News Archive, Month: November 2021

Team Bath Netball quartet named in England Netball squad for Roses Reunited Series against Jamaica Sunshine Girls

11 November 2021

Team Bath Netball Superleague stars Imogen Allison, Sophie Drakeford-Lewis, Layla Guscoth and Serena Guthrie have been confirmed in the 16-strong England squad for the upcoming Vitality Netball ‘Roses Reunited’ Series against the Jamaica Sunshine Girls. The three-match series gets underway at the Copper Box Arena in London on Sunday 28 November, before moving on to the Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 December. University of Bath alumni Allison and Drakeford-Lewis will...

Cameron Chalmers and Alastair Chalmers on the indoor athletics track at the University of Bath, July 2019

University of Bath alumni Cameron and Alastair Chalmers earn early Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games call-up by Guernsey

11 November 2021

University of Bath alumni Cameron and Alastair Chalmers are among the first six sportspeople to be officially selected by Guernsey for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. The brothers, who both studied Sports Performance, will compete in the 400m and 400m hurdles respectively when the Games take place at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham from 28 July to 8 August 2022. Older brother Cameron represented the island at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and made...

Israeli skeleton athlete Georgie Cohen chasing Olympic history for country and family after productive summer of training at Team Bath

10 November 2021

After a busy and productive summer of training at Team Bath, Israeli skeleton athlete Georgie Cohen is going into the Beijing 2022 season chasing both history for her country and fulfilment for her family’s Olympic legacy. Cohen, who had full-time athlete access to the UK’s only outdoor push-track and other high-performance facilities at the Sports Training Village during the summer with the Israeli Bobsled & Skeleton Team's support, is bidding to become the first female...

University of Bath rugby team taking on old boys before swapping pitch for netball court as part of Movember fundraising efforts

09 November 2021

The University of Bath men’s rugby team will swap the pitch for the netball court as part of their Movember fundraising efforts, which also includes a match against returning old boys this weekend. Two fun fixtures against the University’s student netball squad are taking place at the Team Bath Sports Training Village on Sunday 21st November (12pm and 1.30pm). Entry costs £2 and all donations will go to the rugby club’s annual Movember fundraiser which...

First ITF singles title for Luke Johnson as Team Bath Tennis players win trophies in three countries while world’s best U12s compete at STV

07 November 2021

It has been a trophy-winning weekend both for Team Bath Tennis players on the national and international circuits, and for two of the world’s top juniors in a global tournament staged at the University of Bath. Luke Johnson, who is coached by Ian MacDonald, won his first-ever ITF World Tour men’s singles title as he fought back from a set down to beat Cannon Kingsley of the United States 3-6 6-4 7-6(6) in the final...

Olympic gold-medallists among five University of Bath-based swimmers selected for 2021 World Short-Course Championships

04 November 2021

Three Olympic Champions who train at the University of Bath will spearhead a 13-strong British Swimming team competing at December's World Short Course Championships in Abu Dhabi. Double Tokyo 2020 gold-medallist Tom Dean, Freya Anderson and Matt Richards have been named in a squad that also features fellow British Swimming National Centre Bath swimmer Edward Mildred and double Olympian Ben Proud, who is coached by University of Bath Head of Swimming Mark Skimming. The 25m...

Plenty of pride and positives in defeat as Team Bath are denied at the death by Exeter in pulsating BUCS Super Rugby derby

03 November 2021

Two last-gasp tries denied Team Bath victory over Exeter in a pulsating BUCS Super Rugby South West derby at the University of Bath tonight. The Rengen-sponsored men’s 1st XV were leading 26-17 going into the final three minutes thanks to a hat-trick of tries from man of the match George Worboys, one from Duncan Hood and outstanding performances right across the pitch. However, they weren’t quite able to see out the win as the visitors...

Season and match-day tickets on sale now as Team Bath Netball return to home sweet home for 2022 Vitality Superleague campaign

03 November 2021

Team Bath Netball fans, players and coaches alike can start planning their long-awaited returns to the Team Bath Arena after the 2022 Vitality Superleague fixtures were released today. The competition is reverting to a home and away format for the new campaign and season and individual match-day tickets are now on sale for the first Superleague fixtures to be played at the Team Bath Sports Training Village since March 2020. Home fans will have their...

Team Bath hoping for another big turnout for tonight’s BUCS Super Rugby South West derby against Exeter, free to watch!

03 November 2021

After last week’s dramatic win over Swansea, Team Bath are back in front of their home fans tonight (Wednesday) as they welcome South West rivals Exeter to the Sports Training Village for a big BUCS Super Rugby live-streamed match. The Rengen-sponsored men’s 1st XV will be hoping for another big turnout as they look to build on an entertaining 34-32 victory in their last outing. Exeter will provide tough opposition as always, though, as they...

Sporting scholar Vicki McCabe honoured to be named in England Hockey U21 squad for 2021 Junior Women’s World Cup

02 November 2021

University of Bath sporting scholar Vicki McCabe has been named in the England Hockey U21 squad for the 2021 Junior Women’s World Cup in Potchefstroom, South Africa. It will be a first World Cup experience for the Sports Performance student, who is supported by an Ivor Powell Scholarship and part of the Great Britain Hockey Elite Development Programme (EDP). McCabe, who helped England secure qualification for the tournament at the 2019 Junior EuroHockey Championships, plays...

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