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The Gerald Micklem Cup started in 1954 and is the flagship scratch match-play event for 8 Public Schools held at Woking Golf Club. Teams of five players from Bradfield, Charterhouse, Eton, Harrow Rugby, Stowe, Wellington, and Winchester compete in an un-seeded draw. Rugby last won the event in 2012, having won it four times. The standard of play is increasingly high, with the winning side typically comprising players with handicaps of no more than 7.

Blue skies welcomed the schools for the practice day on Tuesday 8 March 2022, with all eight schools practising hard. It was a real pleasure once again for the Rugbeian Golfing Society to greet The School and to catch up on all the latest news from both the Houses and sports fields in particular. The boys were once again an absolute credit to the School, great fun to spend time with, and were rightly proud to be representing the School over the coming days.

After a convivial lunch, 6 competitive matches followed with much advice and words of wisdom (!) being passed onto the players by RGS. It was therefore appropriate that the overall match was tied 3 matches each. The Society wishes the School the very best of luck over the coming 48 hours which inevitably will be hard-fought.

The Society was represented by our Captain, Nigel Cadbury, President Tim Watts, Paul Trendell, Rob Arthur, Charles Maisey, Antony Aitken, John Newton and Theo Williams.

George Whitelaw ( Captain), Tom Zhao (Vice), Aidan Jaggard, Eithan La Porta and Leo Dakin are representing the School, with quality support from masters Andy Davy (Master in Charge) and Michael Powell (Housemaster, Cotton).

Theo Williams (Sheriff 1980-85)

FIXTURES

June 2022

Wednesday 22nd
Public Schools Meeting
Little Aston Golf Club

Thursday 30th
Bernard Darwin Trophy
Woking Golf Club

July 2022

Friday 1st
Bernard Darwin Trophy
Woking Golf Club

August 2022

Wednesday 10th
Northern Meeting
Hollinwell Golf Club

Wednesday 17th
Match v OUGS
Luffenham Heath

Sunday 21st
Match v Malvern
The Berkshire

September 2022

Monday 5th & Tuesday 6th
Match v Royal Porthcawl
Royal Porthcawl Golf Club

Friday 9th & Saturday 10th
Autumn Meeting & AGM
Rye Golf Club

October 2022

Wednesday 5th
Match v LVGA
Burhill Golf Club

Friday 7th - Sunday 9th
Grafton Morrish Finals
Hunstanton & Royal West Norfolk

Saturday 29th
Match v The Meteors
Royal St. George's
REGISTER

November 2022

Tues 15th & Wed 16th
Match v Porthcawl
Rye & Royal St. George's

December 2022

Monday 5th
Advent Meeting
Burnham & Berrow

March 2023

Wednesday 29th
Match v London Solicitors
New Zealand Golf Club

Thursday 30th - Sunday 2nd
Halford Hewitt
Royal St George's &
Royal Cinque Ports

April 2023

Tues 25th & Wed 26th
Match v RND
Royal North Devon

May 2023

Thursday 11th
Spring Meeting
Huntercombe Golf Club

Woking Golf Club