News Archive, Month: March 2013

Liz Johnson at University of Bath pool

Paralympians take to water for Dreamflight

28 March 2013

Paralympic swimmers are taking part in a sponsored swim at the University of Bath to raise money for an inspirational charity that raises money to help seriously ill or disabled children enjoy the holiday of a lifetime. Two teams will complete the 4½ hour swimming challenge in the 50m pool at the Sports Training Village on Sunday (31 March) in the Dreamflight Generations for Generations sponsored swim. They aim to raise £3,500 for the charity...

Superleague netball at the Team Bath Arena

Team Bath to host Storm, Mavericks and Dragons in Phase Two of Superleague

26 March 2013

Team Bath’s netballers will continue their quest for a fifth Superleague title with what promise to be three thrilling home fixtures against Surrey Storm, Hertfordshire Mavericks and Celtic Dragons next month. The action gets underway in Phase Two of the Superleague, the Showdown League, with a televised game against Surrey Storm at the Sports Training Village on Monday 15 April. Three days later, on Thursday 18 April, Team Bath host Hertfordshire Mavericks. And on Monday...

Emmanuel Nartley with medal. Photo: Sam Farr

Judo players bring home four bronzes from Argentina

26 March 2013

Team Bath judo players had another impressive weekend, collecting four medals at the Buenos Aires Pan-American Open in Argentina. Gregg Varey beat fellow Brit Graham Trinder in the third place contest to take bronze in the men’s under-60kg class. Varey found himself in the bronze medal match after losing to Russia’s reigning Olympic champion Arsen Galstyan, in his third preliminary round fight.  The Russian went on to win the title in Buenos Aires. Ghana’s Emmanuel...

Match Report Hockey > MHL Fareham v TBB

24 March 2013

Match Report: Mens Hockey League – West Conference (Men) Fixture: Fareham v Team Bath Buccaneers Date: Sunday 24 March 2013 Score: Fareham 2-4 TBB Venue: Henry Court School, Fareham Team Bath Buccaneers concluded their west conference season with a 4-2 win at Fareham on Sunday 24 March. With their opponents battling against the drop, Buccs knew they were in for a tough afternoon but Jody Paul's side were clearly determined to finish their season on...

TBB U12 Boys West of England Champs 2013

Match Report Hockey > Boys U12 West of England Regional Club Champions

24 March 2013

Match Report: Boys U12 West of England Regional Club championship Fixture: Team Bath Buccaneers v Plymouth, Gloucester City, Taunton Vale & Bournemouth Date: Sunday 24 March 2013 Score: TBB overall championship winners Venue: Millfield School The Team Bath Buccaneers  U12 hockey boys were crowned West of England Regional Club champions on 24 March 2013 with the boys playing excellent hockey in freezing conditions at Millfield School. The tournament started with a tough 1-0 win over...

Match Report Hockey > WWLPD Clifton v TBB Ladies

23 March 2013

Match Report: West Womens League Premier Division Fixture: Clifton 2nds v Team Bath Buccaneers Date and time: Saturday 23 March 2013 Score:  Clifton 4-2 TBB Venue: University of Bristol Sports Ground Results in the second half of the season hadn't quite gone in the Buccs Ladies favour. However, as they travelled away to Clifton for the final game of the season, they were determined to play good hockey and get those all-important three points. Buccs...

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23 March 2013

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Gemma Francis

Netballers prepare for Superleague Showdown League

19 March 2013

Team Bath’s netballers have made sure of a top-three finish in phase one of the Superleague – and with it a place in the Showdown League for phase two. Team Bath overcame Yorkshire Jets 54-51 in Friday night’s penultimate phase one game. They travel to Hertfordshire Mavericks on Friday (22 March) for their last game of phase one in joint first place with Surrey Storm. Defender Samantha Cook made a welcome return from injury against...

Lisa Whybourn

Re-live the Aegon Bath tennis highlights

19 March 2013

The Aegon GB Pro-Series Bath tennis competitions served up some more exciting tennis again at the University of Bath this year. And there was some local success to celebrate, with Team Bath MCTA Tennis Academy player Lisa Whybourn and her German partner Nicola Geuer capturing the women's doubles titles. To re-live the action, see our Facebook galleries for the pick of Sam Farr's photos from the event.

Fletcher strikes gold in Uruguay

19 March 2013

Team Bath judo player Ben Fletcher has secured the biggest win of his career to date by taking gold at the Pan-American Open in Uruguay. Fletcher (pictured) beat Brazil’s 2007 world champion Luciano Correa in the final of the over the under-100kg class to take gold in Montevideo. Juergen Klinger, head judo coach at the University of Bath, said: “It was a fantastic result for Ben, especially as it’s his first year as a senior...

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