Ritzbury, Sri Lanka’s favourite chocolate brand of Ceylon Biscuits Limited (CBL), is
empowering the much-anticipated ‘Ritzbury Super 16 Junior Rugby Carnival 2022’
for the 2 nd consecutive year. This initiative is an extension of the local brand’s
commitment to support the skills development of the nation’s budding sports talent
Taking place for the 12 th consecutive year, this year’s Super 16 Junior Rugby
Carnival will see a total of 112 teams from 23 schools participating in Under 10 and
Under 12 categories. The first three rounds of the carnival were already held at the
Royal College Sports Complex and will be followed by on the 02 nd October,
It is noteworthy that the carnival aims to develop the game of rugby and create
opportunities for up-and-coming ruggerites to showcase their skills in a fun and
competitive environment. As an encouragement to all players to participate in a sport
that epitomises hard work, dedication and true sportsmanship, the carnival does not
declare a champion.
Speaking on Ritzbury’s contribution towards Rugby carnival, Nilupul de Silva,
General Manager Marketing – CBL Foods International said, “Hosting this event is
yet another step in our journey of nurturing the next generation of sportsmen in Sri
Lanka. Ritzbury has always remained committed towards developing sports among
the very capable youth of our nation. It gives us great pride to be able to host the
Ritzbury Super 16 Junior Rugby Carnival 2022 and we encourage all teams to bring
out their best on the field!”
Commenting about the event, Shahid Sangani, Secretary – Organising Committee
said, “The Super 16 Junior Rugby Carnival is proud to partner up with Ritzbury for
the 2nd consecutive year and we believe that this partnership would uplift the junior
Rugby talent in Sri Lanka. This year we have a total of 112 teams taking part in the
carnival with the representation of 23 different schools, marking a huge success for
Given that rugby is a popular sport in Sri Lanka with high spectator engagement,
Ritzbury is confident that its position as a market leader in the Sri Lankan chocolate
industry will ensure a successful and exciting event this year as well.
In addition to rugby, Ritzbury is known as an active supporter of a wide range of
sporting events in Sri Lanka including the Ritzbury Sir John Tarbet Athletics
Championship, Vidudaya Ritzbury Swimming Championship, Ritzbury Junior
National Squash Championship, and the SLTA Tennis Tens All Island School Kids
Tennis Play Day.
Nilupul de Silva, General Manager Marketing – CBL Foods International handing
over the sponsorship to Summa Nawarathnam, Chairman of the Super 16 Team.
(from left) Asela Herath, Senior Manager – Procurement, CBL Foods International,
Shahid Sangani, Secretary – Organising Committee, Aruna Liyanapathirana,
Category Manager – Ritzbury, Panchamaya Rathnayaka, Senior Promotions &
Activations Manager were also in the picture.