Hartpury name several ‘home-grown’ players for Carnegie opener

The value of the Hartpury ‘production line’ is well-illustrated, as Hartpury RFC name their squad for tomorrow night’s curtain-raiser, vs Yorkshire Carnegie, at the Gillman’s Ground. No fewer than nine of those named are either currently studying here, or recently graduated.  Back row forwards Mat Gilbert and Rob Langley, as…

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Hartpury players with added streamlining for season opener

Hartpury supporters will notice something different about the team at Friday’s match with Yorkshire Carnegie.  It is that most of the players and coaching staff will be demonstrating the ‘no hair’ look. Fans who follow us on social media will be aware of the sad circumstances surrounding Rhys Oakley, who…

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Head Coach Cornwell ready and waiting for the big kick-off

With the 2018-19 Greene King IPA Championship season just a little over 48 hours away, we caught up with Head Coach, Mark Cornwell, for his thoughts on pre-season and the opener against Yorkshire Carnegie, this Friday (Gillman’s Ground, 7.45pm). Hartpury have had two pre-season fixtures, away at both Worcester Warriors…

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Cinderford RFC 7 – Hartpury RFC 34

Hartpury got another extremely useful run-out last night, against a very competitive Cinderford. The game was played in three 30-minute periods and, as is normal on these occasions, both clubs used the opportunity to provide game-time for a number of squad players.  Cinderford have recruited heavily from Hartpury in the…

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