News Archive, Category: Hockey

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

More international experience for Team Bath Buccs hockey duo as they head to Belgium with England U21s

19 April 2019

University of Bath sporting scholar Tim Nurse and Team Bath Buccaneers Hockey Club colleague Stuart Rushmere will gain more international hockey experience when they represent England U21s against Belgium over the Easter weekend. MJ Church Ambassador Nurse, who studies Sports Performance and is supported by a King Sports Scholarship, and Rushmere were both part of the England U21 squad that won the Sultan of Johor Cup in Malaysia earlier this season. They are in a...

Buccs teams are on the up as hockey trio are named in Men’s Conference West Team of the Year for 2018-19

16 April 2019

Three Team Bath Buccaneers men’s 1sts players, including two University of Bath students, have been named in the England Hockey Men’s Conference West Team of the Year for 2018-19. Toby Heywood-Bourne and Harry Skinner, who both study Sports Performance, are joined in the representative XI by Ireland international John Jackson. Buccs finished fourth in the final Men’s Conference West table this season and have been promoted to Division 1 South of the newly-restructured national league....

Blue & Gold reign in the rain as they wrap up fourth Varsity victory against Cardiff Met

04 April 2019

Sporting students from the University of Bath are celebrating after winning their annual Varsity fixture against Cardiff Met for the fourth year running. It was a tightly-fought contest in the Welsh capital but, after 21 matches across 15 sports, the Blue & Gold finally took the honours by 59 points to 52. The SU Bath Sports Officer Andy Galloway said: “It was yet another fantastic Varsity over at Cardiff this year, with a record number...

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...

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