Recent College News

Dunford Lecture: The Business of Winning

Category: Speakers, General, Sport

Earlier this term it was a great pleasure to welcome Humphrey Walters to give the annual Dunford Lecture to sports scholars and interested guests.  Humphrey’s lecture was entitled ‘The Business of Winning’, and by the end it certainly felt like he had shared with us many tools to make the most... More »

Saturday's Fixtures

Category: General, Sport

This weekend will see an array of sports fixtures including rugby, girls' hockey, lacrosse, shooting and soccer.The XV are in action on Hamersley (3pm) as they host Sherborne whilst the Girls' Hockey XV take on Dean Close.For a full list of matches please click here. Access to team sheet is by... More »

Blog: Youth Athletic Development

Category: Sport

To add to the excitement of their first weeks at Marlborough College, the Shell year group have embarked on their athletic development pathway with the Strength and Conditioning team. This began with an induction to the outstanding facilities available for use by all, whereby safe handling of... More »

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 »

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 »

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