News Archive, Category: Hockey

The University of Bath women's hockey 1st team celebrate after winning the BUCS Premier South A title in February 2019

Champagne moment as University of Bath women’s hockey players end wait for BUCS Premier South A title

12 February 2019

The University of Bath women’s hockey 1st team are celebrating after winning the BUCS [British Universities & Colleges Sport] Premier South A title for the first time since 2008. They went into their final game on Wednesday against Cambridge knowing that victory would ensure they could not be caught by nearest challengers Exeter. Cambridge had won at Bath before Christmas, though, and needed a victory themselves to have any chance of avoiding the relegation play-offs....

New Year, New You – watch our expert video guide to health, exercise, nutrition and more for 2019

28 December 2018

With 2019 on the horizon, many people's thoughts are turning to New Year's Resolutions - one of the most popular being doing more exercise and getting active. If you have never been to a gym before, are getting back into exercise after a break or are already active but looking to step things up in the new year, our Team Bath athletes and experts have some top tips to help you on your fitness journey....

Olympic, World and Commonwealth crowns among highlights of unforgettable sporting 2018 at University of Bath

26 December 2018

One historic Olympic title defence, two World crowns, three Commonwealth gold medals and a multitude of other national and international medals added up to another outstanding year of sport at the University of Bath in 2018. The University’s unique push-start track, the only one of its kind in the UK, became the focus of national attention in February when three athletes who train on it with British Skeleton won medals for Team GB at the...

Tom Dean, Sophie Drakeford-Lewis, Tim Nurse and Sarah Jackson are the new MJ Church Ambassadors for 2018-19

Quartet of international title-winning student-athletes join family of MJ Church Ambassadors for 2018-19

20 November 2018

Two European Champions, a World Youth Champion and a title-winning GB Hockey star have joined the family of talented Team Bath athletes who will be sporting Ambassadors for MJ Church during 2018-19. Swimmer Tom Dean, netballer Sophie Drakeford-Lewis, windsurfer Sarah Jackson and hockey player Tim Nurse will help to bring Team Bath’s thriving partnership with MJ Church alive by attending events and inspiring the company’s staff and their families, as well as customers and stakeholders,...

Team Bath Buccaneers Junior Hockey Academy are being sponsored by GGR Communications during the 2018-19 season

Team Bath Buccaneers Junior Hockey Academy receives sponsorship boost from GGR Communications

04 November 2018

The thriving Team Bath Buccaneers Junior Hockey Academy, one of the largest in the country with more than 800 members, has announced a sponsorship deal with GGR Communications, a West Midlands-based Managed Services Provider. The 19 teams that represent the University of Bath-based Junior Academy every week will wear kit bearing GGR’s logo and GGR signs have been installed at their two all-weather pitches at the Sports Training Village. Toby Blong, Team Bath Buccaneers’ Junior Academy Director,...

Team Bath Buccaneers players Stuart Rushmere (left) and Tim Nurse helped Great Britain Hockey U21 win the Sultan of Johor Cup in October 2018

Sultan of Johor success for Team Bath Buccs’ Tim Nurse and Stuart Rushmere with GB Hockey

14 October 2018

Team Bath Buccaneers hockey players Tim Nurse and Stuart Rushmere helped Great Britain men’s U21 squad secure their second Sultan of Johor Cup title following a series of superb performances in Malaysia. Millfield School sixth-former Rushmere came off the bench and scored a crucial equaliser from a penalty corner – his second goal of the tournament – as GB came from behind to beat India 3-2 in Friday’s final group match. That meant the two...

Team Bath Buccaneers duo excited to represent GB Hockey U21 at prestigious Sultan of Johor Cup

04 October 2018

University of Bath sporting scholar Tim Nurse is looking forward to showing how much he has developed as a hockey player during the past year when he makes his second appearance for Great Britain U21 at the Sultan of Johor Cup in Malaysia. The Sports Performance student is joined in the squad for next week’s eight-team tournament in Malaysia by fellow Team Bath Buccaneers player Stuart Rushmere, with both having also been selected in the...

VIDEO: Essential nutrition facts to help you train harder, recover faster and improve performance

24 August 2018

A good nutritional plan is essential to getting the most out of your training and competition.  In the latest of our series of Team Bath health and lifestyle videos, our nutritionists look at three facts you should know that can help you train harder, recover faster and improve your overall performance. We also look at the 'three Rs' of post-exercise nutrition - rehydrate, replenish and rebuild. Watch the videos below and check out the series...

Young sportspeople invited to apply for 2018-19 Team Bath Futures Athlete Development programme

10 August 2018

Applications are now being taken for the 2018-19 Team Bath Futures Athlete Development programme, with a screening day for young sportspeople looking to maximise their potential taking place in September. The successful talent development scheme is open to sportspeople aged between ten and 18 who already compete at regional level or above in their chosen sport or who show great athletic potential. They can access bespoke coaching sessions in the world-class University of Bath Sports...

Team Bath Buccaneers player Stuart Rushmere captained England Hockey U19s in July 2018

First U21 call for Stuart Rushmere as hockey players gain international experience with England and Scotland

08 August 2018

Team Bath Buccaneers Hockey Club players Tim Nurse and Stuart Rushmere gained more international experience over the weekend as they represented England U21 in a three-match series against a strong Germany team. Nurse, a University of Bath Sports Performance student who is supported by a Santander Sports Scholarship, has been with the U21 squad for the past year but Rushmere was stepping up to that level for the first time. The Millfield School student was...

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