News Archive, Month: September 2021

Excitement and ambition levels high as Team Bath men’s 1st XV prepare to resume BUCS Super Rugby action after long wait

23 September 2021

It may be 18 months since their last league match but ambition remains high for the University of Bath men’s 1st XV ahead of their eagerly-awaited return to action in the 2021-22 BUCS Super Rugby season. The Rengen-sponsored squad make the journey to Yorkshire to face Leeds Beckett on Wednesday 29th September (kick-off 2pm) and can’t wait to get going as the country’s leading higher-education rugby institutions resume rivalries following the postponement of the 2020-21...

“A festival of netball” as nearly 200 rising stars from South West compete in first-ever Team Bath Academy tournament

21 September 2021

Nearly 200 talented netballers aged 14-18 from across the South West of England competed in the first-ever Team Bath Netball Academy tournament at the University of Bath on Sunday. Fourteen teams, two from each of the seven regional Academy Development Centres, got to experience playing in the Team Bath Arena, home to the Blue & Gold’s Vitality Superleague squad, during the day-long competition supported by Haines Watts, Team Bath’s principal sponsor. Fifteen coaches from the...

Student Grace Crompton scores six tries during debut competition to help GB Rugby Sevens win Women’s Fast Four in Vancouver

20 September 2021

University of Bath student Grace Crompton made a big impact in her debut tournament with GB Rugby Sevens as she helped them win gold in the HSBC Sevens Women’s Fast Four competition in Vancouver, Canada. Crompton, who is about to start the second year of a Sport Management & Coaching degree course, joined University of Bath graduate Amy Wilson Hardy on the scoresheet as Great Britain beat the United States 34-12 in the final. She...

Giles Hussey and Sonay Kartal take the honours after exciting week of UK Pro League tennis at Team Bath Sports Training Village

19 September 2021

Team Bath Tennis player Giles Hussey enjoyed home success and there was a third consecutive victory for Sonay Kartal when the University of Bath hosted Round 7 of the 2021 UK Pro League tennis tournament. An exciting week of televised competition on the indoor courts at the Team Bath Sports Training Village ended with Hussey beating Round 6 winner Billy Harris 6-3 6-4 in the men’s final. [caption id="attachment_66032" align="alignright" width="292"] Giles Hussey in action...

Get fit on your doorstep with student membership for on-campus Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre – here are the deals on offer for 2021-22

18 September 2021

Free personal training sessions, a personalised training programme updated every two months and access to fitness classes – on campus and online – are among the benefits for University of Bath students who sign up to a Team Bath membership. The spacious Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre – located in the Team Bath Sports Training Village, just minutes from student accommodation and lecture halls on campus – is open every day during term times...

Team Bath Netball ready to get fast and furious as Fast5 All-Stars tournament returns

16 September 2021

Fast5 All-Stars is returning this Autumn and Team Bath Netball will once again be among the eight teams bidding for success at London’s Copper Box Arena. It will be the fourth time the exciting, fast-paced tournament has been played, with the Blue & Gold looking to go one better than their best performance to date – runners-up in the inaugural competition in 2017. Also taking part are the other teams that finished in the top...

Ben Jones in action at Uk Pro League

Jones through to semis on UK Pro League debut

16 September 2021

University of Bath alumnus Ben Jones won through to the semi-finals of the televised UK Pro League tennis tournament taking place this week at the Team Bath Sports Training Village but has since had to withdraw. Previously, undefeated Jones, who is making his debut in the series, came through from the groups after a tough three-set win over David Quayle on Wednesday.  He was the first man to progress this far. "It’s a fantastic event”,...

More chances to enjoy a daily workout indoors, outdoors or online as group exercise timetable is expanded for Autumn 2021

16 September 2021

Nearly 70 group exercises classes - indoor, outdoor and virtual - will be available to members and pay-as-you-go customers at the Team Bath Sports Training Village on our expanded timetable from Monday 20th September. There will be opportunities to enjoy an invigorating fitness class seven days a week with the 17 different types of session meaning there is something for everyone, from yoga and pilates to HIIT and Zumba. Most of the classes will take...

UK Pro League coming to Sports Training Village as Team Bath Tennis hosts latest stage of exciting competition won by Emma Raducanu

10 September 2021

The UK Pro League, the televised national tennis competition that helped US Open finalist Emma Raducanu develop her career last year, is coming to the Team Bath Sports Training Village from September 13-19. Team Bath Tennis will host Round 7 of the 2021 competition, which will be broadcast live and sees some of the UK’s aspiring professional players compete in a round-robin format and play-offs to secure League Ranking Points as they endeavour to qualify for...

Team Bath player and coach Anya Le Monnier excited to be accepted onto England Netball Pathway Coach Development Programme

08 September 2021

Team Bath Netball’s Anya Le Monnier is among a handful of coaches nationally to be accepted onto the England Netball Pathway Coach Development Programme for the 2021-22 season. Le Monnier was a training partner for the Blue & Gold Superleague squad last season and also assistant coach of Team Bath’s U19s in the National Performance League (NPL). She has a long-time passion for coaching, having studied Sports Performance at the University of Bath and taken...

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