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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 »

Hockey Girls Make History

Category: Hockey, General, Pupil Achievements

The U14 girls’ hockey team qualified for the National Finals yesterday and become the first girls’ hockey team to do so in the history of the College.As a result of finishing runners-up in the West regional tournament back in November, the girls travelled to play Bedford Girls School in a play-off... More »

Netball Pre-Season

Category: Sport

The 2017 Netball cohort returned for pre-season training on Friday 6th January. The sessions were led by Dani McFarlane, Mistress in Charge of Netball, with a varied programme of activities. Players from the 1st VII, U16s, U15s and U14s gathered at Marlborough on Friday morning before... More »

Squash Team Qualify

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

Congratulations to the U15 Boys' Squash team who have qualified for Stage II (knock-outs) of the National Schools Squash competition. In a tough group with current (Wycliffe) and former (Millfield) competition winners, they played with real determination and commitment, finishing second in the... More »

U14s crowned County Champions

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

On Sunday 20th November the U14s, U16s and U19s Netball squads travelled to Dorcan Netball Centre to play in the County round of the National Schools Tournament.After a slow start the U14s got into their rhythm and played some fantastic netball. As a team they defended all through the court which... More »

Historic Girls' Football Fixture

Category: Sport, General, Pupil Achievements

The first ever match for the Marlborough College Girls’ Football team took place on Tuesday 15th November.The landmark fixture was played in good spirit and after a goalless first half, the home side’s experience paid off in the second half to register a 2-0 win. Despite the result, this was a very... More »

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