News Archive, Category: Hockey

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Tim Nurse named as Best Player as England Hockey U21s win silver at Junior EuroHockey Championships

22 July 2019

University of Bath sporting scholar Tim Nurse was named as the Best Player of the Tournament after helping England Hockey U21s to a silver medal at the Junior EuroHockey Championships in Valencia, Spain. The Sports Performance student, supported by a King Sporting Scholarship, and Team Bath Buccaneers colleague Stuart Rushmere were part of an England team that successfully negotiated the group stages by beating Poland and drawing with Belgium and the host nation. That guaranteed...

Hundreds of youngsters enthused and inspired after busy but rewarding six weeks of school visits to Sports Training Village

20 July 2019

The last term of the 2018-19 school year has been a fun and inspirational one for hundreds of pupils from across the country who have paid a visit to the University of Bath Sports Training Village. Around 1,500 youngsters aged between five and 18 have visited in the past six weeks alone, taking the number hosted by the Team Bath Tribe & Development team over the past ten months to more than 3,000. Youngsters get...

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

Team Bath Buccaneers trio representing England Hockey at European U21 Championships in Spain

13 July 2019

University of Bath sporting scholar Tim Nurse is one of three Team Bath Buccaneers Hockey Club players selected to represent England Hockey at the European U21 Championships taking place in Valencia, Spain, from July 13-21. MJ Church Ambassador Nurse, who studies Sports Performance and is supported by a King Sporting Scholarship, and Stuart Rushmere are both in an 18-strong men’s squad. They helped Great Britain U21s to victory at the Sultan of Johor Cup in...

Tim Nurse in action for Great Britain Hockey U21s against India in June 2019

Sporting scholar Tim Nurse helps GB Hockey U21s enjoy strong finish to Invitational Tournament in Madrid

16 June 2019

University of Bath sporting scholar Tim Nurse helped Great Britain Hockey U21 men to a fifth-placed finish at the 8-Nations Invitational Tournament in Madrid, Spain. It was a tough start to the competition for GB as they lost their three Pool A matches against Belgium (5-2), Austria (1-0) and eventual winners Germany (7-1). However, their fortunes improved in the ranking phase and following a goalless draw against the Netherlands, GB went on to win 3-2...

Captaining Great Britain was a “real honour” says University of Bath hockey scholar Tim Nurse ahead of Madrid trip

02 June 2019

University of Bath sporting scholar Tim Nurse says it was “an honour” to captain the Great Britain Hockey Men’s Development Squad in their three-match series against Germany. The MJ Church Ambassador, who studies Sports Performance and is supported by a King Sporting Scholarship, wore the captain’s armband when the national U21 squads met in Germany last week. The host nation won the matches 5-3, 1-0 and 4-0 but Nurse said both he and his team-mates...

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Sporting scholar Tim Nurse captains Great Britain Hockey in international matches against Germany

29 May 2019

University of Bath sporting scholar Tim Nurse has been selected to captain the Great Britain Hockey Men's Development Squad in their three-match series against Germany this week. It continues another impressive season of international development for MJ Church Ambassador Nurse, who studies Sports Performance and is supported by a King Sporting Scholarship. He and fellow Team Bath Buccaneers player Stuart Rushmere helped GB U21s win the Sultan of Johor Cup in October and both also...

Team Bath Buccaneers’ U18 Girls were crowned as England Hockey Tier 2 Champions with an excellent 8-1 victory over Sudbury in the 2019 final

Free-scoring Team Bath Buccaneers U18 Girls are crowned as national England Hockey champions

12 May 2019

Team Bath Buccaneers’ U18 Girls went one better than last year when they were crowned as England Hockey Tier 2 Champions with an excellent 8-1 victory over Sudbury in the final. A fine strike from Sophie Hamilton after just two minutes settled the nerves and she doubled the lead before Olivia Hamilton converted a penalty corner to make it 3-0 at half-time. Alice Dymond and Olivia Hamilton added to the scoreline, either side of a...

2019 Sports Personality of the Year Heleen Maes with Vice-Chancellor Ian White

Volleyballers spike three top prizes as Blues Awards celebrate another great year of student sport in Bath

09 May 2019

The 2019 Blues Awards proved to be a big hit for the University of Bath Volleyball Club as they claimed three of the top honours during the annual celebration of student sport. International Management student Heleen Maes – captain, coach, treasurer and social media officer for the club – was voted by her peers as Sports Personality of the Year and received the award from Vice Chancellor Professor Ian White moments after volleyball had been...

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

VIDEO: Combining a passion for hockey with studying full-time at the University of Bath

08 May 2019

It has been a 2018-19 to remember for University of Bath Hockey Club, who have won four BUCS league titles, two cups and the most BUCS points of any Bath student club this season. More than 330 students are part of a thriving hockey programme - led by Hockey Development Manager Ian Cordwell and England coach Jody Paul - that fields 12 teams each week in league competition, with many of the players also representing...

Student sporting trio represent England Universities at hockey and football in 2019 Home Nations fixtures

21 April 2019

University of Bath students Phoebe Charnley, Amelie Green and Flo Fyfe represented England Universities Sport during the 2019 Home Nations fixtures against Wales and Scotland in Cardiff. Phoebe and Amelie, who study Architecture and Sports Performance respectively, helped the England women's hockey team beat Wales 4-3 on penalties after an exciting 3-3 draw before narrowly losing out 1-0 to Scotland. [caption id="attachment_61513" align="alignright" width="292"] Flo Fyfe on English Universities duty in Cardiff[/caption] Sports Performance student...

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