Sporting Clay Challenge

24 teams from 13 schools competed on Wednesday 9th October at our ‘home’ clays match. The competition was won by Millfield 1’s. Rugby were second and Marlborough A’s 3rd – just one point behind them. The Marlborough B’s finished 12th and the C’s 14th amidst competitive opposition. The highlight of the afternoon was Sophie Herrmann’s (DA […]

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Tournament Success for Netball

Both U16 and U14 squads progress through to November’s County round after some promising results at the recent Mid Wilts Area Tournament. Tuesday 2nd October saw a great performance from all of the U16 girls in some challenging weather conditions, particularly within the St Augustine’s game which was played in torrential rain. It was pleasing […]

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Gallery: Festival of Sport

The Marlborough College Festival of Sport took place on Saturday 28th September with an array of sporting fixtures taking place at the College. The morning began with an U9 hockey and rugby festival for visiting prep schools Pinewood, Sandroyd and St Hugh’s – with Bath Rugby also present to add their expertise at a coaching […]

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A Golfing Great

Members of Marlborough Golf Team were delighted to meet OM golfing legend Tony Hill (CO 1949-53) this week, past president of the English Golfing Union. Youngsters at the college had dinner with Mr Hill and exchanged golfing stories during the West of England Public Schools golf championship at Burnham and Berrow. The two-day event, which […]

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Festival of Sport this Saturday

Parents, families and guests are invited to the Marlborough College Festival of Sport this Saturday 28th September. The day includes an array of sporting fixtures across the ages, with food and refreshments also available. A number of Old Marlburians will also be returning to College for Old Marlburian Club Day 2019. MATCH PROGRAMME – CLICK […]

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Pupils meet Squash Legend

It was a great privilege and inspiration for the pupils of Marlborough College and St John’s Academy to meet squash great Nick Matthews on Thursday 19th September. Pupils were given the opportunity to ask questions relating to his career, gain advice on improving their own game and, of course, to meet one of their sporting […]

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Saturday’s Fixtures

Another busy weekend of sport gets underway on Saturday with a host of fixtures both home and away. The Girls’ Hockey programme continues as the U18A host Clifton College, the highlight of a packed block fixture against the Bristol school. The XV will be hoping to follow up last weekend’s win against Stowe when they […]

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National Lacrosse Call-Ups

Congratulations to Molly Marvin (NC L6) and Jemima Money-Kyrle (IH Hu) who have been selected to join the England National Academy Lacrosse training squad. The girls were successful in trials back in July, which they were invited to after being scouted through the regional pathway. Molly and Jemima will now have the opportunity to train […]

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Shell Sport Begins

Today has been an exciting day with the new Shell taking part in hockey, lacrosse and rugby assessment sessions. Those that took part are going to be the next wave of young sportsmen and women through the College and it’s been wonderful to witness such enthusiasm, exuberance and energy out on the pitches – all […]

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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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