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XtraTime's Stars of the Future 2017: Rugby and Harry Cochrane

Create: 02/24/2017 - 00:00

Matt Banahan proved it was possible for a Jerseyman to make the grade during a decade with Bath Rugby. Now a young scrum-half at Hartpury is bidding to follow in his fellow islanders' footsteps by winning a professional deal.

Having won a series of honours during his sports performance degree studies in Gloucestershire Harry Cochrane has the chance to cap off his final year in style, with the college setting the pace in major national and university competitions. Harry says:
 

University of Bath and Hartpury College to compete in inaugural BUCS Super Rugby league

Create: 09/19/2016 - 16:56
The University of Bath and Hartpury College will compete in a new, eight-team BUCS Super Rugby league that features the top rugby-playing higher-education institutions in England and Wales.
Organised by BUCS [British Universities and Colleges Sport] and supported by the Rugby Football Union and the Welsh Rugby Union, the competition has been designed to raise the profile of university rugby, progress the level of performance to National League standard and establish a pathway to elite and professional rugby.

Hartpury College striking sensation Mustapha Bundu shoots for the Premier League

Create: 09/29/2015 - 17:46
Mustapha Bundu may not yet be a household name, but there seems little doubt that he will one day join the long list of African talent to make the grade in English football. 
Fellow Sierra Leone countryman Kei Kamara who made it to Middlesbrough in the Championship before moving on to the MLS with Columbus Crew. He is not alone. Premier League fans currently have the joy of watching Manchester City pair Yaya Touré and Wilfried Bony, Papiss Cissé and Cheick Tioté of Newcastle and Norwich midfielder Youssouf Mulumbu.

Record-breaker Scott Jones still dreaming of Paralympic gold after rowing switch

Create: 09/12/2015 - 16:23

Are we watching disabled people playing sport or sportsmen and women who happen to have a disability? That is the question that has long bedevilled paralympic sport. Ten seconds in the company of inspirational Gloucestershire youngster Scott Jones is enough to convince anyone that the latter applies.

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