Cinderford RFC 7 – Hartpury College 38

Hartpury produced an assured performance to stay with the leading group in National League 1 by coming through a potentially tricky fixture with local rivals Cinderford.  Their second successive bonus point win represented ‘mission accomplished’ on a day when five points was the goal. Previous games between the teams had…

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Preview Week 20: Cinderford v Hartpury College

Two teams having very different seasons meet at Dockham Road on Saturday, as the highest-placed Gloucestershire teams outside the Aviva Premiership collide in what is a crucial match for both sides. Hartpury’s DoR, Alan Martinovic, is right when he says that league positions will mean nothing when the two sides kick off…

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Hartpury College 71 – Blaydon RFC 12

Hartpury banished memories of last week’s sluggish display at Esher with this 11-try demolition of Blaydon. The visitors were, perhaps, unlucky to meet Hartpury on a day when everything clicked and they finally produced the kind of purposeful, dynamic performance that we have been waiting a few weeks for. Apart…

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Week 19: Hartpury College v Blaydon RFC

If the win at Richmond was the high point in Hartpury’s season so far, then the performance at Esher last week was, or very close to, the opposite. Indeed, since that fine afternoon at the Athletic Ground, Hartpury have lost twice – including a home defeat to Plymouth Albion –…

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