News Archive, Category: Rugby

Plenty of familiar faces at The Rec as Team Bath BUCS Super Rugby players continue to make the step up to Premiership level

09 September 2020

BUCS Super Rugby’s role in helping student players develop into top-flight performers is illustrated once again with three Team Bath players being named in the match-day squads for tonight’s Premiership Rugby fixture between Bath Rugby and Worcester Warriors at The Rec. University of Bath Sport Management & Coaching student Beck Cutting, who is supported by a Trendell Sporting Scholarship, continues to gain more Premiership experience with Warriors by starting at hooker for the visitors. Lining...

University of Bath rugby duo taking on 2,500km Coast2Coast Ultra-Run challenge to raise money for mental health charities

02 September 2020

Two University of Bath rugby players are swapping their boots for running shoes as they embark on an epic 35-day, 2,500km run along the west coast of Ireland to raise money for mental health charities. Chris Barry and Jason Adam-Hein have been best mates since meeting at the University in 2016, where they were both part of the student rugby club. Together they have set up a mental health support group called Shoulder 2 Shoulder...

First start and first senior try as University of Bath sporting scholar Beck Cutting continues to make his mark in Premiership Rugby

23 August 2020

Beck Cutting marked his first start in Premiership Rugby with a maiden senior try as the University of Bath sporting scholar continued to impress for Worcester Warriors on their return to action. Sport Management & Coaching student Cutting notched his try during a 32-17 defeat at Wasps for a youthful Warriors side featuring several other Academy graduates. The Trendell Sporting Scholar, who has represented Team Bath in the national BUCS Super Rugby competition, said there...

Beck Cutting and Zack Henry make Premiership Rugby debuts while fellow alumnus Tom Dunn bags two tries for Bath on sport’s return

16 August 2020

University of Bath student Beck Cutting and alumnus Zack Henry both made their Premiership Rugby debuts as the 2020-21 season resumed following the Coronavirus shutdown. England U20 hooker Cutting, who studies Sport Management & Coaching and is supported by a Trendell Sporting Scholarship, came off the bench for Worcester Warriors and played the last 25 minutes of their home defeat to Gloucester Rugby. Cutting, who has represented Team Bath in BUCS Super Rugby, was promoted...

The University of Bath men's rugby team won the Red Bull 7s for a third year running with a 21-19 victory over Cardiff Met at The Rec in September 2016. MUST CREDIT: Taking Pictures (Sport).

All paths lead to Ealing Trailfinders for former Team Bath BUCS Super Rugby player Levi Davis for 2020-21 Championship season

11 August 2020

Former Team Bath BUCS Super Rugby player Levi Davis has joined ambitious RFU Championship club Ealing Trailfinders for the 2020-21 season. The exciting winger, who studied Sports Performance at the University of Bath, enjoyed a short but productive loan spell with the London-based club last season as they finished runners-up to promoted Newcastle Falcons in the second tier of English domestic rugby. Davis has now made the move permanent after being released by Bath Rugby,...

“It’s the road I chose” – Zack Henry reflects on journey from University of Bath Rugby Club to Premiership giants Leicester Tigers via France

10 July 2020

Alumni Zack Henry has been reflecting on his journey from playing for the University of Bath Rugby Club to joining Leicester Tigers in the Premiership via four years in France. In his first interview since officially joining Tigers at the start of the month, Henry - who graduated in Sport & Exercise Science in 2016 - reflects on how he is settling in following his return from successful spells with Rouen Normandy Rugby and USON...

Planning your return to training after lockdown? Here’s some advice to help minimise the risk of injury and soreness

07 July 2020

With the UK Government announcing the framework for a return to recreational team sport, many people – keen amateurs, student-athletes and elite performers alike – will be starting to plan for their return to training. Many will have been keeping active during the past few months by working out at home or going for runs but the demands of sport-specific training, particularly in field and contact sports, can be very different. Harri Cizmic – Lead...

Beck Cutting in training with the England U20 squad at Bisham Abbey ahead of the 2018 Six Nations

Sporting scholar Beck Cutting graduates to Worcester Warriors RFC senior squad for 2020-21 Premiership Rugby season

24 June 2020

University of Bath sporting scholar Beck Cutting has been promoted to the Worcester Warriors RFC senior squad for the 2020-21 Premiership Rugby season. The Sport & Social Sciences student, who is supported by a Trendell Sporting Scholarship, has already made several senior appearances for Warriors while part of their Senior Academy squad including this season’s Premiership Rugby Cup fixtures against Exeter Chiefs and Leicester Tigers. Hooker Cutting, who has represented England at U20 level, has...

Former University of Bath BUCS Super Rugby trio sign for RFU Championship club Hartpury for 2020-21 league season

09 June 2020

Three former University of Bath Rugby Club players will be lining up in the RFU Championship during the 2020-21 season after joining Gloucestershire-based Hartpury University RFC. Lock forward Scott Russell, scrum-half Will Flinn and back-three player Wil Partington all wore the Blue & Gold with distinction in BUCS Super Rugby while studying Sports Performance at the University of Bath. Russell and Flinn, who graduated in 2018, both have Championship experience with Coventry, with Russell being...

The Big Sports Quiz – Questions and Answers

19 May 2020

We’d like to say a big thank you to all of you that have been following along and attempting our Big Sports Quiz questions. For all of you wanting to check your scores here is a complete list of the questions we have put out and their corresponding answers. Want to get competitive? Why not tweet us @TeamBath on twitter with your scores to let us know how you did? If you're passionate about your...

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