News Archive, Category: Rugby

Nigel Redman welcomed into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport by Professor Ian White

Rugby legend turned mentor and people developer Nigel Redman inducted into University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport

21 October 2019

Nigel Redman – a British Lions, England and Bath Rugby legend whose people development skills have helped nurture a generation of top-class coaches and athletes – today became the latest inductee into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport. Among those in the Team Bath family who have benefited from Redman’s creative thinking and supportive mentoring over the past 20 years are Bobby Crutchley and Jess Thirlby, who have since progressed to national...

VIDEO: Action and reaction from The Rec as Team Bath vow to build on big Anniversary Game victory in BUCS Super Rugby

18 October 2019

Team Bath TV caught up with co-captains Jordan Martin and Ed Rimmer, as well as Head of Rugby Aaron James, after Wednesday's outstanding Anniversary Game victory over Cardiff University - the Blue & Gold's first BUCS Super Rugby win of the 2019-20 season. They reflected on an excellent performance in the Rengen-sponsored match, which was enjoyed by more than 5,500 supporters at The Rec. See what they had to say here: You can watch the...

Eight-try Team Bath provide plenty of Anniversary Game cheer for 6,500-strong crowd at a raucous Rec

16 October 2019

Team Bath men’s 1st XV gave a 6,500-strong crowd at The Rec plenty to cheer tonight as they stormed to a 52-25 BUCS Super Rugby victory over Cardiff University in the Anniversary Game. Iestyn Lewis, CEO of match sponsors and Team Bath partners Rengen, presented co-captains Jordan Martin and Ed Rimmer with the victors’ trophy after a fantastic performance by the home side in the University’s showpiece match. Team Bath’s pack was totally dominant throughout...

Join thousands of fans at The Rec tonight to cheer on Team Bath against Cardiff in Rengen-sponsored Anniversary Game

16 October 2019

The biggest night of the University of Bath student sporting calendar is here – the annual Anniversary Game BUCS Super Rugby match at The Rec. Nearly 4,000 spectators have already registered for free tickets for the eagerly-awaited Rengen-sponsored game, which this year will see the Team Bath men’s 1st XV take on Cardiff University at the iconic city-centre home of Bath Rugby. Doors open at 5.30pm and kick-off is 6.30pm. All are welcome to attend...

Top-ten finish at Triathlon World Championships gives Mia Hawkins the perfect platform for return to Bath for study and training

13 October 2019

University of Bath student Mia Hawkins has returned to training with British Triathlon’s Bath National Performance Centre on the back on an excellent top-ten finish at the 2019 Triathlon World Championships in Switzerland. Hawkins – whose trip to Lausanne was part funded by the Team Bath Elite Athlete Fund – was the top Brit in the 20-24 Female AG Sprint category which involved a 750m swim in the lake, a 20km bike ride and a...

(From left) Matt Bendin, Aaron James, Iestyn Lewis of Rengen, Stephen Baddeley, Jordan Martin, Ed RImmer and Chris Barry at The Rec ahead of the 2019 Anniversary Game

“Bring the noise” – spectators urged to pack The Rec and enjoy free BUCS Super Rugby as Anniversary Game returns to city centre

11 October 2019

Team Bath players and coaches are encouraging people to come and enjoy some free rugby at The Rec on Wednesday (October 16) as the annual student showpiece match returns to the iconic city-centre home of Bath Rugby. This year’s edition of the Rengen-sponsored Anniversary Game will see the University of Bath men’s 1st XV take on Welsh rivals Cardiff University in a crunch BUCS Super Rugby contest (6.30pm kick-off). Entry is free and you can...

Swansea’s second-half fightback leaves Team Bath waiting for first BUCS Super Rugby win of 2019-20 season

10 October 2019

Team Bath will be looking to get a first BUCS Super Rugby win of the season under their belts in next week’s Anniversary Game at The Rec after suffering more frustration on the road at Swansea on Wednesday. The visitors – sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell – got off to a strong start, grabbing their first try with less than two minutes on the clock and scoring three more to secure a bonus point and...

League newcomers Swansea are next test for Team Bath ahead of big BUCS Super Rugby Anniversary Game at The Rec

09 October 2019

Team Bath make their first-ever BUCS Super Rugby visit to Swansea University tonight (Wednesday) for the first match in their double header against Welsh opposition. Swansea have been promoted to the top flight of student rugby this season and recorded their first victory when they beat Loughborough 29-13. Team Bath – sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell – have lost their opening two matches on the road and are keen to get a victory under their...

Team Bath defeated by Durham but BUCS Super Rugby co-captains take positives from improved display

05 October 2019

Co-captains Jordan Martin and Ed Rimmer say there were plenty of positives to take from Friday’s 25-18 defeat for Team Bath against Durham in BUCS Super Rugby. The Blue & Gold – sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell – applied plenty of pressure in the closing stages at Rosslyn Park in London but weren’t quite able to force the try which would have given them a chance to come away with a draw. Martin said: “The...

Playing in front of big Rosslyn Park crowd is perfect prep for Anniversary Game

04 October 2019

University of Bath rugby head coach, Aaron James, says the coaching team has prepared the BUCS Super Rugby side just like for any other match this season despite tonight’s fixture against Durham set to take place in front of a big crowd at Rosslyn Park. That coaching team of Lewis Messer and Nathan Catt have worked the squad, sponsored by Fulikers Bailey Russell, hard this week.  James said: “We’re a bit disappointed on reflection as...

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