Navy wins Championship in State Services Knock-out Netball Tournament – 2014


The Sri Lanka Navy netball team won the championship in the State Services knock-out Netball Tournament – 2014, beating the defending champions, Sri Lanka Air Force, 43-33. The tournament was held at the Indoor Stadium of the Rathnawali Balika Vidyalaya in Gampaha on 06th October 2014.

Sri Lanka Navy emerged winners in the tournament for the first time in the naval history with a comfortable margin of 10 goals, routing the former champions’ 15-year reign.

The Navy Netball Team is captained by Woman OD Hasitha Mendis who has represented Sri Lanka as a player of the national team on several occasions. The champion Navy team is coached by former national coach and technical consultant to the national team, Mrs. Hyacinth Wijesinghe.