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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Darlington Mowden Park 36 – Hartpury College 27

Hartpury started and finished this game like genuine promotion candidates.  Unfortunately, for sixty minutes in the middle, they were simply not good enough against a strong team which recorded its twelfth successive win. Although there was nothing spared in terms of effort and energy, Hartpury undermined a blistering opening through…

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