News Archive, Month: February 2013

Match Report Hockey > MHL TBB v Bristol Firebrands

17 February 2013

Match Report: Mens Hockey League – West Conference (Men) Fixture: Bristol Firebrands v Team Bath Buccaneers Date and time: Sunday 17 February 2013 Score:  Bristol Firebrands 0-3 TBB Venue: Failand Sports Club, Bristol Buccs made it three wins from three after the Christmas break with a convincing 3-0 win at Bristol club Firebrands. With a number of key individuals missing through illness and international selection, Buccs travelled to Bristol looking to maintain the pressure on...

Stephen, Anne, Kristian, Michael & Chris

Latest athlete of the month awards presented

15 February 2013

The latest Team Bath athletes of the month award winners have been presented with their awards. Bath Intensive Training Centre swimmers Michael Jamieson and Anne Bochmann received the joint awards for November and December, with pistol shooter Kristian Callaghan collecting the men’s January award. Netballer Pamela Cookey was winner of the women’s award for January but could not attend the ceremony. The Team Bath athlete of the month awards are sponsored by Oakley and Ellis...

Samantha features on Pointless Celebrities

14 February 2013

University of Bath student Samantha Murray features on Saturday’s edition of the BBC quiz show Pointless Celebrities. Samantha, who won the silver medal in the modern pentathlon at the London 2012 Olympics, teams up with rower Pete Reed for the quiz, which tests the depth of contestants’ general knowledge. The other teams are Martin Offiah and Phil Tufnell, Mark Bright and Martin Peter, and John Parrott and Hazel Irvine. The show, which is hosted by...

Frazier Christie training with rowers at the Sports Training Village

Bath students are third under-23 pair at rowing trials

13 February 2013

The University of Bath pairing of Frazier Christie and Jack Cadman produced a strong performance to finish as the third fastest under-23 pair at the GB Rowing Team Second Winter Assessment trials in Lincolnshire. Christie (left) and Cadman, both Economics students at the University, clocked a time of 17.24.02 for the 5km course at Boston at the weekend. The other University of Bath pairing of Ben Jackson, a Sport and Exercise Science student, and Mechanical...

Michael Jamieson. Photo: Vaughn Ridley/

Bath ITC decision welcomed

13 February 2013

British Swimming is set to reaffirm its commitment to its Intensive Training Centre at the University of Bath. The University of Bath ITC will continue for another four years, British Swimming has announced. It is one of four ITCs British Swimming will continue to operate following a value for money analysis linked to performance outcomes since the five existing centres opened in 2008. The Bath ITC, which is run by head coach David McNulty and...

Match Report Hockey > MHL TBB v Havant

10 February 2013

Match Report: Mens Hockey League – West Conference (Men) Fixture: Team Bath Buccaneers v Havant Date and time: Sunday 10 February 2013 Score:  TBB 1-0 Havant Venue: University of Bath Sports Training Village Team Bath Buccaneers continued their fine form in the second half of the season with a 1-0 home win over Havant. On a miserable day at the Sports Training Village the hosts were made to work hard for their win by a...

Match Report Hockey > WWL PD TBB v Isca 2nds

09 February 2013

Match Report: West Womens League Premier Division Fixture: Team Bath Buccaneers v Isca 2nds Date and time: Saturday  9 Feb 2013 Score:  TBB 0-1 Isca Venue University of Bath Sports Training Village A disappointing day for Team Bath Buccs ladies 1st X1 who were unable to continue their winning form against Isca . Playing against an Isca side who applied pressure from the first whistle Buccs were unable to settle and despite every effort Buccs...

Pictured are (left to right) Jamie Feaver, Dan Little & Seb Butler

Bath pair land doubles title in Kenya

08 February 2013

Team  Bath MCTA Academy players  Seb Butler and Dan Little are celebrating victory in the boys' doubles at the Nairobi International Junior Championships in Kenya. The Bath pair kept their nerve to beat Brit Jay Clarke and partner Mwendwa Mbithi from the USA 76(2) 76(5) in the final of the ITF (World Junior Tour) Event. The win was particularly pleasing considering this was the first time the boys had paired together, and also the first...

Team Bath make a winning start to 2013 Superleague campaign

07 February 2013

Team Bath’s netballers made a winning start to their 2013 Superleague campaign with a 57-50 victory over Celtic Dragons at the University of Bath tonight (Thursday). The four-times Superleague champions made a strong start, taking the opening quarter 16-8. But they had to rely on an equally impressive final quarter to eventually put away Dragons and secure the spoils. Jess Thirlby, Team Bath’s head coach, said: “I was particularly pleased with the spirit we showed...

Team Bath celebrate winning the Fast Net Grand Prix netball trophy

Asha to captain Team Bath for 2013 Superleague campaign

05 February 2013

Asha Francis will captain Team Bath for the new Netball Superleague season, with Serena Guthrie as her vice-captain. Team Bath begin their 2013 campaign at home to Celtic Dragons on Thursday (7 February) in a game being televised live on Sky Sports. Asha (right), a Singapore international, retains the captaincy from the 2012 Superleague season. She lifted the FastNet Grand Prix trophy, which Team Bath won for the first time last month, and said: “It’s...

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