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Men’s 1st XV seeking another notable win on the road as they visit Loughborough in BUCS Super Rugby

05 December 2018

Team Bath men’s 1st XV are aiming to claim another notable scalp on their travels when they visit Loughborough in BUCS Super Rugby tonight (7pm). The Fulkers-sponsored Blue & Gold, who are also supported by MJ Church, head to the East Midlands to face their old rivals on the back on a historic win at Hartpury last week. There are just two changes to the side that started that 13-11 victory in Gloucestershire, with Ed...

Abi Robson and Amanda Varey, Team Bath Netball

Abi Robson looks forward to second Superleague season as Wales star Amanda Varey returns to Blue & Gold

04 December 2018

Rising star Abi Robson and experienced international Amanda Varey are the two latest player to be confirmed in the Team Bath Netball squad for the 2019 Vitality Superleague season. Nineteen-year-old Robson, a Geography student at the University of the West of England in Bristol, made her Superleague debut last season and plays at both wing-defence and centre. She has international age-group experience with England, helping both the U17 and U21 teams to victory in Netball...

Aerial Views of the University of Bath Campus showing buildings, landscaping, new developments and surrounding areas. Main focus STV, Sports Training Village. Running track. Athletics pitch. 3G pitch. Taken October 2016

Customer notice: Car Park G temporarily closed on Tuesday, December 11, 2018

03 December 2018

Customers are advised that Car Park G, the short-stay car park adjacent to the University of Bath Sports Training Village, will be closed for part of the day on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 so that urgent ground and gardens work can be completed. It is anticipated that the work will be finished within a few hours and the car park will reopen as soon as it is completed. Supervised access will be maintained for disabled...

Tennis scholar Ben Jones helps GB reach Master’U BNP Paribas world final for second successive year

02 December 2018

University of Bath sporting scholar Ben Jones helped Great Britain cement their growing reputation as one of the leading nations in the world for university tennis by reaching a second successive Master’U BNP Paribas final. The United States gained revenge for their defeat at the same stage last year, winning 4-1, but it could not detract from another excellent weekend of tennis by the Brits at the world’s leading university tennis team tournament. Chemistry student...

Ilaria Brandimarte in her GB kit at the London 2012 Legacy Pool

Team Bath Synchro Club Christmas Show will provide festive finish to memorable year for GB star Ilaria Brandimarte

01 December 2018

Great Britain international Ilaria Brandimarte will showcase her new solo routine when Team Bath Synchro Club stage their Christmas Show at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. She will be joined by former GB stars, national athletes and the thriving club’s talented youngsters at the festive event in the London 2012 Legacy Pool on Sunday, December 16 (2.15pm). It is fully open to the public and Brandimarte, who made her GB debut at the...

Alison Oliver is inducted into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport

Former Deputy Director of Sport Alison Oliver returns to “Team Bath family” to be inducted into Hall of Fame for Sport

29 November 2018

Alison Oliver today returned to the world-class Sports Training Village that she helped to establish to be inducted into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport. Oliver, now Chief Executive of the Youth Sport Trust, was part of the team that delivered the initial presentation and subsequent lottery-funding and planning applications for the £30million STV during her time as Deputy Director of Sport at the University from 1998 to 2004. The facility has...

“Tremendous character” rewarded as Team Bath record first away victory over Hartpury in BUCS Super Rugby

29 November 2018

Team Bath men’s 1st XV got back to winning ways in BUCS Super Rugby in superb style on Wednesday as they recorded their first-ever away victory over West Country rivals Hartpury. Chris Barry’s second-half try and Hugo Stiles’ conversion proved to be the difference as the Fulkers-sponsored Blue & Gold claimed a hard-fought 13-11 victory. Hartpury had chance to snatch a draw after scoring a try in the dying seconds but, from the last kick...

Shooter Kim Commane sets sights on silverware after joining Team Bath Netball for 2019 Vitality Superleague season

28 November 2018

After helping two teams reach finals in her native Australia this year, new recruit Kim Commane is determined to go one step further when she lines up for Team Bath Netball in the 2019 Vitality Superleague. The 30-year-old specialist shooter brings bags of experience to the Sitec-sponsored Blue & Gold having won the 2009 World Youth Championships with Australia U21 and played professionally down under, first with New South Wales Swifts in the ANZ Championship...

Bath Rugby Academy players return to Team Bath starting XV for derby day visit to Hartpury

28 November 2018

Team Bath men’s 1st XV will welcome back a host of Bath Rugby Academy players for today’s BUCS Super Rugby derby at Hartpury (6.30pm). No 8 Miles Reid makes his first appearance in Blue & Gold this season, while Jack Davies starts at lock and Will Partington returns at full-back. Alex Burrage, who will wear the captain’s armband, is also available again and is joined in the half-back pairing by George Wootten, making his first...

GB call up sporting scholar Ben Jones for Master’U BNP Paribas tennis title defence in France

27 November 2018

University of Bath sporting scholar Ben Jones has been called into the Great Britain team travelling to France this week looking to defend their title at the Master’U BNP Paribas event – the world’s biggest annual university tennis team tournament. Chemistry student Jones, who is supported by a Buchan Jones sports scholarship, replaces George Houghton who has had to withdraw from the six-strong squad through illness. Barry Scollo, Director of Tennis at the University of...

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