Hartpury name squad for Nottingham test

Hartpury have retained a similar-looking side to that which performed well against Ealing last weekend. Centre Tom Seabrook and fly-half Sam Leeming, who each made positive contributions in that display, both start in what is sure to be another tough challenge at in-form Nottingham. The only change in the back…

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Barnes happy with new faces ahead of Nottingham trip

Hartpury go into Week Seven of the Greene King IPA Championship, lifted by an improved performance against highly-rated Ealing Trailfinders last weekend. Despite eventually going down 25-32, collecting a potentially valuable bonus point along the way, there was plenty about the Hartpury display to suggest that one or two of…

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Hartpury RFC 25 – Ealing Trailfinders 32

Despite defeat, the coaches’ office at Hartpury was a happier place on Saturday evening than it had been earlier in the week, following the disappointing display at Richmond. This was a much better performance in virtually every respect. Yes, Ealing were the better team, as is to be expected from…

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Hartpury give youth a chance for Trailfinders visit

As anticipated, there has been a reaction to last week’s display at Richmond, with Hartpury naming a much-changed side for the visit of Ealing Trailfinders tomorrow (2.30pm). It is an interesting selection, full of youth – particularly in the back division. The back three has a settled look, with Mike…

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