Oct 19, 3 years ago

SEYLAN Bank Regains Sri Lanka Sports.com Netball Challenge 2015

SEYLAN Bank Regains Sri Lanka Sports.com Netball Challenge 2015

SEYLAN bank regains ‘SRI LANKA SPORTS COM INTER COMPANY NET BALL CHALLENGE’ Seylan Bank regained the most prestigious Sri Lanka sports.com Netball Challenge Cup Championship after beating arch rivals and the defending champions Hatton National Bank by 28 goals to 27 in a thrilling encounter at the Cup Championship of the Sri lankasports.com Inter Company Netball Challenge 2015 It was a nail biting battle from the beginning as both teamsplayed their best to keep the crowd entertained and keeping the true sportsmanship .

The game was truly an up and down battle , with HNB holding a slender one goal lead after the 1st quarter , while Seylan led at the end of both the 2nd and the 3rd quarters . Both teams opted to take their power plays in the 4th quarter. From the first whistle to the last , the teams were never separated by more than 2 goals , except when HNB took a 5 goal lead deep into 4th quarter , however , Seylan staged a remarkable comeback to register a thrilling victory over last year’s champions .

The tournament itself is unique to the fact that it has a Powerplay feature – first introduced to the local scene by srilankasports.com The powerplay is a period of time in which each score by a team counts for double the points . Seylan Bank also took away themixed division championship in another close encounter allowing Nations Trust Bank to become runners up in the by 14 goals to 11 . Expo Lanka Holdings emerged winners in the Plate Championship when they beat David Peiris Motor Company by goals 23 goals to 6 in the Plate Championship Finals .

It was another tough battle in the Bowl Championships finals and the new entrant to the Sri Lanka sports.com Netball Challenge met Sri Lanka Telecom in the Bowl Championship finals. Kanrich finance to took the Bowl Championship beating Sri Lanka telecom 23 goals to 4 14 teams representing prestigious institutions in Sri Lanka vied for the honors at the Srilanka sports.com Netball Challenge 2014 all female categories and six teams competed in the mixed Division which concluded on 17th October at the Indoor Stadium at St. Joseph’s College Colombo 10 Hatton National Bank , Seylan Bank , Nations Trust Bank , National Development Bank , Commercial Bank , Pan Asia Bank , HSBC , David Pieris Motor Company , LB Finance , AIA Insurance , Kanrich Finance ,Explore Holdings Citizen’s Development Business Finance , Sri Lanka Telecom and HSBC battled for the honors for Cup/Plate/Bowl Championships in the general event while Seylan Bank , Nations Trust Bank , National Development Bank , David Peiris Motor Company , LB Finance and Kanrich Finance competed in the mixed category .

Sri Lanka’s First Sports Website www.srilankasports.com organized this event while the technical assistance will receive from the Academy ofNetball -Kotte. Sri lanka sports.com inaugurated an Inter Company Netball Tournament in 2006 and conducted for four consecutive years with the participation in top companies in the corporate sector.

It was conducted in a specially designed format similar to seven a side rugby and also introduced the concept of ‘Power Play ‘ to the game of netball in Sri Lanka . Sri lankasports.com celebrates its 15th anniversary this year as the Sri Lanka’s pioneer sports website which was launched in the year 2000 and this event will mark yet another milestonein the journey which began in the year 2000 . Sri lankasports.com has a successful history of organizing special sporting events of this nature andall those events happened to be the first of its kind in Sri Lanka .

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