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Women's Rugby 18Dec 2014

Women’s Rugby squad granted further honours

Women’s Rugby squad granted further honours

Four players with Hartpury links were among the England Women’s Rugby World Cup winners who were crowned as Team of the Year at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year show.

Alex Matthews, Ceri Large, Natasha Hunt and Danielle Waterman were all part of the side that became world champions for the first time in 20 years after defeating Canada in the final, and a fantastic 2014 was further acknowledged as the team took the coveted prize ahead of Europe’s Ryder Cup golfers.

Matthews, Large and Hunt are all former students of the college while Waterman used to coach the Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence (AASE) Women’s Rugby programme at Hartpury which is continuing to produce international players, with seven current players being named in the elite and Under-20s national squads

06 Oct 2016 Women's Rugby

Hartpury take colleges’ tournament title with triumphant treble

Hartpury’s rugby girls clinched their first tournament title of the season as they took the Colleges 10s crown at Pulborough RFC in West Sussex.


27 Sep 2016 Women's Rugby

Gloucester-Hartpury sail past Shelford

Gloucester-Hartpury women took their points total close to the 200 mark without reply as they beat Shelford Ladies 82-0 in just their second Women’s Championship Midlands 2 game this season.


23 Sep 2016 Women's Rugby

England Women call for Hartpury quartet in Rugby Sevens

England women will welcome back returning Olympian Abbie Brown as she lines up alongside three fellow players with Hartpury ties in the Rugby Europe Grand Prix Sevens Series this weekend.

16 Sep 2016 Women's Rugby

England Women’s Elite Player Squad features another Hartpury talent takeover!

Twelve Hartpury talents have been named in the England Women’s Elite Player squad for 2016-17 and eight of them are among the 29 players to be awarded the first ever 15-a-side professional contracts.