Victory for ‘Battle of the Nile’ team

Through their outstanding efforts in the Triathlon Sprint Relay, the Battle of the Nile team raised over £2500 for the Alzheimer’s Society.   Twenty teams took part in the Triathlon Sprint Relay held at Eton Boat Club at Dorney Lake.  The combined skill and experience of the intrepid trio (Anthony Fenwick-Wilson ‘Tug’ (53-57), Jeremy Hodgson…

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Angus Fair in Afghanistan

Lt. Col Angus Fair, CCCC in 1989 and now commanding officer of The Light Dragoons battle group in Afghanistan, writes of his experiences in The Times (July 28, page 8) In the piece Angus (or Gus, as he is now known) describes how his battle group broke through a bridgehead and fought its way south…

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OPs & Founders’ Day 2009

Strong OP element in 2009 Founders’ Day A strong OP flavour was evident throughout a highly successful Founders’ Day 2009 held at the College on Saturday July 4. Five OP-generated prizes were awarded including the Marcus Graham Art prize and the Austin Anderson prize to an extraordinarily talented student from Estonia, Polina Kalentsits. The Keith…

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OP Golf Society meeting July 1

The OPGS held its 50th anniversary meeting at Hankley Common GC July 1 in 30 degree heat About 30 OPs and guests took part in the 50th anniversary meeting of the OP Golf Society at Hankley Common GC on July 1st. The day proved to be a resounding success. despite 30 degree heat. The 2009 captain…

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Sir Robin Gillett (39-43) honoured

Lord Mayor of City of London attends memorial service At a memorial service at St. Lawrence Jewry-Next-Guildhall in the City of London June 12, the life of Sir Robin Gillett Bt, GBE, RD was remembered by a large congregation headed by his widow Lady Gillett, the Lord Mayor of the City of London and many…

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Mike Hailwood (54-56) recalled

30th anniversary of Mike Hailwood’s last win in the Isle of Man TT festival remembered by the current MotoGP world champion Today’s (June 8) start of the Isle of Man TT festival is being marked by a visit by MotoGP world champion Valentino Rossi to the island where Mike Hailwood, the four-time 500cc grand prix…

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Hong Kong Dinner 2009

Old Pangbournians join the Headmaster, Thomas Garnier, for dinner in Hong Kong. OPs Michael Duck (69-74), Simon Brock (70-74), Matt Denness (82-88) and Justin Lee (03-08) were among the guests who joined the Headmaster and existing parents for dinner at the Hong Kong Club. Grateful thanks are extended to Michael Duck for organising a truly…

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Lionel Stephens praises Hurlingham Club Dinner

Lionel Stephens – known by most simply as ‘Steve’ – was deeply touched by the gestures of goodwill he received at the dinner and writes….  The dinner at the Hurlingham Club was an outstanding success. It is a magnificent venue for a large gathering, and our thanks are due to Niall Kilgour (64-68) for allowing…

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OP Hurlingham Club Dinner

Hurlingham Club Dinner huge success… 161 OPs met for dinner at the Hurlingham Club in West London on 30th April. All had a very enjoyable evening. If Niall Kilgour (1964-68), our host and the Chief Executive of the Hurlingham had not closed the bar at 0130h the following day, it is most likely that many…

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Tom Brown playing for Sweden

After working in Sweden for three years Tom Brown has qualified to play for the Swedish National Rugby Team. He played first choice right winger for Stockholm RFC, winning the Swedish championship in 2008 and, after a training camp in March 2009, Tom was selected to play right wing against Denmark. He will be playing for Sweden against…

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