The Old Brightonian Golf team are going strong.
Thank you to Adrian Wood (Al. 1971-76) for his write-up of this year's Cyril Gray tournament.
Congratulations to Austin Emens for making the GB Rugby Sevens' training squad in Malaga, this week.
The Southern Brave claim their first Women's Hundred title, with Georgia Adams picking up 16 wickets from just eight games.
Marcus spoke to Alex about growing up in Brighton and his time at the College as they enjoyed the sunny views from the i360 tower. They spoke about playing against each other’s schools, and how it felt to score a try at Twickenham.
The Harlequins Men's team visited the College last week for an afternoon of training on the Home Ground. The squad features six Old Brightonians, along with OB and ex-England International Jordan Turner-Hall (Ha. 2002-05) who is a member of the coaching staff.
Congratulations to Lexie Williams (Wi. 2013-15), who has been nominated for Young Coach of the Year at the UK Coach Awards.
Jon Filby (Le. 1972-77) has been appointed as the new Chair of Sussex Cricket.
Congratulations to Toby Harries (Sc. 2012-17), who is now the British men’s champion over 200m.
If you caught any of the 'Hundred' on television recently you may have spotted, Anna (Ne. 2011-16)! A trainee doctor and cricketer, Anna was selected to umpire this exciting new competition during the summer. She tells us about working during the pandemic and how her matron would be impressed with her tidy bedroom!
Congratulations to Anna Harris (Ne. 2010-16), who has been named as co-ambassador for the new ECB Young Officials Programme, alongside international umpire, Michael Gough.
Four former Brighton College cricketers have been named as Schools Cricketer of the Year in Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2021.
Tabitha Worsley (Fe. 2008-13) and her family's horse, Sub Lieutenant, were one of just three all-English combinations to pass the winning post in 2021's Grand National, finishing in 15th place.
We're delighted to introduce Aidan Phillips-Cragg (Al. 2009-16) as the new lead of Old Brightonian rugby.
Brighton College is delighted and proud to receive some incredible news this morning. Old Brightonian Clare Connor CBE (W. 1989-94), former England cricket captain and a pioneering force within the sport, will become the first female president of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) in its 233-year history.
Mark Davis, Head of Cricket at the College, reached out to cricketers all over the world to send some encouraging messages of support to our pupils during lockdown.
Anthony Whitestone (CR, 1971-2006) pens tribute to Charlie Chase, former Head Groundsman at the College.
Old Brightonian rugby star, Ollie, has been appointed as Wales Women’s Sevens Lead Coach.
On Thursday 9 January 2020, we were delighted to welcome The Right Honourable Sir Nicholas Soames to officially open the School of Science and Sport. Designed by Ellen van Loon of OMA, our newest building is designed to seamlessly link sports and science and overlooks the Home Ground at the north end of the campus.
George Cook, who is currently studying at Robinson College, University of Cambridge, played his part for Cambridge winning the Varsity match at Twickenham.
England wicketkeeper and Old Brightonian, Sarah Taylor, announced her retirement from international cricket last week.
It's finally happened. The boys from Brighton College have won the cup at Littlehampton for the first time! In a tight final against Crawley, they were losing 1-2, but after some stern words from player-coach Aidan Phillips-Cragg and captain Alex Brown, the tide turned. Tries from Ollie Kirwan, Henry Mason and Alex Bushell (all only 18 years old) changed the game, and the boys came out on top 4-2. It was a testament to the Old Brightonian's spirit that they managed to turn the game on its head.
Last Saturday Los Pelicanos Hermanos played at the Burgess Hill 7s.
Cameron Fillery (Al. 2002-17) has earned his first international medal at Gävle.
For the first time in Los Pelicanos Hermanos (The Pelican Brothers) history, we were able to put out two sides to a tournament.
Laura Marsh (Fe. 2000-05) completed her 100 One-Day International (ODI) matches for England as she featured in the second ICC Women's Championship match against the West Indies.
Marcus Smith (Le. 2011-17) was named man of the match on Sunday 2nd June in England's 51-43 victory over the Barbarians at Twickenham.
On Thursday morning the College cricket department received a letter from Marylebone Cricket Club (M.C.C.), naming Dixie as the first winner of the prestigious Rachael Heyhoe Flint Award.
Ross Chisholm (Du. 2007-09) made his 100th appearance for Harlequins 1st team this weekend after 10 years at the Club.
It was wondeful to welcome back a brilliant Old Brightonians team saw of former 1st VII Netball players to take on the current 1st VII in an exciting and hugely entertaining match on Saturday 23rd February 2019.
The 1957 Rugby season did not start off or end successfully. By January 1957, the 1st XV Coach E.L.B. Turner, had played eleven games. Of these eleven, there was only one victory, one draw, and a whopping nine defeats, including a 3-29 trouncing by St. John’s, and a 0-23 humbling by Cranleigh School.
Marc has spent most of his career in investment banking, mainly as a European Media Analyst in Equities for Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and at Citigroup.
Tabitha will always be remembered in Fenwick House as being ‘cool, calm and collected’. Her self-motivation and drive has always destined her for success and it is no wonder we are reading about her personal achievements throughout this month.
Old Brightonian and MotorSport Vision Chief Executive Jonathan Palmer (A. 1969-74) was named 2018 MotorSport Hero at May’s Autocar Awards, recognising his huge contribution to the British motorsport industry over the past 30 years, and then in June Jonathan was inducted as the 2018 Industry Champion at Motor Sport Magazine's 2018 Hall of Fame Awards.
Whilst it was Cambridge who were the ones to beat on the Thames this year, on land, Oxford took the spoils at the Hive Stadium, home to Barnet FC.
A storied 1954 Jaguar D-type Works (OKV 2) is expected to fetch £9-£11 million at auction in Sotheby's Arizona sale on January 18-19.
18-year-old Smith has enjoyed a breakout season in 2017. The former Brighton College pupil joined the full-time Harlequins Academy in July 2017 after helping Harlequins' U18s to the league title in February of this year.
James Chisholm (Du.2011-13), Ross Chisholm (Du.2007-09), Marcus Smith (Le.2001-17) and Calum Waters (Le.1999-14) played for Harlequins first team in an excellent win over Worchester Warriors.
Marsh started playing cricket at school aged 11 and then progressed to Brighton and Hove CC at the age of 13. Initially a seam bowler, she made her international debut for England during India's summer tour in 2006. She took 3-44 in her first Test, opening the bowling alongside Jenny Gunn in the second innings.