In a bid to further its efforts to empower youth and develop sports in the country, NDB Bank partners with the Bradby Shield Encounter for the third consecutive year, as the Main Event sponsor for the Royal College Rugby Season and as the Official Team Sponsor of the Trinity College Rugby Season for 2023.
Trinity College Kandy hosted the first leg of the 77th Bradby Shield Encounter played against Royal College at Trinity College Rugby Stadium in Pallekele, with Trinity winning 13-10. Royal College defeated Trinity College 27-17 in the second leg, which took place at their home grounds. Royal won the Bradby Shield with an aggregate of 37 points compared to Trinity’s 30.
NDB Bank Chairman Sriyan Cooray and NDB Senior Vice President Sanjaya Perera rewarded Thevein Perera of Royal College at the second leg of the match that took place last Saturday, the 5th, with an NDB Zee account for emerging as the ‘Player of the Match’. The selection was made by thepapare.com commentators during the course of the game.
Specially designed for youth between 18 and 28 years of age, the NDB Zee Digital Youth Account offers a seamless digital experience for the user, enabling them to indulge in their day-to-day banking activities on a truly digital platform. From the opening of an account through the video Know-Your-Customer (vKYC) process to mobile banking via the NEOS app, NDB Zee facilitates a wide spectrum of banking services aspired by this tech-savvy ‘GenZ’ customer who values convenience, speed of service, and individuality much more than previous generations. NDB Zee Digital accountholders are also entitled to education and career advisory services, as well as education loans and salary advances.
The Bradby Shield Encounter, commonly known as "The Bradby," is the blue ribbon of Sri Lanka's school rugby season. It is played annually between traditional rivals Royal College, Colombo, and Trinity College, Kandy.
NDB Bank is the fourth-largest listed commercial bank in Sri Lanka. The Bank was recently named the Retail Bank of the Year and the Best Corporate Bank 2023 by Asiamoney and also emerged as the Most Awarded Corporate in Sri Lanka in 2022 for the second consecutive year, as per the annual rankings of Sri Lankan publication LMD. The Bank was adjudged the Best Bank in Sri Lanka 2022 by Global Finance USA and Euromoney in their annual best bank awards programmes. Additionally, The Bank was named one of the "Top 50 Best Workplaces in Sri Lanka 2022" by Great Place To Work, USA. NDB is the parent company of the NDB Group, comprising capital market subsidiary companies, together forming a unique banking and capital market services group. The Bank is committed to empowering the nation and its people through meaningful financial and advisory services powered by digital banking solutions.