News Archive, Month: September 2014

It’s a doubles double for Clayton and Gabb

29 September 2014

Team Bath MCTA Tennis Academy players Scott Clayton and Richard Gabb are celebrating winning back-to-back doubles tournaments in Turkey. The unseeded pair beat number four seeds Ramkumar Ramanathan of India and Venezuela’s Ricardo Rodriguez in Saturday’s final at the Turkey F33 Futures Tennis Organisation Cup in Antalya 7-5 7-6 (7). Fellow Team Bath player Jessica Simpson finished runner-up in the women’s doubles partnering Harriet Dart, going down 6-1 3-6 [10-8] to China’s Yan Wang and...

Commonwealth champion Megan Fletcher relishes Glasgow challenge

29 September 2014

Team Bath judo player Megan Fletcher is looking forward to returning to action in Glasgow at the weekend after winning Commonwealth Games gold in the Scottish city two months ago. Fletcher, who won gold for England in the women's under-70kg class at the Glasgow Games, competes at the European Judo Open at the Emirates Arena on Saturday (4 October 2014). A fantatsic opportunity “It's amazing how positively judo was received by the home crowd both...

Match Report > Team Bath Buccs v Fareham

23 September 2014

Match Report > Now: Pensions Men's Conference West Fixture > Team Bath Buccaneers v Fareham Date > Sunday 21 September 2014 Score > Team Bath Buccaneers 3-1 Fareham Venue > Sitec Pitch, University of Bath Sports Training Village A late goal from skipper Tom Davenport made sure Team Bath Buccaneers made it two wins from two league games this season with victory over Fareham. Davenport opened the scoring from a corner on the stroke of...

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Team Bath 2015 Superleague tickets on sale now with some “must-see” fixtures still to come

23 September 2014

Team Bath's new-look Superleague squad are part-way through their 2015 season. The going has been tough so far with a run of home defeats after an opening win against Team Northumbria. Coach Thirlby has the squad training hard as they seek to convert their fizzing individual talent into consistent and cohesive match-winning performances. The Carter Jonas backed squad includes England defenders Sam Cook and Stacey Francis as well as Scottish captain Claire Brownie. Rachel Shaw,...

Match Report > Bournemouth v Team Bath Buccs

22 September 2014

Match Report > West of England Women’s League Premier Division Fixture > Bournemouth v Team Bath Buccaneers Date > Saturday 20 September 2014 Score > Bournemouth 1-1 Team Bath Buccaneers Venue > Bournemouth Sports Club Team Bath Buccs ladies put in a great team peformance but could only draw their opening league game of the season 1-1 at Bournemouth. Buccs dominated possessson for most of the first half, putting the home team under a lot...

Update: Swimming pool will close on Friday 19th September at 13:30

17 September 2014

Refurbishment and upgrades to the 50m Swimming Pool in the Sports Training Village are soon to start. The swimming pool will be drained by the end of the month with some decommissioning of the plant room in advance of this. The pool will close on Friday 19 September at 13.30, with scheduled re-opening in the spring of 2015. The University will be replacing the complete tank, elements of the plant room and the ventilation system,...

Match Report > Cheltenham v Team Bath Buccs

15 September 2014

Match Report > Now: Pensions Men’s Conference West Fixture > Cheltenham v Team Bath Buccaneers Date > Saturday 13 September 2014 Score > Cheltenham 0-1 Team Bath Buccaneers Venue > Baccarras School, Cheltenham Team Bath Buccaneers started their Now: Pensions campaign with a 1-0 win at Cheltenham. Sam Hatherley netted the only goal of the game in the 55th minute. Before that, Buccs' keeper Tom Skinner had made an important first half save to deny...

Buccs begin National League West campaign

10 September 2014

Team Bath Buccaneers aim to get their Now: Pensions National League West Conference campaign underway with a victory when they travel to Cheltenham on Saturday (13 September). Coach Jody Paul’s team completed their pre-season run with games that includes an 8-1 win against Robinsons and a draw with East Conference side Richmond. Buccs finished runners-up last season, missing out on promotion to Cardiff & Met. This season they will be aiming to finish one position...

Watch the ParalympicsGB Potentials Camp movie

09 September 2014

The University of Bath Sports Training Village hosted the latest ParalympicsGB Potentials Camp in August 2014 with around 60 aspiring Paralympians taking an inportant step on the path that they hope will take them to the Rio Games in 2016. You can find out more by watching the movie on Team Bath TV at

French and Evans end campaign on a high note

08 September 2014

Kate French and Joe Evans rounded off Britain’s Modern Pentathlon World Championship campaign on a high note by winning mixed relay silver today (Sunday). The young pair fought well across the day before being beaten to gold by Laura Asadauskaite, Lithuania's London 2012 Olympic champion, and Justinas Kinderis, the 2013 individual world champion. French said:  “It's brilliant we just came to get as many medals as possible and couldn't do it without the support of...

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