Hartpury College

Meet Our Graduates

With outstanding coaching and player development, our elite rugby graduates are among some of the most promising and established talent in the world. Below, you can read the stories of some of our most successful graduates:

Rugby

Andries Pretorius

Cardiff Blues

Andries came to Hartpury as an International student from South Africa. He captained Hartpury to win the BUSA Championship two years in a row in 2007 & 2008.

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Callum Black

Callum Black

Ulster Rugby

USA-born Callum, a former pupil of Colston's School in Bristol, signed a professional contract with Worcester Warriors immediately after leaving Hartpury.

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Rugby

Dan Norton

England Sevens

Dan was part of the winning BUCS side representing Hartpury in 2009, and a key part of the Hartpury team that won the EDF Junior Vase in 2007.

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Dan Tuohy

Ulster Rugby

Dan, part of the BUSA winning team in 2006/7, is Hartpury's first rugby graduate to gain a full international cap for one of the home nations.

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Ed Shervington

Worcester Warriors

Welshman Ed joined Hartpury in the infancy of the Rugby Academy, and became one of the College’s first internationals when he was capped by Wales at U18 level in 2003.

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Henry Trinder

Gloucester Rugby

Henry was a member of the victorious Hartpury team that won the BUSA Rugby Union Championship Final at Twickenham in 2008 and he went on to pick up a dual contract for both Moseley and Gloucester in 2009.

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James Merriman

Bristol Rugby

Welsh Flanker, James, was part of the Gloucester Rugby Academy during his time at Hartpury before signing for Bristol following his graduation.

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Joe Carlisle

London Wasps

Joe joined Hartpury as a 16-year-old in 2004 and established himself as an extremely important member of an exciting U18 side that also contained England Sevens star Dan Norton.

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Jonny May

Gloucester Rugby

Johnny first came into the spotlight after scoring an eye catching hat-trick of tries for Hartpury College at the EDF Intermediate Cup final, before signing with Gloucester Rugby.

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Matt Evans

Cornish Pirates

Matt was a key member of the Hartpury BUCS Championship winning side of 2008, and scored two tries in the EDF Energy Senior Vase victory at Twickenham in 2008.

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Matthew Gilbert

Bath Rugby

Mat joined Hartpury in 2004 and enjoyed a tremendous first season, winning the BUSA Premier League South A with UWE Hartpury while helping the RFC to the RFU Gloucester Three North title.

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Tom Savage

Gloucester Rugby

Tom helped Hartpury to the BUCS Championship before captaining the RFC to the National Three South West title.

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