Hartpury

Desire, half-time wisdom and indoor cricket – How the England Students beat France

Following the England Students’ 16-15 win over France Universities at Kingston Park last Friday, TRU’s Joe Harvey spoke to coaches and members of the playing squad about their week and how the team rallied to beat the French.
26 April 2022

Late flurry of Hartpury tries secures Mo Hunt’s team National League Championship title

Hartpury lifted the BUCS Women’s National League National Championship for the first time on Wednesday afternoon by beating the University of Edinburgh 36-22 at Sixways, with a hat-trick of tries coming from hooker, Amy Dale.
13 April 2022

Luke Stratford Exclusive: “I never expected to get back to the Championship”

Stratford, who is back plying his trade at Hartpury RFC, spoke to TRU’s Joe Harvey about the club’s player pathway.
26 January 2022

Joe Batley Exclusive: From the dream nearly being over to Worcester regular

With Toulon making the trip to Sixways this weekend, Worcester Warriors lock Joe Batley, spoke to TRU’s Joe Harvey about the club’s season so far, growing up, his personality and the 25-year-old’s hopes for the future.
14 January 2022

Exclusive: Max Clementson on Chinnor, time at Hartpury and joining England Sevens

On the week he was announced as a core player for England Sevens, Chinnor RFC flanker Max Clementson spoke to TRU’s Joe Harvey + he gave his thoughts ahead of the club's National One clash with Rams RFC.
15 December 2021

Natasha Hunt: Gloucester-Hartpury are building both in the Allianz Premier 15s and further down the rugby pyramid

Combining her role with captaining Gloucester-Hartpury in the Allianz Premier 15s and coaching the university side in the BUCS National League, Natasha Hunt exclusively spoke to TRU about the pathway the club are providing.
3 September 2021

Seven Gloucester players head to Hartpury on loan

Hartpury University have announced that seven players from Gloucester Rugby will be joining the Championship side.
16 August 2021

Mark Cornwell Exclusive: Covid-19 challenges, reflecting on a tough season and Hartpury's conveyor belt of talent

Hartpury's season ended with the club grabbing the headlines amid a Covid outbreak and TRU's Callum Wood chatted to Mark Cornwell.
8 June 2021

Saracens considering appealing against Championship disputes committee’s decision

Saracens are looking to challenge the decision of the Championship disputes committee over their ruling in the cancelled fixture against Hartpury.
31 May 2021

“There was something special about him”: How Hartpury stint helped Louis Rees-Zammit

Having been one of the stars of the Six Nations so far, the rise of Louis Rees-Zammit will be the talk of Cardiff on Saturday afternoon when Wales take on England.
24 February 2021

England’s Jonny May: ‘We want to be a better team than the last time we played’

After his acrobatic efforts against Italy last weekend, Jonny May’s attention now turns to the Principality Stadium and Wales where he is likely to come up against Gloucester teammate Louis Rees-Zammit.
20 February 2021

TRU Talks - Six Nations Special: Seb Negri

TRU are joined by Italian international Seb Negri to talk about the Azzurri's defeat to France in the opening round of the Six Nations + we preview their trip to England.
10 February 2021

Seb Nagle-Taylor Exclusive: 'I didn’t even know professional rugby was a pathway'

Gloucester’s dynamic Number 8 reflects on his journey to Kingsholm and why stepping down the rugby pyramid reignited his love for the game.
29 January 2021

Hartpury coach Ryan Lamb hopes ring-fencing idea will only be a short-term measure

The former Premiership and Championship player has experienced both sides of the coin, but he can understand why top-flight clubs are looking to protect themselves after a turbulent 12 months.
6 January 2021

Exclusive: Stephen Varney - We are dying to get a victory

Gloucester and Italy scrum-half Stephen Varney exclusively chatted to TRU ahead of the Azzurri's Autumn Nations Cup meeting with France.
27 November 2020

“It is no small challenge” - How the rise of Covid-19 within the student population is affecting university rugby

Covid-19 infection rates within the university population are in the spotlight, but how are rugby programmes navigating their way through the pandemic?
13 October 2020

James Williams: I’ve got a bit of unfinished business

Returning to Hartpury RFC after time with Worcester Warriors and Sale Sharks in the Premiership, young fly-half James Williams spoke to TRU about his time in professional rugby and his hopes for the future.
14 July 2020

Harry Fry and Stephen Varney: Hartpury duo highlight the value of the student game

Gloucester pairing Harry Fry and Stephen Varney are two of Hartpury University’s most recent stars and they are hoping to follow in the footsteps of those who have gone before them.
29 April 2020

BUCS Super Rugby graduates Duff and Forrester cross paths at Moseley

After helping their respective universities reach the BUCS Super Rugby final last season, Chester Duff and James Forrester now find themselves in National One with Birmingham Moseley.
19 March 2020

Hartpury secure second BUCS Super Rugby Championship crown

Hartpury recovered from a stunning Cardiff Met fightback to retain their BUCS Super Rugby Championship title at Twickenham following a 27-24 win.
12 April 2018