News Archive, Month: March 2022

Team Bath Netball looking to ‘bounce back and assert ourselves’ as they travel to Coventry to take on Wasps in Vitality Superleague

19 March 2022

Team Bath Netball are looking for a response to Monday’s last-quarter disappointment against Loughborough Lightning when they head to Coventry to face Wasps in Round 9 of the Vitality Superleague on Saturday (7pm centre-pass). Both teams faced Lightning in their last match, with the Haines Watts-sponsored Blue & Gold playing brilliantly to lead after 45 minutes before being undone by the defending champions in the final period. That match came a day after Lightning had been restricted to their narrowest win...

Hurdlers David King and Nick Andrews head to IAAF World Indoor Athletics Championships after finalising preparations at Team Bath

18 March 2022

Sprint hurdlers David King and Nick Andrews are competing at the IAAF World Indoor Athletics Championships in Serbia this weekend after finalising their preparations at the Team Bath Sports Training Village. They will be representing Great Britain and Australia respectively in the men’s 60m hurdles competition in Belgrade, with all the action taking place on Sunday 20th March with the heats at 9.05am GMT, semi-final at 4.05pm GMT and final at 6.30pm GMT. Tokyo Olympian...

Double delight at Suffolk Senior Silver for Bath badminton player Katie Scott as scholar Will Jones reaches last eight in Portugal

17 March 2022

University of Bath student Katie Scott brought home two titles when she visited Ipswich to compete in the Suffolk Senior Silver badminton competition. Scott, who studies Psychology and is coached by Peter Bush at the Team Bath Sports Training Village, didn’t drop a set all weekend as she won both the women’s singles and women’s doubles. A 21-17 21-10 victory over Chloe Dennis secured the singles title, while Scott and partner Jessica Li – a...

England Rugby select Team Bath Dual Career trio to face Scotland in first Women’s U20 Test match in three years

16 March 2022

Team Bath Dual Career student-athletes Jenny Hesketh, China Kill and Gabriella Nigrelli have been named in the starting XV for the first England Rugby Women U20s Test match since July 2019. The University of Bath students, who all play Allianz Premier 15s rugby for Bristol Bears, will line up against Scotland Futures at Darlington Arena on Saturday 19 March (2pm). It is the first of three matches for the U20s, who also travel to Evreux,...

Olympic champions among University of Bath-based swimmers recording early-season wins at Edinburgh International Swim Meet

15 March 2022

Freya Anderson completed a freestyle hat-trick and there were also wins for Jono Adam, Tom Dean, James Guy, Ben Proud and Brodie Williams as University of Bath-based swimmers impressed at the Edinburgh International Swim Meet 2022. Olympic gold-medallist Anderson, coached by David McNulty at the British Swimming National Centre Bath, was victorious on each of the three days across the women's 100m, 200m and 400m freestyle contests. The highlight of her triple win came in...

More last-quarter frustration for Team Bath Netball as Loughborough Lightning’s late surge secures Vitality Superleague spoils

14 March 2022

Team Bath Netball were once again left to rue a run of goals against them in the final quarter as they went down 53-44 at home to defending champions Loughborough Lightning in the Vitality Superleague on Monday. An enthralling game featuring big momentum swings had seen the Haines Watts-sponsored Blue & Gold trail by five, then lead by as many at the end of quarter one before ending both the second and third periods with...

All-important points on the board as Team Bath Netball start home double-header with Sunday Superleague win against Celtic Dragons

13 March 2022

Team Bath Netball put some all-important points on the board in the hunt for a 2022 Vitality Superleague top-four finish with a convincing home win against Welsh franchise Celtic Dragons at the Team Bath Arena on Sunday. After labouring to eke out a lead in the opening two quarters, despite some clever passages of play, the Haines Watts-sponsored Blue & Gold unleashed a controlled attack to score 10 unanswered goals in the third period, going...

Team Bath Dual Career athlete Justin Davies helps GB win mixed relay silver and overall title at FISU World University Cross-Country Champs

12 March 2022

University of Bath student Justin Davies helped GB win mixed relay silver when he represented his country at the FISU World University Cross-Country Championships in Aveiro, Portugal on Saturday. Davies, who studies Biomedical Sciences and is supported by the Team Bath Dual Career programme, ran the fourth and final 2km leg of a race ran in heavy rain and maintained GB’s hold on second spot to bring the team home in 35:23, 20 seconds behind...

Team Bath waiting on other results after being edged out by Swansea in hard-fought last league game of BUCS Super Rugby season

10 March 2022

Team Bath will have to play the waiting game to see if they have qualified for the end-of-season play-offs after being edged out 19-15 at Swansea in their last BUCS Super Rugby league game of the 2021-22 season. It was a hard-fought encounter in Wales on Wednesday, with the Rengen-sponsored visitors holding a narrow 15-14 lead with just over 10 minutes remaining. A third Swansea try of the evening meant they took the win but...

Team Bath and England legend Serena Guthrie to retire from netball after announcing “amazing surprise” pregnancy news

09 March 2022

Serena Guthrie has thanked the Team Bath Netball fans for their “unwavering support” throughout her illustrious career after today announcing that she is pregnant and retiring from playing at elite level. The Blue & Gold legend – who first came to the club as a prodigiously talented 13-year-old from Jersey and developed into arguably the greatest mid-courter of her generation – had planned to hang up her bib after captaining England at this summer’s Commonwealth...

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