University of Bath student Chartie Curtis graduates to Team Bath Netball Superleague squad for 2019 season

After captaining England U19 in Australia and being crowned as European Champion on her international U21 debut, rising star Chartie Curtis is set to make her Vitality Superleague bow in 2019 after being named in the Team Bath Netball squad. The talented defender, who is studying Economics at the University of Bath, was a Superleague training partner with the Blue & Gold last season while also captaining Team Bath’s U21 squad in NPL competition. A...

16 October 2018

Double Olympic Champion Lizzy Yarnold announces her retirement from skeleton after stellar career

Double Olympic Champion Lizzy Yarnold, who trained at the University of Bath during her outstanding skeleton career, has announced her retirement from competition. "It has been an amazing ten years of my life and I have been lucky enough to learn from amazing coaches and be part of this team," said Yarnold, who was part of the hugely-successful British Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association (BBSA) squad based at the University. "When I came into the sport...

16 October 2018

Team Bath Buccaneers players Stuart Rushmere (left) and Tim Nurse helped Great Britain Hockey U21 win the Sultan of Johor Cup in October 2018

Sultan of Johor success for Team Bath Buccs’ Tim Nurse and Stuart Rushmere with GB Hockey

Team Bath Buccaneers hockey players Tim Nurse and Stuart Rushmere helped Great Britain men’s U21 squad secure their second Sultan of Johor Cup title following a series of superb performances in Malaysia. Millfield School sixth-former Rushmere came off the bench and scored a crucial equaliser from a penalty corner – his second goal of the tournament – as GB came from behind to beat India 3-2 in Friday’s final group match. That meant the two...

14 October 2018

Team Bath Netball to face Thunder in opening match of 2018 British Fast5 All-Stars Championships

Team Bath Netball have been drawn against Manchester Thunder in the opening round of matches for this Saturday’s British Fast5 All-Stars Championships at the Copper Box Arena in London. The winners will face the victors of match four between benecosMavericks and Wasps Netball, while the defeated teams in those games will have a second chance to progress through the Double Elimination Group Stage. Blue & Gold legend Stacey Francis is part of the Team Bath...

11 October 2018

Tense but deserved victory gets Team Bath off the mark ahead of big BUCS Super Rugby Anniversary Game

Team Bath men’s 1st XV will go into next week’s big Anniversary Game at The Rec on the back of their first BUCS Super Rugby win of the season after edging a high-scoring encounter against Nottingham Trent tonight. Captain Tom Doughty scored a hat-trick of tries in the first half which, along with an Ed Rimmer touchdown, gave the Blue & Gold – proudly wearing the logo of new sponsors Fulkers and also supported by...

10 October 2018

Team Bath seeking home win as they take on Nottingham Trent in BUCS Super Rugby

Team Bath men’s 1st XV are determined to register their first victory of the 2018-19 BUCS Super Rugby campaign when they welcome Nottingham Trent University to the University of Bath Sports Training Village tonight (Wednesday, 6.30pm). The Fulkers-sponsored Blue & Gold, who are also supported by MJ Church, have suffered narrow six-point defeats in their first two matches, at home to Northumbria and away to Durham, but have shown plenty of promise in those performances....

10 October 2018

Fulkers Managing Director Richard Fulker is presented with a Team Bath rugby shirt by vice-captain Alex Burrage and full-back Will Partington, watched by Fulkers partners Sam Bailey (left) and Richard Russell (right). Credit: Bryn Vaile for Matchtight.

Property and construction consultants Fulkers to sponsor Team Bath in BUCS Super Rugby league

Just a week before they play in the showcase Iesis-sponsored Anniversary Game at Bath’s famous Recreation Ground, Team Bath’s BUCS Super Rugby squad have signed a new team member. Fulkers, the property and construction consultants, have come on board to back the team who represent the University of Bath Rugby Club in this top-tier student league. A national company whose nationwide series of offices include Bristol, London, Leeds, Manchester, North Kent and Reading, Fulkers are...

09 October 2018

Team Bath judoka Adam Hall and Rhys Thompson both bag bronze for GB at 2018 European Judo Open

Team Bath judoka Adam Hall and Rhys Thompson both won bronze medals when they competed at the 2018 European Judo Open in Glasgow. Hall (pictured right), who is in his last year of competition as he transitions into his role as assistant coach to Juergen Klinger at the University of Bath, beat fellow Brits Neil Schofield and Wesley Greenidge in the repechage of the +100kg category to earn his podium place after an opening defeat to...

08 October 2018

University of Bath students Chartie Curtis and Sophie Drakeford-Lewis help England U21 retain Netball Europe title

Team Bath Netball’s Chartie Curtis and Sophie Drakeford-Lewis will go into Saturday’s British Fast5 All-Stars Championship as newly-crowned continental champions after helping England U21 retain the Netball Europe title. The University of Bath students, who are supported by Santander and Whiteley Sports Scholarships respectively, were joined by alumna Paige Reed in a 12-strong Roses squad that impressed throughout the three-day competition in Antrim, Northern Ireland. After beating the host nation 68-19 in their opening fixture,...

07 October 2018

Captain Tom Doughty sets new BUCS Super Rugby try record during narrow Team Bath defeat to Durham

Captain Tom Doughty became the all-time BUCS Super Rugby leading try-scorer as the Team Bath men’s 1st XV suffered a second narrow defeat of the 2018-19 season at the hands of Durham in London on Friday. Sports Performance student Doughty burrowed over from a trademark lineout catch-and-drive to notch his 17th try in the league competition and Team Bath’s second of the game after fellow Bath Rugby Academy player Jack Davies had forced his way...

06 October 2018

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