Preview Week 13: Rosslyn Park v Hartpury College

If we’re being honest, we didn’t get all that close to Rosslyn Park in either of the encounters during our debut season in League 1, with the Londoners being one of three teams to perform the ‘double’ over us.  The others were eventual champions Ealing and, more surprisingly, Wharfedale –…

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Hartpury College 13 – Loughborough Students 8

Hartpury College 13 – Loughborough Students 8 On a wet and windy afternoon, the conditions won the day as both sides struggled to play open rugby. Hartpury eventually prevailed, mainly due to a moment of individual skill from Scotland Under-20 scrum half Ben Vellacott, a rock-solid set-piece and, even on…

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Wharfedale 0 Hartpury College 45

Hartpury underlined their credentials at the top of National League 1 with this comprehensive win, their first in Yorkshire since promotion at the beginning of last season. Wharfedale played with spirit and, particularly in the first half, enjoyed plenty of possession.  However, the strength and organisation of the Hartpury defence…

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Hartpury RFC 37 – 10 Ampthill

The last time Hartpury and Ampthill met was the day that sealed Hartpury’s promotion to National league one. Having defeated their opposition in both home and away games in National two, Hartpury made good on their past form and put Ampthill to the sword in National one with a first…

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