News Archive, Category: Hockey

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...

Another golden moment for sporting scholar Tim Nurse as GB Hockey retain Sultan of Johor Cup in dramatic style

19 October 2019

University of Bath sporting scholar Tim Nurse is celebrating after helping Great Britain Hockey U21s retain the Sultan of Johor Cup in Malaysia. It is the third successive year that the Sports Performance student, who is supported by a King Sports Scholarship, has represented his country at the international competition and he now has two gold and a silver to show for his efforts. Ian Cordwell, Hockey Development Manager at the University of Bath, said:...

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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...

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