University win Combination Cup

04 May 2010

The University of Bath rugby team won the Bath Combination Clubs Cup for the first time, beating Trowbridge RFC 45-10 in the final at the Rec.

The University of Bath team played some attractive rugby in out-scoring Trowbridge by seven tries to two.

Joe Heaver and Matt Garner both scored a brace of tries each, with Peter Morallee, Joe Ellyat, and Chris Lewis scoring one. Fly half Lewis, who also successfully kicked five conversions, was named man of the match.

University of Bath rugby coach Aaron James said “We are really pleased with our win as we know from watching last year’s Cup final how committed and determined Trowbridge are.

“The players were pleased with their performance and the quality of running rugby we played on the night.

“We are a relatively unknown quantity and it’s a pleasure for our club and players to be involved in this competition again after missing the last year. Thank you to the Bath Combination Committee for their organisation and to Trowbridge for the game ”

The University of Bath has one of the leading university sports departments in the UK. Under its Team Bath brand, its success is based on the expertise and dedication of staff, and its excellent facilities, used by the community and Olympic medal winners alike.

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