News Archive, Tag: Rugby league

Team Bath Tennis tweeted this picture of the men's 1st team after they reached the final of the 2016 BUCS Championships

University of Bath sporting students seek final flourish on BUCS Big Wednesday

15 March 2016

Student badminton, rugby league, tennis and water polo teams from the University of Bath are hoping for a brilliant BUCS Big Wednesday as they prepare to compete in national finals. This Wednesday (March 16) will see thousands of student-athletes from across the country in action as the BUCS [British Universities & Colleges Sport] cup competitions reach their climax. The University of Bath men’s tennis 1st team (pictured) are looking for plenty of home support when...

Eight University of Bath students were in the South West University Rugby League squad that beat the South East in December 2015

Students on the scoresheet in dramatic South West University Rugby League comeback

15 December 2015

Eight University of Bath students helped the South West University Rugby League squad come from 16 points down to record a dramatic victory over the South East on Saturday. Tom Plance scored two early tries as the South West took the early initiative at Maidenhead RFC but a 14-12 lead became a 30-14 deficit midway through the second half after the home side responded strongly. However, a topsy-turvy encounter saw the South West battle back...

Tom Plance is one of eight students selected for the South West University Rugby League squad in December 2015

Eight Bath students on England Rugby League pathway after South West University squad selection

10 December 2015

Eight University of Bath students have been named in the 20-strong South West University Rugby League squad for this weekend’s match against the South East. David Belcher, Liam Cashman, James Exley, Ed McGuire, Conan Osborne, Jamie Park, Tom Plance and Joe Ring all impressed in trials and will be looking to do so once again in Saturday’s game at Maidenhead RFC. The best performers from across the two regional squads will then represent the South...

Bath students among the tries at Student Rugby League Four Nations tournament

23 June 2015

University of Bath students James Exley, Fraser Robinson and Morgan Evans helped Wales finish runners-up to England in the Student Rugby League Four Nations. Gavin Grant, Jamie Park and Rob Wilson were also in the Scotland squad for the tournament, which took place in Dublin last week. Robinson – who, like Chemical Engineering Masters student Exley, is supported by the Alumni Elite Athlete Support Fund – started in all three of his country’s matches. Wales...

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