v The King's School, Gloucester: 1st XI lost 3-2 in the second round of the National Cup. They now enter the plate competition.
v KES Southampton: 1st XI lost 4-1; 2nd XI won 2-1; U16A lost 7-4; U16B lost 5-1; U15A lost 2-0; U15B drew 0-0; U15C lost 6-0; U14A lost 6-1; U14B drew 2-2; U13A won 7-1; U13B lost 4-1; U13C won 2-1; U13D lost 6-0; U12A lost 4-3; U12B lost 8-0; U12C lost 3-0; U12D won 3-1.
County Tournament: Well done to the U13s who won their county tournament on Friday. They beat Bloxham, St Hugh’s and Abingdon convincingly before setting up a final v New College. With both teams unbeaten, it was likely to be a close match. MCS won 2-1. This means they now progress through to the regional finals after half-term.
v Abingdon: 1st team lost 23-24 in a nail-biting finish.
v Oxford High School: 1st VII won 39-6.
v Kingham Hill: 2nd VII lost 21-14 v Kingham Hill 1st VII; 3rd VII lost 8-2.
The First VI spent the weekend at the Brunel Badger, with intense racing in high winds. On the Saturday the team faced university sides from Reading and Brunel, as well as a local team from Datchet and the only other youth side, Clifton College. MCS won 4 out of 4 races, each with a perfect 1,2,3 combination. Gale force winds on the Sunday prevented racing, leaving the team in first overall and event winners for the second year running.
v St Clare's: 1st XI Boys’ won 2-0; 1st XI Girls’ lost 3-1.
The first cross country race of the year saw the Junior and Inter teams battling the snow on Tuesday as they competed in the Abingdon race. Two strong fields of opposition saw the Juniors finish 8th, and the Inters finish 6th overall. Performance of the day goes to Ben Sims who finished 3rd in the Inter boys’ race. Good luck to all of those running at the County championships on Thursday.
Team of the week – The U13A hockey side for their performance at the County Championships, followed up by a convincing win against KES.