Young OPs hit the headlines

From the Reading Chronicle November 12th, 2015: Two goals from Rick Mantell and an outstanding display by keeper Tommy Alexander (03-08) enabled Reading to stun England Hockey champions Wimbledon with a 2-1 win on Sunday. Man-of-the-match was Alexander. He was only beaten once and…with some help from his defence, kept the home side at bay…

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New OP Rep in New South Wales

Roger Pike (55-59) has joined Mark Martin as joint OP Reps in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Roger introduces himself: “On leaving the College in 1959, I joined British India Line; obtained my 2nd Mates Cert in 1962; 1st Mates Cert in 1964, and moved to Australia in 1966. At that point, I joined the…

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OP Lord Mayor of City of London installed in office

All images courtesy of OP Angus Thomas at http://angusthomas.com OP Society Chairman Merrick Rayner (68-73) reports: “It was a proud moment for all Pangbournians on Saturday 12th November, 2016 when Jeffrey Evans (Lord Mountevans; 61-66) became the 688th Lord Mayor of London in the 800th year of the Mayoralty. The first Old Pangbournian Lord Mayor…

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Centenary book – final discount offer

      OPs who wish to have their name included in the list of subscribers in the illustrated history of the College have until November 9th to respond to the latest, and last, offer from the publishers, Third Millennium Information (TMI).   By subscribing now you will save £12.50 on the £45 cover price…

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OPYC – Arrow Trophy Report

      “This was the third time a “Pangbourne” crew had entered,” writes Ian Williams (61-63) Rear Commodore and Hon Sec of the OPYC. “Entry is limited to 25 boats and, due to the growing popularity of this inter-public school challenge, only one crew per school may enter. This year, for one reason or…

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