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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. 

08 Dec 2016 Animal and Land

Hartpury’s unique deer herd sees students get hands on with Rudolph and company!

Most of Hartpury’s agriculture students are used to handling lambs and calves but a new initiative at the college – the only one of its kind in the country – is seeing them get hands on with a herd of deer, with Rudolph leading the way!

06 Dec 2016 College News

Hark the Hartpury angels sing! Primary pupils sing loud and proud to put college in the Christmas spirit

There was a feast of festive cheer at Hartpury today (December 6th) as local schoolchildren sung their hearts out to Hartpury staff and students at a special Christmas Carol Service.


06 Dec 2016 Animal and Land

Hartpury’s farming entrepreneurs banking on budding business ideas

Our third year agriculture students got the opportunity to expand their entrepreneurial experience when advisors from NatWest visited Hartpury. 

06 Dec 2016 Equine

Hartpury’s showjumping set to shine as stars prepare for spectacular

Big names from the British showjumping scene will be getting their eye in ahead of Olympia alongside some of Hartpury’s own riding talent at this year’s Showjumping Spectacular.