18TH NOVEMBER 2013: Captain Robshaw in the wars
Despite the loss against the All Blacks, Robshaw's men earned many plaudits for a brave and committed performance which saw them leading the world champions into the last quarter of a bruising encounter.
3RD NOVEMBER 2013: Robshaw leads the way
Captain Chris Robshaw proved wrong any remaining doubters about his credentials to lead the national side, with an inspirational performance in England's defeat of Australia on Saturday at Twickenham, which included a try when he was quickest to react to a knock-down by fellow OM Mako Vunipola.
28TH OCTOBER 2013: Henry Thomas steps up for England
Sale Prop, Henry Thomas, joins OMs Chris Robshaw and Mako Vunipola in the England squad for this weekend's Test opener versus Australia, after being called up as a replacement for the injured David Wilson,
25TH OCTOBER 2013: Robshaw retains England captaincy
Chris Robshaw's leadership of the national side last season, not least in the famous defeat of the All Blacks, made the decision of giving him the captaincy for the forthcoming autumn tests an easy one, according to coach, Stuart Lancaster.
9TH OCTOBER 2013: Robshaw, the captaincy and the kit
While Chris Robshaw was helping launch the new England kit over the last few days, speculation was mounting about whether he would retain the captain's arnband for the autumn internationals.
9TH OCTOBER 2013: Olly Morgan to retire
Injury has finally forced Olly Morgan to hang up his boots. The twice-capped England International full back has not played since damaging ligaments18 months ago.
11TH SEPTEMBER 2013: Olly coaches sevens to success
Olly Morgan, who is fighting to recover from a long-term injury, has turned his rugby skills to coaching others, with remarkable success at the JP Morgan Premiership Sevens tournament at Bath last month.
8TH JULY 2013: Mako part of Lions' historic victory
Mako Vunipola came on as a late replacement for Alex Curbusiero in the final decisive test against Australia on Saturday, in which the Lions scored more tries than in any other previous match.
1ST JULY 2013: Mako holds firm after a diffcult start
Mako Vunipola played the whole 80 minutes of the 2nd Lions Test v Australia on Saturday, and repaid his coach's faith in him by coming good after a period early on when he was under heavy pressure.
24TH JUNE 2013: Mako on for victorious Lions
Mako Vunipola, on the bench at the start of the Lions' first test versus Australia in Brisbane on Saturday, came on just after half-time for Alex Corbisiero and had a solid game, although he was penalised for a ruck infringement, which led to 3 points for the Wallabies.
The second test is on Saturday 29th June in Melbourne
2ND MAY 2013: Mako makes The Lions!
Many congratulations to OM Mako Vunipola who has been selected for the British and Irish Lions tour to Australia in June. He is one of 10 England players in the squad and follows three illustrious Millfield Lions – Gareth Edwards, JPR Williams and Matt Perry.
Sadly, England captain, Chris Robshaw, was not one of those on the team sheet, but as former Lion, Lawrence Dallaglio, has recently pointed out in an interview with the BBC, players like Robshaw should certainly not hang up their boots for the summer! Hear the interview here
Read Warren Gatland's thoughts and also those of Lions forwards coach, Graham Rowntree, about the likelihood of Robshaw being called up, here
Read the school's reaction here
26TH APRIL 2013: Jake the Pirate!
Jake Parker (2007-09; Kingweston) has been signed by the Cornish Pirates for the 2013-14 season.
11TH MARCH 2013:Mako earns his first England start in bruising encounter
Mako Vunipola was given his first start for his country at the weekend in the hard-fought win over Italy, which keeps England at the top of the 6 Nations table, with the final match against Wales on Saturday at the Millenium Stadium in Cardiff, the Championship decider.
Billy, who went to Harrow rather than Millfield, was named in the squad but did not make an appearance.
1ST MARCH 2013: Plaudits keep coming for Robshaw
Chris Robshaw's all action performance in the hard-fought England victory over France last Saturday continues to earn him praise from rugby aficionados.
Here is an appreciation by the Daily Telegraph
11TH FEBRUARY 2013: Captain Chris Man of the Match
Chris Robshaw led England to their first win at Dublin for 10 years, in every sense, after a match in which the English young guns took everything the Irish threw at them - and won the war of attrition.
3rd DECEMBER 2012: Robshaw's men defy the odds
Chris Robshaw and his England team, which also included OMs Jonathan Joseph and Mako Vunipola in the latter stages, produced a sensational performance at Twickenham on Saturday in beating the world champions, New Zealand, by a record-breaking score and winning margin.
OM Rugby players currently in thehight echelons of the professional game
(with thanks to Paul Hockedy)
Click on the club name to read a player profile where one exists
|Anthony Allen||2003-05; Kingweston||Centre||Leicester Tigers||Aviva Premiership|
|James Bailey||1999-2001; Kingweston||Wing||London Wasps
|Tom Bellak||2004*-12; Day||Wing||Leicester Academy||Aviva Premiership|
|John Brake||1995*-2006; St Anne's||Scrum Half||England Sevens|
|Adam Clayton||1997*-2004; Walton||Centre||Worthing||National League 1
|Chris Cook||2004-09; Joan's Kitchen||Scrum Half||Bath||Aviva Premiership|
|James Currie||2006-08; Kingweston||Prop||Worcester||Aviva Premiership|
|Freddie Gabbitas||2007-11; Joan’s Kitchen||Fly Half||Taunton||National League 2|
|Will Harries||2000-05; Orchards||Wing/Full Back||Newport-Gwent Dragons||Rabo Direct Pro 12|
|Robert Hawkins||1994*-2001; Day||Hooker||Leicester Tigers||Aviva Premiership|
|Charles Incledon||2005-10; Kingweston||Centre||Blaydon||National League 1|
|Ed Jackson||2002-07; Day||No 8||London Wasps||Aviva Premiership|
|Jonathan Joseph||2007-09; St Anne's||Centre/Wing||Bath||Aviva Premiership|
|J J Kilmartin||2006-11; St Anne's||Wing||Bath Academy||Aviva Premiership|
|Richard Lane||2006-11; Keen's Elm||Wing||Bath Academy||Aviva Premiership|
|Ollie Lindsay-Hague||2004-09; Kingweston||Wing/Full Back||Harlequins Academy||Aviva Premiership|
|John Mailings||2000-05; Shapwick||Prop||Shelford||National League 2 South|
|Miles Mantella||2005-10; Shapwick||Wing/Full Back||Harlequins Academy||Aviva Premiership|
|Dante Mama||2007-09; Shapwick||Centre/Wing||Doncaster||The Championship|
|Marco Mama||2007-09; Shapwick||Back Row||Bristol||The Championship|
|Anders Mogensen||2008-10; Shapwick||Wing||Northampton Saints Academy||Aviva Premiership|
|Chris Morgan||1999-2001; Day||Flanker||Cornish Pirates||The Championship|
|Olly Morgan||1999-2004; St Anne's||Full Back||Gloucester||Aviva Premiership|
|Ben Mosses||2005-10; Keen's Elm||Centre||Bath Academy||Aviva Premiership|
|Mark Odejobi||2004-06; Kingweston||Utility||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||The Championship|
|Tom Powell||2002-04; Holmcroft||Front Row||England Sevens|
|Chris Robshaw||1997*-2004; Butleigh||Back Row||Harlequins||Aviva Premiership|
|Rhys Ruddock||2007-09; Butleigh||Back Row||Leinster||Rabo Direct Pro 12|
|Tom Standfield||1994*-2005; Day||Hooker||London Scottish||The Championship|
|Henry Thomas||2005-10; St Anne's||Prop||Sale||Aviva Premiership|
|Mathew Turner||2004-05; Kingweston||Centre/Wing||England Sevens|
|Mako Vunipola||2007-09; Kingweston||Prop||Saracens||Aviva Premiership|
|Cameron Zeiss||2005-09; Walton||Prop||Esher||The Championship|