This Volleyball tournament was held at Cinecita Ground, Nuwara Eliya on 28th October 2017.
The following 7 RPC’s were represented for the tournament.
- Talawakelle Tea Estate PLC – Great Western Estate
- Kegalle Plantation PLC – Allagolla Estate
- Maturata Plantation PLC – Maturata Estate
- Elpitiya Plantation PLC – Meddacombra Estate
- Agalawatte Plantation PLC – Labookelle Estate
- Agarapatana Plantation PLC – Newportmore Estate
- TRI – Coombs Estate
The chief guest was Mr. Subash Abeywickrama COO Maturata plantation Ltd. The oil lamp was lightened by the chief guest Regional Director Nuwara Eliya PHDT, Managers of plantation’s the players and Referees. Then the players were introduced to the chief guest and guest of honours to the match were Judged by a team headed by Mr. Kulasiri of Federation of Volleyball
Then the first match was played between Allgolla & Great Western. The match was won by Allagolla. The teams were supported by soft drinks & lunch. The St.Coombs Estate very humbly provided us with the ambulance with the medical officer and medicine which should be appreciated. During the volleyball tournament, the secretary Mrs. Ranjini Nadarajapillai of Ministry of Hill Country New Villages, infrastructure & community Development was present and introduced to the players
The players and the supporters behaviour were remarkable, which should be commented The PHDT staff top to bottom gave their fullest corporation from previous day night to the following day evening. The health staff of estates were also helping us in putting up the ground in a proper manner.
The champions were Allagolla estate Kegalle plantation. They participated in the Regional match in Hatton.