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Charlie Watson (OKS) named Cambridge University rugby captain

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Charlie Watson (OKS, Carlyon 2013-18) has been named Captain of Cambridge University Rugby Club. Now heading into the final year of a Natural Sciences degree at Selwyn College, Charlie is also contracted to Saracens where he trains full-time during the academic holidays. During his time at King’s, Charlie would juggle his academic studies with evening More »

Carlyon & Luxmoore win Inter-House Cross Country

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Carlyon and Luxmoore took home the Boys’ and Girls Cross Country Cups respectively in another competitively fought Inter-House Cross Country competition. Face-painting, chanting and running grit have become the trademark of this event which always takes place at the start of the Autumn Term to bring new and returning pupils together in a celebration of More »

Ollie Robinson (OKS) ends summer as England’s leading wicket taker

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Following in the footsteps of David Gower (OKS, Linacre 1970-75), Ollie Robinson (Mitchinson’s, 2007-10) became the second former King’s pupil to play Test cricket when he walked out against New Zealand at Lord’s in June. After spending the last year on the fringes of the England squad, Ollie has proven himself more than capable at More »

Freddie Allinson wins gold at European Rowing U23 Championships

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Freddie Allinson (OKS 2012-17, School House) won a gold medal at the European Rowing Under-23 Championships last weekend.  Competing with the Men’s Eight in the final race of the championships, Freddie helped the GB boat to victory by three-quarters of a length. Pete Sheppard, the GB Rowing Team’s Chief Coach for U23s and Juniors, said: More »

More success for King’s Golf Team at HMC Foursomes

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The King’s golfers represented the school, for the first time, at the National Finals of the HMC Foursomes, the most prestigious Public School team golf competition. Fresh from their success at the HG Trophy, the team of Charlie Cook (Marlowe, 6a), Christy Francis (Linacre, 6a), Tom Fish (Mitchinson’s, 6a) and Harry Coe (School House, 6a) More »

Harrison & Henry enjoy national success with Canterbury Hockey Club

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Harrison MacKinnon (Mitchinson’s Vth) won the National Plate title with Canterbury Hockey Club Under-16s last Saturday, helping the side seal a 9-3 win over Cheltenham in the final. On the same day, Henry Brett (Carlyon, 6a) was part of the Canterbury Under-18 team that came runners up in the National Cup competition. Well done to More »

Henry qualifies for National Cup Finals with Canterbury Hockey Club

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Henry Brett (Carlyon, 6a) helped the Canterbury Hockey Club Under-18s advance from the semi-finals of the National Cup as they beat Cambridge City 3-2.  As a result, the team will travel to the National final in Nottingham this weekend.  Coach Matt Lea said after the game: “After a challenging season with the Covid restrictions and More »

Matt impresses at British Athletics Olympic Trials

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Matt Stonier (OKS Marlowe, 2015-20) competed against the best 1500m runners in the country at the British Championships in Manchester last weekend. He qualified for the final, which doubled as the Olympic Trials, by coming 3rd in his heat and went on to finish 8th overall in 3:44:53, beating some notable senior athletes. Having left More »

King’s golfers win team competition in national trophy

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Our top three golfers, Charlie Cook (Marlowe, 6a), Christy Francis (Linacre, 6a) and Tom Fish (Mitchinson’s, 6a) won the net team competition in the prestigious ISGA HG Trophy last week. The team travelled up to The Warwickshire Golf Club for the national event which attracts top golfing schools from across England and Scotland. A practice round More »

Theo enjoys equestrian success at British Eventing competitions

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Theo Boyle (Meister Omers, Fifth) has achieved some impressive equestrian results this year. He secured a fourth-place finish at a competition in Borde Hill last month and has managed three other top-10 finishes at British Eventing fixtures, as well as coming runner-up at a Pony Club one-day event. Eventing is an equestrian event where riders More »

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