The University of Bath men's rugby club celebrate after winning the Bath Combination Cup final at The Rec, home of Bath Rugby, on 8th May 2024. PICTURE CREDIT: Nick Perry Photography

University of Bath men’s rugby club are winners at The Rec after brilliant Bath Combination Cup Final clash with Chippenham

The University of Bath men’s rugby club finished their season with a trophy after beating Chippenham RFC 31-25 in a top-quality Bath Combination Cup Final at The Rec. Ed Shepherdson scored two first-half tries, both converted by James Beverley who also kicked a penalty as Bath – who led 7-0 and then trailed 15-10 – went into the break with a narrow 17-15 lead. Beverley converted two further tries from Elliott Powell and Jon Taylor-Anton...

11 May 2024

Team Bath Netball continue to show progress and potential in defeat to defending Super League champs Loughborough Lightning

Title-chasing Loughborough Lightning left with the predicted victory but Team Bath Netball can take huge credit and confidence from their performance against the defending Super League champions. Another 1,300-strong crowd in the Team Bath Arena saw the Blue & Gold battle throughout while also producing some wonderful passages of play which demonstrated their ability and potential right across the court. Team Bath didn’t quite hit their pre-match target of keeping to within 20 goals of...

10 May 2024

Pictures of University of Bath Rugby Club's Will Jeanes and Iwan Price-Thomas playing for England Students against France at Coventry RFC on 4th May 2024. CREDIT: THREE2/England Rugby Unis

University of Bath rugby duo enjoy “absolute privilege” of representing England Students in 13-try Le Crunch classic against France

University of Bath Rugby Club duo Will Jeanes and Iwan Price-Thomas both started for England Students in their annual fixture against France Universities. Second-row forward Jeanes, who studies Sports Performance, and full-back Price-Thomas, who graduates in Sport Management & Coaching this summer, played their part in a thrilling 13-try contest at Coventry RFC that more than lived up to its Le Crunch title. France eventually came out on top 48-43 thanks to a last-gasp try...

09 May 2024

A montage picture of University of Bath swimmers (from left) Joshua Gammon, Ed Mildred, Jack Skerry and Matthew Ward who have been selected to represent Aquatics GB at the 2024 European Aquatics Championships in Belgrade

University of Bath student swimmers selected for senior Great Britain debuts at European Aquatics Championships in Belgrade

University of Bath students Joshua Gammon and Jack Skerry will both make their Great Britain senior long-course swimming debuts in June after being selected for the European Aquatics Championships. They are joined in a youthful 10-strong Aquatics GB squad by Bath Performance Centre duo Ed Mildred and Matthew Ward, both coached by David McNulty at the Team Bath Sports Training Village. Santander Sporting Scholar Leah Crisp will also be heading to Belgrade to contest the...

08 May 2024

A picture of the University of Bath Athletics Club squad that competed at the 2024 BUCS Outdoor Championships in Manchester. CREDIT: BUCS/Paul Bannister

High jumpers win silver brace and Basil Rock bags thrilling bronze as University of Bath student-athletes impress at BUCS Outdoor Champs

Student-athletes with the University of Bath Athletics Club won three medals and recorded a host of lifetime bests when they proudly represented the Blue & Gold at the 2024 BUCS Outdoor Championships in Manchester. Goldsmith Sporting Scholar Luke Ball and Biology student Evelyne Fonteyne both won silver in the high jump, clearing season’s bests of 2.06m and 1.74m respectively. A thrilling men’s 800m final saw Modern Languages (German & Italian) student Basil Rock, coached by...

07 May 2024

“I am so happy!” Bath sporting scholar Aleeya Sibbons anchors British quartet to bronze at World Athletics Relays Bahamas 24

University of Bath sporting scholar Aleeya Sibbons anchored Great Britain & Northern Ireland to a brilliant bronze in the women’s 4x100m at the World Athletics Relays Bahamas 24. The Architecture student produced a storming last leg to bring the quartet – also featuring Alyson Bell, Amy Hunt and Bianca Williams – home in third in 42.80 behind the United States and France. Hunt, Williams, Asha Philip and Imani-Lara Lansiquot had secured Britain’s qualification for the...

06 May 2024

Kate Shortman (left) and Izzy Thorpe won Duet Technical gold at the Artistic Swimming World Cup staged at the new Olympics Aquatics Centre in Paris in May 2024. CREDIT: Nick Hope.

Bath sporting scholar Kate Shortman and artistic swimming partner Izzy Thorpe strike gold at Paris 2024 Olympic Test Event

University of Bath sporting scholar Kate Shortman enjoyed another moment of history as she and artistic swimming partner Izzy Thorpe claimed gold in the first Olympic discipline to be contested at the new Olympic Aquatics Centre in Paris. The duo followed up their breakthrough silver and bronze medals at this year’s World Aquatics Championships in Doha by winning the Technical Duet title in the second leg of the Artistic Swimming World Cup, which doubled as...

05 May 2024

A picture of Australian shooter Sloan Burton in action for Team Bath Netball in their Super League match against Surrey Storm on 4th May 2024. CREDIT: Will Cooper/Fever Pitch

Team Bath Netball’s late surge fall short as Surrey Storm win closely-contested Super League showdown

Team Bath Netball were not quite able to chase down Surrey Storm in the final quarter as, despite a strong first half, the hosts slipped to a narrow 63-56 defeat in Saturday's Super League showdown. A solid first half from the Blue & Gold, who were cheered on by a supportive crowd of 1,200, saw them trail by just four goals at the interval but a feisty third quarter allowed Storm to pull ahead and...

04 May 2024

A picture of some of the winners at the 2024 Blues Awards, the annual celebration of student sport at the University of Bath.

Jamie Cubitt wins Sports Personality of the Year as University of Bath’s thriving student sport scene is celebrated at 50th Blues Awards

This year marked the 50th anniversary of the Blues Awards, the annual celebration of student sport at the University of Bath, with the 2024 presentation evening once again taking place at the historic Roman Baths and Pump Room in Bath city centre. The Blues Awards is a University of Bath event, sponsored by Team Bath Gym suppliers Matrix Fitness, which The SU Bath [Students Union] and Department for Sports Development and Recreation (DSDR) support together....

02 May 2024

A picture of Johann van Graan, Bath Rugby Head of Rugby, with Jack Woods, Kepu Tuipulotu, Connor Treacey, Charlie Griffin and Tyler Offiah at Farleigh House - the five players will join the University of Bath and Bath Rugby Academy in 2024-25

Fantastic five all set to combine top-class rugby with first-class education at University of Bath after joining Bath Rugby Academy

Five more exciting young talents will be combining their burgeoning rugby careers with studying at the University of Bath from the 2024-25 season and academic year. Connor Treacey, Charlie Griffin, Tyler Offiah, Kepu Tuipulotu and Jack Woods have all signed Senior Academy contracts with Bath Rugby. They will study at the University of Bath, subject to receiving their conditional offers, and will follow in the footsteps of current Bath Rugby 1st XV players such as...

01 May 2024

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