TAG: OB Sport

02 May 2024

Toby Harries (Sc. 2012-17) selected for World Athletics Relays and European Championships

Toby represented GB & NI in the competition in the Bahamas at the beginning of May. 

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18 March 2024

Marcus Smith (Le. 2011-17) triumphs during Six Nations 2024 although English side finish third

England were the only side to beat champions, Ireland thanks to a nail-biting drop-goal in extra time by Marcus denying Irish hopes of a grand slam.

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06 February 2024

Greg Ramage (Ha. 2011-16) hangs up boots to focus on medicine

Greg and brother Marcus (Ha. 2011-16) both signed to Hong Kong Scottish RFC after leaving Brighton College and before embarking on university studies in 2016. 

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23 November 2023

Win for Tabitha Worsley on Ask Her Out at Lingfield

Tabitha Worsley (Fe. 2008-13) triumphed at Lingfield as Ask Her Out made a winning racecourse debut. 

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13 November 2023

OB Golf: Cyril Gray 2023

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.

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27 August 2023

Georgia Adams (Se. 2007-12) top wicket taker during the 2023 Hundred season

The Southern Brave claim their first Women's Hundred title, with Georgia Adams picking up 16 wickets from just eight games. 

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17 April 2023

VIDEO: Marcus Smith (Le. 2001-17) and Alex Dombrandt, Harlequins teammates, visit the Brighton i360 before the Big Summer Kick-Off

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.

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14 November 2022

Lexie Williams (Wi. 2013-15) nominated for Young Coach of the Year

Congratulations to Lexie Williams (Wi. 2013-15), who has been nominated for Young Coach of the Year at the UK Coach Awards.

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04 July 2022

Report: Brighton College Celebration of Cricket

On Friday 24th June 2022, Arundel Castle hosted a Brighton College Celebration of Cricket, with two T-20 matches over the course of the day, a girls' game in the morning and Old Brightonians boys vs Brighton College First XI in the afternoon.

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10 June 2022

OB Golf: Halford Hewitt Cup (April 2022)

In April, the Old Brightonian Golf Team completed their annual pilgrimage to Kent (Deal and Sandwich) to compete in the Halford Hewitt Cup which is a scratch foursomes event for teams of 10 former pupils of 64 public schools. We were without Ben Roberts (Al. 2009-11), Freddie Pett, (Ha. 1999-2004) and Mike Mudie (Ha. 1998-2001) from the previous year, but welcomed back Riaz Rattansi (Ch. 1985-90) and Mark Budd (Du. 2004-09).

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18 November 2021

Old Brightonians Golf Round-Up: 2021

The Old Brightonians Golf Society is going from strength to strength and has had a great year - including some giant-killing in the Halford Hewitt Cup...

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17 August 2021

Lexie Williams (Wi. 2013-15) leads England Touch coaching workshop with Cornish Pirates

On Friday 23rd July, England Touch - “ETA” - hosted a workshop at Cornish Pirates on coaching touch rugby to school children.

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02 August 2021

Match Report: Burgess Hill 7s tournament

After a long break, Los Pelicanos Hermanos, the Old Brightonian rugby teams, were finally back together! Playing at Burgess Hill over the last weekend in July, the boys in purple and white had a great run of games.

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16 April 2021

Brighton College scores four Wisden Cricketers of the Year

Four former Brighton College cricketers have been named as Schools Cricketer of the Year in Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2021. 

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06 April 2021

Aidan Phillips-Cragg (Al. 2009-16) new lead of Old Brightonian rugby

We're delighted to introduce Aidan Phillips-Cragg (Al. 2009-16) as the new lead of Old Brightonian rugby. 

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11 September 2020

Anna Harris (Ne. 2011-16) umpires in the Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Trophy

We are thrilled to share the news that OB Anna Harris (Ne. 2011-16) has been selected to umpire in the inaugural Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Trophy, the highest level of women's competitive domestic cricket in the UK.

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01 September 2020

A terrific interview with our very own Jonathan Palmer (A. 1969-74) in October's Motor Sport Magazine

Lunch with... Jonathan Palmer - When a career in medical science beckoned, he had other ideas. Simon Arron hears how a young doctor became first a racing driver, and then a formidable businessman.

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14 April 2020

Charlie Chase, Head Groundsman at the College from the late 60s to the late 70s, has died

Anthony Whitestone (CR, 1971-2006) pens tribute to Charlie Chase, former Head Groundsman at the College.

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16 January 2020

Ollie Philips (Ha. 1996-2001) appointed Head Coach for Welsh Women’s Rugby 7s team

Old Brightonian rugby star, Ollie, has been appointed as Wales Women’s Sevens Lead Coach.

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10 January 2020

REPORT: Peter Rumney Memorial Rugby Match 2019

As is tradition, just after Christmas Old Brightonian rugby players came together for the Peter Rumney Memorial Match played at Hove Rugby Club.

Benji Wroblewski, team coach, has written this report about the day's events:

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06 January 2020

George Cook (Ry. 2016-18) in winning team at Twickenham

George Cook, who is currently studying at Robinson College, University of Cambridge, played his part for Cambridge winning the Varsity match at Twickenham.

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19 August 2019

Match report: Los Pelicanos Hermanos - cup triumph!

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.

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22 July 2019

Match Report: Old Brightonians RFC played at the Burgess Hill 7s

Last Saturday Los Pelicanos Hermanos played at the Burgess Hill 7s.

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18 July 2019

VIDEO: Cameron Fillery (Al. 2002-17) earns his first international medal

Cameron Fillery (Al. 2002-17) has earned his first international medal at Gävle.

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28 June 2019

OB Cricket team won against Old Wellingtonians in the first round of the National Cricketer Cup

Our Old Brightonians Cricket team have won against the Old Wellingtonians in the first round of the National Cricketer Cup!

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26 June 2019

Match Report: Old Brightonians RFC vs. Worthing 7s

For the first time in Los Pelicanos Hermanos (The Pelican Brothers) history, we were able to put out two sides to a tournament.

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04 April 2019

Ross Chisholm (Du. 2007-09) makes his 100th appearance for Harlequins 1st team

Ross Chisholm (Du. 2007-09) made his 100th appearance for Harlequins 1st team this weekend after 10 years at the Club.

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27 February 2019

One victory, one draw, nine defeats and friendships for life

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.

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11 January 2019

OB Peter Rumney Memorial Match 2018

The annual Peter Rumney Memorial Match took place on Saturday 29th December 2018, where over 20 Old Brightonians came together to defeat Hove RFC, 39-15.

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16 October 2018

Tabitha Worsley (Fe. 2008-13) OB of the Month, October 2018

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.

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25 September 2018

Max Clark (Ha. 2013-18) turns out for USA Rugby in the Olympic qualifiers

A big congratulations from all of us here at Brighton to Max Clark who played for USA U18 7s team in the youth Olympics qualifiers in Canada.

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05 June 2018

Jonathan Palmer (A. 1969-74) named both Motor Sport Magazine's "2018 Industry Champion" & Autocar's "2018 MotorSport Hero"

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.

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04 May 2018

OB Golf Society beats Stowe at Halford Hewitt

The Old Brightonian Golf Society played in the Halford Hewitt in April.

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27 March 2018

Rufus (Le. 2009-16) and Jack (BCPS/Du. 2008-15) play in the Cambridge v Oxford football match

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.

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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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12 November 2017

VIDEO: 4 Brighton College old boys play for Harlequins first team

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.

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25 September 2017

Old Brightonians tied with Lancing in the Sussex Cup

In the annual quadrangular fixture against Hurst, Lancing and Eastbourne the OB’s recorded 8 points out of 12, with 3 wins, 2 halves and 1 loss.

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18 June 1998

Pat Forster (S. 1926-31)

Many years ago I had my first experience of Old Brightonian cricket. As was often the case in those days, and indeed, some things never change, the Old Brightonians were one short and I was asked to make up the numbers.

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