Recent College News

Sport Relief Swimathon

Category: Sport, Community, General

On Saturday 19th March, Marlborough College Swimming Pool will open its doors to partake in the nationwide Swimathon event. The search is now on for swimmers in the Marlborough area to take on the Swimathon challenge to raise funds for Sport Relief, whilst also perhaps achieving one of those New... More »

OM donates Rugby Caps

Category: Rugby, General, Community

Joseph Donald Collier (C2 1916-20) was a member of the XV in 1919 who went to Wye Agricultural College and then worked in Sudan for many years. His son, John (C2 1954-58), is also an Old Marlburian and kindly donated these caps a few weeks ago to the College Archives.Their remarkable state of... More »

Squash team seal promotion

Category: Sport, General, Squash

The College Squash team won the Roehampton Invitational (Division Two) tournament over the weekend. In the pool stages the College beat Wellington (3-2), COLFS (5-0) and Lord Wandsworth (w/o) before a win over KCS in the semi-final stage (4-1). In the final Winchester were the opponents... More »

Sevens Secrets

Category: Sport, General, Rugby

George Tavner, Assistant Academy Manager at Bath Rugby, was at the College on Monday to assist with a rugby sevens coaching session.Tavner is one of the youngest Level 4 coaches in the country recently enjoyed great success heading up the rugby programme at SGS Filton College and was previously... More »

England call-up

Category: Sport, Community, General

Congratulations to George Lamb, who works in Crosby & Lawrence, who has been named in the England U18 Schoolboys squad.After a series of trials, Lamb has been named in the ESFA (English Schools Football Association) representative side, which will take on Ireland, Northern Ireland, Wales and... More »

International Call-Up

Category: Hockey, General, Pupil Achievements

Congratulations to Stasi Knight (CO L6) who has been selected to represent the Wales Women’s Indoor Hockey Team at the 2016 Eurohockey Indoor Championships. The tournament will take place in France over the exeat weekend with Stasi in line to make her senior international debut.... More »

Video: Melissa Hyndman

Category: Sport

One of the world’s most prominent high performance netball coaches, Melissa Hyndman, was at the College recently to oversee pre-season training.Hyndman was joined by Dani McFarlane, Mistress in Charge of Netball, for the week’s training which came before the start of the busy fixture programme.New... More »

West of England Championships

Category: Sport, Pupil Achievements, General

It was a very pleasing result for Archie Wheeler (BH U6) and James Barrows (B1 L6) at the West of England Championships this weekend. They gave the top seeds a very good run for their money in round 1. They then beat pairs from Alleyn’s, Malvern and Tonbridge to win the plate competition and the... More »

The Secrets of Success

Category: Sport

On Tuesday evening, Melissa Hyndman, ex -international coach for Fiji and Wales, delivered an inspirational lecture for the College’s Netball players. Melissa is also an accomplished Superleague netball coach and her motivational address for our pre-season day honed in on attributes for... More »

International experience

Category: General, Sport

One of the world’s most prominent high performance netball coaches, Melissa Hyndman, oversaw pre-season training for the College on Tuesday.New Zealand born Hyndman was until recently Wales National Netball Coach where she took Wales from 19th to eighth in the world, their highest ever position.... More »

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