Blaydon RFC 5 Hartpury RFC 47

Hartpury continued their imperious start in National League 1 with this eight-try demolition of a brave but out-classed home team. Four tries from man of the match Jake Polledri will be the eye-catching statistic from the game, but this was an excellent team performance from the league leaders in which…

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Preview Week 7: Blaydon v Hartpury RFC

It’s been a dream start but Hartpury RFC director of rugby John Barnes knows how important it is for his squad to stay focused and grounded in their quest for National League One honours. Saturday’s 43-14 victory over Hull Ionians saw Hartpury scoop their sixth successive bonus point win to…

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Hartpury RFC 43 Hull Ionians 14

Hartpury extended their perfect start to the season by recording a bonus point win, their sixth in as many outings, against a plucky and determined team from Humberside. It was not a performance that had the coaches purring, but six tries to two was enough to keep the good run…

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Preview Week 6: Hartpury RFC v Hull Ionians

Looking at the National League One table, few would bet against Hartpury RFC securing their sixth successive bonus point win on Saturday, but director of rugby John Barnes knows better than to take the threat of Hull Ionians lightly.  A poor performance in last season’s league opener up north (pictured,…

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