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...

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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,...

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...

Samantha Murray is world champion

05 September 2014

University of Bath graduate Samantha Murray is the new modern pentathlon world champion after striking gold in Warsaw today. And there was a double celebration as she joined forces with Freyja Prentice and Kate French to win team silver. The trio are all University of Bath graduates and train at the Pentathlon GB National Training Centre at the University. “It doesn’t feel real,” said French and Politics student Murray. “I’ve worked so hard for this...

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