Hartpury RFC looking to maintain standards after Coventry win

Hartpury Director of Rugby, John Barnes, is keen for his side to maintain the performance levels set in last Saturday’s win over Coventry, when they travel north to Hull Ionians this weekend. “Last week was very pleasing”, he said. “We’d had two indifferent performances after the Christmas break, so on…

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Hartpury connections to figure strongly for England Under 20

There was more good news today as Hartpury College and Hartpury RFC were well-represented in the 32-man elite player squad named by England ahead of this year’s Six Nations championships. Scrum-half Harry Randall (pictured) resumes after appearing in last summer’s Junior World Championships.  He is joined in the squad by fellow-student…

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Hartpury RFC 50 – Coventry 19

The pre-match noises coming out of Coventry suggested that the Midlanders had a game plan to stop the unbeaten league leaders in their tracks. Eighty minutes and seven Hartpury tries later, those predictions were looking somewhat hollow as the home side continued their seemingly inexorable progress towards the title and…

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Big test ahead as resurgent Coventry are the visitors

Hartpury RFC and this week’s opponents, Coventry, have never failed to produce a close and compelling contest in their five meetings to date and Saturday’s fixture in National One is shaping up to be more of the same. Hartpury continued their amazing run of wins by beating Fylde, in Lancashire,…

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