Russell’s International Call

Congratulations to Alex Russell (C2 2010-14) who has been included in the Canada 7’s squad for their forthcoming round of fixtures. Alex now travels to Dubai with the Canadian squad to take part in the Emirates Invitational 7s. The trip will include two tournament weekends for a number of the best rugby sevens teams in […]

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Thames Hare and Hounds Alumni Race 2020

The Thames Hare and Hound Alumni Race 2020 will take place, albeit in a different way to normal, on 12th December 2020. This year the event will be virtual, enabling those who find it tricky to get to Wimbledon to participate, and will take place between 0001 and 2359 GMT on Saturday Dec 12th. To […]

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Marlborough Blues play Cricket XI

Last Saturday saw this summer’s first Blues fixture on the XI, as the postponed encounter scheduled for Prize Day against the College finally took place. Before the match it was a privilege for the school side to have OMs Alex Combe (PR 2010-15) and Finn Campbell (C1 2010-15) present caps to the XI debutants in […]

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Ben Spink (SU 2015-20) Fundraising Effort Recognised

Ben Spink (SU 2015-20) received a shirt signed by Sir Andrew Strauss at Sunday’s cricket match v Sherborne. Spink’s #run100toraise100 charity initiative during lockdown raised £5,522.16 for NHS Together, Ruth Strauss Foundation & Cricket Without Boundaries. Ben is pictured here with Charlie Harrison, Housemaster of Summerfield, who made the presentation. It was a productive afternoon […]

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Win for the Blues

The Blues retained the CMJ trophy on Sunday, beating a Radley Rangers side by 98 runs. Game was brilliantly set up by a patient 74 from Alex Combe (PR 2010-15) and some powerful hitting from Chris Freeman (SU 2010-15) and Will Davies (C3 2012-17) to finish. Will then went on to take 5-30 as the […]

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Blues Cricket returns!

The Marlborough Blues OM Cricket match against the Hampshire Hogs at Warnford is going ahead this Saturday! Dom Brown (C1 2007-12) captains a youthful Blues side and his counterpart Tiger Foot will be skippering the Hampshire Hogs. There are rumours that BBC South might be in attendance as the 11am start means that this match […]

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OMs invited to join Virtual House Journey competition

OMs are invited to join current pupils and their parents by competing in the Virtual House Journey, running from Monday 29th June (9am) to Friday 3rd July (12pm). The challenge is to walk, swim, run or cycle as many miles as possible across the week – with OMs competing for their affiliated House. Ivy House […]

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Oldest cricket photos?

Thank you to Jordan Butler (SU 2011-13) who sent in what we think might be the oldest photos of cricket being played at Marlborough. We think they are from 1865. Head over to MC Global Connect to see the rest. Photo credit – https://twitter.com/PictureSporting

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Run 100 to Raise 100 – Cricket Captains’ Charity Initiative

Cricket Captains Confront Coronavirus with Charity Plan For anyone in the cricket community, summer and cricket go hand in hand. Legend has it that in June 1940 cricket was in full flow on the XI when a young Marlburian sprinted up the bank from the Summerfield direction and bellowed loudly across the ground “France has […]

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