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Sporting scholar Aleeya Sibbons leads University of Bath to golden sprint double at BUCS Outdoor Athletics Championships

02 May 2022

Sporting scholar Aleeya Sibbons sprinted to double gold as University of Bath track and field student-athletes impressed at the 2022 BUCS and BT Outdoor Athletics Championships in Chelmsford over the Bank Holiday Weekend. Sibbons, a first-year Architecture student who is supported by a Santander Scholarship, eased to victory in both her 100m heat and semi-final before taking the individual title in 11.70 – just two-hundredths of a second clear of Edinburgh’s Alyson Bell. [caption id="attachment_67227"...

Team Bath Netball grab crucial last-gasp win over Saracens Mavericks during stunning Superleague showdown to boost top-four hopes

29 April 2022

Team Bath Netball kept their fans in almost cardiac suspense until the final seconds of Friday’s Vitality Superleague clash with Saracens Mavericks before edging the thriller by a single goal, 50-49 at the Team Bath Arena. With a continuing place in the league’s top four at stake and a long history of classic match-ups between the two sides, the crowd anticipated and received a peach of a game in which Bath came back from three...

Check out today’s online matchday programme for Team Bath Netball’s Superleague showdown with Saracens Mavericks

29 April 2022

There’s a huge match coming up at the Team Bath Arena this Friday and you can get ready for all the action by reading our multimedia online matchday programme. As well as insight from Anna Stembridge into our Vitality Superleague showdown with fellow play-off chasers Saracens Mavericks, there is an exclusive interview with England star Sophie Drakeford-Lewis about why she chose netball over tennis and her love for team sport. If you recorded a video message for Serena Guthrie, look...

Come and gain experience in sport science and medicine support at University of Bath – student placements now available for 2022-23

28 April 2022

Students looking to gain experience in sport science and medicine support are invited to apply for a work placement at the University of Bath for the 2022-23 academic year. There are three opportunities available and successful applicants will be based in the Team Bath Sports Training Village, working across a wide range of client groups – including high-performance athletes, students and members of the public – in such areas as physiology, physiotherapy and performance analysis....

Friday thriller on the cards as Team Bath Netball host Saracens Mavericks in Superleague play-off crunch clash

27 April 2022

It promises to be a Friday thriller as Team Bath Netball go head-to-head with old rivals Saracens Mavericks in a match which will have a huge bearing on this season’s Vitality Superleague play-off race. Both teams are level on 24 points, with Haines Watts-sponsored Team Bath currently occupying the all-important fourth position on goal difference. However, Mavericks have a game in hand and were the only team to do the double over the Blue &...

Team Bath judoka Rhys Thompson and Gregg Varey all set for European Championships debuts with Great Britain in Bulgaria

26 April 2022

Team Bath Judo’s Rhys Thompson and Gregg Varey will make their senior European Championships debuts this weekend as part of a 16-strong Great Britain team competing in Sofia, Bulgaria. Both Thompson and Varey, who fight in the -100kg and -66kg weight categories respectively, were crowned as British Champions last year and have been regular competitors on the international circuit during 2022. Thompson won GB Judo’s first medal of the year, taking bronze at the Sarajevo...

Fans, players and coaches gather to say ‘Thank You Serena’ during on-court tribute to retiring Team Bath Netball great Serena Guthrie

25 April 2022

Team Bath Netball's fans, players and coaches had chance to celebrate the incredible career of Serena Guthrie during a special presentation following Saturday's Vitality Superleague win against Severn Stars at the Team Bath Arena. On-court tributes to the England skipper, who is retiring to focus on family life, came from current Blue & Gold captain Imogen Allison, England team-mate Layla Guscoth and Team Bath Head Coach Anna Stembridge, while video messages flooded in from around...

University of Bath rugby players impress for England Students, U19s and Cyprus as they gain more international experience

24 April 2022

Six Team Bath BUCS Super Rugby players have represented their countries over the past few days after playing in international matches for England and Cyprus. Xavier Hastings (Social Sciences) started at open-side flanker for England Students in their dramatic 16-15 victory against France at Newcastle’s Kingston Park on Friday.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by England Rugby Universities (@englandrugbyunis) Josh Dingley, Mackenzie Graham (both Sports Performance) and Jasper Spandler (International...

VIDEO: Watch Sky Sports highlights and post-match interviews as Team Bath Netball overcome Severn Stars in Superleague derby

23 April 2022

Team Bath Netball got back to winning ways in the 2022 Vitality Superleague on Saturday with a 50-40 victory over local rivals Severn Stars on an emotional afternoon at the Team Bath Arena. The Sky Sports cameras were on hand to capture highlights of the win, which moved the Haines Watts-sponsored Blue & Gold back into the top four. And here’s what Player of the Match Layla Guscoth and Team Bath Superleague Head Coach Anna Stembridge had to say after the...

Sporting scholar Vicki McCabe makes step up from junior to senior ranks with England Hockey Women following World Cup medal

21 April 2022

University of Bath sporting scholar Vicki McCabe has been rewarded for her role in helping England Hockey win bronze at the Women’s Junior World Cup by being called up to the senior squad for the first time. The Sports Performance student, who is supported by an Ivor Powell Scholarship, is in contention to make her senior debut when England take on the United States in a FIH Hockey Pro League double-header in North Carolina on...

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