Marlborough 43-24 Swindon On a rich vein of form with 5 wins from 6, Elisi’s men faced a struggling Swindon side in their last game of the 2018/2019 campaign. The fans enjoyed a feast of rugby, with the Firsts kicking off at 2.30pm and the Seconds kicking off their crucial game at 3.00pm. Marlborough kicked … Continue reading Marlborough End Season in Flourish with Eye-Catching Victory Over Swindon
Royal Wootton Bassett 13-29 Marlborough Having rejuvenated after a week’s break, Marlborough secured the victory and bonus point over league rivals Royal Wootton Bassett. Around 300 spectators produced a lively and vibrant atmosphere. A vice-president’s function in the clubhouse delayed kick-off by half-an-hour, only adding to the suspense and anticipation around the ground for the … Continue reading Marlborough Victorious Over Rivals Royal Wootton Bassett
I bloody love Eddie Pepperell.
I hadn’t snapped a club all year until the Tuesday of Sawgrass during a practice round. I was hitting a 5 iron into the 7th hole and after hitting what was ironically one of my better shots that day, though still not good, I smashed the club into my bag, bending it severely, and then proceeded to throw it Rory McIlroy style into the lake for the alligators to feast on. It was an act of petulance, borne out of frustration. I walked in after my third shot into the par five 9th, waving goodbye to Alex Noren from a distance who I was playing with. I went straight back to my hotel room for a nap.
My first ever shot into the famous 17th hole was on Wednesday during my practice round. It was into a slight breeze and I landed it straight in the water short of the…
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Marlborough 27-13 Oxford Harlequins After a narrow defeat to fellow promotion candidates Old Centralians last weekend, Marlborough hosted 9th placed Oxford Harlequins at The Common. The last time the two sides met, Marlborough came out on top, albeit in a very competitive game. The sun was shining, but the cold howling wind still meant hats … Continue reading 14-Man Marlborough Squeeze Out Victory Over Oxford Harlequins
Borussia Dortmund 3-2 Bayer Leverkusen After witnessing a fantastic game at Köln the day before, Jupp, Dad and I were treated to yet another corker (verkorker) at Signal Iduna Park, home to top of the league Borussia Dortmund. Despite England being well beaten by the Welsh in the Six Nations, we remained in good spirits. … Continue reading A Trip to Signal Iduna Park
1.FC Köln 3-1 SV Sandhausen King Hennes VIII and his faithful Köln footballers provided great entertainment for me on Saturday, with the Billy Goats securing a 3-1 victory over Bundesliga 2 strugglers SV Sandhausen. My visit to the RheinEnergieSTADION meant I was unable to attend the Old Centralians v Marlborough crunch fixture; the scoreline is … Continue reading Hallo Hennes!
Marlborough 26-24 Newbury Newbury Blues travelled to the Common as firm favourites. Unbeaten all season, the Blues provided formidable opposition for Elisi’s men. Marlborough who narrowly beat league strugglers Witney last week knew the importance of this tie in their push for a promotion spot. The reverse fixture at Monks Lane was shaded by Newbury, … Continue reading Marlborough Clinch Dramatic Overtime Victory Over Unbeaten Newbury