Ampthill 24 – Hartpury College 18

Any pretensions that Hartpury might have had of being a Championship club next season all but disappeared on a cold, but otherwise fine, Bedfordshire afternoon. Three late tries were enough to produce a single losing bonus point, but not sufficient to overturn the deficit arising from an inept first half performance.…

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Preview Week 24: Ampthill RFC v Hartpury College

After a week’s rest, we are back in business this Saturday and visiting a club that has done very nicely since following us into League One at the start of this season. Ampthill may not be a name that trips off the tongue very often (it’s a small community of…

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Hartpury College 15 – Blackheath Rugby 9

The scoreline will testify that this was not one of the ‘try-fests’ that Hartpury have engaged in recently – however, make no mistake, this was one of the most compelling, intense and enjoyable matches seen at the College in recent seasons. In a hugely physical contest, the teams fought themselves…

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Preview Week 23: Hartpury College v Blackheath

After a cracking start at Mowden Park last Saturday, Hartpury lost the plot against a side in good form and ended up well beaten, despite two late second half tries putting something of a gloss on the scoreline. There were some good individual performances – Dan Thomas, as usual, rates a mention…

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