News Archive, Month: August 2015

Levi Davis

31 August 2015

Position: Back row Date of birth: 3/12/1998 Height: 176cm Weight: 87kg Hometown: Chelmsley Wood University of Bath course: Sports Performance Year of study: First Hobbies: Singing, performance arts Twitter: @Levidavis4 Previous club(s): Burton RFC  Denstone College Leicester Tigers Bath Rugby highlights: England U18 Bath A-league Achievements beyond rugby: Levi previously represented the Midlands in hockey and athletics. An all-round sportsman, he also played football within an academy and at county level.

Robert de Bruyn

30 August 2015

Position: Centre Date of birth: 26/02/1991 Height: 180cm Weight: 88kg Hometown: Johannesburg, South Africa University of Bath course: MSc International Development Year of study: First Hobbies: Surfing, golf Previous club(s): Golden Lions Rugby Union University of Johannesburg Rugby highlights: 2013 - Senioir Currie Cup semi-final 2012 - Golden Lions u21 Player of the Year 2011 - Golden Lions u21 Player of the Year 2010 - Golden Lions u19 Player of the Year

Jordi den Hartog

30 August 2015

Position: Hooker Date of birth: 12/10/1996 Hometown: Newcastle Emlyn University of Bath course: Chemical Engineering Year of study: Second Hobbies: Football, golf, darts Previous club(s): Newcastle Emlyn RFC Rugby highlights: Holland U18 Scarlets U18

Tom Doughty

29 August 2015

Position: Hooker Date of birth: 22/11/1996 Height: 182cm Weight: 92kg Hometown: Brighton University of Bath course: Sports Performance Year of study: Second Hobbies: Reading, fishing, eating Twitter: @doughty_tom Previous club(s): London Scottish Quins Academy Rugby highlights: Representing England Counties U18

Charlie Dunbar

29 August 2015

Position: Centre Date of birth: 10/1/1997 Height: 188cm Weight: 94kg Hometown: Nottingham University of Bath course: Sport and Exercise Science Year of study: Second Hobbies: Semi-professional surfer Previous club(s): Northampton Saints Leicester Tigers Rugby highlights: Representing England Under 18 Clubs and Schools Achievements beyond rugby: Salsa dancing.

Craig Duncan

28 August 2015

Position: Centre/fullback Date of birth: 25/6/1996 Height: 186cm Weight: 92kg Hometown: Watford University of Bath course: Natural Sciences Year of study: Third Hobbies: All sports, my two dogs Previous club(s): Fullerians RFC Rugby highlights: Represented Bath in 2016 Singha Premiership 7s

Thomas Farenden

27 August 2015

Position: Flanker/second row Date of birth: 10/9/1993 Height: 187cm Weight: 98kg Hometown: Bakewell University of Bath course: MSci Sport and Exercise Science Year of study: Fourth Hobbies: Reading, eating, sleeping Previous club(s): Bakewell Mannerians Rugby highlights: Nottingham Academy Beating Singapore U20s on a school rugby tour Achievements beyond rugby: Thomas implemented a monitoring test which has been used by the WRU.

‘Do or die’ Lawrence Clarke misses out on World Championships final

27 August 2015

A “do or die” effort from University of Bath graduate Lawrence Clarke wasn’t quite enough to secure a place in the 110m hurdles final at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing. Clarke, coached by Malcolm Arnold at the Sports Training Village, got off to a flying start in Thursday’s semi-final and was well placed in third after 60m. However, he couldn't maintain that pace and hit the last hurdle, causing him to lose his balance...

William Flinn

26 August 2015

Position: Half-back Date of birth: 15/8/1997 Height: 187cm Weight: 86kg Hometown: Exmouth University of Bath course: Sports Performance Year of study: Second Hobbies: Cutting hair Previous club(s): Combe Down Bicton College Rugby highlights: Under 15s Devon Cup runners-up (Exmouth RFC) Achievements beyond rugby: Will is the FIFA champion of Burford Close.

Top six for Eilidh Child and new PB for Danny Talbot at World Athletics Championships

26 August 2015

University of Bath-based athlete Eilidh Child finished sixth in the women’s 400m hurdles final at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Beijing. Danny Talbot ran a new personal best in a 200m semi-final won by Usain Bolt and fellow graduate Lawrence Clarke secured his place in the 110m hurdles semis. Child, coached by Malcolm Arnold at the Sports Training Village, ran a solid race but stuttered coming around the top bend and lost ground. She...

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