Sport

XV Reach National Semi-Final

Marlborough College have reached the last four of the National Schools Cup after a thrilling 19-10 win at Seaford on Wednesday afternoon. The win means the XV will now face Whitgift School in the semi-final, which will be played at Saracens’ Allianz Park stadium on Saturday 9th March. On Wednesday 9th January, Marlborough were 19-10 […]

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Hockey – Raising the Bar

There are a number of exciting challenges ahead for Marlborough College hockey players, following the start of the term’s fixtures against Radley College on Saturday 12th January. Master in Charge of Hockey, Mark Ramage, offered his views on the encounter which followed a pre-season training camp for the senior squad. “We got the boys together […]

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XV set for Seaford

The Marlborough College rugby XV will travel to face Seaford College in the quarter-final of the National Schools Cup on Wednesday 16th January (2.15pm). Marlborough reached the last eight with a hard-fought 19-10 win at Dean Close on Wednesday 9th January. The re-arranged fixture saw the XV, who won seven of their 11 games during […]

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Saturday’s Fixtures

The first weekend of the Lent term includes fixtures for football, hockey, lacrosse and netball. The boys’ hockey programme for the term begins with a series of home and away matches against Radley, whilst the majority of the football fixtures are at Malvern, with just two home ties. There are an impressive array of netball […]

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Pre-season Netball review

It’s been a busy start to the new year for the College’s netballers, with over 35 girls returning for two busy days of pre-season preparations. Training began on Monday morning under the watchful eye of the Athletic Development team who carried out physical profiling including the much anticipated 30-15 fitness test. Well done to Daisy […]

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Rob Wakely – Celebration of 40 Years at Marlborough

Having joined Marlborough in September 1978, Robert Wakely completed 40 years as Rackets Professional in 2018. A celebration was held on Sunday 2nd December in recognition of his four decades of distinguished service. Between 70 and 80 Old Marlburians, fellow Rackets Professionals and friends from the wider Rackets community were present to mark the occasion […]

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International Recognition

Antonia Hudson (LI 2010-12), Head of Lacrosse at Marlborough College, has been named in the England squad for the 2019 Women’s California Challenge Tour. A regular in the junior and senior England squad for nine years, Antonia has played in a number of home internationals as well as touring in Europe. She was named player […]

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Sporting Reflections: Week 9

Last Thursday saw a fantastic day that summed up the breadth and depth of sport at Marlborough. Basketball secured a draw against Wellington and the Fives players were in fine form. It was wonderful to see Malvern College out in force, but exciting to see our U15s and U14s dominant. Rackets saw some exciting matches, […]

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Coaching Day for Local Schools

In the most recent of a series of sports opportunities for local schools, Mark Ramage (Master in Charge, Hockey) and his team of coaches recently led a hockey morning for 60 children in Years 4,5 and 6. The emphasis was very much on improving stick skills, spatial awareness in small-sided games and, primarily, enjoyment! It […]

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Sporting Reflections: Week 7/8

It has certainly been a busy time on the sports fields over the last ten days. Football against Eton saw some hotly-contested matches and some exciting football. The XI were defeated, although not without a fight, but the 2nd XI put in a super performance with an impressive win. It should not go without note […]

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