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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Rose Bowl Squash

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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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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OMs wanted for Prize Day fixtures

We are looking for sports people for our various fixtures on Prize Day on 25th May 2019. If you play lacrosse, netball, hockey or tennis, please do get in touch by emailing Alex Martin at amartin@marlbroughcollege.org. All levels of age and ability very welcome! Fun is the name of the game!

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Coulson for Kenya

FORMER XV captain Dom Coulson (C1 2013-18) has been included in the Kenyan U20 squad for the Rugby Africa U20 Championship. Coulson is named in the squad for today’s tournament opener against Tunisia in the Barthes Cup. The match will begin at 3.30pm at the KCB Sports Club Ruaraka.

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Morshead helps The Cricketer to National Award

THE work of Sam Morshead (LI 2000-05), Digital Editor at the Cricketer, has helped The Cricketer win the Outstanding Online Coverage of Domestic Cricket award in the ECB Domestic Cricket Journalism Awards. The prize, which has been claimed by BBC Online and ESPNcricinfo in recent years, reflects both The Cricketer’s commitment to the county game […]

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Eversfield stars on Hong Kong debut

THE Marlburian Club would like to congratulate Will Eversfield (C3 2007-12) who made his debut for Hong Kong on Friday night. Eversfield represented England Students whilst at Newcastle University, but following a move to Hong Kong in July to play for Borrelli Walsh USRC Tigers – he found himself stepping up a level. The Hong […]

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OM jets in for Club Day match

OMFC played out a 3-3 draw against the Common Room on Sunday, as part of Club Day 2016. The game was played in great spirit on Water Meadows with the OMs edging into a 3-2 lead thanks to Charlie Laughton (TU 1994-99) and a brace from Harry Harvey (C3 1998-2003), before a late leveller from […]

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Retirement & Rowing

GRAHAM Bagnall (C2 1960–64) has retired after working for 50 years as a shipbroker for various firms on the Baltic Exchange, in the City of London. He retired as a director of SSY, the second largest firm, and has been elected as a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers. In early 2015, after recovering […]

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Schools Putting competition winners

THE OM putting elite – David Niven (C3 1970-73), Richard Graham (B1 1981-85), Tom Macfarlane (TU 1996-2001) and Jack Naylor (C2 1975-80) – won the Schools Putting competition at Royal Wimbledon. The competition was won for the second time in ten years, this time by one point from Lancing, with Wellington and King’s Taunton a […]

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Blues regain CMJ Globe

CONGRATULATIONS to the Marlborough Blues regained the CMJ Globe at Marlborough on Sunday afternoon. The Radley Rangers were dismissed before tea, as the OM bowling attack, spearheaded by Max Koe (3-33), bowled them out for 95, AC (2-10). The runs were comfortably knocked off, 99-2, Logan 42*.

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Leading England…

SOPHIE Shakespeare (EL 2011-16) has been selected to represent England U18s at the forthcoming EHC European Championships in Ireland. She captained her country for the victories over Germany and Belgium and then completed a series win in Antwerp against Belgium, with Shakespeare scoring a penalty. Click here for further information and we of course wish […]

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Victory for OM Polo Team

THE Old Marlburian Polo team were in action on Saturday 4th June as part of the Cheltenham College Polo Day at Longdole. After the College team had finished their game, the OMs took centre stage with Patrick Ephson (C1 2003-08), Tilda Woodd (MO 2003-08), James Cooper (PR 2005-10) and Freddie Dear (TU 2006-11). The afternoon […]

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Robbins selected for ‘Le Tour de Yorkshire’

TRISTAN Robbins (CO 2009-14) has been selected by the Madison Genesis Team for his biggest and highest profile race: Le Tour de Yorkshire. He has been riding professionally for two years and will compete in the Category 1 race on the pro circuit organised by the Tour de France ASO organisation. It is hugely prestigious […]

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Robbins riding the dream

TRISTAN Robbins (CO 2009-14) claims Mark Cavendish’s decision to help coach riders on his Madison Genesis team could help him achieve his dream of riding the Tour de France. Cavendish, the Tour’s green jersey winner in 2011, has agreed a deal to support the 19-year-old who rides for the British Madison-Genesis team from 2016 in […]

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Lorimer catches the eye

RORY Lorimer (C1 2009-14) has caught the eye of the Scottish Exiles with some impressive performances for Exeter University. Lorimer is on the radar of the Scottish Exiles in the South West, a region that stretches from Wiltshire to Cornwall. During his College days, he played hooker or open side and was a part of […]

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