News Archive, Month: November 2017

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Rousing comeback earns Team Bath a deserved draw at Leeds Beckett in BUCS Super Rugby

30 November 2017

The University of Bath men’s 1st XV produced another tremendous show of character as they rallied from 22-5 down to earn a deserved draw at high-flying Leeds Beckett University in Wednesday’s BUCS Super Rugby contest. In a match played in bitterly cold conditions at West Park RFC, there was little to choose between the teams during a tight first half with the only points coming from a Zach Scott-Gray try for the hosts. Leeds flew...

Megan Pyke and Sophie Sandberg of Team Bath Synchro Club, November 2017

Plenty of promise as young Team Bath synchronised swimmers impress at Swim England National Champs

30 November 2017

Promising Team Bath Synchro Club youngsters Megan Pyke and Sophie Sandberg both impressed when they made their first appearances at the annual Swim England Synchronised Swimming National Age Group Championships in Gloucester. Competing in the 12-and-under category, they had to perform four technical figures in front of different judging panels – ballet leg single, barracuda, oceanita and surface prawn. Megan placed 65th overall with a combined score of 50.0001, putting her 18th in the country...

Triathlon multi-medallist Vicky Holland selected for second Commonwealth Games with Team England

29 November 2017

Olympic triathlon medallist Vicky Holland has become the latest University of Bath-based athlete to be selected for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. It will be a second Commonwealth Games for Holland, who moved her training base to the Sports Training Village after winning bronze at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. She won the first major individual medal of her career at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, a bronze in the women’s race, and followed...

Trip to high-flying Leeds Beckett is next up for Team Bath in BUCS Super Rugby

29 November 2017

The University of Bath men’s 1st XV will be looking to build on last week’s welcome win over Hartpury College when they travel to high-flying Leeds Beckett for tonight’s BUCS Super Rugby game (7pm). Charlie Dunbar returns at centre for Bath, who were edged out 27-26 by a last-gasp try when they faced Leeds Beckett at the Sports Training Village on the opening day of the season. Will Hughes moves to full-back and captain Will...

Emma Hurst, Barry Scollo and Pippa Horn are representing Great Britain at the 2017 Master’U BNP Paribas tennis tournament in France

Emma Hurst and Pippa Horn get GB call for prestigious Master’U BNP Paribas tennis tournament

28 November 2017

University of Bath students Emma Hurst and Pippa Horn will represent Great Britain this weekend in the world’s biggest student tennis team competition, the Master’U BNP Paribas tournament in France. It will be a third successive appearance at the tournament for Sport & Exercise Science student Hurst, supported by a Trendell Sports Scholarship, who helped Britain match their best-ever result with bronze in last year’s edition. She went on to represent her country at this...

City of Bath Rhythmic Gymnastics Club espoire team at the 2017 Welsh Invitational

City of Bath Rhythmic Gymnastics Club’s Welsh wonders win gold and silver at Cardiff competition

27 November 2017

City of Bath Rhythmic Gymnastics Club came away from this weekend's Welsh Group Invitational competition in Cardiff with gold and silver medals after impressive displays against six other leading national clubs. The Junior group of Amelia, Evie, Jasmine, Molly, Vanessa, and Kristina produced a fantastic performance to win the overall title in their competition. City of Bath's Espoir group - consisting of Elena, Elisabeth, Elle, Kashvi, Pelagia and Rosie - competed in the free routine...

Kadeen Corbin celebrates half-century of caps by inspiring England Netball to series victory over Malawi

26 November 2017

Team Bath Netball’s Kadeen Corbin has strengthened her claim for Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games selection with two standout performances for England against Malawi Queens over the weekend. England Head Coach Tracey Neville described Corbin’s shooting as “world-class” after her player-of-the-match display inspired the Roses to a hard-fought 66-60 victory over the tourists in Friday’s opening match. Corbin was hugely influential once again on Sunday, on her 50th appearance for her country, as England took...

Lamin Deen, Toby Olubi, Ben Simons and Andrew Matthews won four-man bobsleigh silver at the World Cup in Whistler, November 2017

Second medal in a week for GB Bobsleigh as Lamin Deen eclipses track record on way to super silver

25 November 2017

Lamin Deen led his crew to a fantastic four-man silver in Whistler as Great Britain Bobsleigh won a second World Cup medal in as many weeks on Saturday. Deen, Toby Olubi, Ben Simons and Andrew Matthews reached an incredible 97mph in the first run as they set a new track record of 50.66secs, eclipsing a time set at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. They were pipped to gold in the second run by Russia’s...

Paul Blake is inducted into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport by Deputy Director of Sport Greg Sharp, November 2017. CREDIT: Bryn Vaile for Matchtight.

“Absolute honour and pleasure” as Paralympic champ Paul Blake joins University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport

24 November 2017

Paralympic gold-medallist and multiple World Champion Paul Blake today became the latest inductee into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport. The popular and inspirational athlete has been training with Rob Ellchuk at the Sports Training Village for the past eight years, enjoying tremendous success during that time. His greatest moment to date came at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games as he stormed to T36 400m gold. He won 800m silver too that...

Will Flinn on the charge for the University of Bath men's 1st XV in the 24-22 BUCS Super Rugby win over Hartpury College

VIDEO: Action and reaction from University of Bath’s dramatic BUCS Super Rugby win over Hartpury

23 November 2017

The University of Bath ended their long wait for both a home win and victory over West Country rivals Hartpury College in dramatic style on Wednesday, Levi Davis scoring in the last minute to seal a 24-22 success. After the match, Team Bath TV caught up with Head of Rugby Aaron James and captain Will Britton to get their thoughts on a memorable evening at the Sports Training Village. Check out our collection of BUCS...

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