News Archive, Category: Rugby

Bath defend their line under Exeter pressure

Tough night for Team Bath as Exeter run in seven tries

08 November 2017

Team Bath were rocked by a solid Exeter performance in tonight’s BUCS Super Rugby Westcountry derby at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. Bath, sponsored by IKON Construction and supported by Investigo, went down 7-47, to a visiting side who performed clinically with the minimum of errors. The teams went into tonight’s match on the back of contrasting results, with Bath having recorded their first win of the season at Nottingham Trent while Exeter...

Watch West Country derby for free as Bath take on Exeter in BUCS Super Rugby tonight

08 November 2017

The Sports Training Village will play host to a big BUCS Super Rugby West Country derby tonight as the University of Bath men’s 1st XV take on Exeter in an eagerly-awaited contest. There have been some memorable matches between the clubs over the years and tonight’s is shaping up to be a good one too, with the teams going into the contest on the back of contrasting results. Bath, sponsored by IKON Construction and supported by...

Tom Doughty races over for a try during the University of Bath's BUCS Super Rugby defeat to Northumbria University, October 2017

Bath show tremendous character to claim first BUCS Super Rugby win of season with last-kick success

04 November 2017

The University of Bath men’s 1st XV will go into Wednesday’s home derby against Exeter University looking to build on a dramatic first victory of the 2017-18 BUCS Super Rugby season. Will Flinn converted a Will Partington try with the last kick of a pulsating contest to give the IKON Construction-sponsored Blue and Gold a confidence-boosting 27-26 away win at Nottingham Trent University on Friday. Both teams were desperate to get their first win on...

Men’s 1st XV travel to new boys Nottingham Trent in search of BUCS Super Rugby boost

03 November 2017

The University of Bath men’s 1st XV are making their first-ever BUCS Super Rugby visit to Nottingham Trent University today (Friday). Both teams are looking to secure their first win of the season, with the visitors – sponsored by IKON Construction and supported by Investigo – determined to cut out the errors which have undermined some positive displays so far this campaign. There are five changes to the XV that started last week’s 39-27 defeat...

Tom Doughty races over for a try during the University of Bath's BUCS Super Rugby defeat to Northumbria University, October 2017

Errors prove costly once again as late tries leave University of Bath waiting for first BUCS Super Rugby win

25 October 2017

The University of Bath men’s 1st XV were once again left to rue errors at crucial moments as three tries in the last 15 minutes gave BUCS Super Rugby league leaders Northumbria University the spoils on Wednesday. The IKON Construction-sponsored home side looked well placed for a first win of the season when tries from Mike Snook, Tom Doughty (pictured left) and Scott Russell plus three conversions and a penalty from Will Flinn deservedly put...

Internationals and leading scorer return as University of Bath welcome BUCS Super Rugby leaders to STV

25 October 2017

England U19 winger Levi Davis and hooker Tom Doughty, last season’s leading try-scorer, will make their first starts of the 2017-18 BUCS Super Rugby campaign when the University of Bath men’s 1st XV entertain league leaders Northumbria University tonight (Wednesday). United States international Louis Mulholland also comes in at scrum-half in three changes to the XV that started last week’s defeat to Loughborough University in the Iesis Group-sponsored Anniversary Game at The Rec. The action...

Big Rec crowd enjoy entertaining Anniversary Game but Loughborough leave with the spoils

18 October 2017

The University of Bath men’s 1st XV were cheered on by another big crowd at The Rec but it was rivals Loughborough University who left with the spoils after an entertaining BUCS Super Rugby Anniversary Game, sponsored by Iesis Group. Jack Davies scored the first and last tries of an absorbing first half, either side of touchdowns from Musa Yusuff and Jack Moates, but two penalties and two conversions from the impressive Owen Waters gave...

Free rugby at The Rec – men’s 1st XV want your support for tonight’s big Anniversary Game

18 October 2017

A huge crowd is expected to cheer on the University of Bath men’s 1st XV as they run out at the world-famous Recreation Ground tonight (Wednesday) for the eagerly-anticipated BUCS Super Rugby Anniversary Game against old rivals Loughborough University (6.30pm). Entry is free for the big match, which is being sponsored by property and engineering company Iesis Group and will celebrate the anniversary of the University receiving Royal Charter status in October 1966. Will Britton...

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Just the job – recruitment experts Investigo to support netball and rugby programmes at University of Bath

17 October 2017

Award-winning recruitment experts Investigo are joining forces with the University of Bath in a unique sporting double-header. The company will support the rugby and netball programmes based at the University for the 2017-18 season. Both the BUCS Super Rugby and Netball Superleague teams will wear the Investigo logo on their kit. Club members from the sports will also enjoy the opportunity to benefit from Investigo’s expertise in the employment market. [caption id="attachment_58298" align="alignright" width="292"] Mia...

Aaron James, Iestyn Lewis and Will Britton at The Rec, September 2017

VIDEO: Players and sponsors Iesis Group look ahead to this week’s big Anniversary Game at The Rec

16 October 2017

Iestyn Lewis is hoping the University of Bath’s current generation of student rugby players will be as inspired by performing at The Rec as he was during his time with Bath Rugby. Lewis, a former sporting scholar and Director of Rugby at the University, is sponsoring the BUCS Super Rugby Anniversary Game between the University of Bath and Loughborough through his property and engineering company Iesis Group. It is taking place at The Rec on...

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