidays
15
Cinnamon Grand B
10
Green Holidays
Kingsbury
05
Cinnamon Lake Side
10
Cinnamon Lake Side
Classic Travels-A
05
Walkers Tours-A
15
Walkers Tours
BOWL  SEMI FINLS




Classic Travels –B
00
Walkers Tours –B
15
Walkers Tours- B
Ramada
05
Mt.Lavinia Hotel
00
Ramada





PLATE–SEMI FINALS




Sri Lankan Airlines
00
Cinnamon Grand –B
15
 Cinnamon Grand -B
Kingsbury
00
Classic Travels-A
10
Classic Travels – A
CUP SEMI  FINALS









Cinnamon Grand –A
15
Green Holidays
00
Cinnamon Grand –A
Cinnamon Lake Side
00
Walkers Tours  A
10
Walkers Tours  A
BOWL  FINALS




Walkers Tours –B
10
Ramada
05
Walkers Tours –B



C

PLATE FINALS




Cinnamon Grand-B
10
Classic Travels-A
05
Cinnamon Grand –B





CUP FINALS




Cinnamon Grand –A
00
Walkers Tours -A
00
Drawn
Joint Champions

Bowl Finals  :   Walkers Tours B  10 points beat  Ramada  05
Plate Finals  :   Cinnamon Grand B  10 points beat Classic Travels  A  05   
Cup Finals    :   Cinnamon Grand  A 00 points  vs  Walkers Tours  A  00 points  -  Declared Joint Champs after playing extra time.  
1.Best Player Cup –  Rameez  Rafik –Walkers Tours –B
2.Best Player- Plate-  Hiran Kumar- Classic Travels –A
3. Best Player –Bowl- Shanedra Fernando  –Walkers Tours- B