Stern test awaits Hartpury in season opener

“Before the fixtures are announced, you’re hoping for winnable home game to get things off to a nice start,” said Hartpury Head Coach, Mark Cornwell. “What do we get? Ealing away, of course…” Followers of Championship rugby will know that hurdles don’t get much bigger than a trip to Vallis…

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Hartpury train with Bristol Bears

Rather than another pre-season fixture, Hartpury University RFC trained ‘behind-closed-doors’ at the lavishly appointed Bristol Bears training centre on Friday. The overall session lasted around 90minutes and comprised of a number of attack/defence scenarios for both clubs, played at full tempo and full contact. The Bears had the majority of…

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