News Archive, Category: Rugby

VIDEO: Team Bath run in magnificent seven tries to make amends for BUCS Super Rugby defeat at Cardiff University

13 February 2019

Team Bath men’s 1st XV scored seven tries, six of them during a dominant second half, as they beat Cardiff University 53-17 in the first BUCS Super Rugby game of 2019 at the University of Bath. The Fulkers-sponsored Blue & Gold, who are also supported by MJ Church, had lost 28-24 when the two teams met at the end of January and led by just one point after an evenly-matched first half. However, Team Bath...

Men’s 1st XV seeking to avenge away defeat in Cardiff as BUCS Super Rugby returns to STV for first time in 2019

13 February 2019

Team Bath men’s 1st XV face opposition from the Welsh capital for the third time in as many weeks when they play host to Cardiff University tonight (6.30pm) in the first BUCS Super Rugby game of 2019 at the University of Bath. The Fulkers-sponsored Blue & Gold, who are also supported by MJ Church, lost 28-24 when the two teams met at the end of January but responded brilliantly by beating high-flying Cardiff Met 23-7...

Terrific team performance sees Team Bath get back to winning ways with first BUCS Super Rugby victory at Cardiff Met

07 February 2019

A dominant Team Bath men’s 1st XV claimed another landmark win on the road as they defeated high-fliers Cardiff Met away for the first time in BUCS Super Rugby on Wednesday. The Blue & Gold, sponsored by Fulkers and MJ Church, bounced back from last week's disappointing Cardiff University defeat in fantastic style as they recorded a 23-7 victory over their Varsity rivals. Team Bath were first to get on the scoreboard, at the 20-minute mark, through...

Team Bath seeking an instant response as they return to Welsh capital to face Cardiff Met in BUCS Super Rugby

06 February 2019

Team Bath men’s 1st XV will be looking to bounce back from last week's away defeat to Cardiff RFC when they return to the Welsh capital tonight, this time to play high-fliers Cardiff Met at 6.30pm. The Fulkers-sponsored Blue & Gold, who are also supported by MJ Church, go into the match six points behind Cardiff Met and in search of their first victory in 2019. The two teams met last November in what was...

Comeback falls short as men’s 1st XV slip to narrow defeat at Cardiff Uni on BUCS Super Rugby return

31 January 2019

There was disappointment for Team Bath men’s 1st XV in their first BUCS Super Rugby game of 2019 as they were beaten 28-24 by promoted Cardiff University on Wednesday. The home team went into the match at the foot of the table but have been improving as the season progresses and took the lead with a converted try which was cancelled out in kind by Bath before half-time. Fulkers-sponsored Team Bath then scored from a...

Strong Team Bath men’s 1st XV head to promoted Cardiff University as BUCS Super Rugby returns for 2019

30 January 2019

Team Bath men’s 1st XV resume their BUCS Super Rugby campaign after the New Year break today (Wednesday) when they make their first league visit to promoted Cardiff University (5pm). The Fulkers-sponsored Blue & Gold, who are also supported by MJ Church, sit fifth in the table at the start of 2019 but are just nine points adrift of table-topping Exeter, who are also in the Welsh capital to face third-placed Cardiff Met. Cardiff University...

England Women and coach Andy Robinson provide major learning opportunities for University of Bath’s rugby players

18 January 2019

Members of the University of Bath men’s rugby squad have had chance to share the pitch with current England players and learn from a decorated international and Premiership coach this week. The Blue & Gold were invited to Bisham Abbey to take part in a semi-contact team training forwards and backs session with the England Women’s squad as they prepare for the 2019 Six Nations, which starts with a visit to Ireland on Friday, February...

Team Bath Rugby take flight for 2019 with annual fixture against Royal Air Force at University of Bath

08 January 2019

The University of Bath men’s rugby team will soar into the New Year by playing host to the Royal Air Force (RAF) senior squad on Wednesday (January 9). It is the sixth year running that the match has taken place and, with both squads including 30 players, it will be great preparation for Bath’s return to BUCS Super Rugby competition later this month and the RAF’s fixtures against the Royal Navy and British Army in...

New Year, New You – watch our expert video guide to health, exercise, nutrition and more for 2019

28 December 2018

With 2019 on the horizon, many people's thoughts are turning to New Year's Resolutions - one of the most popular being doing more exercise and getting active. If you have never been to a gym before, are getting back into exercise after a break or are already active but looking to step things up in the new year, our Team Bath athletes and experts have some top tips to help you on your fitness journey....

Olympic, World and Commonwealth crowns among highlights of unforgettable sporting 2018 at University of Bath

26 December 2018

One historic Olympic title defence, two World crowns, three Commonwealth gold medals and a multitude of other national and international medals added up to another outstanding year of sport at the University of Bath in 2018. The University’s unique push-start track, the only one of its kind in the UK, became the focus of national attention in February when three athletes who train on it with British Skeleton won medals for Team GB at the...

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