News Archive, Category: Rugby

Wales’ Gwilym Bradley becomes second Team Bath BUCS Super Rugby player to earn U20 Six Nations call-up

18 January 2020

Team Bath BUCS Super Rugby player Gwilym Bradley has been named in the Wales men’s U20 squad for the forthcoming Six Nations Championship. The back-row forward, who is in the first year of an Economics degree at the University of Bath, has been a regular for the Blue & Gold – sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell – this season and has previously represented his country at U19 level against England and Japan. The call-up came...

England Rugby call-up University of Bath student Max Ojomoh for U20 squad ahead of Six Nations and World Championships

03 January 2020

University of Bath student Max Ojomoh has been named in the England Rugby men’s U20 squad for an exciting 2020 that includes the Six Nations Championship and this summer’s World Rugby U20 Championship in Italy. Ojomoh, who is in the first year of a Business Administration degree, combines study with training and playing for both Bath Rugby Academy and University’s BUCS Super Rugby team. The talented centre – son of former England and Bath flanker...

Fed Cup tennis, Modern Pentathlon European Champs and World Championship triumphs among sporting highlights of 2019 at University of Bath

26 December 2019

It’s the end of another outstanding year of sport at the University of Bath which saw world-class tennis and modern pentathlon come to the Sports Training Village (STV) while athletes and students excelled on the world stage. The £35million STV successfully hosted two major international sporting events in 2019, including the first Fed Cup tennis tie to be staged in Great Britain for 26 years. The indoor courts were transformed into a showcase arena as...

Team Bath men’s 1st XV end 2019 with BUCS Super Rugby reverse in tough conditions at Cardiff Met

19 December 2019

Team Bath men's 1st XV were beaten 33-12 at Cardiff Met on Wednesday in their final BUCS Super Rugby game of 2019. In a match played in monsoon conditions in the Welsh capital, it was the hosts who managed the conditions best as they opened up a 19-0 lead at half-time. They stretched that out to 33-0 before Team Bath finished the game on a positive note with a couple of late tries, one of...

Team Bath heading to Varsity rivals Cardiff Met for final BUCS Super Rugby match before Christmas break

18 December 2019

Team Bath men’s 1st XV play their last BUCS Super Rugby match of 2019 today when they make the short journey to Wales to face Cardiff Met (4pm kick-off). It has been a challenging first half of the season for the Blue & Gold – sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell and also supported by Rengen Developments – but they will be determined to end it on a positive note. Ed Rimmer returns to the starting...

Late tries provide small consolation as Team Bath slip to another BUCS Super Rugby home defeat against strong Loughborough side

11 December 2019

A dominant second-half performance from Loughborough condemned the Team Bath men’s 1st XV to a fourth successive BUCS Super Rugby home defeat on an icy evening at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. There was little between the teams in the first half, the difference being a converted try two minutes before the break that gave the visitors a narrow 12-5 advantage. However, they powered away in the second period, adding four more tries...

Team Bath welcome old rivals Loughborough to STV for final BUCS Super Rugby home match of 2019 – free to watch!

11 December 2019

Team Bath men’s 1st XV will be looking to end their run of four successive home matches on a positive note when they entertain old rivals Loughborough tonight (6.30pm kick-off, free entry). Hong Kong international Alex Nisbet will captain the Blue & Gold – sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell – for the first time when the teams run out at the University of Bath Sports Training Village for the final time in 2019. James Richardson...

Team Bath pay the penalty for mistakes and misses as Northumbria extend wait for BUCS Super Rugby home win

04 December 2019

Mistakes once again proved costly for Team Bath men’s 1st XV as a narrow 25-23 defeat to Northumbria extended their wait for a win at the University of Bath Sports Training Village this BUCS Super Rugby season. The visitors had only won once this season but belied their lowly position in the table with an excellent performance and led for all but five minutes of the game. Team Bath – sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell...

Internationals return to strong starting XV as Team Bath’s BUCS Super Rugby home run continues against Northumbria

04 December 2019

Team Bath men’s 1st XV are determined to get back to winning ways tonight (Wednesday) when they face Northumbria in the third of four successive BUCS Super Rugby home matches at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. Kick-off is 6.30pm and admission is free, with the Blue & Gold – sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell – keen to put on a good show for the home supporters. They are boosted by the return of...

Exeter shutout Team Bath to take the BUCS Super Rugby derby spoils on wet Wednesday evening

27 November 2019

Team Bath men’s 1st XV were unable to find a way through Exeter’s well-drilled defence as the visitors took the spoils in an attritional BUCS Super Rugby derby. There were no tries from either side on a wet Wednesday evening at the University of Bath Sports Training Village, with the only points coming from the reliable boot of Exeter fly-half Harry Bazalgette. He slotted over six of his seven penalty attempts to secure an 18-0...

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