Reshan and Rajeeve advance to quarter-final

By Special Correspondent | Published: 2:00 AM Dec 3 2021

By Special Correspondent

13-year-old Reshan Algama (the youngest in the event), and Rajeeve Rajapakse played top-class golf to beat Nirekh Tejwani and Kushal Johnpillai respectively at the pre-quarter-final encounters of the 100th RCGC Championship yesterday.

Meanwhile, defending champion Yannik Kumara won his game against Gihan Siribaddana 5/4, and will face Chanaka Perera at 1.10 p.m. in the first quarter-final today (3) followed by the other three games. In the Ladies Bronze Cup, Frank de Mel, Dinoo de Mel, Ruani Desinghe and V. Fowler Watt qualified for the semifinals, which takes place today.

Results

 Yannik Kumara beat Gihan Siribaddana 5/4 Chanaka Perera beat Levon Niyarepola 2/1 Husni Uwise beat Mahela Jayawardena 1 up Rajeeve Rajapakse beat Kushal J ohnpillai 2/1 Chandana Gunasekera w/o from Sachin de Silva Sudath Kumara beat Ravindra S. Wijegunaratne 4/2 Reshan Algama beat Nirekh Tejwani 2/1 Rusi Captain beat Manjula Chandrasoma 7/6  

Men’s Quarter-final line-up 

Yannik Kumara Vs Chanaka Perera 

Husni Uwise Vs Rajeeve Rajapakse 

Chandana Gunasekera Vs Sudath Kumara 

Reshan Algama Vs Rusi Captain 

Ladies Silver – Quarter-final 

Niloo Jayathilake Vs Anouk Chitty 

Arika Wickremasinghe Vs Kaya Daluwatte


By Special Correspondent | Published: 2:00 AM Dec 3 2021

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