News Archive, Month: October 2014

Could you be the next big thing in rowing?

13 October 2014

A talent identification session being held at the University of Bath later this month could help find the next generation of Olympic rowers. The session, which takes place on Thursday 23 October, is part of the GB Rowing Team’s Start talent identification programme. It aims to identify athletes who could follow in the footsteps of the likes of Olympic gold medallists Heather Stanning and Helen Glover, who learned to row on the Start programme at...

Match Report > Team Bath Buccs v Taunton Vale

12 October 2014

Match Report > West of England Womens League – Premier Division Fixture > Team Bath Buccaneers  v Taunton Vale Date and time > Saturday 11 October 2014 Score >  Team Bath Buccaneers  2-1 Taunton Vale Venue > Sitec Pitch, University of Bath Sports Training Village Team Bath Buccaneers had to come from behind to beat Taunton Vale 2-1 and move into second in the league on goal difference. Buccs, who lost away to Vale in...

Iconic coach Norma Plummer to share experience at Team Bath

10 October 2014

Team Bath’s netball coaches are to benefit from the advice and guidance of one of the most respected figures in the sport, former Australian national coach Norma Plummer. Plummer, who coached Australia to two World Championships, will spend a month at the University of Bath, where she will assist Team Bath’s netball coaches and work with Team Bath’s Superleague players. “This is a massive coup for us,” said Jess Thirlby, Team Bath’s head coach. “Norma...

Fresher Fiona relishing Scotland chance

10 October 2014

University of Bath fresher Fiona Burnet is hoping to make her senior hockey debut for Scotland in the forthcoming three-game series against Germany. Fiona, originally from Helensburgh near Glasgow, has just started studying for a Politics with International Relations degree at the University of Bath. Formerly with Glasgow side Clydesdale Western, she now combines studying with hockey training and playing for Team Bath Buccaneers and the University of Bath hockey teams. Fiona featured for the...

Latest athletes of the month are announced

09 October 2014

Athletes competing in athletics, judo, modern pentathlon, rugby and swimming are the latest winners of the Team Bath athlete of the month awards. The winners of awards, which are supported by Oakley and Ellis & Killpartrick, once again showed the breadth of sporting talent at the University of Bath. Our latest winners covered the months of June, July and August. Modern pentathlete Kate French and rugby player Freddie Clarke collected the awards for June. Kate...

Team Bath announce exciting long squad for 2015

08 October 2014

An array of exciting and talented players feature in Team Bath’s 20-strong long squad for the 2015 Netball Superleague season. The final squad of 15 is expected to be announced later this year ready for the new Superleague season, which gets underway at the end of January. Team Bath are the most successful team in the history of the Superleague, having won five of the nine campaigns contested to date. The long squad for 2015...

Gemma continues comeback with Glasgow gold

07 October 2014

University of Bath student Gemma Howell continued her comeback from injury by taking gold at the 2014 Glasgow European Judo Open at the weekend. Gemma represented Great Britain at the London 2012 Olympic Games but suffered a serious injury to her left knee that has effectively kept her out of the sport for two years. But she made up for lost time with a bronze medal at the Zagreb Grand Prix in Croatia last month...

Match Report > Guildford v Team Bath Buccs

06 October 2014

Match Report: Men > Now Pensions Hockey League West Conference Fixture > Guildford v Team Bath Buccaneers Date and time > Sunday 5 October Score > Guildford 2-3 Team Bath Buccaneers Venue > Broadwater School Team Bath Buccaneers men's firsts travelled to face a strong Guildford side looking for a fourth consecutive win of the season. Buccs dominated the first half and found themselves 2-0 up after a penalty corner from Tim Davenport and a...

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Top tennis returns to the University of Bath

06 October 2014

Top tennis returns to the University of Bath next month with the annual Aegon GB Pro-Series tournament moving from spring to autumn for the first time. The event is run by the LTA and held on the indoor courts at the Sports Training Village. Free for spectators Now in its ninth year, the week-long tournament is free for spectators to watch and is aimed at players in the early stages of their professional careers. There’s...

Match Report > Salisbury v Team Bath Buccs

05 October 2014

Match Report > West of England Womens League – Premier Division Fixture > Salisbury v Team Bath Buccaneers Date and time > Saturday 4 October 2014 Score > Salisbury 1-2 Team Bath Buccaneers Venue > Salisbury & South Wilts Sports Ground A 2-1 win at Salsibury saw Buccs move to joint top of the table with Exe and Plymouth Marjon, who all have seven points after three games. It was Victoria Sauven who put Buccs...

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