News Archive, Category: Hockey


Maximise your sporting potential – try out for our Futures Athlete Development programme

22 August 2017

Young sportspeople looking to maximise their potential and gain an added advantage on their sporting journey are being invited to attend a free screening day for the 2017-18 Team Bath Futures Athlete Development programme. Taking place at the University of Bath Sports Training Village on Saturday, September 9, the screening day will test the physical fitness, speed and power of current and aspiring members of the talent development scheme. They will also receive an introduction...

Liam Sanford on the ball for Team Bath Buccaneers

Buccs players and coaches get international call for EuroHockey Nations Championships

14 August 2017

Team Bath Buccaneers Hockey Club players and coaches will be representing their countries on the international stage when both the Senior and Junior EuroHockey Nations Championships take place this month. Liam Sanford (pictured), who made his senior debut in March, is once again in the England men’s squad for the championships taking place in Amsterdam from August 15-28. Bobby Crutchley, former Head Hockey Coach with Buccs and the University of Bath, leads a coaching team...

Twins Olivia and Sophie Hamilton, who both play for Team Bath Buccaneers ladies, have been selected for England U16s

England call on Team Bath hockey players as Buccaneers star helps Ireland to Hamburg Masters title

26 June 2017

A number of talented Team Bath Buccaneers players, including twins Olivia and Sophie Hamilton, have been named in England Hockey National Age-Group Squads for this summer’s international matches. The sisters (pictured), who both attend Kings Bruton School in Somerset, were part of the successful Buccs women’s 1st XI squad that won promotion to the Investec Women’s Hockey League during the 2016-17 season, their first with the club. They have been selected to represent England U16s...

Donate old sports kit and equipment to Zambia 5050 appeal this week

29 May 2017

Athletes and teams are being asked to donate their old sports kit and equipment to the Zambia 5050 appeal at the University of Bath this week. Donations of balls, bibs, T-shirts, shorts, trainers, boots and larger equipment like netball posts and five-a-side goals are being accepted at the Team Bath Training & Development Office, outside the Founders Hall, from 11am to 2pm on Wednesday (May 31). It is in support of the inspirational Volunteer Zambia project, which...

University of Bath Festival 2017

What a day! Thousands enjoy family fun at first-ever University of Bath Festival

06 May 2017

More than 8,000 people enjoyed an action-packed day of family fun when the University of Bath celebrated its 50th anniversary by staging its first-ever community Festival. There were activities across the Claverton Down campus, including the Active Zone at the £30million Sports Training Village where visitors got to try out 15 different sports and take on a Mini Olympics challenge. Team Bath Netball Superleague stars Shantal Slater and Vangelee Williams staged a shooting challenge and...

Peter Scott receives the Sports Personality of the Year award from HRH The Earl of Wessex at the 2017 Blues Awards

Hockey star Peter Scott named Sports Personality of the Year at annual Blues Awards

04 May 2017

England hockey international Peter Scott was named as the University of Bath’s Sports Personality of the Year at a Blues Awards ceremony attended by HRH The Earl of Wessex. Sports Performance student Scott, a Trendell Sports Scholar who made his senior England debut in March, topped a poll of Students’ Union Sport members from a shortlist that also included tennis player Emma Hurst and judoka Jan Gosiewski and Prisca Awiti-Alcaraz. Scott was presented with his...

(From left) University of Bath Director of Sport Stephen Baddeley, Tom Edwards, Pippa Rogan and REVO Brand Manager Tyron Dawkins at the Sports Training Village, April 2017

Internationals and world champion among latest Team Bath athlete of the month award winners

26 April 2017

Fencer Tom Edwards, athlete Pippa Rogan, international hockey player Liam Sanford and Junior World Bobsleigh Champion Mica McNeill are the latest winners of the Team Bath athlete of the month awards. The awards, which are supported by REVO Eyewear and city-centre opticians Ellis & Killpatrick, showcase the depth of talent across a range of sports at the University of Bath. Sport & Exercise Science Masters student Edwards, who graduates in July, took the accolade after...

Liam Sanford on the ball for Team Bath Buccaneers

Liam Sanford earns GB hockey call ahead of crunch play-off weekend for Team Bath Buccs

21 April 2017

Team Bath Buccaneers Hockey Club’s Liam Sanford has followed up his recent senior England debut by being named in the Great Britain men’s squad for next week’s visit to the Sultan Azlan Shah Tournament in Malaysia. It continues a superb season for the young full-back, who made his England bow in South Africa last month after being added to the national central training programme. The Sultan Azlan Shah Tournament is an invitational event featuring four...

Team Bath Buccaneers Hockey Club's ladies 1st XI celebrate after being promoted to the National League, March 2017

More England international recognition for University of Bath-based hockey players

12 April 2017

Several University of Bath-based hockey players have been selected to represent England Hockey during the Easter period. Anna Reynolds, a Social Sciences second-year student, has been selected to play for England Women U21s in their four Easter Weekend clashes against the United States at Bisham Abbey. Sport & Exercise Science student Maria Jones is a reserve for the England squad, who will be in action on Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday. Both Reynolds and Jones...

Team Bath Buccaneers men's 1st XI celebrate after being crowned as England Hockey Men's Conference West champions in March 2017

Premier Division the next goal as Team Bath Buccs wrap up England Hockey title in style

27 March 2017

Team Bath Buccaneers have another shot at gaining promotion to England Hockey’s highest echelons after winning a fourth Men’s Conference West title in seven years. Sunday’s 7-0 win over Cheltenham at the University of Bath Sports Training Village wrapped up the regional championship for the men’s 1st XI, who remain unbeaten since the first weekend of the season. Ben Stone opened the scoring after nine minutes to settle any nerves and a great reverse-stick strike...

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