News Archive, Category: Rugby

The University of Bath won their Varsity contest against Cardiff Met for a third successive year in 2018

Sun shines on Varsity as University of Bath sporting students win for a third year running

19 April 2018

There was plenty of sporting fun in the sun as University of Bath students won their annual Varsity fixture against Cardiff Met for a third successive year. The warmest day of the year ensured there were big crowds and a tremendous atmosphere for the student sport showdown, which this year took place at the Sports Training Village and Founders Hall. Among the highlights of the ten wins from 13 matches for Bath were a 43-40...

Aerial Views of the University of Bath Campus showing buildings, landscaping, new developments and surrounding areas. Main focus STV, Sports Training Village. Running track. Athletics pitch. 3G pitch. Taken October 2016

Have your say on the Team Bath experience in our 2018 Express Customer Survey

17 April 2018

How satisfied are you with the Team Bath experience? Now is the chance to have your say. The Team Bath Customer Care Team is staging its annual Express Customer Survey to see what all those who use the Sports Training Village – students, athletes, public and staff – think of the service and facilities. The question is straightforward – How likely would you be to recommend your centre on a scale of 0 to 10,...

Kadeen Corbin and Eboni Beckford-Chambers with their Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games netball gold medals

Gold Coast 2018: Netballers make history as University-based sportspeople end Commonwealth Games with 17 medals

15 April 2018

Eboni Beckford-Chambers and Kadeen Corbin will return to Team Bath Netball this week as history-makers after helping England win Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games gold in magnificent fashion. The Blue and Gold duo were both part of a Roses team that won the coveted title for the first time with a sensational 52-51 victory over hosts and favourites Australia, victory being secured by a Helen Housby goal in the last second of an epic final....

Gold Coast 2018: Eboni Beckford-Chambers helps England reach first Commonwealth Games final

14 April 2018

Team Bath Netball captain Eboni Beckford-Chambers was a game changer as England came from behind to beat Jamaica with a last-second winner in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games netball semi-finals. Jo Harten’s goal from the last shot of the game put England into their first-ever Commonwealth Games final, where they will contest the gold medal with hosts and defending champions Australia on Sunday (4.02am BST). England were trailing 33-27 at half-time but the introduction...

Gold Coast 2018: Leon Reid “loving it” as he receives his 200m bronze medal at Commonwealth Games

13 April 2018

University of Bath-based Leon Reid said his Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games experience had been “surreal” after he collected his 200m bronze medal on Friday. Reid, coached by James Hillier at the Sports Training Village, finished fourth in Thursday’s thrilling final but was promoted onto the podium after race winner Zharnel Hughes was disqualified for impeding an opponent. Team England’s appeal against the decision, which was rejected, meant the medal ceremony was delayed until Friday...

University of Bath rugby players and coach all set for French test with England Students

09 April 2018

Three University of Bath rugby players have been named in the England Students squad for this month’s international matches in France. Will Britton (pictured), who captained the IKON Construction-sponsored men’s 1st XV to the BUCS Super Rugby semi-finals for a second successive season, is joined in the squad by Bath Rugby Academy players Jack Edmondson and Will Partington, who play prop and full-back respectively. University of Bath Head of Rugby Aaron James is Head Coach of...

Twickenham dream dashed as University of Bath are beaten by impressive Cardiff Met in BUCS Super Rugby semi-final

04 April 2018

The University of Bath men’s 1st XV’s dreams of reaching the BUCS Super Rugby Championship final were dashed by an excellent Cardiff Met performance tonight. Bath, sponsored by IKON Construction and supported by Investigo, got off a fine start and led through a Levi Davis try converted by Will Partington, only for the visitors to respond through Tom Morgan and George Simpson. A Jack Davies try, added to by Partington, briefly levelled the scores at...

Men’s 1st XV want plenty of home support tonight as they bid for place in BUCS Super Rugby national final

04 April 2018

The University of Bath men’s 1st XV are hoping for a bumper crowd to get behind them when they take on Cardiff Met tonight (Wednesday, 7pm) for a place at Twickenham in the BUCS Super Rugby national final. Bath, sponsored by IKON Construction and supported by Investigo, have home advantage in the semi-final which is being played at the University of Bath Sports Training Village with free entry to spectators. Captain Will Britton said: “Home...

Home sweet home for men’s 1st XV in BUCS Rugby Champs semi-final after stunning win in Northumbria

29 March 2018

The University of Bath men’s 1st XV will have home advantage in the semi-finals of the BUCS Rugby Championship as they look to secure their place at Twickenham. The IKON Construction-sponsored team, who are also supported by Investigo, will take on Severn Derby rivals Cardiff Met at the Sports Training Village on Wednesday, April 4 (7pm kick-off) and admission to spectators is free. Victory that night would see Bath through to the national final at...

Men’s 1st XV head to Northumbria in search of BUCS Rugby Championship semi-final spot

28 March 2018

The University of Bath men’s 1st XV will be hoping that third time is the charm when they travel to Northumbria University tonight (Wednesday, 7pm) for a BUCS Rugby Championship quarter-final tie. Northumbria finished second in the BUCS Super Rugby league table, only missing out on the title after a last-day defeat, but were made to battle by Bath in their two previous meetings this season. Bath, sponsored by IKON Construction and supported by Investigo,...

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