Sports

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 […]

Sport News at Downside

It’s been a jam-packed term thus far for the Downside rugby and hockey teams. In the past week, Downside hosted Bryanston, running seven matches all at the same time. In horrendous conditions, the 1st XV dominated a strong Bryanston side (heavily populated with Bath Rugby Academy players) in every aspect of the game, and won 17-3. We also […]

Sporting Wins for Downside’s Girls

Girls’ sport is going from strength to strength at Downside under the leadership of Emily Edwards, Head of Girls’ Games.  In recent weeks, our newly founded girls’ cricket team have taken part in fixtures against Wells Cathedral School, with a return leg due soon. All First, Second and Third Form girls are now playing cricket […]