Hartpury look to build on solid start

Hartpury topped off an uplifting and occasionally emotional period with an encouraging victory over Yorkshire Carnegie last Friday night, at the Gillman’s Ground. The week had started with the majority of the first team squad, plus a number of BUCS players, going under the clippers for a Head Shave in…

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Hartpury RFC 16 – Yorkshire Carnegie 5

Hartpury collected an important and morale-boosting win as they opened their second Greene King IPA Championship campaign at the Gillman’s Ground on Friday evening, beating traditional big-hitters at this level, Yorkshire Carnegie. Eleven points from the boot of returning fly-half, Luke Cozens, was the difference between the teams on the…

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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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