Royal People

A dedication to those wonderful people who served Royal Primary School & Royal College, in Sri Lanka, since 1835, and, who will be remembered for their committment, sincerety and unselfishness.

Thursday, November 01, 2007

Asela Wickremesooriya

Asela Stanley Lasantha Ratwatte Wickremesooriya (born August 25, 1983) is currently the only Sri Lankan Schoolboy Rugby player to receive colors from the two of the most prestigious schools in the country, Royal College, Colombo (in 2000) and St. Thomas' College, Mount Lavinia (in 2002).

Asela Wickremesooriya was born in Kandy, Sri Lanka. He started his schooling at Royal College Colombo (1989 - 2001), and later moved to S.Thomas College, Mount Lavinia (2001 - 2002).

He is the youngest grandson of Hubert Stanley Ratwatte, the oldest living recipient of the Trinity College Rugby Lion and of the late Stanley Wickremesooriya, who was also a double colorsmen in cricket from the schools Trinity College, Kandy and Ananda College, Maradana.


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