News Archive, Month: October 2017

Our region, your team – here’s your Team Bath Netball squad for 2018 Superleague season

31 October 2017

With all 15 players now named for the new Vitality Netball Superleague season, Team Bath Netball unveiled its first full-squad pictures today.  The images, issued this evening, topped a day when the team’s stars were pictured individually on social media against West Country backdrops as excitement builds towards the pre-season tournament and the league itself. “We’re so proud to be a founder franchise of the Superleague and excited at what the future will hold”, said...

Five more titles for Team Bath MCTA Tennis players as ace run of international success continues

30 October 2017

Samantha Murray and Amelia Bissett won two titles apiece and there was more doubles success for Luke Johnson and Richard Gabb as Team Bath MCTA Tennis players continued their excellent form. Murray (pictured left), fresh from winning the women’s doubles at the Joue-Les-Tours tournament in France, dominated the ITF Futures event in Wirral and dropped just one set on her way to securing the singles crown. An opening 6-4 6-0 win over Rosalie van der Hoek of...

Asha Francis, Paige Reed, Abi Robson and Jazz Scott have been named in the 2018 Team Bath Netball Superleague squad

Performance pathway graduates named in 2018 Team Bath Netball Superleague squad as Lois Rideout returns as Futures chief

27 October 2017

Asha Francis, Paige Reed, Abi Robson and Jazz Scott are the latest players confirmed in the Team Bath Netball squad for the 2018 Vitality Superleague season. All of them are graduates of the Blue and Gold’s prolific performance pathway, which has expanded this season to include a network of Academies and Hubs for players right across the South West. Heading up the new Futures Pathway will be Lois Rideout, a former Team Bath Superleague player...

Juergen Klinger giving advice to AASE judoka during a training session in October 2017

Team Bath’s finest share expertise with rising young judo stars before big weekend of competition

26 October 2017

The University of Bath hosted an up-and-coming wave of young, talented judo players from around the South West this week ahead of a big few days of international competition for the current high-performance squad. Teenagers on the Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence (AASE) programme took part in training sessions guided by Team Bath Head Coach Juergen Klinger and world-class judoka including Olympian Ben Fletcher and Commonwealth Champion Megan Fletcher, providing a fresh and challenging take on judo...

Tom Doughty races over for a try during the University of Bath's BUCS Super Rugby defeat to Northumbria University, October 2017

Errors prove costly once again as late tries leave University of Bath waiting for first BUCS Super Rugby win

25 October 2017

The University of Bath men’s 1st XV were once again left to rue errors at crucial moments as three tries in the last 15 minutes gave BUCS Super Rugby league leaders Northumbria University the spoils on Wednesday. The IKON Construction-sponsored home side looked well placed for a first win of the season when tries from Mike Snook, Tom Doughty (pictured left) and Scott Russell plus three conversions and a penalty from Will Flinn deservedly put...

Internationals and leading scorer return as University of Bath welcome BUCS Super Rugby leaders to STV

25 October 2017

England U19 winger Levi Davis and hooker Tom Doughty, last season’s leading try-scorer, will make their first starts of the 2017-18 BUCS Super Rugby campaign when the University of Bath men’s 1st XV entertain league leaders Northumbria University tonight (Wednesday). United States international Louis Mulholland also comes in at scrum-half in three changes to the XV that started last week’s defeat to Loughborough University in the Iesis Group-sponsored Anniversary Game at The Rec. The action...

Emily Diamond, David King and Tom Gale have been selected in the Team England squad for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Team England call up athletes Emily Diamond, David King and Tom Gale for Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

24 October 2017

Olympic and World medallist Emily Diamond, British Champion David King and rising star Tom Gale are the latest University of Bath-based athletes to be selected by Team England for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Alumni Danny Talbot, Jack Green and Rosie Clarke are also in the athletics squad for the Games, taking place in Australia from April 4-15. Diamond, who is coached remotely at the Sports Training Village by Jared Deacon, will be competing...

Luke Johnson and Richard Gabb won the men's doubles title at an Israel F13 Futures event in October 2017

Five players, four finals, two titles – what a week for Team Bath MCTA Tennis aces

23 October 2017

Liam Broady and Anna Smith both reached finals, while Samantha Murray, Richard Gabb and Luke Johnson were all victorious during an excellent week for Team Bath MCTA Tennis professionals on the international circuit. Broady, who last month became the first Team Bath MCTA player to reach the quarter-finals of an ATP World Tour singles tournament, continued his fantastic form at the Las Vegas Tennis Open, an ATP Challenger Tour event. He opened the week with...

Jess Varley bags bronze brace as Pentathlon GB athletes impress at U24 European Championships

22 October 2017

University of Bath graduate Jess Varley left the first-ever U24 European Modern Pentathlon Championships with two bronze medals after a successful visit to Poland for Pentathlon GB. Varley, who studied Natural Sciences, took women’s team bronze with Zoe Davison and Kerenza Bryson before returning to the podium with fellow Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) athlete Jamie Harper in the mixed relay (pictured left). Davison, Bryson and Varley finished fifth, eighth and ninth respectively in the...

Tim Nurse hockey feature image

Fresher Tim Nurse gets Great Britain Hockey call for Sultan of Johor Cup in Malaysia

20 October 2017

It’s been an exciting few weeks for hockey player Tim Nurse, who started a degree at the University of Bath last month and is now out in Malaysia representing Great Britain U21 in the prestigious Sultan of Johor Cup. Nurse, who is studying Sports Performance, is part of an 18-strong squad for the annual tournament which this year will see GB take on Australia, India, Japan, United States and the host country. The step up...

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