News Archive, Category: News

Plenty of familiar faces at The Rec as Team Bath BUCS Super Rugby players continue to make the step up to Premiership level

09 September 2020

BUCS Super Rugby’s role in helping student players develop into top-flight performers is illustrated once again with three Team Bath players being named in the match-day squads for tonight’s Premiership Rugby fixture between Bath Rugby and Worcester Warriors at The Rec. University of Bath Sport Management & Coaching student Beck Cutting, who is supported by a Trendell Sporting Scholarship, continues to gain more Premiership experience with Warriors by starting at hooker for the visitors. Lining...

Hurdling Bath alumni Alastair Chalmers and David King strike gold at 2020 Muller British Athletics Championships

07 September 2020

Alastair Chalmers claimed his maiden senior title and David King completed a hat-trick of national crowns as University of Bath athletes past and present produced impressive performances at the 2020 Muller British Athletics Championships in Manchester. Chalmers, who completed his Sports Performance studies this year, continued his excellent form during this shortened season by winning the men’s 400m hurdles final in 49.66 – the third time he had lowered his personal best this summer. “To...

“I’m grateful to be heading to a start line again” – Vicky Holland returns to international action at World Triathlon Series in Hamburg

03 September 2020

University of Bath-based triathlete Vicky Holland will return to international competition this weekend when the only ITU World Triathlon Series race of 2020 takes place in Hamburg, Germany. Holland, the 2018 World Champion and Rio 2016 Olympic bronze-medallist, has been back in training at the Team Bath Sports Training Village for the past couple of months. She is one of four Brits on the entry list for Saturday’s elite women’s race, which will take place...

University of Bath rugby duo taking on 2,500km Coast2Coast Ultra-Run challenge to raise money for mental health charities

02 September 2020

Two University of Bath rugby players are swapping their boots for running shoes as they embark on an epic 35-day, 2,500km run along the west coast of Ireland to raise money for mental health charities. Chris Barry and Jason Adam-Hein have been best mates since meeting at the University in 2016, where they were both part of the student rugby club. Together they have set up a mental health support group called Shoulder 2 Shoulder...

2017-18 sporting scholar Lauren Williams, athletics

Sporting scholar Lauren Williams looking forward to “massive opportunity” of competing at 2020 Muller British Athletics Championships

01 September 2020

It will be a Muller British Athletics Championships unlike any other but University of Bath sporting scholar Lauren Williams can’t wait to get out on the track at the Manchester Regional Arena this weekend. Originally scheduled to take place in June and double as the GB Olympic Trials for Tokyo 2020, the Championships – the first major outdoor athletics meeting of the year – will now be held behind closed doors on Friday and Saturday...

Anyone for tennis? Indoor courts and Autumn 2020 coaching courses now available to book at Team Bath Sports Training Village

31 August 2020

We are serving up a treat for tennis players as the phased reopening of the Team Bath Sports Training Village continues this week. The eight indoor courts at the STV will be available for Team Bath + members to book from Thursday, September 3 between 8am-8pm on weekdays and 9am-4pm on weekends, subject to availability. Our outdoor courts, which reopened in June, also remain available to book for both members and pay-as-you-go customers. All sessions...

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...

Sporting scholar Hannah Jones selected for inaugural Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy cricket tournament

26 August 2020

University of Bath sporting scholar Hannah Jones has been named in the South East Stars women’s cricket squad for the inaugural Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy competition, which gets under way this weekend. The Sports Performance student, who is supported by a Trendell Sporting Scholarship, is in a 14-strong squad that will represent Surrey and Kent in the regional 50-over tournament that has been created to allow top-class women’s cricket to be played this summer following...

Wheelchair fencing world champ Piers Gilliver happy to be back in training at Team Bath with one year to rescheduled Tokyo Paralympic Games

24 August 2020

With one year to go until the rescheduled Tokyo Paralympic Games, wheelchair fencing medal contender Piers Gilliver says he has put the disappointment of the delay behind him and has been able to “reset psychologically”. The Rio 2016 silver-medallist and his team-mates on the EiS World-Class Wheelchair Fencing Programme are back in training at the Team Bath Sports Training Village as they start to rebuild towards the Tokyo Games, which had been due to start...

First start and first senior try as University of Bath sporting scholar Beck Cutting continues to make his mark in Premiership Rugby

23 August 2020

Beck Cutting marked his first start in Premiership Rugby with a maiden senior try as the University of Bath sporting scholar continued to impress for Worcester Warriors on their return to action. Sport Management & Coaching student Cutting notched his try during a 32-17 defeat at Wasps for a youthful Warriors side featuring several other Academy graduates. The Trendell Sporting Scholar, who has represented Team Bath in the national BUCS Super Rugby competition, said there...

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