News Archive, Category: Hockey

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...

Emphatic victory, comeback draw and last-minute winner leave Team Bath Buccaneers well placed in Jaffa Super 6s

05 January 2020

Team Bath Buccaneers’ men sit just three points off top spot after a solid start to their 2020 Jaffa Super 6s Division 1 indoor hockey campaign. After losing 5-3 to Repton in the opening match at Nottingham Trent University, Buccs hit back strongly with a 10-3 victory over Harleston Magpies. They then recovered from 4-2 down to draw with Loughborough Students before grabbing a last-minute winner in their 5-4 victory over Ipswich to sit in...

Fed Cup tennis, Modern Pentathlon European Champs and World Championship triumphs among sporting highlights of 2019 at University of Bath

26 December 2019

It’s the end of another outstanding year of sport at the University of Bath which saw world-class tennis and modern pentathlon come to the Sports Training Village (STV) while athletes and students excelled on the world stage. The £35million STV successfully hosted two major international sporting events in 2019, including the first Fed Cup tennis tie to be staged in Great Britain for 26 years. The indoor courts were transformed into a showcase arena as...

Ireland international John Jackson in action for Team Bath Buccs

Team Bath Buccs duo named in Ireland squad for 2020 EuroHockey Indoor Championships in Spain

20 December 2019

Team Bath Buccaneers duo John Jackson and Stephen West have been named in the Ireland men’s squad for the 2020 EuroHockey Indoor Championship III tournament in Santander, Spain. The vastly-experienced Jackson (pictured), who represented his country at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, will captain Ireland at the five-nation event from January 17-19. Also in the 12-strong squad is goalkeeper West, who last week graduated from the University of Bath after completing a four-year PhD Research...

Meet the talented University of Bath student-athletes across 13 different sports joining the ranks of sporting scholars during 2019-20

11 November 2019

Aspiring Olympians, both Summer and Winter, and reigning European and British Champions are among the latest intake of scholars to receive support from the University of Bath on both their sporting and academic journeys. The talented 2019-20 group of 15 student-athletes, who compete across 13 different sports, join 26 existing scholars who each receive a cash award that runs over the period of their course and helps them meet the demands of training, competing and...

Peter Jackson appointed as new Team Bath Buccaneers men's 1st team manager

Former Ireland manager Peter Jackson to bring his vast international experience to Team Bath Buccaneers Hockey Club

06 November 2019

Former Ireland Hockey Senior Men’s Manager Peter Jackson has been appointed as the new men’s 1st XI manager for Team Bath Buccaneers Hockey Club. Jackson has nearly 50 years of experience in the sport as a player, coach, administrator and manager including a hugely-successful tenure with Ireland that saw them climb from 24th in the world rankings to the top ten, win numerous trophies and qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. As well as...

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