Old Gregorians News

DWCC enjoy new indoor nets

Saturday 17th June dawned as a perfect summer day at Downside for the annual fixture when the Downside Wanderers CC take on the 1st XI.  Some of the players came to practice in the wonderful new indoor nets kindly sponsored by the Club and to get a few tips from Alfonso Thomas, our professional cricket […]

Downside Wanderers CC play 1st XI

The annual OG match took place last Saturday versus a very determined and highly motivated Downside 1st XI and for the first time in history the match ended in a very exciting tie. A fantastic bowling performance from Downside restricted the OG’s to 183 all out. The top performer in the bowling department was man […]

Old Gregorian Medallist

Edward Fitzgerald was awarded the Old Gregorian Medal at Prize Day recently.   The President of St Gregory’s Society, Rupert Orchard (R74), presented the Old Gregorian Medal to Edward Fitzgerald QC in an emotional tribute that gained a standing ovation from the audience.  Edward reminded Downside pupils to ‘never, ever, give up’. Clearly the star […]

First Class Honours

We were delighted to welcome OGs who had obtained first class honour degrees back to Downside for Prize Day recently.  Each received a cheque from the Head Master.  This year’s recipients were: Arabic and Islamic Studies – Isabel Le Brun (I11) French and German – Archie Maybury (R11) English Literature – Charlotte Fitzgerald (I12) French and Spanish – Alice […]