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Tom Whiteley (centre) in the 2009 Foals team

Tom Whiteley (centre) in the 2009 Foals team

Huw Jones

Huw Jones

Tom Ellis

Tom Ellis

17th October 2014: Richard Lane signs on for the pirates


Full Back, Richard Lane, has joined Cornish Pirates in a dual registration agreement with Bath Rugby.

Read more here.

6th october 2014: jonathan joseph helps take bath to the top
 

Jonathan Joseph scored again for Bath in their impressive win over league leaders Saracens on Friday, and earned plaudits for his influential performance throughout the whole game.

The win took Bath above their opponents at the top of the table and ended their eight-game winless Premiership run against the London club.

Read more here.

26th September 2014: Jonathan Joseph and exciting times at bath RFC
 

Jonathan Joseph scored two tries in Bath's convincing win over Leicester at the weekend.

Read his thoughts about the return of the good times at Bath

13th saturday 13th september: Chris Robshaw opens the new Prep school Pavilion


Please go to Schools News page to read more and also the Old Millfieldian of the Year page to see Chris being presented with his award from 2012

Saturday 13th September - OM Highlights from latest Premiership matches
 

Jonathan Joseph scored two tries for Bath in their 59 - 26 win over London Welsh

Anthony Allen scored Leixcester's first try in their 24-20 win over Exeter

COMMONWEALTH GAMES OM PERFORMANCES - RUGBY 7s

Will Harries (6 matches)

three Pool C matches for Wales (2 wins, 1 loss), one Quarter-final (loss), one Plate Semi-final (win), and one Plate final (loss)

John Brake (6 matches)

three Pool C matches for England (2 wins, 1 loss), one Quarter-final (loss), one Plate Semi-final (win), and one Plate final (win v Wales)

Tom Powell (6 matches played)

three Pool C matches for England (2 wins, 1 loss), one Quarter-final (loss), one Plate Semi-final (win), and one Plate final (win v Wales)

25th July 2014: OMs in the Rugby 7s Commonwealth Games starting Saturday 26th July

John Brake (1995*-2006; St Anne's)

Will Harries (2000-05; Orchards)

Tom Powell  (2002-04; Holmcroft)

Link to the Commonwealth Games Rugby 7s page:-

showing three matches in Pool D on Saturday 26th July v Sri Lanka at 13.34, Uganda at 18.24 and Australia at 21.48

21st July 2014: Grant McConnell (2008-13; Day) signs for Scottish Premiership side, Boroughmuir

Read more here

13TH JUNE 2014: Callum Sheedy (2012-14; Shapwick) , from Millfield to the Mem

Talking Rugby magazine's take on Callum's rapid rise to Premiership rugby

9TH JUNE 2014: Agonisingly close for Robshaw's men

After failing to take advantage of their superiority in the first half, brave England went down 20-15 to the All Blacks through a late try.

See how highly the New Zealand press rated Chris Robshaw's performance

Read the Independent's report on the game

6TH JUNE 2014: Brimacombe on Robshaw on the eve of the first test against New Zealand

Millfield teacher, Jonathan Brimacombe (1982-84; Edgarley & 84-89; Shapwick), like Chris Robshaw a product of both schools, talks about the supreme qualities that his former pupil showed even as a youngster, to the BBC's Chief Sports Writer, Tom Fordyce.

Read the article

Robshaw and his men lock horns with the All Blacks tomorrow, 7th June, in Auckland, with the second and third tests at Dunedin and Hamilton on 14th and 21st June respectively.

2ND JUNE 2014: OMs named for England tour of New Zealand

Chris Robshaw, Henry Thomas and Mako Vunipola were all named in the squad for the three-test New Zealand tour but Mako has recently been ruled out through a serious injury.

Original selection and article - including tour schedule

News of latest additions to the squad to cover injuries

30th APRIL 2014: New OM Tom Whiteley signs for Saracens

Congratulations to Tom (2009-2014; Butleigh) who has just landed a contract with top Premiership club, Saracens. His performance in the recent Millfield triumph at the National Schools 7s at Rosslyn Park has been quoted as a major factor in him making such a major step forward upon leaving school.

Read more here

16TH APRIL 2014: Huw Jones making a name for himself in South Africa

Congratulations to Huw Jones (2007-2012; Keen's Elm) who has progressed from 3rd XV Rugby at Millfield to be part of the strong West Province team based in Cape Town, having starred in the recent Varsity Cup.

Read more here

See Huw's Springbok profile

31ST MARCH 2014: Reminiscences about the Rosslyn Park Sevens from the Rugby Paper

Read here

31ST MARCH 2014: Football spotlight on Gareth Edwards

An interesting article from the South Wales Evening Post

17TH MARCH 2014: Two OM tries for England, and history in the making for Chris Robshaw

In the victory against Italy on Saturday, Chris Robshaw became the third most capped England rugby captain.

Both he and Mako Vunipola had excellent games for England in the convincing win, capping their performances with a try each, while Henry Thomas once again made up the trio of OMs playing for the national side.

Watch the highlights

12TH MARCH 2014: Tom Ellis making his mark

Tom Ellis (2004-2013: Edgarley and Day) who has played for England at U16, U18, and U19 levels, has been selected for the England U20 Squad.

He has played in all five of the Six Nations matches to date, including against Wales last Friday, when England won 67-7, and he will also be in the starting line-up for the match against Italy on Friday evening.

Former England international, and Sky Sports pundit Mark Cueto, has said that Tom was a player to watch!

See Tom's profile for Bath where he is on contract and on the England rugby website

12TH MARCH 2014: Robshaw's Triple Crown delight

Chris Robshaw collected the Triple Crown for his winning England team on Saturday at Twickenhan after their comprehensive 29-18 victory over Wales, the first time an England captain had done this since 2003. Mako Vunipola and Henry Thomas again made up the proud OM contingent in the national side on this historic occasion.

See Chris' post-match interview

OM Rugby players currently in the high echelons of the professional game

(with thanks to Paul Hockedy)

Click on the club name to read a player profile where one exists

Name

Years/House

Position

Club

League

Honours 2013/14

Anthony Allen

2003-05; Kingweston

Centre

Leicester Tigers

Aviva Premiership

 

James Bailey

1999-2001; Kingweston

Wing

London Wasps

Aviva Premiership

 

John Brake

1995*-2006; St Anne's

Scrum Half

contracted

 

England Sevens

James Bloxham

2005*-12; Kingweston

Back Row

Henley

National League 2 South

 

Chris Cook

2004-09; Joan's Kitchen

Scrum Half

Bath

Aviva Premiership

 

James Currie

2006-08; Kingweston

Prop

Bedford

The Championship

 

Tom Ellis

2004*-13; Day

Second Row

Bath Academy

Aviva Premiership

England U20

Freddie Gabbitass 2007-11; Joan's Kitchen Fly Half Taunton National League 2 South  

Will Harries

2000-05; Orchards

Wing

 Ealing

 National League 1

 Wales Sevens 2013/14

Robert Hawkins

1994*-2001; Day

Hooker

Newcastle Falcons

Aviva Premiership

 

Ed Jackson

2002-07; Day

No 8

London Wasps

Aviva Premiership

 

Jonathan Joseph

2007-09; St Anne's

Centre

Bath

Aviva Premiership

England

JJ Kilmartin 2006-8; St Anne's Full Back Rosslyn Park National League 1  

Richard Lane

2006-11; Keen's Elm

Wing

Bath and Cornish Pirates

Aviva Premiership

 

Ollie Lindsay-Hague

2004-09; Kingweston

Wing/Full Back

Harlequins

Aviva Premiership

 

John Mailings

2000-05; Shapwick

Prop

Shelford

National League 2 South

 

Dante Mama

2007-09; Shapwick

Centre

Rosslyn Park

National League 1  

Marco Mama

2007-09; Shapwick

Back Row

Bristol

The Championship

 

Miles Mantella

2005-10; Shapwick

Wing

London Scottish

The Championship

 

Anders Mogensen

2008-10; Shapwick

Wing

Esher

National League 1

 

Chris Morgan

1999-2001; Day

Flanker

Cornish Pirates

The Championship

 

Richard Morton

1997-99; Georgian Cottage

Prop

Preston Grasshoppers

National League 2 North

 

Ben Mosses

2005-10; Keen's Elm

Centre

Bristol

The Championship

 

Alex Neilsen

2002-07; Keen’s Elm

Wing

Worthing

National League 2 South

 

Max Northcote-Green

2005*-12; Kingweston

Back Row

Bath Academy

Aviva Premiership

 

Mark Odejobi

2004-06; Kingweston

Utility

 Blackheath  National League 1

England Sevens

Laurence Ovens

2002-04; Kingweston

Prop

Rosslyn Park

National League 1

 

Jake Parker

2007-09; Kingweston

Back Row

Cornish Pirates

The Championship

 

Tom Parker

2001-06; Kingweston

Scrum Half

Ealing

National League 1

 

Tom Powell

2002-04; Holmcroft

Back Row

   

England Sevens

Chris Robshaw

1997*-2004; Butleigh

Back Row

Harlequins

Aviva Premiership

England

Rhys Ruddock

2007-09; Butleigh

Back Row

Leinster

Guinness Pro 12

Ireland

Callum Sheedy

2012-14; Shapwick

Fly Half

Bristol Academy

The Championship

Ireland U19

Tom Standfield 1998*2005; Day Prop Old Elthamians National League 2  

Henry Thomas

2005-10; St Anne's

Prop

Bath

Aviva Premiership

England

Matthew Turner

2004-05; Kingweston

Centre/Wing

 

 

England Sevens

Mako Vunipola

2007-09; Kingweston

Prop

Saracens

Aviva Premiership

England

Tom Whiteley

2009-14; Butleigh

Scrum Half

Saracens Academy

Aviva Premiership

 

 Cameron Zeiss  2005-09; Walton Prop  Esher  National League 1