Gloucester Rugby 41 – Hartpury RFC 33

Hartpury produced some thrilling rugby to kick off Charlie Sharples’ testimonial event at Kingsholm and led late in the game, before a last gasp Gloucester score turned the tables. From a practical perspective, the value of this encounter was twofold; first, as another opportunity to define a starting squad ahead…

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Hartpury RFC 62 – Clifton RFC 0

Back in 2013, Clifton won a season opener against Hartpury.  The Red & Black went on to win National League 2 that season and the now two-tier gap was evident last night, as the visitors from Bristol struggled to live with the pace and power that Hartpury bring. The home…

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Barnes: The lads are excited!

As Hartpury conclude preparations for Friday night’s game versus Gloucester Rugby at Kingsholm, Director of Rugby, John Barnes, confirmed that there was an obvious level of expectation throughout the squad, despite the coaches’ need to look at the game, objectively, as another component of their pre-season programme. “The guys that…

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Team News for Gloucester

Hartpury have named the squad that will face up to local giant Gloucester Rugby in Friday’s final pre-season run-out. The game, which will kick off at 5.30pm at Kingsholm as part of a double-header that will feature another Gloucester XV versus Scarlets Rugby of West Wales, is part of this…

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