News Archive, Month: October 2019

Team Bath Futures athlete Reef Robbins has A Week To Beat The World at different sports in new CBBC television series

14 October 2019

Team Bath Futures athlete Reef Robbins is among the talented young sportspeople who have been around the world to see if they can beat kids from other countries at their own national sports for a new CBBC television series. Reef, an American Footballer who is currently trialing for the GB U17 squad, appears in the first week of programmes of A Week To Beat The World – starting this afternoon (Monday 14th, click to watch)...

(From left) Matt Bendin, Aaron James, Iestyn Lewis of Rengen, Stephen Baddeley, Jordan Martin, Ed RImmer and Chris Barry at The Rec ahead of the 2019 Anniversary Game

“Bring the noise” – spectators urged to pack The Rec and enjoy free BUCS Super Rugby as Anniversary Game returns to city centre

11 October 2019

Team Bath players and coaches are encouraging people to come and enjoy some free rugby at The Rec on Wednesday (October 16) as the annual student showpiece match returns to the iconic city-centre home of Bath Rugby. This year’s edition of the Rengen-sponsored Anniversary Game will see the University of Bath men’s 1st XV take on Welsh rivals Cardiff University in a crunch BUCS Super Rugby contest (6.30pm kick-off). Entry is free and you can...

Swansea’s second-half fightback leaves Team Bath waiting for first BUCS Super Rugby win of 2019-20 season

10 October 2019

Team Bath will be looking to get a first BUCS Super Rugby win of the season under their belts in next week’s Anniversary Game at The Rec after suffering more frustration on the road at Swansea on Wednesday. The visitors – sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell – got off to a strong start, grabbing their first try with less than two minutes on the clock and scoring three more to secure a bonus point and...

League newcomers Swansea are next test for Team Bath ahead of big BUCS Super Rugby Anniversary Game at The Rec

09 October 2019

Team Bath make their first-ever BUCS Super Rugby visit to Swansea University tonight (Wednesday) for the first match in their double header against Welsh opposition. Swansea have been promoted to the top flight of student rugby this season and recorded their first victory when they beat Loughborough 29-13. Team Bath – sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell – have lost their opening two matches on the road and are keen to get a victory under their...

Team Bath Netball name exciting squad for 2019 British Fast5 All-Stars Championships

08 October 2019

New Team Bath Netball Head Coach Jo Vann says she is looking forward to her first experience of the British Fast5 Netball All-Stars Championships, which are taking place in London this weekend. Vann will be on the bench as assistant to Superleague Head Coach Anna Stembridge for the first time since her return to the club she served so well as a player when the Copper Box Arena hosts the fast-paced, short-form version of the...

Team Bath forge exciting partnership with Rengen to support health and sports activities at University of Bath

08 October 2019

Team Bath and Rengen, whose CEO Iestyn Lewis is a University of Bath alumnus, have teamed up today to announce an exciting partnership designed to support health and sports activities at the University. This exciting new arrangement under the Rengen brand comes in addition to the support already given to the University’s annual rugby Anniversary Game and the recent endowment of a sports scholarship by Lewis, a former University rugby coach. Funds from this corporate...

Relay finals prove eventful for University of Bath-based duo at 2019 World Athletics Championships in Doha

06 October 2019

Emily Diamond narrowly missed out on another major relay medal on a dramatic final evening of the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha. Diamond, who does some of her training at the University of Bath, and team-mates Zoey Clark, Jodie Williams and Laviai Nielsen finished fourth in the women’s 4x400m relay final in a season’s best time of 3:23.02. A disqualification to the Jamaican team later saw GB & NI upgraded to bronze but...

Team Bath defeated by Durham but BUCS Super Rugby co-captains take positives from improved display

05 October 2019

Co-captains Jordan Martin and Ed Rimmer say there were plenty of positives to take from Friday’s 25-18 defeat for Team Bath against Durham in BUCS Super Rugby. The Blue & Gold – sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell – applied plenty of pressure in the closing stages at Rosslyn Park in London but weren’t quite able to force the try which would have given them a chance to come away with a draw. Martin said: “The...

Playing in front of big Rosslyn Park crowd is perfect prep for Anniversary Game

04 October 2019

University of Bath rugby head coach, Aaron James, says the coaching team has prepared the BUCS Super Rugby side just like for any other match this season despite tonight’s fixture against Durham set to take place in front of a big crowd at Rosslyn Park. That coaching team of Lewis Messer and Nathan Catt have worked the squad, sponsored by Fulikers Bailey Russell, hard this week.  James said: “We’re a bit disappointed on reflection as...

Rising South African star Khanyisa Chawane signs for Team Bath Netball for 2020 Vitality Superleague season

04 October 2019

Exciting young South African star Khanyisa Chawane says the opportunity to play for Team Bath Netball in the 2020 Vitality Superleague is such an honour that it “still brings tears to my eyes”. The talented mid-courter will wear the famous Blue & Gold next year after being one of the stars of this summer’s Netball World Cup for the SPAR Proteas, impressing in both defence and attack as South Africa finished fourth overall and went mighty...

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