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The last weekend of the Michaelmas term was a very successful one for our rugby programme. Downside won every fixture against our neighbours King’s Bruton scoring a total of 149 points. The 1st XV finished off a fantastic season playing some brilliant rugby in very poor conditions. The first half was a close game with King’s […]


Last weekend saw great sporting success for our rugby, hockey and football teams. The Sr Girls Hockey 1st XI won their match 2-0 against Downe House last Saturday. The success on the pitch was particularity poignant as the fixture was the last ever hockey match that these girls will play here at Downside. In other […]

Rugby success at Downside

Last weekend, Downside was named as one of the top five schools teams for rugby. The 1st XV Boys went into the weekend having had a fantastic start to their season, winning four from four. Then, last Saturday 6th October, they stole the show with an amazing and very well-deserved 71-7 win against Milton Abbey. The […]

OGs win at football

Last Saturday saw a mouth-watering encounter between an OGS XI v Downside Development XI. The game couldn’t have started any worse for the Development XI as they conceded from the kick off as the OGs started strong and looked to assert their physical dominance. Their dominance continued throughout the whole of the first half and […]