Sport Category

Cranleigh Celebrates 100 Years of Rugby

Posted on 21 October, 2016 under News, Rugby, Sport

Cranleigh celebrates a rugby centenary today as the school’s first ever fixture was played against Epsom on October 21st 1916. In the last 100 years the sport has gone from strength to strength and Cranleigh now has a fine tradition of rugby success, with the 1st XV widely recognised as more →

16 Cranleigh Pupils in England Hockey Trials

Posted on 17 October, 2016 under Hockey, News, Sport

Following the Regional training camps over the summer and the Tier 1 competitions in September, no fewer than 16 Cranleighans have been selected for the Futures Cup and HIPAC (High Performance Assessment Camps) – the final selection process for the England squads. Zoe Allchurch, Pippa Lock, Izzy Petter, Millie Regan, Amy more →

Off to a Flying Start

Posted on 30 September, 2016 under News, Rugby, Sport

Following Cranleigh’s rugby being nominated amongst the top six rugby schools in the country at the RFU National Rugby Awards this summer, the 2016/17 season has got off to a flying start. Rugby boys from all age groups volunteered to cut their summer holidays short and started fitness training in the early part more →

Ollie Makes English Youth Test Debut

Posted on 1 August, 2016 under Cricket, News, Sport

Ollie Pope (Loveday 2016) made his test debut for the England U19 team against Sri Lanka U19s at the Fenners ground in Cambridge last week and made quite an impression: he scored 78 in an impressive English batting performance before keeping wicket.  Ollie, who has been playing regularly for the more →

Itchenor Schools’ Sailing Week

Posted on 30 June, 2016 under News, Outdoor Education, Sport

Five Cranleigh crews, from the Lower Fifth and Fourth Forms entered Itchenor Schools Week this year for the second time. There were 102 entries which was the most that could be handled and the largest ever fleet. The practise race on Sunday 26th June in fresh winds gusting 20 knots more →

Cricket Season Starts With A Bang!

Posted on 10 May, 2016 under Cricket, News, Sport

As with so many sports, the cricket season does not start and end in the Summer term. Over the Easter break it was great to see so many current and old Cranleighans play at such high levels. Ollie Pope (Loveday U6th), Angus Dahl (North L6th) and Lewis Bedford (Cubitt L6th) more →

Cranleighans Take to the Water…

Posted on 4 May, 2016 under News, Outdoor Education, Sport

Last year Cranleigh entered its first sailing event for a generation and this year we are continuing the process of building a team comprising pupils from our younger year groups. Efforts to conduct team training at the start of term were frustrated by weather, either too much wind or none more →

Skiers Take to the Slopes for Intensive Training Weekend

Posted on 28 January, 2016 under News, Sport

Over the exeat weekend 12 Pupils from the Ski Team attended an intensive 3 day package in Thollon, France. Under the instruction of Franck Blanc (Ex – French Slalom Champion and Salomon team member) the team honed their skills on some very taxing giant slalom and slalom runs. The trip more →

Ski Team Trip to the USA

Posted on 12 January, 2016 under News, Outdoor Education, Sport

During the first week of the Christmas holiday, 32 members of the newly formed ski team attended a week of race specific training in Sugarloaf, Maine, USA. Unfortunately, the snow conditions did not favour the intensive race regime that was originally planned but we did get to ski for 6 more →

David Vaughan Squash Challenge

Posted on 26 November, 2015 under News, OC, Sport

Tuesday saw the 3rd annual contest for “The David Vaughan” Squash trophy between the School and the OC’s. The School were keen to win this year and put a stop to the OC winning streak and they were on court already warming up as the OC’s arrived! The first match was between more →