Preview: Saturday Sport

Friday 26th April 2024

Summer Term sport continues this Saturday with 57 fixtures scheduled across five sports.

Please see SOCs for further information including team lists, or scroll to the bottom of this page for matchday information such as parking, refreshments and social media coverage.

Athletics
The Mixed U18A will host Clifton College whilst the Girls’ Invitational will also take place at Marlborough. Athletes will also be on the road as they travel to Middlesex for the Guy Butler Shield at Harrow School.

Cricket
A busy day of cricket will see 20 matches played, including a boys’ block fixture against Eton College with all senior sides away. The Girls’ XI will travel to RGS Worcester, whilst the Girls’ 2nd XI will host Bristol Grammar School.

Elsewhere, the 1st Colts and 1st Yearlings are both at home with the 1st Junior Colts making the journey along the M4 to Berkshire.

Polo
A home match for the 1sts who host Eton College at Druid’s Lodge.

Target Rifle
The 1sts have a fixture at Bisley with an 11am start.

Tennis
The busiest of all sports is tennis with 32 matches with a plethora of action across the boys and girls’ squads. The girls’ 1st VI travel to Sherborne Girls with a 2.30pm start with the Boys’ 1st VI travelling to Wellington College. Please see SOCs here for a full list of tennis matches taking place this Saturday.



Useful Information

Parking: Parents and visitors are invited to park either at the Water Meadows car park or up field. The Hyde Lane car park will also be in operation. Car parking marshals will be on hand to answer any questions and direct visitors to the respective pitch locations.

Refreshments: Match teas will be served for all teams and post-match hospitality for parents and visitors in Norwood Hall after each fixture. The cricket pavilion will also be open for refreshments throughout the afternoon.

Team Lists: All team lists are published and available on SOCs here (password protected for parents). Pitch information and start times can also be found on SOCs.

Social Media: There are a range of social media accounts to keep in touch with sport at Marlborough. Please click here for further details.

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