OMSA Win Charterhouse Bowl

Many congratulations to the Old Marlburian Sailing Team who won the Charterhouse Bowl for Fleet Sailing at the Arrow Trophy on the weekend of the 5th and 6th October. The Arrow Trophy is a sailing competition between Independent Schools, raced as an annual weekend regatta, in one-design yachts crewed by former pupils. The Organising Authority […]

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Unbeaten start for OMFC

OMFC have made an unbeaten start to the new Arthurian League Division One season with two wins from their opening three games. The side returned to Marlborough last weekend, playing up at the Aths Track as part of this year’s Festival of Sport. OMFC registered a 4-2 win over Old Reptonians, with strong side fielded […]

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OM Focus: Dom Coulson (C1 2013-18)

Just three years ago, Dom Coulson (C1 2013-18) was touring Japan with the Marlborough College development squad. This summer he made his senior debut for Kenya after an impressive rise. Following a whirlwind summer for the 19-year old, he spoke to marlburianclub.org about the influence Marlborough had on his rugby career and what the future […]

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A Rackets Reunion

Familiar faces returned to the rackets courts on Friday 13th September as two OMs passed on their knowledge with a coaching session alongside current pupils. Dominic Coulson (C1 2013-18) and Julian Vacher (C2 1980-85) were welcomed back by Master in Charge of Rackets, Mike Bush (TU 1993-98). Dom and Julian are pictured above with Rackets […]

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Cook’s Rugby Legacy

Congratulations to Will Cook (SU 2014-19) who made a try-scoring debut for Rosslyn Park 2nd XV on Saturday. Will started out in the junior section at Rosslyn and after completing his five years at Marlborough, in addition to time in the Bath Rugby Academy, he has linked up with Rosslyn once again. Despite leaving Marlborough […]

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Cancellation – Rosslyn Park

CANCELLATION Malones V Bryanston at Rosslyn Park – Friday 20th September Sadly Bryanston have been unable to field a team so we have to cancel the game at Rosslyn Park on the 20th September. We hope to rearrange later in the year. With apologies for any inconvenience.

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OM Squash this September

The 2019 Rose Bowl and OM v School fixture will take place on Saturday 7th September at Marlborough. Nick Fallowfield (B3 1981-85) is (still!) the holder. OMs, pupils and any beaks who would like to play are all most welcome. Harold “Tich” Radford (PR 1922-26) started the tournament and donated the silver Rose Bowl over […]

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Malones Rugby – cancelled

BOTH THESE MATCHES HAVE BEEN CANCELLED. APOLOGIES FOR INCONVENIENCE CAUSED     Friday 20th September Malones v Old Bryanstonians   Saturday 28th September Malones v Old Shirburnians

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Blues Review: New faces take on Sherborne

Sunday 11th August 2019 Marlborough Blues v Sherborne Pilgrims The Blues won the toss and elected to bat. After accurate bowling from Sherborne and some outstanding pieces of fielding, Marlborough were unable to find any momentum through the first innings. Contributions from Toby Baines (BH 2012-17), Joe Arkwright (SU 2010-15), Andy Bush (PR 1995-2000) and […]

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Griffin’s International Call

Recent leaver Archie Griffin (C3 2014-19) is currently in South Africa as a member of the Wales U18 rugby tour squad. The tight-head prop was named in the starting line-up for their first match of the tour, a 23-13 defeat at the Paul Roos Gymnasium, Stellenbosch. On Tuesday 13th August he was amongst the replacements […]

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Blues in action on Sunday

The Marlborough Blues are in action at Marlborough College this Sunday 11th August. OMs, families and friends are welcome along to support as play begins at 11.30am, with Sherborne Pilgrims the opposition. The match starts at 11am on the XI.

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Allez Les Bleus

Congratulations to the Blues, fresh from retaining the CMJ Trophy at Radley a week earlier, who beat Old Amplefordians by 100 runs on Saturday. Star performers were Will Hooker (LI 2004-09) with 102*, Fraser Clarke (TU 2004-09) scored 96 and Charlie Pascoe (C2 2008-13) took 3-28. Elsewhere on the day, two former XI captains continued […]

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OM Cycling Club Cotswold Ride Out

The OM Cycling Club met on Saturday 27th July and enjoyed changeable conditions for a 45-mile ride around the Cotswolds followed by a refuelling barbeque, cooked expertly by the last Master, Jonathan Leigh and his wife Emma. Interestingly timed to coincide with the last day of the Tour de France, the 27 strong peleton pedalled […]

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OM Cycling Summer Sportive

We are planning a ride in the fabulous Cotswolds on Saturday 27th July and would like to invite you to join us. On the very reasonable assumption that it will be beautiful weather, there really is no finer place to ride a bike. This is the plan; Friday 26th July – Option to arrive in […]

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Kenya call for the Coulsons

FORMER XV regulars Cameron (C1 2010-15) and Dominic Coulson (C1 2013-18) will start for Kenya in this weekend’s Elgon Cup match against Uganda. Dominic recently featured for Chipu (U20) against Tunisia in the Barthes Cup and after impressing, has been given a chance to shine at fly-half for the senior side. Cameron will start in […]

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OMs Complete Devizes to Westminster Kayak Marathon

Tom Sater (B1 2007-12) and Rob Gibson (C2 2007-12) managed to complete the Devizes to Westminster kayak marathon nonstop challenge this year in 26 hrs and a few seconds. They did it in aid of Surfers Against Sewage (SAS – https://www.sas.org.uk/), a charity that focuses on plastic clear up through educating children in schools and […]

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A Football Farewell

A wonderful evening at Stamford Bridge last night for OM Football – with Clive Maguire, Jon Holloway, Matt Gow as guests of honour for a memorable night. Around 40 OMs gathered to say goodbye to Jon Holloway and Clive Maguire, the Swindon Town Football professionals, who are standing down from the College after more than […]

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Could the old Gits do it?

On a glorious sunny afternoon the Old Marlburian golfers took on the might of the Marlborough College golfers. The OMs knew this would be a tough fixture – a team of young, fit and athletic Marlburians were not to be taken lightly. The OM match manager was up to the challenge though, having sent an […]

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