University of Jaffna Sports

J’pura crowned undisputed Inter-Uni Basketball champions

Yet another chapter of Inter-University games concluded yesterday (24th) at University of Peradeniya gymnasium with J’pura becoming the champions for the second consecutive year.

The Defending Champions – J’pura – Or could it be someone else?

The Inter-University Basketball Games are off to a wonderful start this weekend at the Peradeniya University premises. The brothering universities around the country gathered at the Pera gymnasium to secure seats for the upcoming basketball matches. The preliminary rounds were held in four groups A, B, C and D for both men and women, and the champions of each group rose above for the quarterfinals and semifinals that coloured the gymnasium today.

Both Semis Going to be Cliffhangers

Inter University Football Championship -2017 was commenced with a glamourous opening ceremony hosted by Uva Wellassa University. Many dignitaries were present including the Vice Chancellor of UWU as the players decorated the parade representing their respective universities. At the end of day-2 University of Jaffna, University of Moratuwa, University of Peradeniya and University of Sri Jayawardanepura were able to qualify for the play-offs.

The kings and queens of IUG hockey 2017

A new day began with a new sun shine, refreshed minds and uplifted hopes. University of Peradeniya ground was much busy as it getting ready for the final day of hockey tournament of Inter University Games 2017. Hundreds of cheering voices were gathered around the ground and waiting to see the position of their universities. The hearts in the middle of the ground were beating fast for the trophy.

Paddlers began their journey

New gymnasium of Ruhuna University was electrified with motivated voices as Inter University Table Tennis Competition commenced yesterday (16th September). After a short opening ceremony, preliminary rounds began.

Let the hockey sticks to hit the balls!

The sun peeped from Hanthana Hills for the second day of hockey tournament of Inter University Games 2017. Green grass on Peradeniya grounds welcomed the players and the cheering crowd. The players were refreshed with the pleasant wind, so that hopes had been increased for a great day.

Maneuvering of balls to the victory!

The sun shined after continuous days of rain and blessings the hockey players in a great manner. Little rain drops which came down speed up the heartbeats of players and the cheering crowd, but it was a rain of blessing. The dew drops on the ground of University of Peradeniya welcomed the players by kissing the shoes. Balls and the hockey sticks were ready for the battle. Thousands of footprints were kept on Peradeniya grounds to start the hockey matches of Inter University Games 2017.

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