News Archive, Month: April 2024

Team Bath Netball's Tash Pavelin in action against Saracens Mavericks during the 2024 Netball Super League season

Team Bath Netball heading into May home run in positive mood after encouraging Super League displays on the road

30 April 2024

A busy May featuring four home matches in as many weeks awaits Team Bath Netball, who are looking to build on two encouraging performances on the road. Surrey Storm are the first visitors to the Team Bath Arena this Saturday (4pm centre-pass) before the Blue & Gold test themselves against the Super League’s top two, Loughborough Lightning on Friday 10th and Manchester Thunder on Friday 24th (both 7.30pm). Team Bath will also play host to Strathclyde Sirens on Friday 31st, as well as visit Leeds...

A picture of University of Bath students Iwan Price-Thomas and Will Jeanes who have been named in the England Students squad to face France Universities in Le Crunch on Saturday 4th May 2024

Bath BUCS Super Rugby standout performers named in England Students squad for Le Crunch against France Universities

27 April 2024

Iwan Price-Thomas and Will Jeanes have continued an excellent season of international representation for the University of Bath Rugby Club by being named in the England Students squad for their annual match against France Universities. The 2024 edition of Le Crunch is taking place at Coventry Rugby Club on Saturday 4th May (4pm) and England will be looking to secure a third consecutive victory in the fixture that marks the end of the university rugby season. Both Price-Thomas, who...

A picture of University of Bath student Harry Jones who won the Hull Badminton Silver men's title in April 2024

Second Silver success for Harry Jones caps busy but rewarding month for University of Bath badminton players

25 April 2024

University of Bath Dual Career student-athlete Harry Jones claimed his second Badminton England senior silver circuit title in five months with an impressive performance at the 89th Hull Silver tournament. The Accounting and Finance student, who won the Wiltshire Senior Silver in December, lost just one set across five matches at the Hull Badminton Centre and secured the men’s title with a 21-11 23-25 21-11 victory over Alex Marritt in the final. Psychology graduate Katie...

A picture of University of Bath-based Joshua Waddell (left) with the two gold medals he won while representing Great Britain at the 2024 U23 Wheelchair Fencing World Championships, April 2024.

Double gold delight for Bath-based wheelchair fencer Joshua Waddell at U23 World Championships

24 April 2024

University of Bath-based Joshua Waddell has won double gold at the 2024 Wheelchair Fencing U23 World Championships in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. Waddell, coached by Peter Rome in the Wheelchair Fencing National Training Centre at the Team Bath Sports Training Village, conceded just 19 hits across three bouts as he secured the foil title on Monday. He then successfully defended the epee title he won 12 months ago in South Korea, although it proved much more...

Austin Emens playing for the University of Bath men's 1st in the BUCS Super Rugby 2023 Anniversary Game against Cardiff Met at The Rec.

From University of Bath 3rd XV to Bath Rugby – student Austin Emens’ outstanding progression rewarded with Academy contract

23 April 2024

Austin Emens’ outstanding progression through the University of Bath rugby pathway has been rewarded with a Senior Academy contract with Premiership giants Bath Rugby. The speedy back has caught the eye of the Blue, Black and White coaches with his excellent performances for the University men’s 1st XV in the national BUCS Super Rugby league. He has also enjoyed a breakthrough at international level having made his GB Rugby 7s debut in December. “I’m really...

Pentathlon GB's Kerenza Bryson won gold at the UIPM Modern Pentathlon World Cup in Ankara, Turkey on 20th April 2024. MUST CREDIT: UIPM World Pentathlon / Théo Kine

Phenomenal fencing provides foundations for dominant pentathlon performance as Kerenza Bryson wins World Cup gold in Ankara

22 April 2024

Pentathlon GB’s Kerenza Bryson built on her best-ever fencing performance to claim the second UIPM World Cup gold of her career with a stunning performance in Ankara, Turkey. The University of Bath-based pentathlete, who had won bronze in the opening World Cup of the Paris 2024 Olympic season, was in magnificent form in the fencing ranking round as she won 27 of her 35 bouts. [caption id="attachment_70396" align="alignright" width="292"] Kerenza Bryson showed tremendous equestrian skills...

A social media graphic by the Welsh Rugby Union celebrating a first cap for University of Bath student Mollie Wilkinson during the 2024 Guinness Women's Six Nations.

Wales Six Nations debutant Mollie Wilkinson continues proud season of international rugby representation for University of Bath students

21 April 2024

Mollie Wilkinson became the third University of Bath student to make their Welsh Rugby Union senior debut in as many months when she came on as a replacement during Sunday's Guinness Women’s Six Nations home defeat to France. Wilkinson, a first-year International Development with Economics student, came on for centre Carys Cox in the 64th minute at the world-famous Cardiff Arms Park on Sunday. Trendell Sports Scholar Jenny Hesketh, a team-mate of Wilkinson's at Bristol...

A picture of Sophie Kelly shooting for Team Bath Netball in their Super League match against London Pulse at the Copper Box Arena on Saturday 20th April 2024

Stunning shooting show powers London Pulse to home win over Team Bath Netball as second half of Super League season begins

21 April 2024

Team Bath Netball began the second half of the 2024 Netball Super League season with a 76-50 away defeat against title contenders London Pulse. The game was well contested in the first half, with the Blue & Gold only trailing 36-26 at the interval, but a stunning shooting display from Pulse – who missed just two shots all evening – saw them pull clear during a dominant third quarter. The final 15 minutes was much more closely fought...

SU Bath Sport officer Abbie Watkin (front) and members of the University of Bath Women's Rugby Club celebrate Bath's Varsity victory against Cardiff Met at the Team Bath Sports Training Village on Wednesday 17th April 2024. CREDIT: Nick Perry.

Thousands of students enjoy another Varsity victory for University of Bath in annual student-sport match against Cardiff Met

18 April 2024

More than 4,000 students enjoyed a fantastic day of student sport in the Team Bath Sports Training Village and Founders Hall when the University of Bath hosted the seventh annual Varsity match against Cardiff Met. The atmosphere was electric throughout the day as 42 teams competed across 12 sports - badminton, football, hockey, lacrosse, netball, rugby union, squash, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, water polo and wheelchair basketball. There was also a mascot race and a...

(From left) Tom Dean, Jacob Whittle, Kieran Bird, Leah Crisp and Freya Anderson, who all train at the University of Bath, have been selected to represent Team GB at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. They are pictured at their Team Bath Sports Training Village training base.

Gold medallists and sporting scholar among fantastic five University of Bath-based swimmers selected by Team GB for Paris 2024 Olympic Games

16 April 2024

Swimmers Freya Anderson, Kieran Bird, Leah Crisp, Tom Dean and Jacob Whittle have today become the first University of Bath-based sportspeople to be officially selected by Team GB for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. All five are members of the Aquatics GB Bath Performance Centre squad, coached by David McNulty and Jamie Main at the Team Bath Sports Training Village, and Anderson and Dean are heading to Paris as reigning Olympic gold-medallists. Freestylers Bird and...

Partners and Suppliers