News Archive, Month: December 2023

Jasper Spandler, Ludo Kolade and Ted Johnson of the University of Bath men's 1st XV in BUCS Super Rugby action during the 2023-24 season. PICTURE CREDIT: Bob Bradford.

VIDEO: Comeback falls just short as University of Bath are edged out by Durham in BUCS Super Rugby top-four thriller

07 December 2023

The University of Bath men’s 1st XV saw a spirited comeback fall just short as they slipped to a narrow 35-33 BUCS Super Rugby home defeat to Durham on Wednesday. A pulsating top-four contest at the Team Bath Sports Training Village saw the Bath Building Society-sponsored hosts twice lead in the first half through a brace of tries from Number 8 Ted Johnson, both converted by Iwan Price-Thomas. Durham replied in kind on both occasions...

Harry Jones (right) beat fellow University of Bath student Toby Dillingham (centre) to win the Wiltshire Senior Silver men's singles title in December 2023

Dual Career student-athlete Harry Jones wins all-University of Bath final to claim his first Senior Silver badminton title

06 December 2023

Team Bath Dual Career student-athlete Harry Jones claimed the biggest tournament success of his badminton career to date as he won the Wiltshire Senior Silver competition. An all-University of Bath men’s singles final saw Accounting and Finance student Jones beat Mechanical Engineering student Toby Dillingham to secure his first senior silver title. Psychology graduate Katie Scott, who continues to train with the University’s badminton performance squad, reached the ladies’ singles final and won the mixed...

Fenella Langridge celebrates after winning the 2023 GWM IRONMAN Western Australia in a new course record time. PHOTO CREDIT: Korupt Vision

‘Stoked’ Fenella Langridge smashes course record to claim first IRONMAN victory in style in Western Australia

05 December 2023

Team Bath full-time athlete Fenella Langridge recorded her first Ironman victory in style as she set a new course record at the 2023 GWM IRONMAN Western Australia in Busselton. Langridge does her swimming training at the Team Bath Sports Training Village and she underlined her status as one of the strongest swimmers in Ironman competition by clocking the fastest time of 51:07 in the 3.8km opening discipline. That gave her a narrow lead going into...

A picture of the 2023-24 University of Bath sporting scholars - (from left) Alanna Pullen, Luke Ball, Ella Fullman, Jenny Hesketh, (inset) Jack Skerry and Robbie Hemmings

England internationals, European medallists and aspiring Olympians among new University of Bath sporting scholars for 2023-24

04 December 2023

An England Rugby captain, rising netball star and aspiring Olympians in athletics, rowing and swimming are among the high-performing University of Bath student-athletes to be awarded sporting scholarships for the 2023-24 academic year. British Swimming Performance Centre duo Robbie Hemmings and Jack Skerry, England U21 netballer Alanna Pullen, national high jump champion Luke Ball and European U19 rowing medallist Ella Fullman are all in their first year of combining sport and study at the University,...

Team Bath Netball U21s ahead of their 2023-24 NPL season opener against North East Phoenix

Team Bath Netball U21s and U19s head into first home matches with spirits high after winning starts to new NPL season

03 December 2023

Team Bath Netball’s U21s and U19s both made impressive starts to their NPL campaigns with victory over North East Phoenix in Saturday’s Season Opener event at the University of Nottingham. The U21s (pictured top), coached by Natalie Roddy and Anya Le Monnier, were in fine form as they recorded a 72-29 success, the biggest winning margin of the weekend. England U21 international Daisy Harrison’s dynamic defending made her the opposition’s pick as player of the...

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