News Archive, Category: Rugby

Late tries provide small consolation as Team Bath slip to another BUCS Super Rugby home defeat against strong Loughborough side

11 December 2019

A dominant second-half performance from Loughborough condemned the Team Bath men’s 1st XV to a fourth successive BUCS Super Rugby home defeat on an icy evening at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. There was little between the teams in the first half, the difference being a converted try two minutes before the break that gave the visitors a narrow 12-5 advantage. However, they powered away in the second period, adding four more tries...

Team Bath welcome old rivals Loughborough to STV for final BUCS Super Rugby home match of 2019 – free to watch!

11 December 2019

Team Bath men’s 1st XV will be looking to end their run of four successive home matches on a positive note when they entertain old rivals Loughborough tonight (6.30pm kick-off, free entry). Hong Kong international Alex Nisbet will captain the Blue & Gold – sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell – for the first time when the teams run out at the University of Bath Sports Training Village for the final time in 2019. James Richardson...

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...

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....

Frustrating return to home ground as strong finish earns Cardiff Met the spoils against Team Bath

20 November 2019

Team Bath men’s 1st XV suffered a frustrating defeat to Cardiff Met in their first BUCS Super Rugby match of the season at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. A 400-strong crowd enjoyed a closely-contested opening 60 minutes, which saw the match finely poised at 13-13. However, it was the visitors who eventually emerged with the spoils as they capitalised on a couple of errors from the Blue & Gold – sponsored by Fulkers...

Free BUCS Super Rugby back at Sports Training Village tonight as Team Bath men’s 1st XV take on Cardiff Met

20 November 2019

Team Bath men’s 1st XV will finally run out in front of their home fans at the University of Bath Sports Training Village this season as they host Cardiff Met in round eight of BUCS Super Rugby tonight (6.30pm). The match is the first of four on successive Wednesdays on the University’s athletics infield pitch and spectators are welcome at all of them – admission is FREE and there is a great view of the...

First win on the road gives Team Bath a timely boost ahead of four successive home games in BUCS Super Rugby

14 November 2019

Team Bath men’s 1st XV gave themselves the perfect springboard into a run of four successive BUCS Super Rugby home games as they recorded an impressive 38-21 victory in wet and windy conditions at Cardiff University on Wednesday. It was a first win on the road this season for the Blue & Gold – sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell – and completed a league double over Cardiff, following on from last month’s big win at...

Team Bath seeking to emulate Anniversary Game success when they travel to Cardiff for BUCS Super Rugby return match

13 November 2019

Team Bath men’s 1st XV will be looking to draw inspiration from their Anniversary Game success at The Rec when they take on Cardiff University in BUCS Super Rugby for the second time in a month. The Blue & Gold – sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell – travel to the Welsh capital on Wednesday (6pm kick-off) with memories still fresh of their excellent 52-25 victory in front of 6,500 supporters, although they have lost their...

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