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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Rosslyn Park HSBC National Schools 7s

Marlborough College are in action at the Rosslyn Park HSBC National Schools 7s this week. U18: Click here for Group E fixtures & results The tournament began on Tuesday with the U18 side opening Group E with a 57-0 win over Wycliffe College. This was followed by a 19-7 defeat to eventual table-toppers Eastbourne College […]

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Holland & Holland Shooting Championship

At the School Notices Holland & Holland Shooting Championship on Thursday 21st March, the College A-team (Oscar Stratton (C3 U6), Sam Henriques (SU L6), Tom Williams (BH L6) and Sophie Herrmann (DA Sh)) finished second to Strathallan – a team currently on tour in the South-East and shooting everyday!   This is a new competition, despite […]

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National Schools Lacrosse Championships

The 1st XII lacrosse team departed for Aldershot Garrison Sports Complex to compete against the top Lacrosse schools in the country at the National Schools Lacrosse Championships 2019 (NSCL 2019). A brief team meeting at the hotel was swiftly followed by an early night to prepare for the weekend ahead. The team were up early […]

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Gallery & Video: Schools Cup

Marlborough’s excellent run in the Schools Cup came to an end with a spirited semi-final defeat against an excellent Whitgift side on Saturday 9th March. Will Cook, Arthur Hardwick and Luke Clarke all scored tries in a 57-15 reverse in front of a large crowd at Allianz Park, the home of Saracens. The result signalled […]

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Coaching clinic at Cheam

Terry Gilmour, Head of Rugby at Marlborough College, called into Cheam School on Tuesday 26th February to run a rugby coaching clinic. The hour-long session featured a number of drills and games to help prepare the Cheam U13 boys – many of whom had just returned from a successful cricket tour in South Africa – […]

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Gallery: Girls’ Hockey Play-Off

Despite the falling temperatures and looming snow, The U14 girls’ hockey team were able to play their play-off match last Thursday afternoon thanks to the remarkable effort of the groundsmen to get Maples fit for action. In cold conditions, the girls faced up to Kingston Grammar School, the runner-up of the South Region, for a […]

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Scotland call for Hill

Congratulations to Sam Hill (SU L6) who has been named in the Scotland U18 national hockey squad. A regular for the 1st XI this term, he has impressed in recent fixtures against Millfield, Dean Close and Cheltenham College. Sam is also a member of Reading HC performance squad, where he trains outside of College commitments. […]

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Netballers Go National

Exeat weekend saw 28 girls travel to the Sir David English Centre, Bournemouth, to compete as Wiltshire County Champions in the Regional round of the England Netball National Schools competition. There was some superb netball played, some tough oppositions faced and lots of positives to take into the remainder of the season. Having three teams […]

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Riders record NSEA success

It was a successful weekend for Marlborough College riders at the National Schools’ Equestrian Association competition, held at West Wilts on Saturday 26th January. Flora Birkmyre (IH Re), Celia Chancellor (EL Re), Alexandra Horne (MO Sh) and Rose Olver (EL Hu) competed together as a team in the 1m Hickstead Elite Show Jumping Qualifier, all […]

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Weekly Reflections: Week Two

After ten days of sporting successes, we entered the second weekend of full fixtures with enthusiasm running high. It was certainly a weekend of high-octane sport, with some hard-fought victories and losses, but most importantly huge levels of commitment, resilience and effort from the Marlburians proudly sporting their blue and white strips. The boys took […]

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Cross Country Qualification

Marlborough College athletes had great success at Wiltshire Schools Cross Country Championships on Saturday 19th January in Chippenham. As a result, nearly all have qualified for the SW Cross Country Championships in Bath in early February. Inter Girls: Molly Jones (MM Re) 4th and Tilly Norman (MM Re) 12th. Junior Girls: Kitty Marvin (NC Sh) […]

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Sporting Reflections: History Makers

What a week it has been for Marlborough College sport… On Wednesday the rugby XV progressed through to the semi-finals of the National Schools Cup before the girls’ hockey made history by qualifying for the last eight of the Investec Schools U18 Tier 1 U18 Championships for the first time. Before we cover these two […]

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Girls’ Hockey enjoy National Success

The Girls’ Hockey XI have made College history by securing a place in the last eight of the Investec Schools U18 Tier 1 U18 Championships for the first time. They were 2-1 winners in an outstanding game of hockey at Malvern College on Thursday afternoon, with two goals from India Shakespeare. Master in Charge of […]

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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. Kick-off is 5pm and general entry tickets […]

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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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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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