Hartpury College 48 – Henley Hawks 16

In the proverbial ‘game of two halves’, Hartpury eventually ran away with this fixture, but 40 minutes of toil before the break had yielded only minimal advantage. The story of this game centred around the conditions but, in hindsight, it could have been so much worse.  Heavy rain, having fallen overnight…

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Preview Week 21: Hartpury College v Henley Hawks

With the season approaching its ‘sharp end’, there are still at least seven teams (arguably as many as 11) of the 16 in National 1 who still need every point in order to achieve their annual objective, be it glory or survival. The result is that virtually every game assumes…

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Cinderford RFC 7 – Hartpury College 38

Hartpury produced an assured performance to stay with the leading group in National League 1 by coming through a potentially tricky fixture with local rivals Cinderford.  Their second successive bonus point win represented ‘mission accomplished’ on a day when five points was the goal. Previous games between the teams had…

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Preview Week 20: Cinderford v Hartpury College

Two teams having very different seasons meet at Dockham Road on Saturday, as the highest-placed Gloucestershire teams outside the Aviva Premiership collide in what is a crucial match for both sides. Hartpury’s DoR, Alan Martinovic, is right when he says that league positions will mean nothing when the two sides kick off…

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