News Archive, Month: December 2017

Team Bath Buccaneers top the table after perfect start to Jaffa Super 6s indoor season

17 December 2017

The Team Bath Buccaneers men's 1st team are top of the tree this Christmas after a flawless first weekend of the Jaffa Super 6s indoor tournament, coming home from Bromsgrove with four wins fron four games. After successfully retaining their place in the top tier of English indoor hockey for the first time last season, Buccs got the new campaign off to a flying start as they beat Loughborough 5-2 thanks to some lethal finishing...

University of Bath graduate Fran Wilson helped England win the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup at Lord’s.

Alumna Fran Wilson and England cricket colleagues win BBC Sports Personality Team of the Year award

17 December 2017

University of Bath graduate Fran Wilson was part of the England women’s cricket team that was named as Team of the Year at the 2017 BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards. Wilson, who studied Sports Performance, helped England to victory in the Women’s World Cup Final during the summer. A multi-talented sportswoman, Wilson also captained the women’s football 1st XI during her time at the University of Bath and was voted as Sports Personality of...

New weekly tennis sessions for girls launching in the new year at University of Bath

16 December 2017

Starting in January, Team Bath Tennis will be offering a new weekly tennis sessions to girls that are currently in secondary school and keen to get involved with the sport. Each session, led by Hetty Alton - an accredited level 2 coach who used to play for the University of Bath 1st team - will focus on a different part of the game with the aim of improving the player's knowledge and skill in tennis....

Sports Performance student Levi Davis signs Bath Rugby Academy contract

15 December 2017

Levi Davis has become the latest University of Bath student to sign an Academy contract with Bath Rugby. The England U19 winger, who is studying Sports Performance, scored on his senior debut for the Blue, Black and White against London Irish last month and has been a regular in the Premiership club’s United XV this season. He has also impressed for the Team Bath men’s 1st XV in BUCS Super Rugby in recent weeks, scoring...

Another chance for talented young sportspeople to try out for Team Bath Futures Athlete Development programme

15 December 2017

The Team Bath Futures Athlete Development programme will be staging another free screening day in January, offering young sportspeople looking to maximise their potential the chance to try out for the talent development scheme. As well as testing their physical fitness, speed and power, the screening day – taking place at the University of Bath Sports Training Village from 8.30am on Saturday, January 6 – will also feature an introduction to sports psychology. It is...

WIll Flinn in action for the University of Bath men's 1st XV against Loughborough in the 2017 Anniversary Game at The Rec

University of Bath’s three-match unbeaten run comes to an end in a tough bout against Loughborough

14 December 2017

The University of Bath men’s 1st XV saw their three-match unbeaten run in BUCS Super Rugby come to an end as they were beaten 35-24 at Loughborough on Wednesday. A strong first half from Loughborough saw them run in four tries through fly-half Tom Ffitch, centre Quinten Koster, scrum-half Alex Glashan and number eight Charlie Kingham, three of which were converted. This was countered by touchdowns from Bath winger Levi Davis and hooker George Frampton in...

GB Rowing Team Start rowers with coach Dan Harris after all won medals at the 2017 British Rowing Indoor Championships

Multitude of medals for University of Bath rowers at 2017 British Rowing Indoor Championships

13 December 2017

Rowers at the University of Bath won a host of medals, four of them gold, when they competed at the 2017 British Rowing Indoor Championships at the Lee Valley VeloPark on London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. It was a great day for members of Bath’s GB Rowing Team Start programme, coached by Dan Harris at the University and Minerva Bath RC, with Chemistry student Luke Gwenter taking the men’s U23 2k title, Santander Sporting Scholar...

Team Bath head to old rivals Loughborough for last BUCS Super Rugby match of 2017

13 December 2017

The University of Bath men’s 1st XV will be looking to go into the Christmas break on a positive note when they visit old rivals Loughborough in the last BUCS Super Rugby match of 2017 tonight. The Blue and Gold, sponsored by IKON Construction and supported by Investigo, have lost just one of their last five games and are now only two points behind fifth-placed Loughborough in the league table. They have made just one...

Eilidh Doyle aiming for Commonwealth Games medal hat-trick after Gold Coast 2018 selection

12 December 2017

University of Bath-based athlete Eilidh Doyle will have chance to add to her record-breaking international medal collection after being selected in the Team Scotland squad for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Doyle claimed the first of her 13 major championship medals – the most ever won by a Scottish track and field athlete – when she secured 400m hurdles silver at the Delhi 2010 Games, a result she matched four years later on an...

Ben Fletcher and Adam Hall in the Team Bath dojo

Ben Fletcher is Hong Kong king and Adam Hall wins first British title as Team Bath judoka excel

12 December 2017

Team Bath judoka won three gold, two silver and five bronze medals during a successful weekend on both the national and international stage. Rio 2016 Olympian Ben Fletcher marked his first appearance since switching his nationality to Ireland in style as he took the men’s -100kg title at the Hong Kong Asian Open. The MJ Church ambassador was in fantastic form as he beat South Korea’s Kim Nohyeon and Kim Min Sung in the quarter-final...

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