News Archive, Month: October 2016

Action from University of Bath v Loughborough University in BUCS Super Rugby, October 2016

Fantastic forwards drive University of Bath to fine home win over Loughborough in BUCS Super Rugby

19 October 2016

The University of Bath continued their winning start to the new BUCS Super Rugby season by recording a well-earned 28-17 home victory over Loughborough University on Wednesday. As in their opening match against Team Northumbria, the Blue and Gold fell behind – this time to a Will Kaye penalty and Joss Morgan try – before hitting back with two tries from hooker Tom Doughty. Prop Alex Wood further capitalised on the Bath pack’s dominance to...

Fencer Tom Edwards won epee bronze at the Belgrade Trophy in October 2016

Bronze in Belgrade sends fencer Tom Edwards surging up the world rankings

19 October 2016

University of Bath fencer Tom Edwards began his international season in fine style, by winning a bronze medal in epee at the Belgrade Trophy in Serbia. The result has massively increased the Santander Sports Scholar’s world ranking, lifting him from 952nd up to 283rd, and will provide him with an improved draw at the World Cup in Bern, Switzerland in two weeks’ time. Edwards, who studies Sport & Exercise Science and is supported by the Team...

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University of Bath and Loughborough teams named for big BUCS Super Rugby clash

19 October 2016

The University of Bath have made four changes for today’s eagerly-anticipated BUCS Super Rugby home fixture against Loughborough University (6.30pm kick-off). Coming into the starting XV are Greg Palmer at loosehead prop, Jack Davis in the second row, Will Flinn at scrum-half and Jake Allen on the wing. Tom Kynge and James Catlin will line up at openside flanker and number eight respectively, a reversal of their roles in Friday’s 38-17 bonus-point win over Team...

Vangalee Williams, Imogen Allison and Laura Rudland have been named in the 2017 Team Bath Netball Superleague squad

Sunshine Girl Vangelee Williams joins exciting young duo in Team Bath Netball Superleague squad

18 October 2016

Jamaica international Vangelee Williams (left) and exciting rising stars Imogen Allison (centre) and Laura Rudland (right) have today been confirmed as the latest members of the Team Bath Netball squad for the 2017 Vitality Netball Superleague season. Highly-rated Williams, who can play either wing-defence or goal-defence, has appeared in every match for her country since making her debut in 2011 and helped them win bronze at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and finish fourth at...

Tom Doughty and Daniel Rowland

University of Bath hoping for big home crowd as they look to build to on impressive BUCS Super Rugby start

18 October 2016

The University of Bath men’s rugby team will go into their first-ever BUCS Super Rugby home fixture on Wednesday with confidence high after starting their season with a 38-17 bonus-point win over Team Northumbria. Hooker Tom Doughty (left) and winger Daniel Rowland (right) both scored two tries and Ludi Hopkinson also touched down as the Blue and Gold recovered from an early 10-0 deficit to record an impressive victory at Kingston Park, the home of Aviva...

(From left) Team Bath Buccaneers Chairman Nick Kendall, Peter Vaughan-Fowler of John Moore Sports and Fidelius Chief Executive Jim Grant.

Successful junior hockey programme at Team Bath Buccaneers gets financial boost

18 October 2016

Team Bath Buccaneers Hockey Club have welcomed the continued support of local financial services company Fidelius for their successful junior hockey programme. This season Fidelius – whose Bath office is based on James Street West – has supplied complete sets of home and away shirts for both boys and girls in the U14, U16 and U18 teams. The sets have been supplied by John Moore Sports, also based in Bath. Buccaneers’ Junior Academy enjoys a vibrant...

Could you be the next GB rowing success story? Test your talent at University of Bath

17 October 2016

The pioneering talent ID and development scheme that produced double Olympic rowing champions Helen Glover and Heather Stanning will be staging trials at the University of Bath next week. People who think they have it what it takes to become an Olympic rower are being invited to attend testing with the GB Rowing Team Start programme, taking place in the Sports Training Village from 5-8pm on Tuesday, October 25. It’s been another hugely successful year...

Adam Hall won -100kg bronze at the European Judo Open In Glasgow, October 2014

Halls claim haul as Team Bath judoka gain experience at European Open in Glasgow

17 October 2016

Team Bath Judo Club’s Adam Hall claimed his first medal at World Cup level when he won -100kg bronze at the European Open in Glasgow. Gary Hall matched his achievement in the -90kg category after beating team-mate Sam Potts in the bronze-medal match. Saturday’s competition saw Adam Hall overcome Norway’s Henrik Reitan in the first round before beating fellow Brit Philip Awiti-Alcaraz to reach the semi-finals. He was in a winning position against Simeon Catharina...

(Clockwise from top left) University of Bath Director of Sport Stephen Baddeley, National Centre Bath Head Coach Dave McNulty, Calum Jarvis, Chris Walker-Hebborn, Jazz Carlin, Tom Derbyshire, Joe Hulme, Andrew Willis, EiS Strength & Conditioning Coach John Watson, National Centre Bath Coach Graeme Antwhistle, Siobhan-Marie O’Connor, Jessica Fullalove, Julian Chan Quee Lin, EiS Physio Jane Carre and Jemma Lowe. Credit: Clare Green for Matchtight.

Swimmers and staff celebrate thriving partnership between University of Bath and British Swimming

14 October 2016

The thriving partnership between the University of Bath and British Swimming was celebrated at the Sports Training Village on Friday as athletes, coaches and staff gathered to reflect on another outstanding year of success in the pool. Rio 2016 Olympic medallists Jazz Carlin, Siobhan-Marie O’Connor and Chris Walker-Hebborn were among members of the British Swimming National Centre Bath squad who joined Team Bath staff for a special ‘thank you’ breakfast in the Sports Café. The...

Rio Olympian Andrew Willis returning to international stage at World Championships

13 October 2016

University of Bath-based swimmer Andrew Willis has been named in a 16-strong British Swimming squad for December’s FINA World Short-Course Championships in Windsor, Canada. The double Olympian, who missed out on a 200m breaststroke medal at Rio 2016 by just eight-hundredths of a second, will be competing in the faster waters of the 25m pool from December 6-12. British Swimming Head Coach Bill Furniss has challenged his squad to use the event to practice vital...

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