News Archive, Month: December 2022

Golden duo help to open new Wheelchair Fencing National Training Centre and EIS Athlete Health & Performance Studio at University of Bath

09 December 2022

A new dedicated training facility for the world-leading Great Britain wheelchair fencing squad has today been officially opened at the University of Bath, along with a rehabilitation studio for athletes from other Olympic and Paralympic sports. World Champions and Tokyo 2020 medallists Dimitri Coutya and Piers Gilliver, fresh from winning four gold medals apiece at the 2022 European Championships, treated guests from the University, the English Institute of Sport (EIS), British Fencing, UK Sport and...

Gold medals and national records as University of Bath student-swimmers impress at national champs in England and Portugal

09 December 2022

There were a host of personal bests and medals, including gold for Jana Spinner and Josh Gammon, when University of Bath student swimmers impressed at the Swim England National Winter Championships 2022. Natural Sciences student Spinner secured two titles, touching the wall first in both the 100m backstroke (1:08.49) and 100m individual medley (1:01.50). She was also runner-up in the 50m breaststroke (31.63). [caption id="attachment_68254" align="alignright" width="292"] Jana Spinner (centre) won two gold medals. PICTURES:...

VIDEO: Duncan Hood’s late solo try secures hard-fought win in Cardiff as Team Bath get back to BUCS Super Rugby winning ways

08 December 2022

A superb solo try in the closing stages from Duncan Hood sealed an excellent 27-21 win in Cardiff as Team Bath immediately bounced back to BUCS Super Rugby winning ways on Wednesday. The Bath Building Society-sponsored men’s 1st XV were holding on to a single-point lead under pressure from the hosts when the Scotland U20 hooker collected a pass just inside the Cardiff half and feinted to pass before accelerating through a gap in the...

Team Bath looking for immediate bounce back as they travel to Cardiff for last BUCS Super Rugby away trip of 2022

07 December 2022

Team Bath will be looking for an immediate response to last week’s disappointing result at Exeter when they visit Cardiff on Wednesday for their last BUCS Super Rugby away match of the year (6pm kick-off). It is the first reverse fixture of the season too, with the Bath Building Society-sponsored men’s 1st XV also bidding to avenge their last-gasp single-point home defeat to Cardiff on the opening day. Team Bath welcome Archie McNicol, Mackenzie Graham...

Plenty of great netball for big crowd to enjoy as Team Bath make “positive” start to pre-season at entertaining home tri-tournament

06 December 2022

Team Bath Netball Head Coach Asha Francis says her new-look Super League squad will take plenty of positives from their first pre-season run-out in Saturday’s home tri-tournament. An 800-strong crowd enjoyed three well-contested games at the Team Bath Arena as the Haines Watts-sponsored Blue & Gold hosted fellow Super League clubs London Pulse and Saracens Mavericks. It was Pulse who took home the Lyn Gunson Trophy after beating Team Bath 36-26 and Mavericks 40-39, with...

GB wheelchair fencers bring super six continental crowns back to University of Bath training base from IWASF European Championships

05 December 2022

It was another week to remember for the GB wheelchair fencing team that trains at the University of Bath as they won a super six titles at the 2022 IWASF European Championships in Warsaw, Poland. Dimitri Coutya and Piers Gilliver secured two individual crowns apiece before joining forces with Oliver Lam-Watson and Joshua Waddell to win men’s team gold in the epee and foil competitions. [caption id="attachment_68216" align="alignright" width="216"] Piers Gilliver won gold in both...

New signings on show as Team Bath Netball host London Pulse and Saracens Mavericks in tri-tournament – last tickets remaining!

02 December 2022

Netball fans will have their first chance to see Team Bath, London Pulse and Saracens Mavericks in action this pre-season on Saturday when the Super League teams meet in an eagerly-anticipated tri-tournament at the Team Bath Arena. The hosts, sponsored by Haines Watts, feature five of their summer signings in their match-day squad, with Bethan Dyke, Jayda Pechova and Ali Wilshier in line to wear the Blue & Gold for the first time. Summer Artman...

Team Bath suffer defeat at the hands of Exeter

01 December 2022

Team Bath men’s 1st XV travelled to Exeter yesterday (30th November) as their unbeaten BUCS Super Rugby away record faced a traditionally tough challenge in the BUCS Super Rugby South-West derby against Exeter University. The Bath Building Society-sponsored side had won all three of their matches on the road this season and were sitting joint top of the table after a four-game unbeaten run. The first half, which saw Exeter strike first, was fairly evenly matched, with both sides...

Super League and international players among talented Team Bath Netball age-group squads selected for 2022-23 season

01 December 2022

England, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and Wales senior and age-group internationals are among the 69 players selected in Team Bath Netball’s Netball Performance League (NPL) and Player Development Programme (PDP) squads for the 2022-23 season. The U21s, looking to build on last season’s double bronze-medal success in the national league and knockout competitions, include four members of Team Bath’s Super League squad – goal-keeper Jayda Pechova, mid-courter Phoebe Maslen and attackers Sophie Kelly and...

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