TAG: Clare Connor

25 June 2020

Clare Connor CBE (W. 1989-94) to become the first female president of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC)

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.

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30 January 2018

Clare Connor (Wi. 1989-94) awarded a CBE for services to cricket

From having made her debut for the Brighton College 1st XI cricket on the Home Ground, to being captain of the England cricket team and being awarded the OBE after leading England to their first Ashes win in 42 years, Clare was awarded a CBE in the 2017 New Year's Honours in recognition for her services to cricket.

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13 October 2014

Clare Connor OBE (Wi. 1989-94) helps set new cricket match altitude on "roof of Africa'"

I wanted to drop you a line after returning from Tanzania to thank you for your donations towards "Mt Kili Madness", specifically Cancer Research UK. I'm nearing an overwhelming £9,000 so with a fundraising dinner still to come, I should go beyond £10,000 which was beyond my wildest expectations.

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07 April 2009

Clare Connor MBE (W. 1989-94), OB of the Month, April 2011

Head of England Women's Cricket, Clare is a former England cricket captain. At the age of 30, she was awarded the OBE after leading England to their first Ashes win in 42 years. Clare retired from playing for England in 2006 with over 100 international caps and having led the side for 6 years.

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13 March 2006

Clare Connor Retires from International cricket

England women’s captain, Clare Connor (W. 1989-94) has announced her retirement from international cricket after six years of leading her country.

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02 October 2005

"Absurd, old-fashioned and patronising" - Robin Marlar Incurred the wrath of Claire Connor

He has been in the job for just one day but the new president of the MCC has already provoked howls of indignation by declaring it "absolutely outrageous" that girls play cricket with boys. Robin Marlar is the son of a famous OB: E A G Marlar (OB. 1916-19), member of College Council and Headmaster of Whitgift! If E A G Marlar had sent his son to Brighton College and not to Harrow he might have taken a different view.

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09 September 2005

Clare Connor (W. 1989-94) captained England's women to Ashes series

Clare Connor MBE (W. 1989-94) captained England's women to their first Ashes series win in 42 years with a triumph over Australia in the second and final test in Worcester on Friday.

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