Week 19: Hartpury College v Blaydon RFC

If the win at Richmond was the high point in Hartpury’s season so far, then the performance at Esher last week was, or very close to, the opposite. Indeed, since that fine afternoon at the Athletic Ground, Hartpury have lost twice – including a home defeat to Plymouth Albion –…

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Esher RFC 24 – Hartpury College 14

Faced with an opportunity to make inroads at the top of National League 1, Hartpury produced a disappointing display that yielded nothing, against an Esher side that they had beaten comfortably in each of their last three meetings. True, only a late penalty from Esher’s Ali Chisholm denied the visitors…

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Preview Week 18: Esher RFC v Hartpury College

Having recovered from the home defeat to Plymouth with two wins over mid-table opposition (Fylde and Coventry) Hartpury will need to step up as they travel to promotion outsiders Esher this weekend. Lying one place and five points behind Hartpury, Esher have been very decent this season so far.  Despite…

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Hartpury College 26 – Coventry 17

Hartpury produced their best performance since the big win at Richmond a month ago to maintain the challenge at the top of National League 1. Whilst there is still substantial room for improvement in more than one area of their game, this was a match in which chances were created…

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