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Category Archives: Sports reports

Worthians Cricket 2015 Season Report

Worthians Cricket 2015 Season Report This season was my second full season in charge of the Worthians Cricket Club and by far the most enjoyable. On paper the Worthians only managed two wins from our four fixtures. However I do not believe this is a fair reflection of the season. The standard of cricket played […]

Worthian Girls Sporting Day 2013

Worthian Girls Sporting Day 2013 Match Report Yet another successful day of Worthian sport was played on 7th September 2013 and this year for the first time included both hockey and netball teams. The 7-aside hockey match was made up of a selection of old girls including the first intake and newest leavers. Being slightly […]

2012/13 Worthians Rugby Season

2012/13 Worthians Rugby Season The 2012-13 Season was a tough one for the Worthians RFC team – both on the pitch and off it. For the second year since promotion we braved the vicissitudes of Surrey League 2, facing substantial Clubs running three teams and training twice a week in a highly competitive league with […]

2013 Worthian Real Tennis Report

2013 Worthian Real Tennis Report Two years ago, Hugh Bett (B’73) and I decided to enter the 2011 Henry Leaf Competition for Public Schools’ Old Boys’ Real Tennis. For those of you unfamiliar with the game, Real Tennis is much like golf being a handicap sport, while the scoring is very similar to Lawn Tennis. […]

2012/13 Worthian Squash Report

2013 Worthian Squash Season Report Our spring fixture took place on Sunday 24th March 2013 and was arranged to coincide with Andrew Taylor’s ever-popular Worthians football tournament.  Unfortunately our inclement British weather put paid to that fixture, which had to be cancelled due to water-logged pitches – but the squash went ahead and, once again, […]

2013 Worthian Tennis Match Report

2013 Worthian Tennis Match Report Speech day, Saturday 25th May 2013, saw three Worthians return to their old stomping ground to take on the younger and highly professional Worth 1st tennis team. The Worthian trio – Sean Buckley (G’83), Chris McCourt (B’83) and I – faced the lean and mean Harry Coreth, Tom Hicks, William […]

2012 Worthian Girls Hockey Match Report

2014 Worthian Girls Hockey Match Report Following on from last year’s highly successful inaugural Worthian Girls hockey match versus Worth School’s 1st XI, this second match was very eagerly anticipated by us all. On Sunday 9th September 2012, 10 Worthian Girls returned to Worth in an attempt to defend both their title and their reputation! […]

2012/13 Season Worthian Rugby Players

The following 44 Worthians represented the Worthians RFC during the 2012/13 Season: Andy Bayles (B’98) Jack Bodkin (G’03) Marco Boodramsingh (C’11) Dom Bosher (R’08) Nick Bottino (R’06) Xavi Bottino (R’08) Adam Braverman (G’05) Mark Breen (C’05) Chris Brown (C’05) Richard Brown (F’05) Jamie Bruce (R’04) Ben Calnan (R’97) Tom Calnan (R’95) Rob Cottrell (R’97) Kevin […]

2012 Worthian Hockey Players

The following 10 Worthians played in the 2012 Worthian Girl’s Hockey Match versus the School 1st XI: Olivia Barclay-Hudson (StM’10) Andra Hess (StM’10) Charlie Hutchinson (StM’10) Sophia Knight (StM’10) Lauren Martin (StA’12) Ellie Mnich (StM’11) Chloe Noakes (StM’10) Alice Rooke (StA’12) Tess Ryan (StM’11) Sarah Turner (StM’12)

2012/13 Worthian Golf Season Report

2012/13 Worthian Golf Season Report Worthian Golf continues to be active – with members taking part in similar events during 2012-3 as in previous seasons.  We have seen a few new golfers joining our ranks this season – but I’m sure there must be many more Worthians out there who enjoy a few rounds of […]

2012/13 Worthian Golfers

2012/13 Season – Worthian Golfers Stephen Bamford (StB’70) Hugh Bett (B’73) James Blake (B’77) Matthew Carter (G’74) Patrick Davey (C’01) Philip Davey (F’04) Peter Gottelier (R’70) John Hatton (R’88) Graham Hutchings (G’05) Hugh Maguire (R’77) Paul Moran (G’94) Dominic Pasqua (B’76) Greg Pickard (StB’81) Simon Pickard (StB’78) Jamie Robertson (B’89) George Ross (G’95) Ken Ross […]

Tennis 2012 Match Report

Tennis – 2012 Match Report I have to say that your tennis correspondent is feeling a little fed up and down in the dumps really.  In the 12 years or so in which a Worthians tennis match has been played against the school, there has been only one occasion when the Worthians have emerged as […]

Squash 2011/12 Season Report

Squash – 2011/12 Season Report After the success of last year’s inaugural Worthians Squash Match, we arranged two separate contests during the 2011/12 season – the first in November 2011 and the second in March 2012. The following three players joined us for the first fixture in November: Matthew Doggett (F’07) Harry Fisher (B’81) Guy […]

Rugby 2011/12 List of Players

The following 51 Worthians represented Worthians RFC during the 2011/12 Season:  Oliver Barnett (StB’98) Sam Barnett (C’97) Andrew Bayles (B’98) Livio Belpassi (B’04) Lorenzo Belpassi (B’04) Jack Bodkin (G’03) Adam Braverman (G’05) Mark Breen (B’05) Richard Brown (F’05) Jamie Bruce (R’04) Ben Calnan (R’97) Desmond Calnan (R’69) Tom Calnan (R’95) James Cliffe (R’11) Rob Cottrell […]

Rugby 2011/12 Season Report

Worthians RFC – 2011/12 Season Report   When the going gets tough … Worthians RFC have found the going tough in Surrey 2 during the 2011/12 season – after their great success in becoming Champions of Surrey 3 at the end of 2010/11 season.  Surrey 2 is a league where most teams – on their […]

Golf 2011/12 Season Report

Worthians Golf – 2011/12 Season Report We have struggled on occasion to gather a team together this season – although we’re certainly not alone as other Societies have experienced exactly the same.  But we had a very good turnout at the East Sussex National, which was our inaugural golfing fixture in the autumn of 2011.  […]

Football 2012 Match Report

Worthians Football – 2012 Match Report On Sunday 18th March 2012, a record 31 Worthians returned to Worth for our fourth annual football match – ready to pitch themselves against the School’s 1st XI and Staff teams. Once again, the school team played in a triangular tournament against both the U21 and O21 Worthian teams; […]

Rugby Fixtures List for 2012

WORTHIANS RFC Fixtures 2012 (including Sevens)          DATE OPPOSITION Home/Away DETAILS Sat 7th Jan 2012 FREE     14-Jan Law Society Away League 21-Jan Harrow Home Junior Vase R4 28-Jan Old Rutlishians Home League 04-Feb Old Hailyburians Away League 11-Feb TBA (Round 5 Junior Vase)   Junior Vase R5 18-Feb Chipstead  Home […]

Tennis 2011 Match List of Players

The following 6 Worthians played in the 2011 Tennis Challenge : Philip de Ayala (C’76) Ben Elwes (G’81) Crispin Hayhoe (StB’82) Chris McCourt (B’83) Neil Laughton (C’82) Greg Pickard (StB’81)

Tennis 2011 Match Report

Worthians Tennis – 2011 Match Report After last year’s stirring performance when the Worthians team did not lose a set, match, or indeed a single point (all because the match was abandoned because of appalling weather!) spirits were high as we gathered for our 2011 challenge against the School. Our crack team of six Worthian […]

Squash 2011 List of Players

We welcomed the following 15 Worthians to our inaugural Squash match : Charlie Bridge (StB’09) Howard Brookman (G’93) Robert Butterworth (StB’06) Matthew Doggett (F’07) Alex Dungate (F’08) Joshua Hardwick (C’08) Andrew Hodson (B’93) William Kenney (B’95) Tom Lewis (G’05) Richard Pannell (C’08) Guy Salimbeni (F’07) Matt Scotland (C’08) Darran Smith (B’96) Tim Spiers (C’07) Edward […]

Squash 2011 Match Report

The Inaugural Worthians Squash Match Will Kenney kindly invited me to play squash at his Club in London last year, along with Darran Smith and George Ross.  Over dinner afterwards, they suggested organising a Worthians match against the School’s current squash team. I thought it an excellent idea and was delighted when Olivia contacted me […]

Rugby 2010/11 List of Players

The following 44 Worthians represented Worthians RFC in the 2010/11 Season : Jake Ambridge (C’07) Andy Bayles (B’98) Adam Braverman (G’05) Lorenzo Belpassi (B’04) Otto Blom (R’02) Jack Bodkin (G’03) Mark Breen (B’05) Richard Brown (F’05) Jamie Bruce (R’04) Ben Calnan (R’97) Rob Cottrell (R’97) Kevin Danagher-Smith (B’03) Martin Danagher-Smith (StB’09) Joe Green (B’05) Simon […]

Rugby 2010/11 Season Report

Worthians Rugby – 2010/11 Season Report We are the Champions – of Surrey 3 League! The 18th season of Worthians Rugby was perhaps our best ever.  We managed to secure the much coveted Surrey League 3 Championship, and with it, promotion to Surrey 2! The 2010-11 season looked particularly promising after a stunning 32-20 victory […]

Hockey 2011 Match List of Players

We welcomed the following Hockey enthusiasts – and spectators! – to our inaugural Hockey match versus the School 1st XI in 2011 : Players : Louisa McCarthy Charlotte Hutchinson Sophia Knight Chloe Noakes Niamh Fogarty Hannah Nottage Olivia Barclay-Hudson Natasha Jackson   Spectators : Fiona Bond Izzy Stewart-Roberts Charlotte Perry Sasha Richards Julia Hollis Anna […]

Hockey 2011 Match Report

Hockey – 2011 Match Report The very first Worthian Girls’ match was played on Sunday 11th September 2011 on Worth’s new stunning astro pitch – we were bathed in glorious sunshine to show off this fantastic new facility. Approximately 25 players – old and new – observed one minute’s silence to commemorate those who died […]

Golf 2010/11 List of Players

The following 19 Worthians attended the Golf meetings or played in the matches during the 2010/11 Season: Stephen Bamford (StB’70) Nick Barnett (G’73) Hugh Bett (B’73) James Blake (B’77) Patrick Davey (C’01) Phillip Davey (F’04) Peter Gottelier (R’70) Stuart Hiscocks (B’95) Will Kelly (F’02) Hugh Maguire (R’77) Paul Moran (G’94) Dominic Pasqua (B’76) Greg Pickard (StB’81) […]

Golf 2010/11 Season Report

Worthians Golf : 2010/11 Season Report For the 2010/11 Season, our loyal cohort of Worthian golfers were joined by a few new faces, who have been most welcome as we embarked on our usual round of golfing challenges! The season opened with our annual match against the Old Gregorians, with the team comprising Stephen Bamford, […]

Football 2011 Match List of Players

The following 28 Worthians played in the 2011 Football Tournament :  Jake Ambridge (C’07) Livio Belpassi (B’04) Lorenzo Belpassi (B’04) Luca Belpassi (G’01) Adam Braverman (G’05) Mark Breen (B’05) Alonso Caro (R’06) Charlie Forbes (StB’09) James Henwood (C’07) Stef Humphries (C’00) Daniel Hyde (StB’05) Mat Jeffery (C’10) Ed Kemp (F’10) Christian Killoughery (R’10) Alex King […]

Football 2011 Match Report

Worthians Football – 2011 Match Report The Worthians versus School team annual football match, for the Henry Surtees Memorial trophy, is now a well-established fixture on the Worth Society Calendar and gathers in momentum each year.  It is always played on the last Sunday of the Lent Term and on Sunday 27th March 2011 we […]

Cricket 2010/11 List of Players

The following 23 Worthians played in cricket matches during the 2010/11 Season:  James Anthony (G’97) Sam Barnett (C’97) Joe Bradley (F’09) Ed de Mott (B’07) Ben Drummond (R’83) Angus Gairdner (StB’96) Jeremy Jalie (C’01) Simon Jones (StB’98) Julian Kirk (StB’75) Mark Lane (F’03) Dominic Latham-Koenig (B’83) Ed Long (G’03) John Manning (C’10) Max McAlister (G’02) Dom […]

Cricket 2010/11 Season Review

Worthians Cricket : 2010/11 Season Report The start of the Worthians 2010/11 Cricket season was, unfortunately, thwarted by the weather – with our game against the School 1st XI on Speech Day being rained off. We had better luck for our next game against John Denman’s Worth Occasionals however, and this turned out to be […]