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The Wales star England tried to lure away

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He was one of the break-out stars of Wales’s recent autumn series, a player who saw more minutes of rugby than anyone else in Warren Gatland’s squad and made a […]



Weirhead Boarding House Re-Opening

Dr Andrew Daniel, Headmaster and Mr David Hope, Housemaster invite you to
the re-opening of Weirhead boarding house at Monmouth School for Boys
by Master of the Haberdashers Mr Sheridan […]



In Conversation With… Rory Sutherland OM 77-84

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Rory will be interviewed by Richard Booth OM 80-87 from 6pm on 30th April 2018 at Habs Hall, London

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Drinks from 6pm, 6.30pm start - Open to All

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Donald Spencer OM 38-43 Nominated for Pride of Gwent Community Hero Award

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A MAN who has dedicated his life to his county has been nominated for a Pride of Gwent Award.

Described as the centre of his community, 90-year-old Donald Spencer has […]



Rowing Friendly – Town vs Gown – So Close Rematch Called!

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Saturday afternoon featured a hotly contested town v gown fixture down on the river.
The race was between a senior heavyweight eight from the School Rowing Club and Monmouth Rowing Club senior […]



Student-Run Art Exhibition Blake Theatre – Friday 2nd February from 5.30pm

Art Exhibition The Blake Feb 2018

This free two-hour event will take place on Friday 2nd February from 5.30pm
The exhibition at the Blake Theatre includes recent paintings by Mr Gollon, including the one painted during […]



Hallam Amos OM06-13 picked for Wales’ Six Nations campaign

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Hallam Amos scores for Wales against Australia

Hallam Amos OM 06-13 has been picked in Wales’ 39-man squad for their NatWest Six Nations campaign.

Hallam, a former Head Boy, had an […]



Celebrating Bob Blake’s (OM 38-46) 90th Birthday

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One of Monmouth School for Boys’ biggest supporters, Bob Blake (OM 38-46), celebrated his 90th birthday on 6th January 2018.

Second Master at Monmouth School for Boys, Mr Simon Dorman, and […]



CCF Master Ken Lindon joins 50 Mile Veterans March

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In June 2018 Ken Lindon - CCF Master, will join 50 veterans, walking 50 miles cross country from Hereford to Shrewsbury to raise money for veterans charities.

As a welfare officer working with […]



Lewis Oliva OM03-10 wins Silver in World Cup Cycling

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BRITISH champion cyclist Lewis Oliva produced his best-ever World Cup result to win silver in Canada.

The 25-year-old former Monmouth School pupil came second in his keirin heat to Canada’s […]



Rhodri Thomas OM 01-08 receives Dentistry Award

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Rhodri Thomas, from Lodge Dental in Abergavenny, was recognised for his outstanding talent at the 2017 Dentistry Awards.

Dr Thomas, 27, was crowned the Best Young Dentist at last year’s […]



Sam Troughton OM 05-10 aids Cambridge Varsity Victory

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Sam Troughton OM 05-10 was part of Cambridge University’s squad for their hard-fought 20-10 victory in the 136th Men’s Varsity Match against Oxford University at Twickenham.

Cardiff-born Sam came on as a […]



Ben Curtis OM 96-03 Paddington Bear Design for M&S

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ONE of the design brains behind the Christmas windows at hundreds of Marks and Spencer stores across the country is a Forester.

Ben Curtis OM 96-03, the head of brand […]



Mike Richardson OM 05-12 Ultimate Frisbee GB Selection

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Congratulations to Mike Richardson OM 05-12, who has been selected by UKU as a member of the GB U24 Men's roster for the World Under 24 Ultimate Championships in […]



Vicar Post for Sam Korn OM00-07

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SAM Korn OM 2000 - 2007, server at St Mary’s Church, Monmouth, has been installed as the Vicar of Aintree by the Bishop of Liverpool at a service in his […]



OMs Enjoy London Dinner with Special Guest Richard Parks 88-95

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Our thanks to all the Old Monmothians who joined Steve Norris and Richard Parks for the 2017 London Dinner, very kindly hosted by Haberdashers’ Hall
Hope to see you again […]



FOMS Christmas Fair

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FOMS Christmas Fair
The Blake, Monmouth
Saturday 2nd December
11am - 2.30pm
Festive Stalls, Carol Singing, School Band and Father Christmas!



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Invitation from Kevin Thomas High Sheriff of Gwent
Love Actually - for one night only

Savoy Theatre, Monmouth

Saturday 2nd December 2017 @ 5pm

in aid of the Gwent High […]



1957 Boys in Monmouth

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John Pearman 50-56, David Evans 51-57, David Hancocks 51-57, Wally Wallis 51-56, Roger Powell 51-57 (Left to Right)

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Meet England & County Cricketers with Steve James OM Monday 16th Oct at Monmouth School

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ENGLAND and county cricketers will be pedalling through Wyedean on Monday (October 16) as part of a five-day 350-mile charity bike ride.

Ashes winner Geraint Jones will be returning to […]



Invitation for 1957 OM Leavers and OMs of Similar Vintage!

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Invitation for 1957 OM Leavers and OMs of similar vintage

OMs, friends and family very welcome to join David Evans OM 51-57 for informal drinks on
Tuesday 17th October from 6pm
Estero […]



OM Jim Hartland Storm Battered in Florida

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Jim Hartland OM 80-87 has emerged from his storm-battered home to start the clear-up operation after sitting through the biggest recorded hurricane to hit America’s mainland.
World medal rower Jim Hartland, […]



OM Daniel Llewelyn-Williams in Award Winning Play

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Not about Heroes is on at Monmouth Savoy Theatre

Thursday 21st September

19.30hrs

Tickets available now at Savoy Theatre

See Old Monmothian, Daniel Llewelyn-Williams in this award winning play.

Fresh […]



FOMS Quiz and Curry Night

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Come and scratch your head - get some fellow OMs, friends and family together and join us

Friday 6th October

7pm

at the Pavilion Monmouth School

Cash Bar

Teams of […]



Commonwealth Queens Baton Relay

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GB Cyclist Lewis Oliva OM 03-10 carries the Queen's Baton Relay on the first lap around Monmouth playing field.
The relay around a 400m circuit was part of a worldwide […]



Monmouth boys July Bicycle Challenge – RAID Pyrenean

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In July 2017,  three Monmouth School 6.I boys - Adam Lucas P and Lucas W – are planning to undertake a major bicycle challenge, to ride the length of the Pyrenees […]



OMBC Henley Royal Regatta 2017

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Open invitation to friends, family and OMs to join the
Headmaster for drinks and refreshments from 12 noon at the Monmouth School gazebo, pitched at the Henley Cricket Club on […]



OMBC Training for Henley Royal Regatta – Join Us on the Bank!

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OMBC are currently hoping to enter and race a crew at Henley this year on the 28th June.
It would be great to get as much support as possible on […]



Warren East OM Receives Fellowship from Royal Society

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Royal Society Fellowship for Warren East OM on 8th May 2017.
Warren East (Engineering, 1980), Chair of Wadham’s Development Council, has been elected as Fellow of the Royal Society. His […]



Art Exhibition Otto Maciąg 30th May – 5th June 2018

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Otto Maciąg was Art Master at Monmouth School from 1947 to 1978
Art exhibition
Shire Hall, Monmouth
Wednesday 30th May to Monday 5th June
To commemorate the centenary of Ottos birth in […]



Andrew Henley OM02-09 Sings with National Opera Studio

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Andrew Henley OM 2002- 2009 who studied English at Exeter University and later opera singing for four years at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama has been contracted to […]



Classical Guitar Concert St Marys Priory Church

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Rossini Bartolotti-Hayward OM 1993 - 2000 Classical Guitarist
Rossini was born in 1981 in London. As a young child he was deaf and only gained the normal ability to hear at […]



OM NEWS April 2017

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Just released OM NEWS 2017....
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Or OM NEWS Online

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Calling OM Civil Engineers!

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Design and Technology department would like to host the Institute of Civil Engineers “Bridge to Schools” and give the 1st form the chance to build a 17m long, 3m high […]



OMs Training for Henley

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Bit of ergo work for some of the OM Henley squad last week!

Who knows - seat races and trials this year?

Great to see such interest so far.



OM Tony Jones represents Wales in first O’ 65 International Football match

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Two Monmouth boys who first played football together in 1958 while pupils at Priory Street Boys school, were in what is believed to be the first over 65 international football […]



Lewis Oliva OM03-10 to meet Commonwealth Baton at Monmouth

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Monmouth Stop for Commonwealth Games
The baton will travel across Wales over four days in September ahead of the Gold Coast games in April 2018.
Chris Jenkins, Commonwealth Games Wales […]



James McGladdery OM03-10 visits Form 1 & 2 Boys

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This week James McGladdery OM03-10 visited the 1st and 2nd form students to talk about Meningitis Research Foundation
He is running in The Original Marathon - the Athens Marathon in support of the […]



Victory ! OMs 1 – 0 Monmouth School 1st XI

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THANK YOU to Andy Thomas OM06-11 for organising the OMs vs. Monmouth School Football match and his captaincy towards the first OM victory in 5 years!

Check out Frank's Arentz Photography Facebook page […]



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John Gwilliam OM: Wales Grand-Slam winning captain dies at 93

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The Old Monmothian Club is greatly saddened to record the passing of John Gwilliam OM36-41, one of Monmouth School's greatest rugby players, and our most capped. John won 23 caps […]



Christmas Day Service 10.30am

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Service open to OMs. OGs, staff, visiting friends and families...all very warmly welcomed, Contact Cliff cr.swartz@habsmonmouth.org if you have any queries

Merry Christmas!



Do-de Moore OG59 – 65

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It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Mrs Dorothy Moore, known affectionately as Do-de. A stalwart of HMSG,

Do-de joined the school as a day girl […]



OM Footballers Required! vs Mon Sch Sat 25th Feb

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Calling Footballers  - the OMs vs. Monmouth School fixture is on

Saturday 25th February 2017

Kick off at 2:30pm,

Please contact Andy Thomas if you would like to play via OM Facebook Group

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Robin Williams OM72-77 Awarded Wales Sport Coach of the Year 2016

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Our congratulations to Robin, we look forward to our coaching session!

Heather Stanning accepts Robin's Coach of the Year Award on his behalf https://twitter.com/BBCWalesSport/status/805862496875646978

 

Source: BBC Wales Sport



Former Lion Bevan among the heroes toasted by Wales stars

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FORMER Lions wing John Bevan was one of the figures lauded by Wales stars at final autumn Test against South Africa after helping Newport Gwent Dragons speedster Hallam Amos flourish. […]



Message From OM Club President

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Dear Old Monmothian
I am delighted to have been elected to be President of The Old Monmothian Club for a third time. Firstly may I pay tribute to my predecessor, […]



Race Night – NEW DATE Fri 24th Feb

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Traditional Pull the Wooden Horse Race Night & Prize Draw - NEW DATE Friday 24th February
Please join us Friday 24h February from 7pm

The Sports Pavilion, Monmouth School

Adults […]



Lewis Oliva OM 03-10 Wins Bronze at World Cycling

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Welshmen Lewis Oliva and Sam Harrison take home bronze medals at the UCI Track Cycling World Cup in Glasgow this weekend 5th November 2016.

Lewis said: “I was unsure how my […]



Monmouth School stalwart Colin Copestake has died

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It is with sadness that Monmouth School and the Old Monmothian Club record the sudden passing of Colin Copestake (MCR 1962 – 1998).

Educated at Burton Grammar School, he won […]



OM London Dinner 2016

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On Friday 14th October Old Monmothians from 2016 leavers to 1948 gathered for the annual London Dinner very kindly hosted by Haberdashers' Hall.
For the 2016 OMs this is the first time leavers […]



Henry Toulouse (42-47) Memorial Service

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The HEADMASTER and The PRESIDENT of THE OLD MONMOTHIAN CLUB cordially invite you to this Memorial Service on Saturday 3rd December starting at 12.45hrs in the School Chapel followed by […]



OM Luc Jones 11-13 Signed up with Harlequins

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Harlequins have signed former Newport Gwent Dragons scrum-half Luc Jones on a three-month deal.

The 22-year-old son of former Newport director of rugby Lyn Jones started his career with the […]