Category Archives: Sports

Mora Soccer Makes History

The university of moratuwa football team won the second runners up on the this years inter university games held @ the university of Rajarata on the 3rd 4th and 5th of October. The team had a successively first round against university of South eastern and the university of Uva wellessa lost the semifinal to the university of Kelaniya. But wining the loosers final the team won the 3rd place of the tounament. And this was after 10 years that the Mora team bagged a major league victory.

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Mora Rugby – In best of its Times

Mora Rugby team repeated its glorious history by wining the 8th mora Rugby championships yesterday (the 12 of June). The championship was held at Mora grounds and this year Third years coloursman Amila captains the team.

Mora Rugby team defeated the University of Colombo in the cup semi finals and and came to the finals while the ACBT beat APIIT on an evenly contested match. For the Mora team it was a canter till the final. The final was as the same of the last year. The same teams qualified and with memories of last years defeat the ACBT was aiming for something big.

As soon as the match started the ACBT had a try which they failed to convert. But with the crowd behind them and in thier home ground the the men in black had other thoughts. And they made a quick try and conversion followed by another.  at half time it was 12 Р5 mora leading.

The next half stared as the ACBT made few changers in their game plan. And their fly half made a great run where he manged to escape two tackles made a fine try and converted. scores were level again.

Since this happened it was all mora and they took on the attack and finally with 3 minutes to spare the mora scored another try and converted it.  They also continued their journey till the end. Once the final vessel blew up it was all 19 Р12 Mora wining the championship.

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9th Slug : A review

The 9th SLUG ended a while ago and it witnessed some good allround performance from the undergraduates.But apart from that it witnessed the terrible disorganization of the university of Kelanya Organizing Committee to which many player put their disgust. What we Found was that even the normal inter university Games are much more organized. Here is a little example of the organist’s. At the Football SLUG Championship For the matches that the other universities took part apart form university of kelaniya not a single official was present apart form the match referees and the players. Not a single check was held to certify whether they players represent the exact university. And the Funny thing was one of the officials Suddenly showed up and tried to make an arrangement to have 5 player exchange possible. This was crazy. And the teams objected and it didn’t happen. This was what sort of organizing.
So As a whole the students had their games and the Officials had their game: Once more An Another Typical Srilankan Sports arena.

MORA misses out the Basket Ball championship : SLUG 2007

The university of Moratuwa Mens basketball team missed out a Golden opportunity to crown the SLUG chamoionship when they were beatedn by the University of Colombo in an evenly conteseted Match held at the University of Kelaniya .

History Repeats: MORA Hockey Team Wins the Hockey championship – SLUG 2007

MORA hockey team comprehensively beaten the Univercity of Rajarata in the Hockey finals held yersterday5th November at the Keaniya Univercity grounds. The final score remained 3-0 after a tied  first half which ended with the scores 1-0.

But many people considered the semi final between University of Colombo and MOra as the most competitive match played where a stroke form number 9 of University of Moratuwa separated the two in an evenly contested game.

MORA soccer Misfortune Continues

The MOra Soccer team which many well wishers expected to crown the SLUG this year failed for the third consecutive year. The team which had beaten University of Colombo(4-2 penalty), university of Ruhuna (2-0) and the university of Japura (1-0) in the recently held MOra Soccer 2007 and won the championship failed to continue there wining canter.

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Moments Of Glore – Mora Crowned as the Rugby Champions-SLUG 2007

The Rugby team of the university of Moratuwa Crowned as the Champions of Srilnaka university games yesterday 29th October at the University of Kelaniya. The match was witnessed by a crowd where the majority was filled by the students of the UOM.

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Slug & Kelaniya

The Srilankan university games which is held once a four years will start on 30th October and continue for  a week of  time . The venue is Uinivercity of Kelaniya. See you all there