Team Bath Netball’s Superleague semi-final fate remains in their own hands after vital victory at Manchester Thunder

Team Bath Netball’s Vitality Superleague semi-final destiny remains in their own hands after they recorded an excellent 56-53 victory at second-placed Manchester Thunder in a must-win match on Saturday. With Loughborough Lightning and Saracens Mavericks having already won their matches, defeat in the last fixture of the day would have seen the Sitec-sponsored Blue & Gold drop out of the top four with just one round to go. However, they responded to the pressure superbly...

28 April 2019

Massive match in Manchester as Team Bath Netball face Thunder on penultimate weekend of Superleague season

Second plays third this weekend as Team Bath Netball head to Manchester Thunder for a huge top-four clash in the penultimate round of the 2019 Vitality Superleague season. With just six points separating second-placed Thunder and Saracens Mavericks in fifth with two games to go, both Saturday's hosts and the Sitec-sponsored Blue & Gold will be determined to get a victory during a tight and tense race for the semi-finals. The match - which starts...

26 April 2019

Swimming training facilities enhanced at University of Bath as new turning board system is installed in London 2012 Legacy Pool

The world-class swimming training facilities at the University of Bath have been further enhanced by the installation of a new turning board system in the London 2012 Legacy Pool. The swim wall, which sits on the base of the Olympic-sized pool in the Sports Training Village, is retractable and can be raised across the entire width of the pool or just half of it. That allows training groups using the pool – including the hugely-successful...

25 April 2019

Sporting scholar Tom Dean among super seven University of Bath-based swimmers in British squad for World Championships

Mechanical Engineering student Tom Dean is among seven University of Bath-based swimmers who have been selected in the British Swimming squad for this summer’s World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. MJ Church Ambassador Dean, who is also supported by a Bill Whiteley Sports Scholarship as he balances sport and study at the highest level, joins reigning World Champions James Guy and Calum Jarvis – a Sports Performance graduate – in the 25-strong squad. World and...

24 April 2019

Jessica Fullalove, Siobhan-Marie O'Connor and James Guy all won gold at the 2019 British Swimming Championships

Four golds among dynamic dozen medals for University of Bath-based swimmers at 2019 British Championships

University of Bath-based swimmers won 12 medals, four of them gold, and there were two further podium places for alumna Anna Hopkin when the 2019 British Swimming Championships took place over six action-packed days at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow. James Guy, coached by Jol Finck at the British Swimming National Centre Bath, led the medal haul with victory in both the 100m butterfly (51.97) and 200m butterfly (1:56.51) before adding silver in...

23 April 2019

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Derby delight followed by Saracens setback for Team Bath Netball as Superleague top-four race remains in balance after busy Easter weekend

It was a mixed Easter weekend for Team Bath Netball, who recorded an excellent derby victory over Severn Stars but missed a first chance to secure a Vitality Superleague semi-final spot when they were edged out in a close contest against top-four rivals Saracens Mavericks. A busy 48 hours, which saw all ten Superleague teams play on both Saturday and Sunday, ended with the Sitec-sponsored Blue & Gold still sitting third in the Superleague table...

22 April 2019

Student sporting trio represent England Universities at hockey and football in 2019 Home Nations fixtures

University of Bath students Phoebe Charnley, Amelie Green and Flo Fyfe represented England Universities Sport during the 2019 Home Nations fixtures against Wales and Scotland in Cardiff. Phoebe and Amelie, who study Architecture and Sports Performance respectively, helped the England women's hockey team beat Wales 4-3 on penalties after an exciting 3-3 draw before narrowly losing out 1-0 to Scotland. [caption id="attachment_61513" align="alignright" width="292"] Flo Fyfe on English Universities duty in Cardiff[/caption] Sports Performance student...

21 April 2019

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

More international experience for Team Bath Buccs hockey duo as they head to Belgium with England U21s

University of Bath sporting scholar Tim Nurse and Team Bath Buccaneers Hockey Club colleague Stuart Rushmere will gain more international hockey experience when they represent England U21s against Belgium over the Easter weekend. MJ Church Ambassador Nurse, who studies Sports Performance and is supported by a King Sports Scholarship, and Rushmere were both part of the England U21 squad that won the Sultan of Johor Cup in Malaysia earlier this season. They are in a...

19 April 2019

Trophy cheer as University of Bath RFC win at The Rec to secure Bath Combination Cup

University of Bath RFC became Bath Combination Cup champions for the second time in four years on Wednesday night after overcoming Midsomer Norton at The Rec in front of a lively crowd. Right from the off Bath came out firing, intent on playing an expansive brand of rugby which saw them run in two early tries through Cal Barrett and Murray Bellis, with fly-half Tom Pitman converting both. Despite the Blue & Gold’s brave defensive...

18 April 2019

Exciting Easter weekend ahead as Blue & Gold face Severn Stars derby and televised Mavericks match in two days

Team Bath Netball face two massive matches in as many days over a big Easter weekend as the 2019 Vitality Superleague season builds towards an exciting conclusion. The Sitec-sponsored Blue & Gold make the short journey to the UoG Arena in Gloucester on Saturday for a local derby against in-form Severn Stars (6pm centre-pass). Both teams will then head up to the Ricoh Arena in Coventry for an action-packed Easter Sunday which features three matches, culminating in a...

18 April 2019

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