News Archive, Month: February 2022

Second-half surge sees ruthless Surrey Storm rain on Team Bath Netball’s Superleague homecoming

18 February 2022

A strong second-half fightback saw Surrey Storm crash Team Bath Netball’s homecoming party and run out 62-58 winners in the first Vitality Superleague match at the Team Bath Arena in almost two years. There was nothing to choose between the teams during the first quarter but the Haines Watts-sponsored Blue & Gold managed to edge into a four-goal lead at half-time and briefly led by seven in the early stages of the third period. However,...

Check out our online matchday programme for tonight’s Vitality Netball Superleague home game between the Blue & Gold and Surrey Storm

18 February 2022

Get ready for the first Team Bath home game of the 2022 Vitality Netball Superleague season – and the first at the Team Bath Arena since March 2020 – with our new-look online matchday programme. The interactive programme features videos, match pictures, a welcome message from Superleague Head Coach Anna Stembridge and interviews with captain Imogen Allison, Kirsty Harris and England U17 player Ella Williams, as well details of our merchandise, NPL updates and half-term camps. Tonight's match...

Team Bath turn attention to last home match of BUCS Super Rugby season after a battling defeat at Loughborough

17 February 2022

Team Bath men’s 1st XV put up a good battle on their BUCS Super Rugby visit to Loughborough on Wednesday before going down to a 33-7 defeat in blustery conditions. The Rengen-sponsored visitors were missing a number of forwards through injury but competed well throughout and scored a converted try midway through the first half to notch the opening points of the evening. Third-placed Loughborough managed to draw level before half-time, though, and forged ahead...

Team Bath men’s 1st XV ring the changes for BUCS Super Rugby visit to old rivals Loughborough

16 February 2022

Team Bath head to old rivals Loughborough for their latest BUCS Super Rugby match today (7pm kick-off) looking for a response to last week's home defeat to title-chasing Durham. It will be another tough test against a Loughborough side that sits third in the table but Rengen-sponsored Team Bath will be looking to channel the spirit that earned them a 33-20 success in December's reverse fixture at the Sports Training Village. Bath Rugby Academy hooker...

Beijing 2022: Bath graduate Lloyd Wallace ticks trick off aerial skiing Olympics bucket list as two-man bobsleigh duo finish 11th

15 February 2022

University of Bath graduate Lloyd Wallace said he was happy to produce “some sweet jumps” on the biggest stage when he represented Team GB in aerial skiing at the Winter Olympic Games for a second time in his career. Wallace, who studied Sports Performance, produced a brilliant quadruple-twisting triple back flip in his first jump at Beijing 2022 – something he had been unable to attempt in PyeongChang four years ago – to score 108.41...

“Pride is overwhelming emotion” as Team Bath Netball record impressive win at Leeds Rhinos ahead of Superleague homecoming

15 February 2022

Team Bath Netball will go into their first home Vitality Superleague match for two years this week off the back of a fantastic victory at Leeds Rhinos that proud coach Anna Stembridge says epitomises the club’s culture and ethos. The Haines Watts-sponsored Blue & Gold travelled to Yorkshire on Monday without their regular coaching team due to Covid and missing several experienced players through injury and illness. The squad stepped up to the plate, though,...

Team Bath Netball looking to show resilience in face of injury and illness as they head to Leeds Rhinos for televised Superleague match

14 February 2022

Team Bath Netball today travel to Leeds Rhinos for this evening’s Vitality Superleague fixture determined to show resilience despite being hit by a mix of injury and illness. The Blue & Gold travel north without some of their experienced players while Jo Vann steps in as an emergency replacement to coach solo following a wave of Covid through the coaching and support staff which has also affected some players. Layla Guscoth, Kim Borger, Sophie Drakeford-Lewis...

Beijing 2022: Team GB duo end skeleton competition with best runs as former University of Bath athlete Jackie Narracott wins historic silver

12 February 2022

Britain’s Laura Deas and Brogan Crowley finished 19th and 22nd respectively and there was a historic silver medal for former University of Bath-based athlete Jackie Narracott as the skeleton events at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games drew to a close on Saturday. Both Brits – who train with the British Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association (BBSA) at the University – clocked their fastest times in their final runs, with Deas moving up from 21st overnight...

Beijing 2022: Bath-based British Skeleton duo Matt Weston and Marcus Weston place 15th and 16th on Olympics debuts

11 February 2022

University of Bath-based skeleton athletes Matt Weston and Marcus Wyatt placed 15th and 16th respectively for Team GB on their Winter Olympic Games debuts at Beijing 2022. [caption id="attachment_66843" align="alignright" width="292"] Marcus Wyatt in action at Beijing 2022. PICTURES: Robert Michael/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa/Alamy Live News[/caption] The duo, who train with the British Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association (BBSA), both moved up a place from their overnight positions following their performances in the third and fourth runs on Friday....

Set-piece pressure finally tells as BUCS Super Rugby leaders Durham prove too strong for Team Bath men’s 1st XV

09 February 2022

BUCS Super Rugby league leaders Durham proved too strong for Team Bath men’s 1st XV as they recorded a convincing 42-6 victory at the Sports Training Village tonight. The Rengen-sponsored hosts had to rejig their pack shortly before kick-off due to injuries but fronted up well and were only trailing 13-6 at the interval. However, a well-drilled Durham outfit dominated set-pieces throughout and the pressure told in the second half as they scored five more...

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