Recent College News

National Success for Riding Team

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

On Saturday 27th January, the Marlborough open riding team qualified for the National Schools’ Equestrian Associate (NSEA) eventer challenge Championships, to be held at Hickstead at the end of May. Team qualification was achieved by Imo Brook (MM L6), Daisy Mitford-Slade (MM L6), Milo Kennedy... More »

Blog: Sporting Demands

Category: Sport

Both the hockey (for girls) and rugby seasons have come to an end, so this blog will reflect on how the strength and conditioning team supported development and performance within these sports. Sporting Demands Hockey and rugby are both high intensity intermittent sports, where performance hinges... More »

Blog: Physical Analysis - Shell to Remove

Category: Sport

A Review of Physical Analysis from Shell into Remove: Two Steps Forward One Step Back?What is Physical Analysis? As part of the upgraded athletic development approach within the Exercise Sports Science programme, all Shell and Remove pupils go through physical analysis at the start and end of the... More »

Pupils hand over SKRUM cheque

Category: Sport

Michael Collinson, CEO of SKRUM, visited Marlborough for the Festival of Sport on Saturday 4th November. As part of his visit to the UK Michael was keen to meet up with the Marlborough College touring party who visited him in Swaziland during the Michaelmas half-term. The boys, led by tour leader... More »

All set for the Silk Cup

Category: Sport, General, Rugby

Marlborough and Radley will compete for the Silk Cup on Saturday afternoon, a trophy named in honour of Dennis Silk (CR 1955-68). Presented by The Marlburian Club, the Silk Cup is in honour of DRW Silk who was both the coach of the all-conquering Marlborough XV of 1963 and subsequently Warden of... More »

Blog: Youth Resistance Training

Category: Sport, General

Should you let your child lift weights in the gym? There have been long-standing concerns surrounding resistance training at youth. These traditionally stem from the theory that resistance training alters growth rate and eventual growth height. However, contemporary research has proved these... More »

Robinson earns GB Call-Up

Category: Sport

Congratulations to Ed Robinson (B1 Hu) who has been selected to train with the GB Squad for the Target Sprint Team. British Shooting conducted a Talent ID weekend in early October and from there, junior and senior athletes were selected.In being part of the Squad, athletes will benefit from GB... More »

Champion weekend for Netball

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

It was a fantastic weekend for Marlborough College Netball with the U19, U16 and U14 squads all qualifying for the South West Regional Tournament, to be held in Bournemouth on Saturday 27th January 2018. The U19 and U16 teams both progress through as Wiltshire County Champions, undefeated at... More »

A Festival of Sport

Category: General, Events, Sport

Marlborough College staged A Festival of Sport on Saturday 4th November as part of the 175th Anniversary celebrations.An array of sporting fixtures were played on the day including Girls’ Hockey v St Edward’s, Rugby v Canford, Lacrosse v Sherborne, Soccer v Winchester as well as Fives, Netball and... More »

Report: Swaziland with Skrum

Category: Trips, General, Sport

On Friday 13th October a group of 12 Remove and Hundred boys travelled to Swaziland, Southern Africa, to spend five days working with Skrum. Skrum are a charity based in Swaziland headed by Michael Collinson, BEM. Skrum's vision is to positively tackle high levels of HIV and AIDS in Swaziland by... More »

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