News Archive, Category: Rugby

Experience life as a Team Bath Futures athlete by coming along to free talent development taster day during October half-term

07 October 2022

Young athletes looking to progress in their sporting journey are being invited to attend a free Team Bath Futures Athlete Development taster day during October half-term. The event, taking place on Wednesday 26th October, is open to all sportspeople and athletes aged between 10 and 18 who compete in sport or show great athletic potential. Team Bath Futures athletes have access to bespoke coaching sessions at Team Bath’s world-class Sports Training Village facilities, designed to...

Dominant first half sets four-try Team Bath up for first win of BUCS Super Rugby season at Leeds Beckett

05 October 2022

Team Bath recorded their first win of the 2022-23 BUCS Super Rugby season in fine style as they beat Leeds Beckett 24-5 in Yorkshire on Wednesday afternoon. The Bath Building Society-sponsored men’s 1st XV got off to a strong start as co-captain Tom Williams and England U20 international Jasper Spandler both scored tries from driven lineouts in the opening stages. Bath Rugby Academy winger Byron Lloyd-Gilmour then finished off some good wide attacking play and...

England U20 internationals among new faces in Team Bath starting XV as they make BUCS Super Rugby away trip to Leeds Beckett

05 October 2022

Team Bath men’s 1st XV are heading to Yorkshire today as they take on Leeds Beckett in their first away match of the 2022-23 BUCS Super Rugby season (2pm kick-off). Both teams are looking to bounce back from opening-day defeats, with Bath Building Society-sponsored Team Bath narrowly being edged out 22-21 by Cardiff while Leeds Beckett lost 31-15 to newly-promoted Nottingham. Team Bath have shuffled the starting XV with eight players coming in for their...

Student rugby is back at The Rec! Rengen-sponsored Anniversary Game returns after three-year gap – get your free tickets now!

03 October 2022

Free BUCS Super Rugby is making an eagerly-awaited return to The Rec after a three-year gap this October as Team Bath men’s 1st XV take on league champions Durham in the Rengen-sponsored Anniversary Game. The last edition of the University of Bath’s student-sport showcase fixture in 2019 saw more than 6,000 spectators head to the iconic city-centre home of Bath Rugby to roar Team Bath to a 52-25 victory over Cardiff, with 11 tries scored...

Big Freshers’ Week crowd see Team Bath slip to frustrating last-gasp defeat against Cardiff in BUCS Super Rugby season opener

28 September 2022

Team Bath’s opening match of the 2022-23 BUCS Super Rugby season ended in a frustrating single-point defeat as Cardiff claimed the spoils from the last play of the game at the Team Bath Sports Training Village.  An 800-strong Freshers’ Week crowd saw the men’s 1st XV, sponsored by Bath Building Society, battle back from a 17-7 half-time deficit to lead 21-17 as George Doel and Max Pearce added to an early try from co-captain Alfie...

Team Bath name starting XV for big BUCS Super Rugby season opener against Cardiff – watch for free at the STV!

28 September 2022

An exciting mix of new faces and returning players has been named in the Team Bath men’s 1st XV for tonight’s opening home match of the 2022-23 BUCS Super Rugby season. The Freshers’ Week fixture against Cardiff kicks off at 6.30pm at the Team Bath Sports Training Village and is free to watch – simply head through the STV to the Sports Café balcony for a fantastic view of the action. There will be a...

New season, new focus as Team Bath prepare to kick off 2022-23 BUCS Super Rugby campaign with big Freshers’ Week home match

21 September 2022

Team Bath men’s 1st XV are approaching the new season with renewed “vim and vigour” as they prepare to start their 2022-23 BUCS Super Rugby campaign with a Freshers’ Week home match. Cardiff will provide the opposition at the Team Bath Sports Training Village on Wednesday 28th September (6.30pm kick-off) and entry is free to spectators, with the club hoping for a big crowd as a new influx of students enjoy their first few days...

Past and present University of Bath students help England women to eighth-placed finish at 2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens

12 September 2022

An England women's squad featuring University of Bath student Grace Crompton and graduate Amy Wilson Hardy had to settle for an eighth-placed finish at the Rugby World Cup 7s tournament in South Africa.  Both players were on the scoresheet during Friday's 29-5 win over Spain, which was preceded by a period of silence following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. A tough 21-0 defeat to Australia in the Championship Quarter-final sent England into...

England call on University of Bath student-athlete Grace Crompton and alumna Amy Wilson Hardy for Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022

07 September 2022

After representing her country at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, University of Bath student-athlete Grace Crompton is set to compete for England at the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 tournament in South Africa. Joining the Sports Management and Coaching student in the women’s squad is University alumna Amy Wilson Hardy as England look to end a busy international season on a high note. Both Crompton and Wilson Hardy helped England qualify for the tournament, which...

Team Bath to start and finish 2022-23 season in front of home fans as BUCS Super Rugby fixtures are confirmed

09 August 2022

Team Bath men’s 1st XV will start the 2022-23 season with a home Severn Derby against Cardiff after the fixtures for the new BUCS Super Rugby campaign were announced. The match will take place on the athletics in-field at the Team Bath Sports Training Village on Wednesday 28th September during Freshers’ Week. Kick-off is 6.30pm and admission is free. Team Bath, sponsored by Bath Building Society and Rengen, also play host to Cardiff Met, defending champions Durham, old rivals Loughborough, Swansea and Leeds Beckett during a...

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