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Wednesday of Hewitt week was much more pleasant in terms of weather, blue skies but with still quite a fresh breeze from the North-East it was decidedly chilly.  The Hon Sec headed over to Littlestone to play in the Peter Kenyon Bowl.  Littlestone was in fine condition with slick greens, firm fast fairways and great beer.  Unfortunately, due to an inability to hole any putt longer than 3″, the golf was of less importance than the beer in the general


Tuesday marks the start to Hewitt week and is one of the more relaxed and low-key days.  Many schools get down to Kent early and like to practice on the Tuesday, which is less  crowded than the Wednesday practice day and therefore pace of play is faster. This year we start with slightly subdued spirits because our President is unable to be with us due to a heart condition that will result in surgery during the week (NHS willing!)  Our thoughts

Halford Hewitt Report 2018

WINCHESTER WIN THE 2018 HALFORD HEWITT Winchester won the 2018 Halford Hewitt at Deal, beating Ampleforth by 4 games to 1 in the final.  The Wykehamists last won in 1948 when the Gerald Micklem was in the side and the winning game was won by Willie Whitelaw, future Home Secretary and Deputy Prime Minister.  Famously, Margaret Thatcher said that “everyone needs a Willie” however Winchester proved her wrong in a final that was without any real stress for them.  The top

Halford stories – Aldenham

Aldenham had retired to their hotel with that warm rosy feeling that comes from beating a side to whom you were supposed to lose in order to celebrate the great occasion. Their success was at least in part due to a couple of ‘new recruits’ so it seemed only fitting  that, after dinner, one or two of the “old hands” would show these youngsters the delights of Margate. Cutting a long story short, they arrived back at their hotel to continue