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Natasha Hunt and Amy Wilson Hardy have been selected by Team GB in rugby sevens for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Rio 2016: Heartbreak for rugby sevens alumni as Team GB miss out on medal

09 August 2016

There was heartbreak for University of Bath alumni Natasha Hunt and Amy Wilson Hardy as Team GB’s women fell short of a historic rugby sevens medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. After recording convincing wins in their three group matches and the quarter-final against Fiji, Team GB’s progress was halted at the semi-final stages by an impressive New Zealand outfit. They still had a chance of winning a bronze medal but could not get...

Natasha Hunt and Amy Wilson Hardy have been selected by Team GB in rugby sevens for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Rio 2016: Graduates among the tries as rugby seven women close in on medal

08 August 2016

University of Bath graduates Natasha Hunt (left) and Amy Wilson Hardy (right) will be playing for a medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Monday after a sparkling weekend for the Team GB women’s rugby sevens team. Four big wins – three in the group stages and a 26-7 success against Fiji in the quarter-finals – have put GB through to a last-four meeting with New Zealand (7pm BST). Should they win, Britain will...

Live blog – Rio Olympic Games day 2

07 August 2016

                        Who to watch today Sunday 7 August 2016 Sport Time* Stage Athlete(s) Event Venue Result Rowing 16.10 Heats Helen Glover, Heather Stanning Women's pair  Lagoa Stadium Cancelled Rugby 7s 16.30 Group stage Natasha Hunt, Amy Wilson Hardy Canada v GB  Deodoro Stadium 22-0 Swimming 18.16 Heats Chris Walker-Hebborn 100m backstroke Olympic Aquatics Stadium 3rd, 53.54 Swimming 18.33 Heats Jazz Carlin 400m freestyle backstroke...

Katherine Grainger and Vicky Thornley win double scull bronze at the 2015 European Rowing Championships. PICTURES: Peter Spurrier/Intersport Images

Live blog – Rio Olympic Games day 1

06 August 2016

                        Who to watch today Saturday 6 August 2016 Sport Time* Stage Athlete(s) Event Venue Result Rowing 15.15 Heats Vicky Thornley Women’s doubles Lagoa Stadium  2nd Rugby 7s 16.00 Group stage Natasha Hunt, Amy Wilson Hardy GB v Brazil  Deodoro Stadium 29-3 Rugby 7s 21.00 Group stage Natasha Hunt, Amy Wilson Hardy GB v Japan  Deodoro Stadium 40-0 As it happens Vicky Thornley, who learnt...

Natasha Hunt and Amy Wilson Hardy have been selected by Team GB in rugby sevens for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

“Immense pride” as University of Bath Women’s Rugby alumni earn historic Rio 2016 sevens selection

19 July 2016

A place in the history books awaits Natasha Hunt and Amy Wilson Hardy after they today became the latest University of Bath graduates to be selected by Team GB for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The duo have been named in the first-ever GB Olympic women’s rugby sevens squad, with the sport making its debut at the Games this summer. Hunt studied Coach Education and Sports Development from 2007 to 2010, while Wilson Hardy graduated in...

Amy Wilson Hardy leads the celebrations as England Women finish third at the 2015 Dubai Sevens

Engineering graduate helps England Rugby Women go fourth ahead of Rio 2016 Olympic Games

30 May 2016

Amy Wilson Hardy helped England Women finish fourth overall in the 2015/16 HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series, following a same-place finish in the final round at Clermont-Ferrand, France on Sunday. The University of Bath Integrated Mechanical and Electrical Engineering graduate was on the scoresheet against both Kenya and Spain on the opening day as England topped their group with three wins, the other victory coming against the United States. They beat the US again...

Amy Wilson Hardy leads the celebrations as England Women finish third at the 2015 Dubai Sevens

Final French test for rugby sevens star Amy Wilson Hardy ahead of Rio 2016

24 May 2016

University of Bath graduate Amy Wilson Hardy will be looking to help the England Women’s rugby sevens team complete their Olympic preparations in style when they compete in France this weekend. The final leg of the World Rugby HSBC Women’s Sevens Series will take place in Clermont-Ferrand on Saturday and Sunday, with England aiming to build on their Cup Final win at the last round in Canada. Wilson Hardy – an Integrated Mechanical and Electrical...

Amy Wilson Hardy helped England Women win the Langford Sevens Cup final in April 2016

Amy Wilson Hardy helps England Women to key Cup win at Langford Sevens

18 April 2016

University of Bath graduate Amy Wilson Hardy helped England Women to victory in the Cup Final of the Langford Sevens in Canada on Sunday – their first Series Cup title since 2013. After a disappointing opening day, where a narrow 5-0 defeat to the host nation saw them finish runners-up in Pool C, England put in dominant displays to beat USA 29-7 and Australia 15-5. The latter result in the semi-final was a major upset...

Amy Wilson Hardy leads the celebrations as England Women finish third at the 2015 Dubai Sevens

Amy Wilson Hardy try helps England Women finish third in latest Women’s Sevens Series event

10 April 2016

University of Bath graduate Amy Wilson Hardy helped England Women finish a fine third in the World Rugby HSBC Women’s Sevens Series in Atlanta, United States, as the countdown to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games continued. The Bristol RFC centre, who completed an Integrated Mechanical and Electrical Engineering course last summer, gave England a flying start in their semi-final against New Zealand as she touched down within two minutes. The Black Ferns battled back to...

Amy Wilson Hardy leads the celebrations as England Women finish third at the 2015 Dubai Sevens

Five-try Amy Wilson Hardy helps England Women to top-three finish in Dubai Sevens

06 December 2015

Five tries from University of Bath graduate Amy Wilson Hardy helped England Women finish third overall in the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens. The Bristol RFC centre, who completed her Integrated Mechanical and Electrical Engineering course in the summer, made a flying start to the tournament as she ran in a hat-trick of tries in a 35-0 win over Japan. A 14-7 victory against Spain ensured England qualified for the quarter-finals, despite a 24-7 defeat to...

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