News Archive, Category: Rugby

VIDEO: Team Bath hold off Hartpury comeback to complete brilliant BUCS Super Rugby double over local rivals

12 December 2018

In-form Team Bath men’s 1st XV produced another tremendous performance to complete their first-ever BUCS Super Rugby double over local rivals Hartpury. A fortnight after recording a historic 13-11 success in Gloucestershire, the Fulkers-sponsored Blue & Gold – who are also supported by MJ Church – again held off a late comeback from the league leaders to secure a deserved 33-31 victory at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. Hugo Stiles, who kicked superbly...

Christmas cracker on the cards as Team Bath seek BUCS Super Rugby double over league leaders Hartpury

12 December 2018

Team Bath men’s 1st XV will be looking to complete a rare BUCS Super Rugby double over local rivals Hartpury when they play their final home match of 2018 at the University of Bath Sports Training Village tonight (6.30pm, free entry). The Fulkers-sponsored Blue & Gold, who are also supported by MJ Church, recorded a memorable 13-11 victory – their first away success against Hartpury – when the two teams met in Gloucestershire a fortnight...

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Another landmark win on the road as terrific Team Bath defeat Loughborough in BUCS Super Rugby

06 December 2018

A dominant Team Bath men’s 1st XV claimed another eye-catching result in BUCS Super Rugby on Wednesday, this time at Loughborough where they won the first time in six years. The Blue & Gold, sponsored by Fulkers and MJ Church, followed up the previous week’s first-ever victory at Hartpury but putting in a superb performance to claim an emphatic 30-10 success against a Loughborough side previously unbeaten at home. The visitors were awarded two early...

Men’s 1st XV seeking another notable win on the road as they visit Loughborough in BUCS Super Rugby

05 December 2018

Team Bath men’s 1st XV are aiming to claim another notable scalp on their travels when they visit Loughborough in BUCS Super Rugby tonight (7pm). The Fulkers-sponsored Blue & Gold, who are also supported by MJ Church, head to the East Midlands to face their old rivals on the back on a historic win at Hartpury last week. There are just two changes to the side that started that 13-11 victory in Gloucestershire, with Ed...

“Tremendous character” rewarded as Team Bath record first away victory over Hartpury in BUCS Super Rugby

29 November 2018

Team Bath men’s 1st XV got back to winning ways in BUCS Super Rugby in superb style on Wednesday as they recorded their first-ever away victory over West Country rivals Hartpury. Chris Barry’s second-half try and Hugo Stiles’ conversion proved to be the difference as the Fulkers-sponsored Blue & Gold claimed a hard-fought 13-11 victory. Hartpury had chance to snatch a draw after scoring a try in the dying seconds but, from the last kick...

Bath Rugby Academy players return to Team Bath starting XV for derby day visit to Hartpury

28 November 2018

Team Bath men’s 1st XV will welcome back a host of Bath Rugby Academy players for today’s BUCS Super Rugby derby at Hartpury (6.30pm). No 8 Miles Reid makes his first appearance in Blue & Gold this season, while Jack Davies starts at lock and Will Partington returns at full-back. Alex Burrage, who will wear the captain’s armband, is also available again and is joined in the half-back pairing by George Wootten, making his first...

Mistakes and penalties prove costly as Durham complete BUCS Super Rugby double over Team Bath

21 November 2018

Errors proved costly for Team Bath men’s 1st XV as they slipped to a disappointing 27-13 BUCS Super Rugby home defeat to Durham on Wednesday. The Fulkers-sponsored Blue & Gold, who are also backed by MJ Church, were unable to capitalise on some good positions in a first half that saw them concede a late try to go into the break 13-6 adrift. Mistakes at the start of the second half then allowed visiting flanker...

Duo all set for BUCS Super Rugby debut as Team Bath welcome Durham to Sports Training Village

21 November 2018

Team Bath men’s 1st XV will be looking to bounce back from last week’s agonisingly close defeat to Cardiff Met tonight (Wednesday, 6.30pm) as they welcome Durham to the University of Bath Sports Training Village. The Blue & Gold, sponsored by Fulkers and MJ Church, go into the match having won four out of their last five games and will be hoping for a different result this time around after being edged out 30-24 when they faced Durham at...

Frustration as late penalty brings Team Bath’s BUCS Super Rugby winning run to an end against Cardiff Met

14 November 2018

Team Bath men’s 1st XV saw their BUCS Super Rugby winning run come to an end as they were edged out 29-26 by fellow high-fliers Cardiff Met at the University of Bath Sports Training Village tonight. Harry Johnston’s penalty five minutes from time ultimately proved to be the difference in a feisty, physical affair between two evenly-matched sides who were separated by just one point going into the fixture. It was a frustrating defeat for...

Table-topping Team Bath host fellow high-fliers Cardiff Met as BUCS Super Rugby returns to University STV

14 November 2018

Team Bath men’s 1st XV return to BUCS Super Rugby action after a two-week break tonight (Wednesday, 6.30pm), looking to secure a fifth successive win as they play host to Varsity rivals Cardiff Met. The Blue & Gold, sponsored by Fulkers and MJ Church, go into the match as league leaders following their excellent run of form in October. However, four teams – including Cardiff Met – are just a point adrift of Team Bath...

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