News Archive, Month: March 2012

Match Report Hockey: EHL Premier League play off (mens 1st)

31 March 2012

Fixture: Team Bath Buccaneers v Canterbury Date: Saturday 31 March 2012 Score:  TBB 3-5 Canterbury Venue: Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre Team Bath Buccaneers have left themselves with a real job to do having lost their opening play-off encounter with Canterbury on Saturday. Jody Paul’s side went down 5-3 at Bisham Abbey to their opponents who were champions of the East Conference this year. Buccs, missing their Welsh contingent of Matt Ruxton and Lewis Prosser,...

Close again against Mavericks

29 March 2012

[caption id="attachment_16663" align="alignleft" width="368" caption="Ritchie for Team Bath toughs it out against Buchanan"][/caption] Team Bath’s young Fiat Netball Superleague side twice led visitors Hertfordshire Mavericks but could not convert, going down 48-51 in one of the season’s crunch Games. Both sides wanted the win to stay in the top three of the League’s top tier, behind leaders Northern Thunder and second-placed Surrey Storm, with two matches to play before the knock-out phases. Team Bath started...

Best of the South West - Varsity 2012

Bath – Varsity Winners 2012

28 March 2012

Bath are officially Best in the South West! Varsity Winners 2012 The inaugural “Varsity – Best of the South West” on Saturday 24 March saw Bath winning local bragging rights in front of over 3000 spectators over the six sports on show. With a number of close matches Bath came out 5-1 winners overall. The stand out result of the day came in the morning with Bath defeating Exeter’s Rugby League side, previously unbeaten in...

Team talks with Netball Superleague

Garland says Team Bath can go all the way

27 March 2012

Team Bath need to make the most of their home advantage against Hertfordshire Mavericks on Thursday (29 March) to kick-start their campaign in the top tier of the Fiat Netball Superleague, says head coach Jess Garland. The team return to action at home at the Team Bath Arena against Mavericks, after losing their second top tier game on Saturday when they went down 62-39 at Northern Thunder. But Garland says she is convinced her young...

Match Report Hockey: EHL – Conference West (women) v Exe

27 March 2012

Fixture: Team Bath Buccaneers v Exe Date: Saturday 24 March 2012 Score: TBB 4-1 Exe Venue: University of Bath Sports Training Village A very large crowd of well over 200 supporters turned out for the final league fixture of the season and saw both sides fighting to avoid straight relegation. Both sides started well with Team Bath taking greater control of the early exchanges. Good early pressure resulted in chances to both sides but with...

Match Report Hockey: EHL – Conference West (men) v Whitchurch

26 March 2012

Fixture: Whitchurch  v Team Bath Buccaneers Date: Sunday 25 March 2012 Score:  3-3 Venue: Welsh Institute of Sport (Cardiff) Team Bath Buccaneers were unable to finish their West Conference campaign with a win, drawing 3-3 at Whitchurch on Sunday. Buccs travelled to Cardiff without a number of players, ruled out through injury, but started the better side and took the lead in the seventh minute. Former Whitchurch player Jack Betenson showed great skill to receive...

ATP Challenger Tour - Aegon GB Pro Series Bath - Dustin Brown

Brown and Bertens win tennis titles at University of Bath

25 March 2012

Dustin Brown took the Aegon GB Pro-Series men’s singles title at the University of Bath Sports Training Village this afternoon, beating Jan Mertl 7-6 (7-1), 6-4. The German-born but Jamaican resident Brown proved too strong for a workmanlike Mertl. “It’s been a great week”, said Brown, of Montego Bay, afterwards. “It’s great to win and everything’s been organised as best as possible”. Mertl congratulated his opponent:  “I was super tired today but I tried to...

ATP Challenger Tour - Aegon GB Pro Series Bath - Jamie Baker

Brown beats Baker as British doubles hopes go South

24 March 2012

Jamie Baker tackled but fell to flamboyant German, Dustin Brown, in a heated men’s singles semi-final this afternoon at €42,500 ATP Challenger Tour event at the University of Bath’s Sports Training Village. [caption id="attachment_16428" align="alignleft" width="368" caption="Jamie Delgado went down in doubles final with Ken Skupski"][/caption]   Brown, with his dreadlocks flowing and wearing vibrant-coloured kit, was dominant in a first set which he took 6-4 but struggled in the next set to find any...

ATP Challenger Tour - Aegon GB Pro Series Bath - Philipp Oswald

British duo miss out on doubles glory in Bath

24 March 2012

British duo Jamie Delgado and Ken Skupski battled hard but went down 4-6, 4-6 to Austrians Martin Fischer and Philipp Oswald in today’s men’s doubles final at the €42,500 ATP Challenger Tour event at the University of Bath’s Sports Training Village. The British duo, who fought back from 2-5 down to 4-5 in the opening set, were strong on Skupski’s serve, using Delgado’s speed and accuracy at the net but found Oswald’s service game too...

Futsal team 2012

Match Report Futsal: Team Bath reach FA Futsal Grand Finals

23 March 2012

This season Team Bath Futsal Club have managed to reach the Grand Finals for the first time in its short five year history. Team Bath play in the FA National League Midlands Conference and have recorded a top two finish to secure their place in the Grand Finals. The Grand Finals is the culmination of the top six Futsal teams in England coming together to compete for the National Championships and Englands one European spot...

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