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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

22 Nov 2016 Women's Rugby

Gloucester-Hartpury go marching on as higher league Loughborough prove no match

Gloucester-Hartpury’s women’s team showed their skill as they overcame a strong Loughborough side in the league above them in round two of the cup.

21 Nov 2016 Women's Rugby

Brown set to skipper sevens as England women come calling for Hartpury trio

Former Hartpury student Abbie Brown will captain a new-look England Women’s Sevens squad including two others with Hartpury ties.

10 Nov 2016 Women's Rugby

Former Hartpury hooker Cokayne carries England to win over Six Nations champions

Former Hartpury student Amy Cokayne set England women on their way to an opening 10-5 win over France last night as she scored her country’s opening try in a close fought game.


26 Oct 2016 Women's Rugby

Gloucester-Hartpury give Buckingham Swans 99 problems

Gloucester-Hartpury’s women’s team nearly racked up back to back centuries as they look to keep the pressure on their closest rivals Worcester ahead of their top-of-the-table showdown.