Recent College News

Blog: Working together

Category: Sport

Monday 17th November Last week, the sporting blog asked the sportswomen and men of Marlborough College to maintain their work ethic and positive attitude in the face of a bleak November.  I’m delighted to report that rain and a drop in temperature appears to have done little to dampen spirits... More »

Introducing: Katy Bennett

Category: Sport

Katy Bennett took up the post of Director of Sport at the College in September 2014. Read her thoughts on a busy first few months at Marlborough… I’ve really enjoyed my first half term at Marlborough; it’s been a real privilege to join a school where there is so much energy and passion for... More »

Recent successes

Category: Pupil Achievements, Academic, Sport, Community

It's a busy first half of the Michaelmas Term with a number of recent academic, co-curricular and sporting successes -  a selection of those pupil achievements are listed below.Richard Simon (LI 2009-14) finished tenth at the international Chemistry Olympiad in Vietnam, from 291 students... More »

Progress for Hockey quartet

Category: Sport

We are delighted to announce that Olivia Hazlitt (MO L6), Sophie Shakespeare (EL L6), Celeste Spink (MO Re) and Isaac Hocking (C1 Re) have been selected to represent various Wessex Leopards Squads, and have made significant progression along the pathway to represent England. Senior Hockey... More »

Video: Girls' Hockey

Category: Sport

Watch a video feature on Girls' Hockey as the team discuss their goals, preparation and targets for the remainder of the Michaelmas Term.Director of Hockey, John Jackson, takes up the story...Click here to watch the video in full. More »

Sporting Clay Shield

Category: Sport

The Marlborough A team retained the Shield for the fourth year in succession, beating teams from Millfield, Harrow, Bradfield and Cheltenham.  This was the ninth Marlborough Sporting Clay Shield competition, which is hosted annually at Barbury Shooting School.   Bede Hesmondhalgh... More »

Champions Trophy results

Category: Sport, Rugby, General

The long trip north for the XV squad ended in a narrow defeat at Barnard Castle on Wednesday afternoon.The side left Wiltshire on Tuesday morning bound for the north east before an overnight stay, before a training session at Darlington Rugby Club.However, the side lost the cup tie by the narrowest... More »

Gallery: Governor's Cup Match

Category: Sport, Rugby, Events

The 2014 Governor's Cup match took place at College on Sunday 12th October.Review the action with a 42-image gallery from the day which saw the game played out in front of a supportive home crowd on Hamersley.Click here for the gallery. More »

Video: Governor's Cup weekend

Category: General, Rugby, Sport

Review the Governor's Cup weekend with a video feature including interviews with Tom Geddes (TU 2004-09), John Inverdale (Old Cliftonian & BBC Sport Presenter) and Charlie Harrison (Master in Charge of Rugby).Click here to watch the video in full. More »

Blog: A Fine First Half

Category: Sport

Monday 13th October What a weekend.  There was certainly no time to pause for breath!100% success rate in the Hockey fixtures; the XI led the way with a great 4-2 win over Bloxham.  No more words needed to pay tribute to the Hockey players this week!The Lacrosse girls rose to the... More »

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