With maximum points after two difficult fixtures, Hartpury’s university 1st XV are seeking to emulate the start made by their counterparts in National League 1, when they visit old rivals Cardiff Met on Wednesday.
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Hartpury 41 - Exeter University 18
After a tight first half, Hartpury stunned the reigning BUCS champions with a scintillating display of second half running that yielded four tries.
Hartpury’s university team got off to the best possible start in the new BUCS Super Rugby competition with a 29-25 win at Durham last week and now face reigning champions Exeter in Round 2.
Excitement is building as Hartpury’s University Centre team gets set for kick off in the new BUCS Super Rugby competition, and captain Sebastian Negri says his team are raring to go for the new challenges on the horizon.
Hartpury University Centre is one of only 15 higher education institutions selected by the Rugby Football Union to be part of a new programme aimed at strengthening and growing student rugby.
Former Hartpury student Dan Norton has become the college’s second Olympic medallist in as many days after picking up a silver in Rio.
Hartpury duo Morgan Morris and Jordan Liney have been picked as part of the latest Wales' Under-18 squad set to tour South Africa.
Former Hartpury RFC player, Ruaridh McConnochie, will find himself in line to be part of Team GB's opening rugby sevens fixture after being drafted into the 12-man squad in Rio.