Nalanda winners of 9th QLD Battle of the Maroons

Nalanda won 9th QLD Battle of the Maroons by 17 runs. With this win Nalanda has won 6 battles and Ananda has the honers 3 times.

Nalanda 215/8 in 35 overs.

Gihan Perera – 75 not out, Desh Kongalage – 71, Madhu Senanayake 11 not out , Subhash Hathurusinghe 3/29

Ananda all out for 198 runs in 34 overs.

Vidu Jagodaarachchi – 54, Buddhi Wijesekara – 41,  Sudath Jayaweera – 4/43, Madhu Senanayake – 2/41
Best Batsman – Desh Kongalage – 71 runs
Best Bowler – Sudath Jayaweera – 4/43
Man of the Match – Gihan R Perera – 75 not out & 2/41

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AGM & 2019/20, Nalanda OBA QLD committee members

Annual General Meeting of Nalanda Old Boys Association – QLD, was held on 28th April 2019 at 3pm in Holland Park Library Meeting Room

New Executive Committee for (2019/2020)

Position Name
President Sarath Weerasinghe
Vice President Bhashitha Wickramasuriya
Secretary Jagath Hettiarachchi
Treasurer Senaka Udahage
Auditor Amarnath Leo Fernando

Committee Members

Amila Paththamperuma
Madusanka Senanayake
Madhawa Gamage
Subodha Peiris
Jayantha Samarasinghe

Proud Nalandian Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy visited Brisbane



Proud Nalandian Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy visited Brisbane on 22nd March 2018 and had a great time with some fellow Nalndians and many other patriotic Sri Lankans who gathered to appreciate and thank the commander and his troupes for the great service they provided during the war and continued humanitarian efforts.

Nalanda OBA Queensland president Sarath Weerashighe presented a token of appreciation to the commander on behalf of the association.

In addition Commander entertained the gathering by singing some lovely songs and showed that why he is called “People’s Commander”.

Award wordings

Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy
Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force
in appreciation of the continued distinguished service to the nation and the glory of the Alma Mater, Nalanda College, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Nalanda Old Boys Association of Queensland, Australia
22 March 2018

Annual Sir Henry Steel Olcott Dana 2018

Nalanda OBA Queensland organized the annual Sir Henry Steel Olcott Dana for the 6th consecutive year with the help of old boys and the families of all the Ollcott Buddhist schools including Ananda, Dharmaraja, Dharmapala, Rahula, Mahinda, Maliyadeva and many other well-wishing and contributing Sri Lankans in Brisbane.

It was held in the Buddhist Vihara (Temple) of Queensland on 25/02/2018 and special remembrance was performed for the inaugural president of Nalanda OBA Queensland Aravinda Rubasinghe who passed away about 6 months ago.

Nalanda OBA would like to thank all the participants and contributors and hope to see you all in next years event.

සියලු දෙනාටම පින් අනුමෝදන් වේවා!

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