Jillian Bourdage This is Jillian Bourdage. I recently watched a clip of the 17-year-old amateur competing in the U.S. Junior Girls final. She took over a minute to putt out from approximately two feet. In such a pressurised environment, one can be forgiven for taking their time to be diligent and to ensure no silly … Continue reading How Can We Deal with Slow Play?
I lie here, in my bed, reflecting on how the weekend went at the biggest club event of the year. There's just something about the Club Championship that makes it special. It's different from the rest. There's a buzz around the place that inspires you. You get more excited about it. I feel positive about … Continue reading 2019 Club Championship Review
Marlborough 43-24 Swindon On a rich vein of form with 5 wins from 6, Elisi’s men faced a struggling Swindon side in their last game of the 2018/2019 campaign. The fans enjoyed a feast of rugby, with the Firsts kicking off at 2.30pm and the Seconds kicking off their crucial game at 3.00pm. Marlborough kicked … Continue reading Marlborough End Season in Flourish with Eye-Catching Victory Over Swindon
Royal Wootton Bassett 13-29 Marlborough Having rejuvenated after a week’s break, Marlborough secured the victory and bonus point over league rivals Royal Wootton Bassett. Around 300 spectators produced a lively and vibrant atmosphere. A vice-president’s function in the clubhouse delayed kick-off by half-an-hour, only adding to the suspense and anticipation around the ground for the … Continue reading Marlborough Victorious Over Rivals Royal Wootton Bassett
Marlborough 27-13 Oxford Harlequins After a narrow defeat to fellow promotion candidates Old Centralians last weekend, Marlborough hosted 9th placed Oxford Harlequins at The Common. The last time the two sides met, Marlborough came out on top, albeit in a very competitive game. The sun was shining, but the cold howling wind still meant hats … Continue reading 14-Man Marlborough Squeeze Out Victory Over Oxford Harlequins
Borussia Dortmund 3-2 Bayer Leverkusen After witnessing a fantastic game at Köln the day before, Jupp, Dad and I were treated to yet another corker (verkorker) at Signal Iduna Park, home to top of the league Borussia Dortmund. Despite England being well beaten by the Welsh in the Six Nations, we remained in good spirits. … Continue reading A Trip to Signal Iduna Park
1.FC Köln 3-1 SV Sandhausen King Hennes VIII and his faithful Köln footballers provided great entertainment for me on Saturday, with the Billy Goats securing a 3-1 victory over Bundesliga 2 strugglers SV Sandhausen. My visit to the RheinEnergieSTADION meant I was unable to attend the Old Centralians v Marlborough crunch fixture; the scoreline is … Continue reading Hallo Hennes!
Marlborough 26-24 Newbury Newbury Blues travelled to the Common as firm favourites. Unbeaten all season, the Blues provided formidable opposition for Elisi’s men. Marlborough who narrowly beat league strugglers Witney last week knew the importance of this tie in their push for a promotion spot. The reverse fixture at Monks Lane was shaded by Newbury, … Continue reading Marlborough Clinch Dramatic Overtime Victory Over Unbeaten Newbury
Here is my swing as of 9th February 2019. I went up to the range just to focus on building up some feel again. Feel like it is coming along. Need to get on a trackman, but club path feels like 0.0, which is what I want. This allows me to shape with ease. Hopefully … Continue reading Swing Update
Marlborough 29-27 Witney After a disappointing defeat to Chippenham last Saturday, Marlborough returned to winning ways in a classic at The Common. Witney, twelfth in the table, with only one win in their last four games provided the opposition. Marlborough kicked off proceedings, attacking up the slope in the first-half. The early knockings of the … Continue reading Marlborough Edge Past Witney in 56-Point Thriller