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27Jan 2016

Student sport round up 27.01.16

Student sport round up 27.01.16

Hartpury’s women’s BUCS 1st XV were the standout performers this week as they rolled over visitors Aberystwyth 1st team 126-0.

In a week which saw no Hartpury teams lose, the girls powered to victory to maintain their top spot advantage in the BUCS Western 2B league – the win putting them 12 points clear of their closest rivals.

Hartpury’s university 1st football team welcomed League Two Exeter City’s Under-21 side for a friendly as they look to round off their BUCS Premier South campaign next week. Fielding several first team players, including former Premiership man Clinton Morrison, Exeter were favourites on paper but were beaten by their university counterparts as goals from Scott Wilson, Joe White and Elliot Keightley secured a 3-1 win.

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Meanwhile, Hartpury’s Under-19 football team maintained their 100% start in the ECFA Premier League, taking their tally to nine wins from nine with a 4-0 away victory over mid table Thomas Telford School.

The Under-19 second team also continued their unbeaten start to the season with a 2-1 win over Heart of Worcestershire in the ECFA Premier League Category 2A while the thirds drew 2-2 at home to Warwickshire Henley 1st team in the AoC West Midlands Category 2C League.

With the BUCS 3rd team defeating local rivals Gloucestershire University 2nd team 5-2 in a friendly, the Under-19 fourth team rounded off a good day for the Hartpury football teams as runaway winners against Stratford-upon-Avon 2nd team - scoring ten goals without reply.

In more rugby, the BUCS 2nd XV claimed top spot in the BUCS Premier League South B, leapfrogging Exeter in the process, winning 39-14 against Bath 2nd XV.

The golf team also registered victory in the BUCS Western 5B League, defeating Swansea’s second team 3.5 – 2.5. 

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.

20 Sep 2016 Gamekeeping

Hartpury’s Cormac ready to give head keeper dream his best shot after clinching top award

An ‘outstanding’ young Hartpury gamekeeper is well on his way to following in his grandfather’s footsteps after winning a top award.

20 Sep 2016 Animal and Land

Funding boost to help give Tom an even brighter farming future

Agriculture degree student Tom Saunders, has become the second Hartpury recipient of the new Joe Henson bursary, aimed at helping aspiring agriculturalists to take their studies further.