Hartpury College 15 – Blackheath Rugby 9






The scoreline will testify that this was not one of the ‘try-fests’ that Hartpury have engaged in recently – however, make no mistake, this was one of the most compelling, intense and enjoyable matches seen at the College in recent seasons. In a hugely physical contest, the teams fought themselves…

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Preview Week 23: Hartpury College v Blackheath






After a cracking start at Mowden Park last Saturday, Hartpury lost the plot against a side in good form and ended up well beaten, despite two late second half tries putting something of a gloss on the scoreline. There were some good individual performances – Dan Thomas, as usual, rates a mention…

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Darlington Mowden Park 36 – Hartpury College 27






Hartpury started and finished this game like genuine promotion candidates.  Unfortunately, for sixty minutes in the middle, they were simply not good enough against a strong team which recorded its twelfth successive win. Although there was nothing spared in terms of effort and energy, Hartpury undermined a blistering opening through…

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Preview Week 22: Darlington Mowden Park v Hartpury College






It’s not very often that the side sitting second in the league goes in to a game against the team lying seventh as underdogs.  However, that is arguably the scenario as Hartpury travel to Darlington Mowden Park this weekend. Despite the occasional hiccup on the road, Hartpury have shown themselves…

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