News Archive, Tag: hockey

Team Bath Buccaneers' Liam Sanford (back, fourth from left) and Peter Scott (back, right) helped England Hockey men to a 5-2 win over South Africa in March 2017

Team Bath Buccs’ Liam Sanford makes historic debut as England Hockey win in South Africa

03 March 2017

Liam Sanford became the first-ever current Team Bath Buccaneers men’s player to represent England Hockey at senior level as he helped his country to a 5-2 win over South Africa in Cape Town. The talented full-back, who has been selected for England’s Lottery-funded central programme after impressing in trials, made his debut from the bench during Thursday’s impressive victory. University of Bath Sports Performance student Peter Scott, supported by a Trendell Sports Scholarship, was also...

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Rio Olympian and international coach to lead ladies’ hockey at University in 2016-17

15 August 2016

Two hockey internationals, including one competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, are set to join the women’s coaching staff at the University of Bath and Team Bath Buccaneers for the 2016-17 season. John Jackson, captain of the first Ireland hockey team at an Olympic Games since 1908, is set to coach the University Women’s 1st team in British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) competitions, with plans to bring him on board being finalised upon...

Rio 2016: Bobby Crutchley’s attacking move pays off as GB hockey beat Brazil 9-1

10 August 2016

Former Team Bath Buccaneers head coach Bobby Crutchley saw his Team GB men’s hockey side reinvigorate their Rio 2016 Olympic Games campaign with an emphatic 9-1 victory over host nation Brazil on Tuesday. After losing to Belgium and drawing with New Zealand in their opening matches, GB needed a good result but got off to a poor start as Brazil scored from a penalty corner after four minutes – their first-ever goal at an Olympic...

Team Bath Buccaneers forge groundbreaking twinning link with Dutch hockey giants Hurley

15 June 2016

Team Bath Buccaneers hope that a groundbreaking twinning process with Dutch Premier League club Hurley will lead to more talented young players combining hockey and study at the University of Bath. Three Buccaneers executive members flew out to Amsterdam recently to establish the link, the first of its kind between two European clubs. And Chair Nick Kendall, who was joined on the trip by Director of Hockey Heber Ackland and men’s assistant coach Jon Williams,...

Representatives of the seven University of Bath teams that competed in Varsity 2016 against Cardiff Met

Thrilling conclusion to inaugural Varsity match as University of Bath beat Cardiff Met

15 April 2016

A nail-biting netball victory in front of a noisy 800-strong crowd provided a fitting conclusion to an outstanding day of student sport as the University of Bath won their inaugural Varsity match against Cardiff Metropolitan University. The University’s netball team, featuring three players with Superleague experience, rallied from ten-goals down at half-time to win 51-49 and secure an overall victory for the delighted hosts. There was an equally dramatic finish to the men’s rugby match...

Premier League referee joins Bath and Cardiff Met students for Varsity 2016

12 April 2016

There will be a feast of student sport to enjoy at the Sports Training Village on Wednesday as the University of Bath stages its first-ever Varsity match against Cardiff Metropolitan University. Four sports will be showcased on the day – football, hockey, netball and rugby – and there will be a host of fun supporter activities including an inflatable challenge. The University of Bath’s cheerleading squad and BodySoc dance society will also be providing entertainment...

Hockey player Peter Scott is a Trendell Sporting Scholar for 2015-16

Team Bath Buccaneers trio join head coach on England Hockey duty

17 March 2016

Sporting scholar Peter Scott (pictured) is one of three Team Bath Buccaneers Hockey Club players who will be representing England at age-group level over Easter. The University of Bath Sport Performance student, supported by a Trendell Sports Scholarship, will be joined by Liam Sanford in the England U21 squad to face Germany at Bisham Abbey. Both Scott and Sanford helped Great Britain U21s win gold at the Sultan of Johor Cup in Malaysia earlier this...

Jody Paul (back right) worked as performance analyst for GB Hockey's senior men at the World League Finals in December 2015

University hockey coach Jody Paul gains more international experience with Great Britain roles

21 February 2016

Jody Paul believes he has brought extra skills back to his role as Head Hockey Coach at the University of Bath after working with Great Britain’s men and women. Paul, who is head coach of GB’s U18 boys and assistant with the U21 men, joined the senior coaching staff as a performance analyst for the recent World League Finals in India. He then flew out to the United States to work with the touring GB...

Stephen Baddeley welcomes Bobby Crutchley to the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport, February 2016

Rio-bound GB hockey coach Bobby Crutchley inducted into Hall of Fame for Sport

05 February 2016

With exactly six months to go until the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Bobby Crutchley – Head Coach of the England and Great Britain men’s hockey team – today became the eighth inductee into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport. The 44-year-old, who is looking to lead GB to their first Olympic medal for 28 years this summer, was Head Hockey Coach at the University of Bath from 1999 to 2006. Drawing on...

Hockey player Peter Scott is a Trendell Sporting Scholar for 2015-16

Toby Reynolds-Cotterill and Peter Scott named among top three young hockey players in country

21 January 2016

Team Bath Buccaneers hockey players past and present were named as two of the top three 18-and-under boys in the country at the Higgins Group Youth and Junior Awards.  Goalkeeper Toby Reynolds-Cotterill, who helped Buccs win the EHL Men’s Conference West in 2015, won the overall award in his age group after being capped at both U18 and U21 level. Ranked third was Sport Performance student Peter Scott, pictured, a Trendell Sports Scholar who scored...

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