Bedford Blues 43 – Hartpury RFC 14

After recent improved performances, Hartpury slipped to an untidy defeat against a more efficient and enterprising Bedford side on Friday night. Coming soon after a league game at the same venue which Hartpury could – perhaps should – have won, this was a disappointment from the men in red, although…

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Hartpury ring the changes for Bedford re-run

Hartpury have again named a heavily changed (and still provisional) squad for Friday’s Championship Cup visit to Bedford Blues – a venue they were at only two matches ago – although have managed to retain the spine of the team that put in a commendable effort against London Irish next…

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Plenty to build on in Cup campaign, says Murphy

Three weeks ago Hartpury were agonisingly close to collecting an against-the-odds bonus point win at the home of highly rated Bedford Blues.  Only a late Blues try, scored from an attacking lineout when Hartpury had failed to clear their lines effectively – and a missed penalty kick in the dying…

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Hartpury RFC 7 – London Irish 35

Hartpury’s Championship Cup campaign kicked off on Saturday with the visitors from London Irish taking a 35-7 win, writes Jenny Bates.  However, the final score was somewhat harsh on Hartpury, who applied themselves well in the sodden conditions. The young squad contained 15 current or recent students, with several players…

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