Piers Gilliver bags gold and silver as his run of Wheelchair Fencing World Cup success continues in Pisa

University of Bath-based Piers Gilliver struck gold at a fourth successive IWASF Wheelchair Fencing World Cup as he and fellow Brit Dimitri Coutya brought home a medal of each colour between them from Pisa, Italy. Unlike the three previous tournaments where he won Category A Epee gold, Gilliver’s latest success came in the Sabre as the MJ Church Ambassador demonstrated his world-class ability across different disciplines. Gilliver won all the bouts in his group to...

24 March 2019

Team Bath Netball claw back early deficit to overcome spirited Strathclyde Sirens in another Vitality Superleague thriller

Team Bath Netball showed tremendous character to turn a six-goal deficit into a 51-47 victory over Strathclyde Sirens tonight as Blue & Gold supporters were treated to another rip-roaring Vitality Superleague clash at the Team Bath Arena. The noisy four-figure crowd saw the Sitec-sponsored Blue & Gold struggle to find a way through Sirens’ rock-solid defence during a feisty and physical first half, which saw the visitors lead 15-9 at the end of the opening...

22 March 2019

University of Bath signs agreement to wear Under Armour kit from beginning of 2019-20 season

The University of Bath has agreed to partner with Under Armour, who will provide kit for its sports teams. The new kit - which includes training and travel wear, as well as performance kit - will be supplied by Under Armour’s Teamwear Partner, Dreamsport, and will be worn from the beginning of the 2019-20 season. The University of Bath was named as the UK’s top sports university in the influential The Times & The Sunday Times...

22 March 2019

Customer notice: New Swim Wall being installed in London 2012 Legacy Pool from April 15-19 inclusive

A new turning board system is being fitted in the London 2012 Legacy Swimming Pool at the University of Bath during April, adding to the world-class training facilities already available to swimmers at the Sports Training Village. The Swim Wall is designed to sit on the base of the pool and will be raised during certain training sessions to provide a 'turning wall' at the 25m mark - ideal for those in sprint training. It can...

21 March 2019

Ten-try Team Bath dispatch Durham in stunning style to set up BUCS Super Rugby semi-final with derby rivals Hartpury

Ten-try Team Bath men’s 1st XV sent out a statement to their BUCS Super Rugby Championship rivals as they clinically dispatched Durham 64-29 to reach the semi-finals for a third successive year. A large and vocal crowd at the University of Bath Sports Training Village had plenty to cheer as the Fulkers-sponsored Blue & Gold, who are also supported by MJ Church, produced arguably their best all-round team performance of the season so far. The...

20 March 2019

Team Bath looking for home support as they face Durham on first step to Twickenham – come and watch for free!

Team Bath men’s 1st XV are hoping to have a big home crowd behind them when they take their first step on the Twickenham trail tonight as they host Durham in a BUCS Rugby Championship quarter-final (6.30pm, free entry). The Fulkers-sponsored Blue & Gold, who are also supported by MJ Church, go into the knockout stages on the back of a strong finish to the BUCS Super Rugby league season which saw them win five...

20 March 2019

Relay great way to raise money for Comic Relief as Olympian joins in Team Bath AS Bags of Fun event

Team Bath AS raised more than £700 for Comic Relief on Friday as swimmers, coaches and parents came together at the University of Bath Sports Training Village for the ‘Bags of Fun’ Relay event for Red Nose Day. Four teams – headed by coaches, Chris Alderton, Mike Mukelt and Liam Willcox plus former GB swimmer Tilly Gray – went head to head in a tactically challenging race that involved racing with mystery items extracted from...

19 March 2019

VIDEO: Aaron James and Tom Doughty look ahead to big BUCS Super Rugby Champs home quarter-final against Durham

After a fantastic third-placed finish in the 2018-19 BUCS Super Rugby league table, Team Bath men's 1st XV start the knockout phases with a home tie against Durham University on Wednesday, March 20 (6.30pm, free entry). We caught up with Head Coach Aaron James and captain Tom Doughty to get their thoughts on the season so far and the challenge ahead as the Fulkers-sponsored Blue & Gold set off on the Twickenham trail. Don't forget...

18 March 2019

New meet record for James Guy as University of Bath-based swimmers impress at Edinburgh International

James Guy set a new meet record as University of Bath-based swimmers continued their preparations for next month’s British Championships by recording eight top-three finishes at the Edinburgh International over the weekend. Olympic medallist Guy, coached by Jol Finck at the British Swimming National Centre Bath, clocked 1:47.66 in the 200m freestyle to finish ahead of Duncan Scott. MJ Church Ambassador Tom Dean was third in 1:49.14 and Cameron Kurle took fourth in 1:50.08. Goldsmith...

17 March 2019

Team Bath Netball made to dig deep to start home run with Vitality Superleague victory over battling Celtic Dragons

Team Bath Netball kicked off their run of three home Vitality Superleague games in nine days with a hard-fought victory over Celtic Dragons. The Sitec-sponsored Blue & Gold struggled to produce their best netball as they were put under pressure by spirited opposition, who reduced a five-goal half-time deficit to three going into the final quarter. Team Bath were eventually able to pull clear and secure a 56-50 victory, their third win a row, but...

16 March 2019

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