Recent College News

Blog: The Importance of Active Recovery

Category: Sport, General, Rugby

After game day or a hard workout/training session, it would seem that complete rest would be the best way to encourage recovery‚Ķ However, research proves many advantages in active recovery.What is active recovery? Active recovery is a specific session that is less intense and has less volume than... More »

1871 Challenge Cup

Category: Sport, General, Community

The 1871 Challenge Cup rugby match, played between a Marlborough College Common Room XV and Marlborough RFC Vets, took place on Sunday.  The fixture is so named because Marlborough RFC was a founding member of the Rugby Football Union in 1871 and at the time the Club was entirely made up of... More »

SKRUM Charity Visit

Category: Sport, General, Rugby

Michael and Linda Collinson, the Founders of SKRUM (Swazi Kids Rugby Mission), visited the College last night to discuss potential GAP year opportunities with our senior pupils.  SKRUM educates young Swazis about HIV/AIDS and Gender Violence through the core values of Rugby; teamwork, respect,... More »

Wiltshire U14 Cup Winners

Category: Cricket, General, Sport, Pupil Achievements

The Wiltshire U14 Cricket Cup Final took place on Tuesday 20th September.The Remove replayed their 2016 U14 Wiltshire Final following two rain cancellations in June. A convincing 163 run victory over Warminster meant the Junior Colts were crowned county champions and qualify for the U15 National... More »

Blog: Strength and Conditioning

Category: Sport, General

With a busy summer preparing profiles, pupil data, new systems and training plans ahead the start of term has been an exciting time for the Strength and Conditioning department. There have also been two new additions of staff to the team enabling wholesale implementation of S&C throughout the... More »

Cricket Masters Match & Lunch

Category: Sport, Cricket, Events, General

Unfortunately the PCA England Masters Lunch & Match on Sunday 18th September has been POSTPONED due to a shortage in numbers. Despite plenty of interest we were not able to recruit the amount of people required to ensure the tour fundraising event ran at a profit. We are hopeful that we will... More »

Pre-Season Training

Category: General, Rugby, Sport

The XV will return for pre-season training on Thursday 1st September. After an unbeaten two-week tour of Japan this summer, the squad will reassemble for five days of training ahead of the new season. There is a pre-season friendly against Magdalen College on Friday 2nd September before... More »

Tour: Japan 2016

Category: Sport, General, Rugby, Trips

47 players from Marlborough are currently in Japan as part of a two-week rugby tour.Comprehensive updates on Twitter are available from the tour via the link listed below, whilst on Wednesday evening the squad attended a baseball game at the Jingu Stadium in Tokyo. Click here for a gallery of... More »

Video: Japan Tour

Category: Rugby

Master in Charge of Rugby, Budge Pountney, looks back on the first week of the Japan Tour.The video also includes highlights from Saturday's second matchday of tour.Click here to view the video.Click here to find out more about the tour.Click here to follow the tour on Twitter. More »

Stuart Lancaster Visit

Category: Rugby, General, Sport

Former England Rugby Head Coach Stuart Lancaster was at Marlborough on Friday 10th June, passing on his expertise during a number of informative sessions.Lancaster, who began teaching at Kettlethorpe High School, gave a talk on leadership to Sixth Form pupils before attending a lunch with members... More »

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