Gloucester-Hartpury Women RFC
Gloucester-Hartpury Women RFC is a highly successful partnership between Gloucester Rugby and Hartpury University and Hartpury College.
Founded in 2014, it provides Hartpury University and Hartpury College students and graduates with an opportunity to play at the very highest level in the women’s domestic game, the Tyrrells Premier 15s, in which they reached the end-of-season play-offs in their first season.
Current and former members of the squad, captained this season by World Cup winner Natasha ‘Mo’ Hunt, include England international players Kelly Smith, Tabitha Copson, Connie Powell, Millie Wood, Emma Sing, Shauna Bennett, Zoe Aldcroft, Tatyana Heard, Ceri Large, Ellena Perry, Sarah Bern, Eleanor Febrey, Alicia Maude, Mia Venner, Charlie-Mai Manns; Wales international players Bethan Lewis, Cerys Hale, Sian Williams and Shona Powell-Hughes; Scotland international player Katie Dougan; and Irish international player Ellen Murphy.
Could you be our next success story?
At Hartpury University and Hartpury College, we offer talented rugby players the chance to study and play in an environment that’s as close as it gets to a professional club. We have an outstanding track record of developing players as well as preparing them for a career beyond their sport. We’ll support you to achieve excellence in your academic studies and your rugby. Our students have gone on to play in World Cups, represent their international sides and play in the top women’s rugby leagues.
Hartpury College Rugby Academies
The following academies are relevant if you’re interested in studying A-levels or a further education diploma at Hartpury College.
Hartpury University Rugby Academies
The following academies are relevant if you’re interested in studying an undergraduate or postgraduate degree, or PhD at Hartpury University.