Hartpury reasonably settled for Championship kick-off

Hartpury have stuck with the majority of the group which put in an encouraging performance against the Falcons for the visit of Doncaster Knights in the first round of the Greene King IPA Championship tomorrow. The major, enforced, changes are in the second row, where neither of last week’s starters,…

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Barnes and Hartpury ready for the Championship challenge

John Barnes and his players cannot wait for the season ‘proper’ to begin this Saturday. After three weeks of matches in the Championship Cup – effectively a pre-season programme for Hartpury – Greene King IPA Championship clubs get down to the serious business of league rugby this weekend. With all…

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Hartpury University RFC 14 – Newcastle Falcons 52

For the third week running, Hartpury were able to take some encouragement from a game that got away from them on the scoreboard. Despite three defeats in the Championship Cup, Hartpury will reflect that they have rotated heavily over that time and there is a sense that – provided they…

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