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Leeds Beckett extend BUCS Super Rugby winning run over Team Bath as mistakes prove costly for home side

02 December 2021

Team Bath were out-muscled and out-fought in an exhausting 33-10 home loss to Leeds Beckett in BUCS Super Rugby at the Sports Training Village on Wednesday. “The boys know what went wrong tonight and they’re disappointed,” said coach Aaron James who pointed up the home team’s costly error count. It was a tough night for the students, sponsored by Rengen, as the Northern visitors maintained their unbeaten stretch against Bath, overcoming the bitter and windy...

South Africa international Phumza Maweni joins Team Bath Netball’s formidable defensive ranks to complete 2022 Superleague squad

01 December 2021

Team Bath Netball have added one of the world’s most formidable goal-keepers to their stellar defensive ranks after signing South Africa star Phumza Maweni for the 2022 Vitality Superleague season. The vastly-experienced international says she cannot wait to link up with a dynamic defensive unit featuring England Roses Layla Guscoth, Imogen Allison and Serena Guthrie, rising stars Molly Hole and Tash Pavelin, and fellow newcomer Lily-May Catling after being confirmed as the Blue & Gold’s...

Team Bath bidding to avenge opening-day defeat as BUCS Super Rugby home run continues against Leeds Beckett

01 December 2021

The second of three successive BUCS Super Rugby matches at the University of Bath sees Leeds Beckett visit the Sports Training Village tonight (6.30pm kick-off, free to watch). It is a rematch of the opening fixture of the 2021-22 season, which saw the Rengen-sponsored Team Bath men's 1st XV suffer defeat in Yorkshire. They will be looking to make amends for that result and build on last week's eight-try victory over Northumbria, which moved Team...

Give the Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre a try for free this December with our great three-day pass offer

30 November 2021

Non-members are invited to see what we have to offer at the Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre by taking advantage of a FREE three-day trial offer this December. Check out the two gym zones, both kitted out with state-of-the-art cardio equipment and free-weights areas, and enjoy motivational group exercise classes in our spacious studios. To take advantage of this offer, simply fill out the form at https://www.teambath.com/fitness/memberships/enquiries/ Offer valid to non-members only until 15th December...

‘Invincible’ defending champions keep their crown as Team Bath hosts biggest and best WIT Strength in Depth Origins Final yet

29 November 2021

The Jolly Sailor Invincibles successfully defended their WIT Strength in Depth Origins title during an epic weekend of competition at the Team Bath Sports Training Village. Eighty teams of 12 pushed their fitness and endurance to the limits over the course of two gruelling days but it was the 2019 champions from Cornwall who came out on top once again. #Stonehench Black, based near Stonehenge, were runners-up from the 71 qualifying teams and third place...

Matt Weston ends 14-year British wait for men’s skeleton World Cup gold after sharing three-way tie for top spot in remarkable race

26 November 2021

Matt Weston won World Cup skeleton gold in Igls on Friday morning for the country’s first men’s top tier win for nearly 14 years. Weston, who trains with the University of Bath-based British Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association, shared gold with China’s Wenqiang Geng and Germany’s Christian Grotheer after a remarkable race in Austria. The 24-year-old had only eight World Cup appearances to his name prior to today’s competition but he produced a stunning two-run performance...

Jan Bartu retires as Pentathlon GB Performance Director after building world-leading programme at University of Bath during incredible 23-year tenure

26 November 2021

Pentathlon GB Performance Director Jan Bartu, who "built an empire at the University of Bath" that has produced a host of Olympic, World and European Champions, has today retired from his role after an incredible 23-year tenure. Under his guidance modern pentathlon has become one of Britain’s most successful Olympic sports with medals at five of the last six Games, including a historic golden double for Joe Choong and Kate French at Tokyo 2020 this...

David McNulty named as Coach of the Year at Team GB Awards after seven-gold success of Bath-based swimmers at Tokyo 2020

25 November 2021

University of Bath-based swimming coach David McNulty was named as Coach of the Year as Britain’s Olympians gathered at the Team GB Ball in London to celebrate the success of Tokyo 2020. McNulty, Lead Coach of the British Swimming National Centre based at the Team Bath Sports Training Village, saw five athletes within his programme come home with gold medals from this summer’s Olympic Games. They included sporting scholar Tom Dean, who won gold in...

Eleven medals, including four gold, and a host of PBs as University of Bath swimmers impress at Speedo & BUCS Short Course Champs

25 November 2021

Sporting scholars Leah Crisp and Cam Brooker both struck gold as University of Bath students won 11 medals at the 2021 Speedo & BUCS Short Course Swimming Championships in Sheffield. Sports Performance student Josh Gammon also bagged his first BUCS title and Will Ryley added two silver medals to his collection as the Bath squad, led by Head of Swimming Mark Skimming, finished fifth overall with 225 points. “Everyone in the team either swam a...

Eight-try Team Bath start busy home run with victory over Northumbria in another high-scoring BUCS Super Rugby encounter

24 November 2021

Team Bath kicked off a busy home run of BUCS Super Rugby fixtures in fine style as they beat Northumbria 52-36 to complete their first league double of the 2021-22 season. The Rengen-sponsored men’s 1st XV recorded a seven-try success in October’s reverse fixture and went one better at the Team Bath Sports Training Village tonight thanks to some strong running, lightning bursts of pace and brilliant expansive rugby. Northumbria also scored six tries, three...

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