Recent College News

Video: Rugby Masterclass - Lee Dickson

Category: Rugby, General, Community

Northampton Saints scrum-half Lee Dickson dropped into Marlborough recently to pass on his experience to aspiring players.Capped 18-times by England, Dickson took a coaching session before offering his views on the afternoon.Click here to watch the video interview. More »

Blog: Long Term Athlete Development

Category: Sport, General

Importance of Long Term Athlete Development and our approach at Marlborough CollegeWhat is Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD)?The challenges for those invested in youth sport come in various forms. The main area of focus being that children and adolescents should not be treated as miniature... More »

U14s impress at National Finals

Category: Hockey, General, Sport

The U14 girls’ hockey team made their inaugural appearance at the U14 Investec Schools Hockey National finals yesterday, held at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis centre on the Olympic Park.The opening group game saw Marlborough face Trent College, winners of the Midlands region. The girls struggled... More »

Blog: The Importance of Training & Recovery

Category: Sport, General

There are a variety of training modalities and the type of modality selected is completely dependent on the situation. Whether it’s for elite level athletes or young children, training will be moulded to fit around their needs and is dependent on the desired outcome. Focusing on young athletes the... More »

Report: Rugby Sevens

Category: Rugby, General, Sport

Congratulations to the XV sevens’ side who reached the final of the Canford Sevens tournament on Sunday 26th February. Due to illness and prior commitments, a squad of just ten made the trip but they performed extremely well with a 46-0 win over Sexey’s in the opening group game. There were... More »

Cricket Tour to Barbados

Category: Cricket

Marlborough College Cricket Tour to Barbados8th - 19th February 2017After plenty of training, preparation, team meetings and extensive t-shirt sales, the squad of 15 players and three staff left for Barbados on Wednesday 8th February for ten days which would see an intensive spell of seven fixtures... More »

Cricket tour to Barbados

Category: Cricket

In the early hours of Wednesday morning, the 2017 touring party set off for Barbados.Captained by Billy Mead (C1 U6), the team will play six games in 12 days before returning to the UK on Sunday 19th February.Staff on the tour include Master in Charge of Cricket Mike Bush, Cricket professional Mark... More »

Alfred St George Hamersley

Category: Rugby, General

With the Six Nations getting under way this weekend, this is an opportune moment to highlight the influence of Alfred St George Hamersley (C3 1862– 66).Hamersley was a former Marlborough pupil and England international of the 1870s who was a pioneer of rugby in New Zealand after he emigrated to... More »

England Squash National Schools Competition

Category: Squash, General, Sport, Pupil Achievements

A 4-1 win against KES Birmingham saw the U15 boys progress to the final 16 in the England Squash National Schools competition. After an uneventful jaunt up the M5, the boys arrived well rested and ready to perform. Ben Spink (SU Re), at number one string, went on first. Following a slow start -... More »

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