News Archive, Category: Hockey

The University of Bath won their Varsity contest against Cardiff Met for a third successive year in 2018

Sun shines on Varsity as University of Bath sporting students win for a third year running

19 April 2018

There was plenty of sporting fun in the sun as University of Bath students won their annual Varsity fixture against Cardiff Met for a third successive year. The warmest day of the year ensured there were big crowds and a tremendous atmosphere for the student sport showdown, which this year took place at the Sports Training Village and Founders Hall. Among the highlights of the ten wins from 13 matches for Bath were a 43-40...

Aerial Views of the University of Bath Campus showing buildings, landscaping, new developments and surrounding areas. Main focus STV, Sports Training Village. Running track. Athletics pitch. 3G pitch. Taken October 2016

Have your say on the Team Bath experience in our 2018 Express Customer Survey

17 April 2018

How satisfied are you with the Team Bath experience? Now is the chance to have your say. The Team Bath Customer Care Team is staging its annual Express Customer Survey to see what all those who use the Sports Training Village – students, athletes, public and staff – think of the service and facilities. The question is straightforward – How likely would you be to recommend your centre on a scale of 0 to 10,...

Gold Coast 2018: Eboni Beckford-Chambers helps England reach first Commonwealth Games final

14 April 2018

Team Bath Netball captain Eboni Beckford-Chambers was a game changer as England came from behind to beat Jamaica with a last-second winner in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games netball semi-finals. Jo Harten’s goal from the last shot of the game put England into their first-ever Commonwealth Games final, where they will contest the gold medal with hosts and defending champions Australia on Sunday (4.02am BST). England were trailing 33-27 at half-time but the introduction...

Gold Coast 2018: Leon Reid “loving it” as he receives his 200m bronze medal at Commonwealth Games

13 April 2018

University of Bath-based Leon Reid said his Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games experience had been “surreal” after he collected his 200m bronze medal on Friday. Reid, coached by James Hillier at the Sports Training Village, finished fourth in Thursday’s thrilling final but was promoted onto the podium after race winner Zharnel Hughes was disqualified for impeding an opponent. Team England’s appeal against the decision, which was rejected, meant the medal ceremony was delayed until Friday...

Gold Coast 2018: Third Commonwealth Games silver for Eilidh Doyle as Leon Reid claims historic 200m medal

12 April 2018

Hurdler Eilidh Doyle and sprinter Leon Reid won silver and bronze respectively on a dramatic night of athletics as University of Bath-based sportspeople took their Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games medal tally to 15. Doyle thanked her “fantastic” support team after once again producing a superb performance on the big stage as she finished runner-up in the 400m hurdles final, replicating her achievements at Delhi 2010 and Glasgow 2014. Reid then won Northern Ireland’s first-ever...

Gold Coast 2018: University-based swimmers claim medal hat-trick on opening day of Commonwealth Games

05 April 2018

University of Bath-based swimmers James Guy, Anna Hopkin and Siobhan-Marie O’Connor all bagged bronze medals on the first day of competition at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. British Swimming National Centre Bath swimmer Guy, coached by Jol Finck at the Sports Training Village, went out hard in his 400m freestyle final before digging deep in the closing stages to finish third behind Australians Mack Horton and Jack McLoughlin. Fellow National Centre Bath swimmer O’Connor...

Ed Nightingale Futures canoeing

Another chance to try out for Futures Athlete Development Programme as current stars shine on international stage

15 March 2018

Talented young sportspeople have another opportunity to try out for the Team Bath Futures Athlete Development Programme at a free screening day taking place next month. It is taking place at the University of Bath Sports Training Village from 8.45am to around 2pm on Saturday, April 7, and will test the physical fitness, speed and power of current and aspiring members of the talent development scheme. Athletes currently on the programme – which provides access to...

Peter Scott and Tim Nurse, England Hockey U21

England Hockey call on University of Bath sporting scholars for U21 visit to Ireland

06 March 2018

University of Bath students Peter Scott and Tim Nurse have been named in the England Hockey U21 squad for a training camp and matches in Ireland later this month. Both Scott and Nurse, who play their club hockey for Team Bath Buccaneers, study Sports Performance and are supported by Trendell and King Sporting Scholarships respectively. Scott has plenty of experience with the U21s and has also represented England at senior level. Nurse represented Great Britain...

Brilliant Buccs reach Jaffa Super 6s indoor hockey final during unforgettable day at Copper Box Arena

30 January 2018

Team Bath Buccaneers Hockey Club achieved their best-ever Jaffa Super 6s result as the men’s team finished runners-up in the national indoor competition. After qualifying from the league stage for the first time, Buccs treated the sell-out crowd at London’s Copper Box Arena and a television audience watching live coverage on BBC Sport to two tremendous performances. They overcame Wimbledon in the semi-finals after a dramatic penalty shoot-out, then pushed East Grinstead all the way...

University of Bath Sports Performance student Peter Scott (front right) with the England squad at the EuroHockey Indoor Championships in Turkey, January 2018

More England experience for scholar Peter Scott at EuroHockey Indoor Championships

15 January 2018

University of Bath sporting scholar Peter Scott gained more international experience over the weekend as he represented England at the EuroHockey Indoor Championships. Wins proved elusive for England at the event in Turkey, with Croatia overturning a 2-0 deficit to win the opening match 3-2 and Sweden scoring a last-minute penalty corner to draw 4-4 in the second. England were also edged out 3-2 by Italy, then fought back from 3-1 down to draw 3-3...

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