News Archive, Month: August 2020

Hockey back at the Sports Training Village as Team Bath Buccaneers start preparations for 2020-21 league season

29 August 2020

Hockey returned to the Team Bath Sports Training Village for the first time in nearly six months today (Saturday) as the Team Bath Buccaneers men's 1st XI began their pre-season friendlies against the University of Birmingham.  The visitors won 4-2 but it was a good workout for a youthful Buccs team, many of whom were making their debuts for the club. Buccs are scheduled to start their 2020-21 England Hockey Men's Division 1 South campaign...

Sporting scholar Hannah Jones selected for inaugural Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy cricket tournament

26 August 2020

University of Bath sporting scholar Hannah Jones has been named in the South East Stars women’s cricket squad for the inaugural Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy competition, which gets under way this weekend. The Sports Performance student, who is supported by a Trendell Sporting Scholarship, is in a 14-strong squad that will represent Surrey and Kent in the regional 50-over tournament that has been created to allow top-class women’s cricket to be played this summer following...

Wheelchair fencing world champ Piers Gilliver happy to be back in training at Team Bath with one year to rescheduled Tokyo Paralympic Games

24 August 2020

With one year to go until the rescheduled Tokyo Paralympic Games, wheelchair fencing medal contender Piers Gilliver says he has put the disappointment of the delay behind him and has been able to “reset psychologically”. The Rio 2016 silver-medallist and his team-mates on the EiS World-Class Wheelchair Fencing Programme are back in training at the Team Bath Sports Training Village as they start to rebuild towards the Tokyo Games, which had been due to start...

First start and first senior try as University of Bath sporting scholar Beck Cutting continues to make his mark in Premiership Rugby

23 August 2020

Beck Cutting marked his first start in Premiership Rugby with a maiden senior try as the University of Bath sporting scholar continued to impress for Worcester Warriors on their return to action. Sport Management & Coaching student Cutting notched his try during a 32-17 defeat at Wasps for a youthful Warriors side featuring several other Academy graduates. The Trendell Sporting Scholar, who has represented Team Bath in the national BUCS Super Rugby competition, said there...

Fantastic four University of Bath student-athletes among finalists for 2020 TASS Stars Awards

19 August 2020

Four high-achieving University of Bath student-athletes have been shortlisted as finalists in the 2020 TASS [Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme] Stars Awards. Sports Performance student Tim Nurse, who is supported by a King Sporting Scholarship, is in contention for the overall Athlete of the Year honour after another outstanding season on the hockey field for the University of Bath, Team Bath Buccaneers, Great Britain and England. Buchan Jones Scholar Ben Jones, who graduated in Chemistry this...

Beck Cutting and Zack Henry make Premiership Rugby debuts while fellow alumnus Tom Dunn bags two tries for Bath on sport’s return

16 August 2020

University of Bath student Beck Cutting and alumnus Zack Henry both made their Premiership Rugby debuts as the 2020-21 season resumed following the Coronavirus shutdown. England U20 hooker Cutting, who studies Sport Management & Coaching and is supported by a Trendell Sporting Scholarship, came off the bench for Worcester Warriors and played the last 25 minutes of their home defeat to Gloucester Rugby. Cutting, who has represented Team Bath in BUCS Super Rugby, was promoted...

All paths lead to Ealing Trailfinders for former Team Bath BUCS Super Rugby player Levi Davis for 2020-21 Championship season

11 August 2020

Former Team Bath BUCS Super Rugby player Levi Davis has joined ambitious RFU Championship club Ealing Trailfinders for the 2020-21 season. The exciting winger, who studied Sports Performance at the University of Bath, enjoyed a short but productive loan spell with the London-based club last season as they finished runners-up to promoted Newcastle Falcons in the second tier of English domestic rugby. Davis has now made the move permanent after being released by Bath Rugby,...

Danny Talbot and his 4x100m relay team-mates are presented with their gold medals at the London 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championships

Alumni Danny Talbot makes winning return from long-term injury with 200m victory at Brussels Grand Prix

09 August 2020

University of Bath alumni Danny Talbot made a winning return to the athletics track after a long-term injury with victory at the Brussels Grand Prix in Belgium. The former Sports Performance student was making his first appearance over 200m since August 2017, the month that he anchored GB to an unforgettable 4x100m relay success at the IAAF World Championships in London. He has been sidelined by injury since then, making just one 100m appearance in...

VIDEO: Elite athletes back in training at Team Bath Sports Training Village for Tokyo 2021 and Beijing 2022 Olympic Games

04 August 2020

Ahead of the Team Bath Sports Training Village beginning reopening to the public this week, we had time to get ready for customers' return while supporting, under government guidelines, a return to training for some of the squads aiming for the Tokyo 2021 and Beijing 2022 Olympic Games.  The return of around 60 elite sportspeople across bobsleigh, modern pentathlon, skeleton, swimming and triathlon helped us test our procedures and policies before public opening while offering them the...

Immense pride as Team Bath Tennis serves up major national ‘University of the Year’ honour at LTA Tennis Awards

03 August 2020

Team Bath Tennis has been awarded the coveted ‘University of the Year’ accolade at the national LTA Tennis Awards. A unanimous choice by the judging panel, the award recognises the outstanding contribution of Team Bath coaches, players and support staff to promoting and supporting the sport during 2019. As well as a thriving student set-up and all-encompassing tennis offer in inspirational facilities at the Team Bath Sports Training Village, Team Bath Tennis was praised for...

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