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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Lockdown Alumni 5k challenge

Don’t forget to record any running you are doing with the Lockdown Alumni 5k challenge. If you are running a 5k as part of your daily exercise plan, simply do the run and then add all the details here on the spreadsheet for relevant week. You will see tabs at the bottom for the different […]

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Lockdown Alumni 5k challenge

David Jenkins, who organises the Thames Hare and Hound alumni race which OMs entered last year, has set up a Lockdown Alumni 5k challenge. If you are running a 5k as part of your daily exercise plan, simply do the run and then add all the details here on the spreadsheet for relevant week. You […]

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OM Golf fixtures 2020

The Old Marlburian Golf Society season is now in full swing (pun most definitely intended). Their full fixture list can be seen here. If you enjoy golf and would like to be part of this sociable and inclusive group, send them an email at Secretary@OMGS.info or find out more on their website. As the previous […]

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Griffin’s Welsh Call

Congratulations to Archie Griffin (C3 2014-19) of Bath Rugby who has been included in the Wales U20 squad for the forthcoming Six Nations campaign. Sydney-born Griffin was a regular for the XV at Marlborough throughout 2017 and 2018, and after completing his A levels in the summer of 2019 took up a professional contract offer […]

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South African Cricket and Dinner

Friday 21st February 2020  3.30pm Marlborough 1st XI v Boland Development U17 6.30pm Dinner  Groot Drakenstein Games Club, Franschhoek We are delighted to invite you to join us at the Groot Drakenstein Games Club on Friday 21st February to mark the end of the Marlborough College Cricket Tour to South Africa. The February 2020 tour […]

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Independent Schools Clay Pigeon Championships

The Marlburian Club has been invited to submit a team in the Alumni and Parent category of the Independent Schools Clay Pigeon Championships. The Championships will be held on 19th March 2020 at Holland & Holland Shooting Grounds, Ducks Hills Road, Northwood HA6 2ST. Further information can be found here. Please email marlburianclub@marlboroughcollege.org if you […]

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OMs run the Thames Hare and Hound

The 67th Alumni Cross Country Race run by the Thames Hare & Hounds running club took place on Saturday 14 December 2019. The race is a 5 mile cross country race on Wimbledon Common for alumni of British public schools. Runners compete as individuals and the top four for each school count towards the overall […]

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Martin named in 137th Varsity Squad

Old Marlburian representation in the Varsity match will continue after Henry Martin (PR 2011-16) was named in the squad for Thursday’s 137th Varsity match. The showpiece occasion will take place at Twickenham (3pm) – with 22-year old Martin amongst the replacements for the eagerly-anticipated encounter. Martin was a regular for the XV during his time […]

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Thames Hare and Hounds Alumni Race

The Marlburian Club has been invited to put together a team for the Thames Hare and Hounds annual Alumni Race. The race is a 5 mile cross-country event in which runners compete for their old school, on Wimbledon Common. The run is in two weeks time on Saturday, December 14th, at 2.30pm. The annual race […]

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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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