International Sport

A range of Marlburians have achieved success at an international level over the summer, including ruby, hockey and water polo. Anashe Chisadza (MO U6) will represent Great Britain Water Polo at the 2019 European Junior Women’s Championships in Volos. She has been named in the squad for the tournament, where Great Britain will face the […]

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Rugby Pre-Season

Marlborough College’s senior rugby players are currently taking part in a pre-season training camp in France. The senior squad left Marlborough on Friday and will spend five days away, under the guidance of Head of Rugby, Terry Gilmour, and other rugby coaching staff. The highlight of the 2018 season came as the XV reached the […]

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International Achievements

Congratulations to Anashe Chisadza (MO U6) who will represent Great Britain Water Polo at the 2019 European Junior Women’s Championships in Volos. She has been named in the squad for the tournament, where Great Britain will face the Netherlands, Bulgaria and Germany in Group C with the tournament starting on Sunday 1st September. Congratulations also […]

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International Rugby Recognition

Archie Griffin (C3 2014-19) started for Wales U18s on Friday 9th August as they took on South Africa Schools. The fixture was the first game of the U18 International Series, with the game played at the Paul Roos Gymnasium. Griffin was a regular for the XV at Marlborough throughout 2017 and 2018, and after completing […]

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England v Australia at Marlborough

Marlborough College is delighted to be hosting a three-day women’s cricket match between England Academy and Australia from this Thursday 11th July to Saturday 13th July. The game will be played on the XI with the match open to the public with no entry charge. Come along and show your support on one or all […]

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The Everest Lecture

To our great pleasure, Karen Darke visited the College on Thursday 4th July to give a fascinating and inspirational talk as this year’s Everest Lecturer. Karen is an adventurer, Paralympian and currently a full-time athlete. After an accident in her early twenties, Karen was paralysed, breaking her neck, back, arms, skull – and the list […]

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Gallery & Results: House Athletics Finals

The House Athletics Finals took place on Friday 5th July as a competitive and poignant final day of the Summer term was played under the intense gaze of the Wiltshire sunshine. As part of the presentation ceremony, the Athletics Pavilion was renamed The Bruce Tulloh Pavilion, with Bruce’s widow – Sue – on hand to […]

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Gallery: Cricket XI v Rugby

Play continued in sun-soaked conditions at Marlborough on Day 2 of the annual match against Rugby School. With Rugby 153/7 off 47.2 overs at the close (Del Mar 3/32, Mace 3/49) – the match was drawn. Our thanks to Rugby for a competitive match and their company over the past two days, this historic rivalry […]

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Rugby set for Stade Francais

Marlborough’s young rugby players are heading off to Paris this weekend to take part in the Stade Français Cup. There three-day trip will see the Yearlings squad take on a host of French sides in the impressive surroundings of the Stade Jean Bouin. Last year Marlborough, made it through to the final of the competition […]

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Gallery: Babcock Athletics

The first of two afternoon’s of mass house participation athletics took place on Wednesday 5th June in the annual “Babcock” competition, competed by all of the Remove. The atmosphere was as supportive and energetic as ever and we look forward to the conclusive afternoon of events in two weeks on Wednesday 19th June. Marcus Sharrad […]

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Girls make Golfing History

Thursday 6th June proved to be a landmark day for Marlborough College golf, as the girls played their first ever fixture. Five pupils made the short trip to Berkshire where they took on Bradfield College and Gordon’s School (Woking). The match finished with honours even. All of our girls had their moments with some fine […]

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Athletes compete for Mayor’s Cup

Congratulations to all pupils who took part in the Mayor’s Cup on Tuesday 4th June, competed between Marlborough College and St John’s. The long-running competition has taken place since the 1960s, originally between the Grammar School and the College. The Mayor’s Cup tests pupils’ athletic endeavours in a full range of modern athletics disciplines on […]

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Flight Centre Schools Triathlon

On Sunday 19th May almost 1,100 children took part in the annual Flight Centre Schools Triathlon event at Marlborough College, raising £100,000 for Restless Development and other charities. Louise Moelwyn-Hughes, Master of Marlborough College, said: “We are delighted to welcome the Flight Centre Schools Triathlon back to the College. It has been wonderful to see […]

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Sporting Inspiration

Congratulations to a number of Marlborough College staff have been selected for international representation over the coming weeks. Cricket professional Mark Alleyne will play for the England squad this Sunday 19th May as they take on Wales at Welwyn Garden City (12.30pm). The match is in preparation for the England Over-50s World Cup in Cape […]

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Gallery: XI v Wellington

The XI played their fifth match of the new season on Saturday 4th May as they took on Wellington. In a competitive encounter, captain Will Cook (SU U6) made 69 not out to steer the XI to their fourth win in five games. For the full fixture list, please click here.

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Saturday’s Fixtures

This Saturday sees a range of sports taking place at Marlborough College. The XI begin the day’s play with an 11.30am start against Wellington, who will also bring their 2nd XI, 3rd XI and Junior Colts to Marlborough. Bradfield and Eton are also visiting, as they take on the Colts 2 and Colts 3 respectively. […]

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Sunday Talk: Girls in Action

It was a pleasure to be able to give one of the Sunday evening talks on 28th April about Girls in Action to a busy room of staff and students alike. I spoke about my previous volunteering trip to Zambia with The Wallace Group, a group of eight universities, charities and organisations which started when […]

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Cricket Pre-Season

With Easter falling very late this year, a squad of 14 cricketers will be back for pre-season training on Thursday 18th April and Friday 19th April. There are two matches scheduled: a T20 v Wiltshire U17s on the Thursday afternoon; and then an 11.30am start against the Free Foresters on the Friday. The boys will […]

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Pre-season in Portugal

The Junior Colts tennis squad jetted off to the Vale do Lobo Tennis Academy for five days of pre-season training under the beautiful blue skies of Portugal. It was a great success, with dynamic and useful sessions morning and afternoon under the guidance of their energetic coaching team. The pupils had a chance to improve […]

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Gallery: Invitational Lacrosse Tournament

Marlborough College played host to an annual Invitational Lacrosse Tournament on Saturday 23rd March, featuring 28 teams from eight schools in a round-robin style end of season tournament. In comparison to last year (where the beast from the east cancelled the tournament!) we were very fortunate enough to have fantastic weather with some high level […]

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South African Adventure

Marlborough College was delighted to play host to a touring golf and squash party from Bishops College, Cape Town. Our South African guests provided stiff competition over the course of the two days, playing an 18-hole match against our best golfers at Marlborough Golf Club and competing in a triangular squash fixture against the College […]

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