News Archive, Category: Rugby

Quarter-final place confirmed for Team Bath men’s 1st XV despite heavy BUCS Super Rugby derby defeat to Hartpury

27 February 2020

Team Bath men’s 1st XV had their place in the end-of-season knockout competition confirmed on Wednesday, despite suffering a heavy BUCS Super Rugby away defeat to local rivals Hartpury. A defeat for Cardiff University in their derby against Cardiff Met mathematically ensured that the Blue & Gold – who are sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell – cannot be caught in eighth place. They are now set to face newly-crowned league champions Durham in the quarter-finals...

It’s derby day as Team Bath men’s 1st XV head to Hartpury for last BUCS Super Rugby away game of league season

26 February 2020

The final away trip of the 2019-20 BUCS Super Rugby league season is a short one for Team Bath men’s 1st XV as they head to Gloucestershire to face local rivals Hartpury (6.30pm). The Blue & Gold – sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell – make the journey in good spirits having all but secured a place in the end-of-season knockout stages with last week’s impressive home win over Swansea. There are just four changes to...

Former University of Bath rugby player Zack Henry joins Leicester Tigers for 2020-21 Premiership season

25 February 2020

University of Bath alumni Zack Henry has signed for Gallagher Premiership Rugby club Leicester Tigers for the 2020-21 season. The 25-year-old has been playing professionally in France since graduating in Sport & Exercise Science in 2016, first with Rouen Normandy Rugby and for the past two seasons with USON Nevers. He has established himself as one of the most exciting young attacking talents in the Pro D2 league and has been rewarded for his efforts...

Best home display of the season sees five-try Team Bath record impressive BUCS Super Rugby success against spirited Swansea

19 February 2020

Team Bath men’s 1st XV produced their best home performance of the season to record an impressive five-try BUCS Super Rugby victory over Swansea at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. The Blue & Gold – sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell – dominated long periods of the match as tries from Caley Gray, Will Butt (pictured top) and Jordan Martin, all converted by George Worboys, gave them a 21-10 cushion at half-time. Team Bath...

Team Bath all set for penultimate home game as they entertain Swansea for first time in BUCS Super Rugby

19 February 2020

Team Bath men’s 1st XV welcome new BUCS Super Rugby opposition to the University of Bath Sports Training Village tonight as they entertain Swansea (6.30pm kick-off, free entry). Swansea have adapted well to the top flight of student rugby since their promotion last year and currently sit one place above the Blue & Gold – sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell – with three games of the season remaining. It is the penultimate home match of...

Team Bath put up a fight but Durham prove too strong as they underline BUCS Super Rugby title credentials

12 February 2020

Durham demonstrated why they are BUCS Super Rugby league leaders as they produced a strong display to inflict defeat on Team Bath men’s 1st XV in their first home match of 2020. The Blue & Gold – sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell – matched up well to the visitors for long periods of the game but Durham’s extra power in the pack eventually told as they secured a 38-0 victory at the Sports Training Village....

Free BUCS Super Rugby returns to Sports Training Village tonight as Team Bath take on title-chasing Durham

12 February 2020

Team Bath men’s 1st XV will be looking to build on their impressive 39-33 win over Northumbria when they take on league leaders Durham tonight (6.30pm kick-off, free entry). The Blue & Gold - sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell - have made a couple of changes from Friday’s win as Ollie Cattell comes into the second row and Eduardo Balocco switches to flanker, where he is partnered by the returning Chris Barry. Scrum-half Ed Rimmer...

Excellent all-round effort helps Team Bath hold off Northumbria fightback to claim important BUCS Super Rugby victory

10 February 2020

Team Bath men’s 1st XV held off a late fightback from Northumbria to clinch a morale-boosting 39-33 success ahead of Wednesday’s big BUCS Super Rugby home match with league leaders Durham (kick-off 6.30pm, free to watch). The Blue & Gold – sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell – raced into a 31-7 lead at the break at Kingston Park in Newcastle, with five tries assuring a bonus point. Northumbria claimed 26 points after the break to...

Men’s 1st XV face crunch BUCS Super Rugby trip to Northumbria as U20 duo prepare for Six Nations clashes with England and Wales

07 February 2020

Team Bath men’s 1st XV are making the long journey to Newcastle Falcons’ Kingston Park ground today for a crunch BUCS Super Rugby clash against Northumbria (kick-off 7pm). The Blue & Gold – sponsored by Fulkers Bailey Russell – are currently eighth in the table, six points and two places above tonight’s hosts so both teams will be keen to register an important victory. Team Bath will also be looking to make amends for defeat...

Team Bath Dual Career athlete Max Ojomoh helps England Rugby to victory over France in dramatic U20 Six Nations opener

02 February 2020

University of Bath student Max Ojomoh helped England Rugby U20s make a strong start to their Six Nations campaign with an excellent victory in France on Saturday. The Business Administration student, who is supported by the Team Bath Dual Career programme, was pivotal in a key moment in the game as he jinked his way through midfield before offloading for Rusiate Tuima to score the opening try of the game. [caption id="attachment_63072" align="alignright" width="292"] Max...

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