Recent College News

Blog: Positive Play

Category: Rugby

Thursday 21st SeptemberAs we are quickly progressing onto the third week of term and are about to play our block fixture against Cheltenham on Thursday 22nd September.  It feels like the right time to reflect on the past two weeks on behalf of the Senior XV plus an insight into my time at the... More »

Blog: Strength and Conditioning

Category: Rugby, General

Welcome back from the Strength and Conditioning Team Blog at Marlborough College. There have been a few changes to the department, with Ruth Taylor replacing Ben Pullen as Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. We wish Ben Pullen good luck as he begins his PHD at Cardiff Met... More »

Cricket at Lord's

Category: Cricket

For the first time since 1972, the Cricket XI will renew their rivalry with Rugby School at Lord’s this Saturday 12th August as part of Rugby’s 450th anniversary celebrations. The fixture was first played at the home of cricket in 1855, but when limited-over cricket was introduced to the counties... More »

Tennis Winners

Category: Sport, Pupil Achievements, General

Marlborough College were winners of the Team Tennis Schools Division 1 leagues for U15 boys and U15 girls. The boys topped a table that included Bishop Wordsworth’s, Dauntsey’s and Warminster whilst the girls also faced Godolphin, South Wilts Grammar and St Marys Calne. U15A Girls: Ali... More »

Pupil Achievements: Summer Term

Category: Pupil Achievements, General, Sport

A list of pupil achievements from the Summer Term can be viewed below... June Gabriel Debs (PR L6) became the first person to complete the History Department's difficult 'Young Pioneers' Challenge': this involved learning a huge body of material from the last 1,000 years of History, researching... More »

Saturday's Fixtures

Category: General, Sport

This weekend will see an array of sports fixtures including cricket, athletics and tennis.The games include Cricket v St Edward's, Girls' Tennis v St Mary's Calne, Athletics and Boys' Tennis v Eton.For a full list of matches please click here.A range of Twitter accounts are now set up for many... More »

Copenhagen Cup Report

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

The Marlborough College Polo team finished runner-up in the Copenhagen Shield, held at Guards Polo Club on Sunday 21st May.After a 3-2 win over Eton at the semi-final stage, Marlborough lost 3-2 to Harrow in a thrilling final.Captain Oli Fanshawe (C3 U6) led by example and his hard work and... More »

Blog: Does winning matter?

Category: Sport

Does winning matter? Creating a long-term athlete development plan at Marlborough College As coaches, education is of top priority for both the pupils, staff and ourselves. To further this, continual professional development is a constant topic within the Athletic Development department. To expand... More »

20th College ERGO competition

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

The 20th College ERGO competition took place this week and it has been a record breaking year. The Girls' Upper School record fell and C2 won the House Shield for a third time after 11 years off the top spot.  Breagha Campbell (MM U6) smashed the Upper School girls' record by 18.7 seconds with... More »

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