Sports/Activities

College Houses

Students represent five houses that are named after Jesuit Fathers who were pioneers in developing the school in its early days. Students are divide in to houses according to their admission number.

  • Cooreman
  • Murphy
  • Neut
  • Standaert
  • Van Reeth

Sports

Sport is a major part of St.Aloysius College, with over 21 different sports played. Taking center stage of the annual sporting calendar are the St.Aloysius-Rahula (Big Match), Richmond College vs. St. Aloysius' College Annual Rugby Big Match. Other sports played at St.Aloysius include;

  • Athletics
  • Chess
  • Boxing
  • Badminton
  • Chess
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Gymnastics
  • Diving
  • Football
  • Rugby Football
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Billiard/Snooker
  • Archery
  • Baseball
  • Karate
  • Rifle Shooting

Battle of Two Cities

The annual cricket encounter is played between St Aloysius' College, Galle and Rahula College, Matara and it's often referred to as the "Battle of the Two Cities". St. Aloysius' College, Galle registered an innings and 33 run victory over Rahula College, Matara in their 5th annual ‘Big’ match which ended at the Galle International Stadium. Ending a four-year drought for a win from either side. Resuming on day two with the overnight score of 113 for 5, St. Aloysius declared after reaching 160 for 8 with a lead of 104 runs after bowling out Rahula Collage, Matara for a meek 56 runs on the first day.

Clubs and societies

  • Art Society
  • Buddhist Society
  • Commerce Society
  • Computer Society
  • English Literary Association
  • First Aid Unit
  • Environment Society
  • Islam Society
  • Mass Media Unit
  • Oriental Music Group
  • Photographic Society
  • Science Society
  • Scouts Troop
  • Sinhala Debating Team
  • Sinhala Literary Association