Team Bath show tremendous character to shrug off Cardiff Met comeback and seal fantastic last-gasp BUCS Super Rugby win

Captain Alfie Garside kicked a last-minute penalty to clinch an important 20-17 away win for Team Bath against fellow BUCS Super Rugby high-fliers Cardiff Met. The Bath Building Society-sponsored visitors were leading 17-3 with six minutes left on the clock, only for the home side to score two converted tries and draw level. Team Bath were not to be denied, though, and showed tremendous spirit to force a penalty in front of the posts which...

02 February 2023

Live-streamed trip to Cardiff Met kicks off challenging February on the road for BUCS Super Rugby high-flyers Team Bath

Team Bath kick-off a tough run of February away trips by making the journey across the River Severn on Wednesday to face Cardiff Met in a live-streamed BUCS Super Rugby fixture (6.30pm). The Bath Building Society-sponsored men’s 1st XV go into the match as league leaders following last week’s hard-earned 21-15 victory over Hartpury and Loughborough’s narrow 20-17 defeat at Nottingham. Cardiff Met sit fourth in the table and will be looking to bounce back from their 34-22 reverse at second-placed Exeter...

01 February 2023

Team Bath BUCS Super Rugby freshers Eddie Erskine and Louie Hennessey earn U20 Six Nations call-ups with Scotland and Wales

Two more Team Bath BUCS Super Rugby players are in line to compete in this year’s U20 Men’s Six Nations after Scotland and Wales confirmed their 2023 squads. Centre Louie Hennessey (right in picture) only made his Wales U18 debut last summer but is making the step up to U20 level after impressing in his first season with Team Bath and Bath Rugby Academy. Fellow Sports Performance fresher Eddie Erskine, who plays in the second...

31 January 2023

Motion Storm blow Strength in Depth Origins Finals rivals away as Team Bath once again hosts world’s largest team fitness challenge

Nearly 1,000 competitors were pushed to their limits across two gruelling days and nine challenging events when the University of Bath once again hosted the world’s largest team fitness event. The WIT Strength in Depth Origins Finals 2023, which took place on Saturday and Sunday, saw hundreds of spectators cheer on 70 mixed teams of 12 as they tested their endurance in a transformed Team Bath Sports Training Village. The sports hall and indoor tennis...

30 January 2023

British Skeleton finish outstanding IBSF World Championships with gold, silver and bronze after claiming two mixed team medals

A superb IBSF Skeleton World Championships finished off on a suitably high note as University of Bath-based sliders won both silver and bronze in the mixed team race in St Moritz. The event is a new Olympic discipline for the Milan-Cortina 2026 Games and saw Matt Weston – fresh from winning men’s skeleton gold on Friday – team up with PyeongChang 2018 bronze-medallist Laura Deas to win silver in a combined time of 2:25.04. Team-mate...

29 January 2023

Team Bath come through tough test after busy exam period to complete BUCS Super Rugby league double over Hartpury

Aaron James praised his Team Bath side’s “work and physicality” after they overcame a tough test from Hartpury to complete a BUCS Super Rugby league double over their West Country rivals. Converted tries from Duncan Hood, Ellis Horgan and Archie Griffin gave the Bath Building Society-sponsored men’s 1st XV a 21-15 victory in a stop-start match played on the artificial surface at Dings Crusaders RFC in Bristol. It was the first match of the year...

27 January 2023

Skeleton star Matt Weston joins ranks of Bath-based World Champions after magnificent gold-medal success in St Moritz

Matt Weston has today become the latest University of Bath-based athlete to be crowned World Champion after winning men’s skeleton gold in magnificent fashion in St Moritz. The in-form slider, who was crowned European Champion last week, set a new course record on his way to becoming the first British man to win the global title since Kristan Bromley 15 years ago. Team-mates Craig Thompson and Marcus Wyatt went mighty close to joining him on...

27 January 2023

New venue and kick-off time for Team Bath’s BUCS Super Rugby derby against Hartpury due to frozen pitch

Team Bath’s BUCS Super Rugby match against Hartpury on Friday 27th January has been switched to Dings Crusaders RFC in Bristol due to the freezing weather conditions. The West Country derby will now kick-off at 3.15pm on the artificial surface at Shaftesbury Park in Frenchay, which also hosted Team Bath’s last match before the Christmas break – a 35-22 win over Leeds Beckett. The decision to move the game was taken following a pitch inspection...

25 January 2023

Experience life as a Team Bath Futures athlete by coming along to free talent development taster day during February half-term

Young athletes looking to progress in their sporting journey are being invited to attend a free Team Bath Futures Athlete Development programme taster day during the February 2023 half-term. Taking place at the Team Bath Sports Training Village (STV) from 9-11am on Thursday 16th February, the session is open to all aged between 10 and 18 who compete in sport or show great athletic potential. Futures athletes access bespoke weekly coaching sessions in Team Bath’s...

25 January 2023

Olympian and University of Bath alumna Jo Muir “happy, content and excited” after announcing retirement from modern pentathlon

Tokyo Olympian Jo Muir has announced her retirement from modern pentathlon after a successful decade on the Pentathlon GB high-performance programme at the University of Bath. Muir, who combined training with studying Sports Performance during the early stages of her career, is bowing out on a high note having won European Championships silver on her last international appearance in September. “I’ve had the most amazing 10 years on the World Class Programme for Pentathlon GB,”...

24 January 2023

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