Marlow Sports Club
Marlow Sports Club
Pound Lane, Marlow, SL7 2AE
Phone   01628 483638
Community Charity No. 1139862

Latest News

Wednesday Wisdom – the role of the mind in high level sport

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 | Category: Uncategorized

Positive thinking plays a huge role in sport, so we thought we would share a few words of wisdom with you from Australian basketball coach, Lindsay Gaze:  “As I said before, player intel­li­gence is a pretty impor­tant char­ac­ter­is­tic with regards to teach­ing, instruc­tion, rein­force­ment of pos­i­tive things, and so on. Smart peo­ple are usu­ally recep­tive. Pos­i­tive think­ing plays an enor­mous role – this is from per­sonal expe­ri­ence and my stud­ies in the role the mind has to play. In my opin­ion, men­tally tough ath­letes:...

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Eight-year-old raises over £2k for Diabetes UK

Friday, September 12th, 2014 | Category: News

An eight-year-old girl who was diagnosed with diabetes a year ago has raised more than £2,000. Lottie Gracey from Stokenchurch ran and cycled with her dad and grandfather on Saturday from Henley to Marlow. She finished in Higginson Park in Marlow, where lots of family and friends were waiting to cheer her over the line. Lottie has raised £2,258 for Diabetes UK by completing the challenge. She wrote on her Just Giving page: “When I was seven I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes and I was quite scared that it was going to be a really...

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Naomi Riches takes on the Marlow Red Kite Ride

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 | Category: Marlow Sports Club Events, News, Sports Club

Paralympic gold medallist Naomi Riches didn’t quite know what to expect when she entered her first Cyclo Sportive at the weekend.   “It was quite a journey, got through two pilots but only managed 80 miles. Next year I’ll manage the 100!”, she wrote on her Twitter feed later. The London Paralympic Rowing gold medallist was this time last year winning her sixth world championships in a nine year career. The 31 year-old from Marlow hung up her blades and has hardly trained since, but this summer she had a burning desire to get fit again...

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The only mini tennis zone in South Bucks comes to Marlow!

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 | Category: Marlow Sports Club Events, Marlow Tennis Club, News

As part of Marlow Tennis Club’s strategy to encourage tennis participation and talent development amongst juniors, they are delighted to announce the upgrading of their wall area into a purpose built and regulation size mini tennis court – the only dedicated mini tennis zone in South Buckinghamshire. Children under 10 will be able to play at all times – with parents – for only £35/year or £17.50 from 1 Oct to 30 Mar. Work starts on upgrading the area in mid-September and will last one week, with a formal opening event...

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The first Henley 10K challenge & fun day is almost upon us!

Friday, August 15th, 2014 | Category: News

Thames Path Challenge is an epic endurance walk or run, tackling 100km between Putney and Henley and now introduces a brand new 10k Challenge.   Taking place over the weekend of 13 and 14 September the Thames Path Challenge is a celebration of fitness and fundraising – where over 3,000 challengers will take on their chosen challenge against the backdrop of London’s most famous geographical feature. You too, can now take part, as we look to open the Henley 10k to local residents & businesses! The Henley 10k challenge will be a fantastic...

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Ed McKeever claims two bronze medals at Canoe Sprint World Championships

Monday, August 11th, 2014 | Category: News

Olympic gold medalist and supporter of Marlow Sports Club, Ed McKeever, has won two bronze medals on the final day of the Canoe Sprint Championships in Moscow. McKeever finished joint third in the K1 200M, the event which he took gold at London 2012. Ed finished 0.3 seconds behind Mark de Jonge of Canada, with Sweden’s Petter Menning in second. He then teamed with Liam Heath, Jon Schofield and Kristian Reeves to win bronze in the K1 200m relay. Ed, who has suffered from illness this season, said: “I’m happy enough with the...

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Marlow Riders expect 600 entrants at their biggest event of the year…

Monday, August 4th, 2014 | Category: Marlow Riders, News

Marlow Riders biggest event of the year, the Marlow Red Kite Ride is upon us and they are expecting a huge turnout of 600 entrants. This year’s event on Sunday 31 August will raise money for Cyclists Fighting Caner (CFC) – a hugely important cause to a number of club members who have recently been touched by cancer. This is the third year of the Red Kite Ride and the club has been hugely encouraged by so much positive feedback from the riders that they will strive to do their best to provide all those taking part with a truly...

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Marlow launch girls team with England skipper Edwards

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 | Category: Marlow Cricket Club, News

THE men might be struggling, but women’s cricket in England is blossoming and last week national captain Charlotte Edwards brought a handful of her international teammate to Marlow to mark the launch of a new girls team with a coaching masterclass. More than 60 girls and women attended the taster session as Marlow’s Pound Lane ground. Cricket development manager at Marlow CC Nigel Ashton said: “The evening was a huge success and it was absolutely fantastic to have England’s top female cricketer and England Captain host a training...

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Olympic stars support club’s future

Friday, July 25th, 2014 | Category: News

Marlow Sports Club have featured in August’s edition of Bucks Life!   A huge thank you once again to all those who joined us for a fantastic evening at the mid-summer ball. We raised a  total of £20,000 which is a huge contribution towards the overall target of £1.2 million undertaken to secure the 20 acres of land in the trust, after the club was faced with eviction from the site in 2006. Paul Sambrook, club chairman said:”The weather was great, the company better and the generosity was overwhelming! Suzanne Brown, our Mayor, was even...

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England Cricket Captain adds star power to launch of Marlow CC girls team

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 | Category: Uncategorized

England Cricket Captain Charlotte Edwards headed-up a unique training session at Marlow Sport’s Club last Friday, where 65 girls and ladies were given a taster of one of the world’s greatest sports.   The session held at Marlow Sport’s Club was to celebrate the launch of a girls cricket team, whilst it also kick-started the fundraising campaign to raise £20,000 to build new outdoor net facilities at the club. Marlow CC raised a total of £500 on the night, which Nigel Ashton, Cricket Development Manager is hugely proud of:...

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