Sri Lanka's most customer-friendly bank, HNB, announced that it was placing its support squarely behind Royal College Rugby, signing on as official banking partner for 2019.
"As a bank with a trusted reputation that spans well over a century, we take great pride in partnering with Royal College Rugby. The school team has produced some of Sri Lanka's most promising Rugby talent over the years. Rugby is a sport that in many ways, has been in a unique position to instil discipline and values of integrity, solidarity, and respect.
“The legendary Bradby Shield Encounter between Royal College and Trinity College, stands out as one of the oldest running school sporting encounters in the country, this year entering its 75th consecutive year. As such, we are proud and deeply honoured as an organisation to support the proud tradition of rugby and we wish the Royal College team all success throughout the season," HNB Deputy General Manager, Retail Banking, Sanjay Wijemanne said.
Royal College dominated the first leg of the encounter which took place in Pallekele earlier this month with the second leg scheduled to take place in Colombo on Saturday 15th June.
HNB further supports Royal College through the Royal College Union Visa Affinity Credit card, HNB has also collaborated directly with the school for more than two decades through the Royal College Student Savings Unit.
Over the years, HNB has also been the key banking partner for many prominent events organized by Royal College.