Hartpury RFC 15 – Richmond Rugby 18

A penalty kick by the unflappable Rob Kirby – the last action of an intense but ultimately unsatisfying encounter – was the difference between these two evenly-matched teams on a wet and gloomy Gloucestershire afternoon. In truth, this was not a game that will linger long in the memory, although…

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Hartpury look for home comforts versus Richmond

It is five weeks since Hartpury kicked off a home fixture in the GK IPA Championship, having played five of their eight league fixtures so far away from the Gillman’s Ground. DoR John Barnes and Head Coach Mark Cornwell will be hoping that a return to the comforts of home…

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Cornish Pirates 25 – Hartpury RFC 13

Thank you to Emma Smith for this report and to Brian Tempest for the photo. HARTPURY never fully hit their stride in a disappointing display at the Mennaye Field, plagued by errors and a poor set piece performance as they were outmuscled by the Pirates in this Championship round eight…

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