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Team Bath pay the penalty for mistakes and misses as Northumbria extend wait for BUCS Super Rugby home win

04 December 2019

Mistakes once again proved costly for Team Bath men’s 1st XV as a narrow 25-23 defeat to Northumbria extended their wait for a win at the University of Bath Sports Training Village this BUCS Super Rugby season. The visitors had only won once this season but belied their lowly position in the table with an excellent performance and led for all but five minutes of the game. Team Bath – sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell...

Internationals return to strong starting XV as Team Bath’s BUCS Super Rugby home run continues against Northumbria

04 December 2019

Team Bath men’s 1st XV are determined to get back to winning ways tonight (Wednesday) when they face Northumbria in the third of four successive BUCS Super Rugby home matches at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. Kick-off is 6.30pm and admission is free, with the Blue & Gold – sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell – keen to put on a good show for the home supporters. They are boosted by the return of...

Sophie Drakeford-Lewis, Khanyisa Chawane and Summer Artman ahead of England's netball series in South Africa, November 2019

England and South Africa internationals among big stars set to shine at Team Bath Netball’s The BiG Showdown tournament

03 December 2019

Eight players who featured in the international test series between England and South Africa are among star-studded squads provisionally announced for this weekend’s The BiG Showdown tournament at Team Bath Netball. Roses stars Sophie Drakeford-Lewis and Summer Artman will be on the same side as Proteas ace Khanyisa Chawane this time as they run-out in the Blue & Gold of the host club for the two-day pre-season showdown, taking place at the Team Bath Arena...

The Jolly Sailor cruise to victory as University of Bath hosts Strength in Depth Origins ultimate team fitness challenge for sixth year

02 December 2019

The Jolly Sailor Invincibles from Cornwall emerged triumphant as the University of Bath Sports Training Village hosted Strength in Depth Origins – the ultimate team test of fitness and endurance – for a sixth successive year. An action-packed weekend saw 70 teams of 12 battle it out across two days in a range of gruelling challenges utilising the STV’s swimming pool, indoor and outdoor athletics tracks, and the sports hall which was transformed into a...

Ben Jones, Barry Scollo, GB tennis 2019

Another silver lining for scholar Ben Jones as Team Bath Tennis ace helps GB reach Master’U BNP Paribas final once again

01 December 2019

University of Bath sporting scholar Ben Jones helped Great Britain reach the final of the Master’U BNP Paribas – the world’s leading student tennis team tournament – for a third successive year when the 2019 edition took place in Grenoble, France. The United States took the gold, successfully defending the title they had reclaimed from GB 12 months ago, but it was another impressive week of competition for Chemistry student Jones and his international colleagues....

Trampolinist Kirsty Way secures third team DMT silver medal with Great Britain at World Championships in Tokyo

30 November 2019

Kirsty Way won the third World Championships medal of her career as the University of Bath sporting scholar secured a superb silver for the Great Britain double mini trampoline (DMT) team in Tokyo. The Sport & Exercise Science student, supported by a King Sports Scholarship, was the last Brit to compete in the women’s team final and stuck her landing brilliantly to score 35.600 – the highest individual score of all those taking part. That...

Modern pentathlon returns to University of Bath Sports Training Village as British Champs start Tokyo 2020 Olympic season

28 November 2019

Pentathlon GB's athletes will kick-start the Tokyo 2020 Olympic season at the University of Bath this weekend as the Sports Training Village hosts the British Open Modern Pentathlon Championships. Jamie Cooke, who won gold when the STV staged the European Championships back in August, and reigning World Cup Final champion Joe Choong are among a strong field competing in the men's event on Saturday (November 30). Jo Muir, who won team medals with GB at...

Exeter shutout Team Bath to take the BUCS Super Rugby derby spoils on wet Wednesday evening

27 November 2019

Team Bath men’s 1st XV were unable to find a way through Exeter’s well-drilled defence as the visitors took the spoils in an attritional BUCS Super Rugby derby. There were no tries from either side on a wet Wednesday evening at the University of Bath Sports Training Village, with the only points coming from the reliable boot of Exeter fly-half Harry Bazalgette. He slotted over six of his seven penalty attempts to secure an 18-0...

Team Bath shuffle the pack for tonight’s BUCS Super Rugby South West derby against Exeter – free to watch!

27 November 2019

It is a big South West derby at the University of Bath Sports Training Village tonight as Team Bath men’s 1st XV take on Exeter in BUCS Super Rugby (6.30pm kick-off, free entry). The Blue & Gold – sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell – will be keen to avenge their defeat in the reverse fixture on the opening day of the season and also bounce back quickly from last week’s home reverse to Cardiff Met....

Scholar Kirsty Way bounces back from injury to represent GB at Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships in Tokyo

26 November 2019

University of Bath sporting scholar Kirsty Way is representing Great Britain at the 2019 Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships in Tokyo this week after bouncing back from injury. The Sport & Exercise Science student, supported by a King Sports Scholarship, is the reigning European Champion in the women’s double mini-trampoline (DMT) – a sport that combines elements of athletics, gymnastics and trampolining. She has also twice won team silver with British Gymnastics at the World Championships,...

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