News Archive, Month: March 2019

University of Bath signs agreement to wear Under Armour kit from beginning of 2019-20 season

22 March 2019

The University of Bath has agreed to partner with Under Armour, who will provide kit for its sports teams. The new kit - which includes training and travel wear, as well as performance kit - will be supplied by Under Armour’s Teamwear Partner, Dreamsport, and will be worn from the beginning of the 2019-20 season. The University of Bath was named as the UK’s top sports university in the influential The Times & The Sunday Times...

Customer notice: New Swim Wall being installed in London 2012 Legacy Pool from April 15-19 inclusive

21 March 2019

A new turning board system is being fitted in the London 2012 Legacy Swimming Pool at the University of Bath during April, adding to the world-class training facilities already available to swimmers at the Sports Training Village. The Swim Wall is designed to sit on the base of the pool and will be raised during certain training sessions to provide a 'turning wall' at the 25m mark - ideal for those in sprint training. It can...

Ten-try Team Bath dispatch Durham in stunning style to set up BUCS Super Rugby semi-final with derby rivals Hartpury

20 March 2019

Ten-try Team Bath men’s 1st XV sent out a statement to their BUCS Super Rugby Championship rivals as they clinically dispatched Durham 64-29 to reach the semi-finals for a third successive year. A large and vocal crowd at the University of Bath Sports Training Village had plenty to cheer as the Fulkers-sponsored Blue & Gold, who are also supported by MJ Church, produced arguably their best all-round team performance of the season so far. The...

Team Bath looking for home support as they face Durham on first step to Twickenham – come and watch for free!

20 March 2019

Team Bath men’s 1st XV are hoping to have a big home crowd behind them when they take their first step on the Twickenham trail tonight as they host Durham in a BUCS Rugby Championship quarter-final (6.30pm, free entry). The Fulkers-sponsored Blue & Gold, who are also supported by MJ Church, go into the knockout stages on the back of a strong finish to the BUCS Super Rugby league season which saw them win five...

Relay great way to raise money for Comic Relief as Olympian joins in Team Bath AS Bags of Fun event

19 March 2019

Team Bath AS raised more than £700 for Comic Relief on Friday as swimmers, coaches and parents came together at the University of Bath Sports Training Village for the ‘Bags of Fun’ Relay event for Red Nose Day. Four teams – headed by coaches, Chris Alderton, Mike Mukelt and Liam Willcox plus former GB swimmer Tilly Gray – went head to head in a tactically challenging race that involved racing with mystery items extracted from...

VIDEO: Aaron James and Tom Doughty look ahead to big BUCS Super Rugby Champs home quarter-final against Durham

18 March 2019

After a fantastic third-placed finish in the 2018-19 BUCS Super Rugby league table, Team Bath men's 1st XV start the knockout phases with a home tie against Durham University on Wednesday, March 20 (6.30pm, free entry). We caught up with Head Coach Aaron James and captain Tom Doughty to get their thoughts on the season so far and the challenge ahead as the Fulkers-sponsored Blue & Gold set off on the Twickenham trail. Don't forget...

New meet record for James Guy as University of Bath-based swimmers impress at Edinburgh International

17 March 2019

James Guy set a new meet record as University of Bath-based swimmers continued their preparations for next month’s British Championships by recording eight top-three finishes at the Edinburgh International over the weekend. Olympic medallist Guy, coached by Jol Finck at the British Swimming National Centre Bath, clocked 1:47.66 in the 200m freestyle to finish ahead of Duncan Scott. MJ Church Ambassador Tom Dean was third in 1:49.14 and Cameron Kurle took fourth in 1:50.08. Goldsmith...

Team Bath Netball made to dig deep to start home run with Vitality Superleague victory over battling Celtic Dragons

16 March 2019

Team Bath Netball kicked off their run of three home Vitality Superleague games in nine days with a hard-fought victory over Celtic Dragons. The Sitec-sponsored Blue & Gold struggled to produce their best netball as they were put under pressure by spirited opposition, who reduced a five-goal half-time deficit to three going into the final quarter. Team Bath were eventually able to pull clear and secure a 56-50 victory, their third win a row, but...

Jenny Nesbitt won the trials to qualify for the 2019 World Cross-Country Championships. CREDIT: Mark Shearman

Terrific trials triumph secures World Cross-Country Championships place for University of Bath student-athlete Jenny Nesbitt

14 March 2019

University of Bath sporting scholar Jenny Nesbitt will represent Great Britain at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Aarhus, Denmark, later this month after a brilliant win in the qualifying event last weekend. The Sport & Social Science student, who is supported by a Trendell Sport Scholarship, made light of difficult weather conditions in Loughborough to chase down leader Jess Piasecki on the final loop and claim an excellent victory in the women’s trials...

Team Bath Netball ‘find a way’ to defeat London Pulse and go into busy home run on back of successive Superleague victories

13 March 2019

Team Bath Netball go into a busy period of three Vitality Superleague home games in nine days with the momentum of back-to-back victories but seeking more consistency after a mixed performance at London Pulse on Monday. The Sitec-sponsored Blue & Gold won each of the first three quarters at the Copper Box Arena as they built up a healthy 54-42 advantage but then allowed league newcomers Pulse back into the contest in the last 15...

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