News Archive, Category: Hockey

Sporting scholar Vicki McCabe honoured to be named in England Hockey U21 squad for 2021 Junior Women’s World Cup

02 November 2021

University of Bath sporting scholar Vicki McCabe has been named in the England Hockey U21 squad for the 2021 Junior Women’s World Cup in Potchefstroom, South Africa. It will be a first World Cup experience for the Sports Performance student, who is supported by an Ivor Powell Scholarship and part of the Great Britain Hockey Elite Development Programme (EDP). McCabe, who helped England secure qualification for the tournament at the 2019 Junior EuroHockey Championships, plays...

Team Bath Buccaneers hockey players impress for both Wales and England during development series

03 August 2021

Players from the Team Bath Buccaneers Hockey Club men’s first team played a big part for both sides when the Wales and England Development sides met in two matches at Millfield School in Somerset. University of Bath Business student Nat O’Dwyer produced an outstanding display at centre-back for Wales (pictured) in the opening game and was voted as man of the match as a late winner secured a hard-fought victory over England U18s. The following...

Ireland internationals prove productive for sporting scholar Vicki McCabe and coach Jody Paul with GB Hockey Elite Development squad

30 June 2021

University of Bath Head Hockey Coach Jody Paul and sporting scholar Vicki McCabe travelled to Ireland with the Great Britain Women’s Elite Development Programme (EDP) squad last week for a four-match series. The international fixtures were part of a training camp at the University of Ulster, Jordanstown, and a chance for GB’s next generation of aspiring Olympians to gain some valuable game time after limited opportunities during the pandemic. [caption id="attachment_65504" align="alignright" width="292"] Vicki McCabe...

Team GB select University of Bath alumnae and former Team Bath Buccs player in Tokyo Olympic rugby sevens and hockey squads

18 June 2021

University of Bath graduates Deborah Fleming and Natasha Hunt have today been named in the Team GB women’s rugby sevens squad for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Former Team Bath Buccaneers player Liam Sanford has also been selected in the Team GB men’s hockey squad for this summer’s rescheduled Games. It will be a first Olympics for Sport & Social Sciences graduate Fleming (pictured), who represented the University in both netball and athletics – winning...

Rising hockey stars take their chance to shine as Team Bath Buccaneers complete Y1 Future Championships trophy double

15 June 2021

There was double delight for Team Bath Buccaneers Hockey Club during the inaugural Y1 Future Championships season as they won both the men’s and women’s titles. A thrilling men’s final saw Buccs hold off a determined challenge from University of Bristol to claim a 4-3 victory. It was a tight contest in the women’s final but Buccs came out on top 2-1 against Millfield School to complete the trophy double, with all the goals being...

How sporting scholarship is helping GB Hockey Olympic hopeful Vicki McCabe look to future with confidence after year of uncertainty

20 April 2021

University of Bath sporting scholar Vicki McCabe, whose place in the Great Britain Hockey Elite Development Programme (EDP) has this week been confirmed for another season, says she is looking to the future with confidence after an eventful year on and off the pitch. McCabe, who is supported by an Ivor Powell Scholarship, is once again joined by fellow Sports Performance student Tim Nurse in the EDP scheme designed to help the country’s top young...

History-making Bath Rugby player among high-performing student-athletes to join University of Bath Sporting Scholarships ranks

08 December 2020

Bath Rugby and Team Bath Netball players, aspiring Olympians and international medallists are among 16 high-performing University of Bath student-athletes selected to receive scholarship support on both their sporting and academic journeys. The new intake of sporting scholars for 2020-21, who compete across nine different sports and study across 11 diverse courses, each receive a cash award that runs over the period of their course and helps them meet the demands of training, competing and...

Hockey back at the Sports Training Village as Team Bath Buccaneers start preparations for 2020-21 league season

29 August 2020

Hockey returned to the Team Bath Sports Training Village for the first time in nearly six months today (Saturday) as the Team Bath Buccaneers men's 1st XI began their pre-season friendlies against the University of Birmingham.  The visitors won 4-2 but it was a good workout for a youthful Buccs team, many of whom were making their debuts for the club. Buccs are scheduled to start their 2020-21 England Hockey Men's Division 1 South campaign...

Fantastic four University of Bath student-athletes among finalists for 2020 TASS Stars Awards

19 August 2020

Four high-achieving University of Bath student-athletes have been shortlisted as finalists in the 2020 TASS [Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme] Stars Awards. Sports Performance student Tim Nurse, who is supported by a King Sporting Scholarship, is in contention for the overall Athlete of the Year honour after another outstanding season on the hockey field for the University of Bath, Team Bath Buccaneers, Great Britain and England. Buchan Jones Scholar Ben Jones, who graduated in Chemistry this...

Strong finish sees Team Bath Buccaneers secure top-four placing in 2020 Jaffa Super 6s indoor hockey season

12 January 2020

Team Bath Buccaneers finished a fine fourth overall after two consistent weekends in their 2020 Jaffa Super 6s Division 1 indoor hockey campaign. The only teams to defeat Buccs’ men were Brooklands and Repton, who placed first and second overall. Buccs went into the second weekend of competition at UWE Bristol sitting fifth in the table and started strongly, beating Ashmoor 7-4 before scoring three times in the final quarter to secure a 4-4 draw...

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