County call-ups

Following their successful completion of the Wiltshire Junior Development Centre (JDC) training, Jamie Krens (LI Sh), George Nicholson (C3 Sh), Nick Rusinov (SU Sh) and Archie Stocker (B1 Sh) represented Wiltshire U14 boys at the regional JAC tournament.  From this tournament, Jamie and Nick were selected for the West Hockey U15 boys Junior Regional Performance […]

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Football: Budapest Tour

The football tour to Budapest at the beginning of the Easter holidays featured three fixtures over five days.  The squad of 16 consisted largely of the Open 1st XI, led by Jack Nithavrianakis (LI U6), but also some players who had played on the margins of the team such as Finn Campbell (C1 U6), Ali Zammitt (TU) and the twin Ingoldsby brothers, Mylo […]

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Video: Cricket Preview

Pupils return to College on Tuesday evening ahead of the start of the Summer Term, but the Cricket XI squad have already been back in training for several days. Master in charge of Cricket, Nigel Briers, offered his views on training and the start of the new season in a video interview that can be […]

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Friendly victory

The Cricket XI started their pre-season schedule with a five wickets win against the Free Foresters on Sunday. There is a further training session today for the XI before the remainder of College pupils return on Tuesday evening ahead of the start of the Summer Term. Tomorrow (Tuesday) there is a fixture against Canford for […]

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Karate Champion

On Sunday 15th February, Max Fillingham (TU Re) competed in the UK Open Karate Championship in Birmingham.    The UK Open invites competitors from around the World.  After a long day of competition, Max secured the Gold medal to become U16 UK Open Karate Champion. On Saturday 14th March, Max also competed in the European Kata […]

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The Final Countdown

After qualifying for the National Finals the U14As have been working very hard at training this week in preparation for a tough event ahead.  The girls will travel up to Liverpool this Friday afternoon ahead of the competition on Saturday. The girls will face the following teams in the group stages: Hulme Grammar Uppingham School Goffs School […]

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Golfers secure final slot

The Golf Senior 3 has won through to the ISGA National Finals, which will take place at Prince’s and Royal St. George’s at the end of April.  The final place was secured thanks to a 2-1 win over Royal Winchester in the ISGA Singles Regional Final. Jamie Amor (C3 L6) and James Mathison (SU U6) won tight matches 2&1 […]

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Fives contest

There was an epic contest on the Fives court on Sunday, as the College took on the OMs. After what proved to be quite a match, the College emerged with a narrow victory – 95-94 with Hugo Fry (C1 L6) pipping Alex Frosell (CO 2008-13) 12-11 to seal the win.

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National spotlight

The Lacrosse 1st XII squad are today taking part in the National Schools Tournament at Guildford. For updates from the day please follow the Lacrosse Twitter account by clicking here. Good luck girls!

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Sevens winners at Sexey’s

The Open VII defended their title at the Sexey’s School U18 Rugby Sevens tournament on Thursday 26th February.  Group wins against Milton Abbey, Sexey’s and Holyrood set up a semi-final clash with an impressive Beechen Cliff side from Bath. A convincing victory, that culminated with a 30 metre drop goal from player of the tournament, […]

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Today’s fixtures

Thursday features a busy fixture schedule including fixtures against Bradfield, Clifton and Wellington. For a full list of matches please click here. Twitter accounts are now set up for many sports at Marlborough. Please click here for a full list.

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Blog: Making Excellence a Habit

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” This quote by Aristotle provides ‘food for thought’ after a weekend of truly outstanding results across all the sporting encounters.   This timely boost in confidence, as we hit the half-way mark in this term, should reinforce that all the hard […]

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Historic day for Netballers

On Saturday 31st January, the U14A Netball team stormed to success after finishing runners up in the Regional Tournament in Bournemouth, earning a place in the National Finals in Liverpool on Saturday 14th March. The team faced strong competition throughout the day, with the first three teams; St Peter’s, Penryn College and Kingswood all qualifiers […]

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Blog: ‘First ever’

This week’s blog offering must focus on a ‘first ever’ for Marlborough College.   On Saturday, the U14 Netball team qualified for National Finals, an outstanding achievement that has seen them progress through three rounds of knock-out competition to reach this point.  Read on below to find out more about this team, as well other […]

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Friendly fire

The weekend saw two members of the Marlborough College sports department go head to head – in club colours. Newcomer Georgie Blackwood (Reading HC) and goalkeeper Caitlin Jeffries (Clifton Ladies HC) faced each other in the Investec Women’s Hockey Premier Division with Caitlin’s high-flying Bristol side running out 3-0 victors. Georgie, who has recently arrived […]

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Marlborough College Squash Open

The Marlborough College Open took place over the weekend of 23rd-25th January 2015, staged by the Professional Squash Association. Players in the top 100 (world ranking) took part and it was a competitive day of squash, with Tom Ford eventually named the winner. With thanks to OM Shakeeb Alireza (PR 1988-93).

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Matchday memories

Pupils from Cotton and Littlefield were on hand to witness the dramatic Aviva Premiership fixture between London Irish and Exeter Chiefs on Sunday. The visitors led 13-5 at half-time but a last-minute drop goal from Shane Geraghty secured victory for Irish at The Madejski Stadium. James Lyon Taylor, Housemaster of Littlefield, commented: “It was a […]

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Blog: New Resolutions?

Tuesday 13th January Week One of the Lent Term certainly provided stiff competition as Marlborough found themselves pitted against Radley, Wellington, Millfield, Malvern and Sherborne.   Here’s a quick summary of how we fared against high quality opposition… Hockey It was a positive start to 2015 with three out of the four of the 1st […]

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Video: Melissa Hyndman

One of the world’s most prominent high performance netball coaches, Melissa Hyndman, was at the College recently to oversee pre-season training. Hyndman was joined by Dani McFarlane, Mistress in Charge of Netball, for the week’s training which came before the start of the busy fixture programme. New Zealand born Hyndman was until recently Wales National […]

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West of England Championships

It was a very pleasing result for Archie Wheeler (BH U6) and James Barrows (B1 L6) at the West of England Championships this weekend.  They gave the top seeds a very good run for their money in round 1. They then beat pairs from Alleyn’s, Malvern and Tonbridge to win the plate competition and the […]

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Harold ‘Tich’ Radford Rosebowl Tournament

The Marlborough Courtiers will be holding the Harold “Tich” Radford Rosebowl Tournament on Saturday 10th January at the College. The squash tournament is open to all OMs, pupils and there should be several Common Room entrants as well. The tournament will take place in the College courts with a 2.15 pm start. Please contact Marlborough […]

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