Nirmala ease past hosts to bag football crown

Nirmala College, Kerala clinched the 18th Rev Fr LD Murphy memorial football event by beating hosts Loyola College 2-0 in the final here on Friday.

Published: 04th March 2017 02:13 AM  |   Last Updated: 04th March 2017 06:29 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

CHENNAI: Nirmala College, Kerala clinched the 18th Rev Fr LD Murphy memorial football event by beating hosts Loyola College 2-0 in the final here on Friday.
Results: Final: Nirmala College, Kerala 2-0 bt Loyola College, Chennai 0. 3/4th place playoffs: MCC College, Chennai 2-0 bt Yenepoya University, Kerala.
Syed shines
K Syed Shahabuddin’s 83 helped TI Cycles Sports and Recreation Club beat Swaraj Cricket Club by 40 runs in a TNCA Second Division A Zone league match.

Brief scores: II Division A: TI Cycles Sports and Recreation Club 220 in 49.2 ovs (Syed Shahabuddin 83; Vasanth Saravanan 4-26) bt Swaraj Cricket Club 180 in 45.4 ovs (Vasanth Saravanan 73; Sanjay Yadav 4-24, M Poiyamozhi 3-40); Nelson Sports Club 251/8 in 50 ovs (R Srinivasan 78, Paras Dorga 54; B Rishikanth 3-40) bt Southern Railway Sports Association 158 in 44.5 ovs (Varun Kumar 66 no; Bipul Sharma 3-8); Aruna Cricket Club 300/9 in 50 ovs (Prashant Chopra 81, Anirudh Kasthuri 56) bt Sir Theagaraya Recreation Club 248/8 in 50 ovs (Mohamad Asif 79; ES Dheena Dhayalu 3-53). III Division A: Bhimannapet Recreation Club 174 in 49.4 ovs (V Karthick 4-44) lost to Prem Cricket Club 177/5 in 29.5 ovs.

Agarsen champ
JHA Agarsen Arts & Science College defeated DG Vaishnav College 18-20, 20-12, 20-7 in the final of the inter-collegiate women’s volleyball tournament held at the Anna Adarsh College for Women, Anna Nagar.

AGORC pip MSU
AGORC pipped MSU 2-1 and Hindustan Eagles outplayed Chennai FC 2-0 in the St Joseph’s CFA Senior Division League matches held at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.
Senior Division: AGORC 2 (Dejoy 22, NR Vinod Kumar 78) bt MSU 1 (Vittalis 58); Hindustan Eagles 2 (Rajshkhar Hhawmick 47 OG, Shammas P 63) bt Chennai FC 0.

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