Gateway wins International Schools Netball Crown for the fourth successive year

Gateway College continued their winning streak by winning the Inter International Schools Under 20 Girls Netball Championship once again. The prestigious tournament organized by Ilma International School was played at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium. Gateway College beat Ilma International School at the final with a comprehensive margin of 14-3. The semi-final was a closer affair but Gateway, finally beat Lyceum International School Wattala 11-7.

At the preliminary stage Gateway won with ease with Colombo International School Kandy by beating them 11-2 but lost the Gateway College Kandy 7-8. They received a walkover from Lyceum International School Panadura.

Gateway’s Onadhi Samarakoon was named the Netball Queen of the Tournament. Methuli Erahapola won the award for the Best Defensive Player.


SEATED LEFT TO RIGHT: Mrs. Madhubashi Wijerathne (Netball Coordinator), Ms. Nauchali Rajapaksha (Netball Coach), Ms.Thilaka Jinadasa (Team Leader Sports Development of Gateway Group /Netball Head Coach), Methuli Erahapola (Vice-Captain), Dr.Harsha Alles (Chairman Gateway Group), Kaylee Kumarasinghe (Captain), Mrs.Vinita Shenoy (Principal, Gateway College Colombo), Ms.Kumarin Silva(Netball Coach), Ms. Iyenka Vidushini (Netball Coordinator)

STANDING LEFT TO RIGHT: Kavithme Gurusinghe, Yanira Cabral, Tiara Samarasinghe, Chanumi Nehansa, Onadhi Samarakoon, Mawrya Liyanage, Cloe Tillakarathne, Ritika Sri Kanth, Tharuki Perera