XV win the Governors’ Cup

Marlborough College regained the Governors’ Cup Trophy on Saturday, thanks to a 30-7 victory over Clifton College. The Governor’s Cup is the oldest schoolboy fixture in England having first been played in 1864. The trophy itself was donated in 1964, and having originally been the prize for a Caribbean Horse Race, it is now the […]

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Blog: The Smoke & Mirrors of Success & Performance

England Rugby’s Osteopath, Keith Gladstone, delivered the annual Dunford Lecture to sport scholars and ESS pupils at the start of the 2018 academic year. Whilst sharing his experiences from a vast array of professional working environments, including World’s Strongest Man and ITV’s Love Island, Keith gave an unrivalled insight into the smoke and mirrors of […]

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Week 4: Sporting Reflections

Week 4 brought about a busy week for football with some inspiring action. An emphatic win on the Thursday led into some stiff competition against Commonweal and with draws across the board for the 1st XI, 2nd XI and Colts A – it was a solid set of results. Robert Milne (C2 L6) once again […]

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Pupil Review: The Dunford Lecture

On Tuesday 18th September, Keith Gladstone came to give this year’s Dunford lecture to sports scholars, other pupils and staff on his life’s work as an osteopath. Following on from a drinks reception with the scholars, he began his talk, entitled ‘Athletic Health’, discussing firstly the role he had played in the World’s Strongest Man […]

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Primary Schools enjoy Rugby Taster Day

Sixty Primary School pupils attended a rugby taster day at Marlborough College on Friday 28th September. Coaching was provided by Marlborough College staff including Head of Rugby Terry Gilmour, who was joined by former England Under 18s coach Russell Earnshaw and members of the Bath Rugby Academy coaching team. Primary schools in attendance included St […]

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Week 3: Sporting Reflections

The Wednesday and Thursday before Exeat brought matches and training experiences thick and fast. The U14 Hockey girls started the programme of matches in fine style against Dauntsey’s with a clean sweep of victories. The 1st XV started Thursday morning with determination; focused and full of intent while they shared their match day breakfast. They […]

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Week Two: Sporting Reflections

The second matchday of the term brought new challenges in the shape of St Edward’s and Millfield for rugby and Clifton for girls’ hockey. The football boys faced Bedales and Lacrosse girls were in action at the Wiltshire and Dorset County Tournaments. It was wonderful to see the pupils in the 1st Rugby XV and […]

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Saturday’s Fixtures

This weekend will see an array of sports fixtures including rugby, girls’ hockey, lacrosse, football and shooting. The games include full fixture programmes for rugby against St Edward’s and Girls’ Hockey vs Clifton College. For a full list of matches please click here. A range of Twitter accounts are now set up for many sports at […]

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Week One: Sporting Reflections

The Michaelmas Term certainly got off to a superb start with the first round of matches. The atmosphere was buzzing as the boys from the XV warmed up and the U14 Girls A and B hockey whipped up a storm with some dominant wins. The Yearlings Rugby embarked upon a successful triangular and began to […]

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2018 Harold Radford Rose Bowl

The 2018 Harold Radford Rose Bowl squash tournament was held at Marlborough College on Saturday 8th September, retained by Nick Fallowfield (B3 1981-85) with his third consecutive victory. Current Marlborough pupils Theo Cadier (TU U6), Ben Spink (SU L6), Joshua Tate (LI Re), Jamie Porter (TU Hu) and George Oliver (B1 Hu) were all in action as they […]

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International call for Griffin

Congratulations to Archie Griffin (C3 L6) who has been included in the Wales squad for Friday’s opening match of the U18 International Series against hosts South Africa Schools. On Wednesday, the squad headed to Cape Town for a training session against Western Province U19s. “We’re trying to make the most of being out here,” head […]

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Tour Report: Lacrosse in the USA

The 2018 USA tour squad set out to the Big Apple with a fantastic itinerary ahead of us. Looking back, we realised that the people involved were what made this such a special trip. The squad came together well, overcoming varying age ranges, searing temperatures and a different style of Lacrosse play. Before the hard […]

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Gallery: House Athletics Finals

The House Athletics Finals took place on Friday 29th June with several records broken on a memorable morning of sport. The programme for the day, including historical records of the day, can be read here.  

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Charlotte Edwards joins as Girls’ Cricket Professional

Marlborough College is delighted to announce that former England Captain, Charlotte Edwards, will be taking up the role of Girls’ Cricket Professional from September 2018. Charlotte’s role will entail providing ongoing support, coaching and promotion to the flourishing girls’ cricket programme at the College and will be in addition to her current role as head […]

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Remove Modern Languages World Cup Football

On Friday 15th June the Remove, celebrating the end of their exams, gathered on the Water Meadows for a fine summer evening of our own World Cup Football competition, organised by the Modern Languages Department. Each of the six Remove languages picked a “national”, mixed five-a-side team for the glory of being crowned World Champions. […]

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Riders qualify for NSEA Championships

The Marlborough riders were out in force over the May Bank Holiday weekend.  Many congratulations to the Marlborough College show jumping team who qualified for the NSEA Eventer Challenge Championships at Hickstead.   Jonah Kennedy (PR Sh) had a  fantastic clear round to come 4th individually (out of 31 starters) in the 90cm final.  The team of […]

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Girls’ Cricket Coaching Experience

We were thrilled to welcome 87 Year 4, 5 and 6 primary and prep school girls to a morning of cricket coaching on Friday 8th June. The energy, excitement and enthusiasm from the pupils was a sight to behold and greatly impressed our cricket professional, Mark Alleyne, and guest coach, the former England captain Charlotte […]

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Saturday Sport

Saturday 16th June is another busy day in the Marlborough sporting calendar with a host of home and away fixtures. There is full list of fixtures with Cricket against Bradfield College, Girls’ Tennis against Bryanston, Open Boys’ Tennis and an Athletics meeting with Harrow, Highgate, Kingswood, Lord Wandsworth, Magdalen College, Sherborne and Warminster. Parents can […]

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French Final for Yearlings Rugby

Yearlings Rugby players have just returned from an enjoyable three-day trip to France, where they finished runners up in an international rugby tournament hosted by Stade Français. Based in Paris, the tour party watched Castres win an entertaining Top 14 final against Montpellier on Saturday afternoon before their own chance to shine the following day. […]

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