News Archive, Tag: Touch rugby

(From left) University of Bath students Will Serocold, Dan Roberts and Dom Tripp competed at the 2016 European Touch Rugby Championships

Three finalists and two golds as students impress at European Touch Rugby Champs

12 July 2016

Three University of Bath students contested the final of the 2016 European Touch Rugby Championships in Jersey last weekend, where England retained their men’s open division continental crown. Dom Tripp, who has just spent a placement year in Australia on his Sports & Exercise Science course, captained an England side also featuring Sports Performance student Will Serocold to a 10-4 win over Wales in the final. Lining up against them was Education with Psychology first-year...

Dan Roberts (left) and Will Serocold have been selected for the 2016 European Touch Rugby Championships. PICTURE: Dan Roberts

Touch of class earns student rugby trio selection for European Championships

22 April 2016

Three University of Bath students have been selected to represent their countries at this summer’s European Touch Rugby Championships in Jersey. Dom Tripp and Will Serocold (pictured) have retained their places in the England Men’s Open squad, while Education with Psychology first-year student Dan Roberts is set to make his senior debut for the Wales Men’s Open team. Sport & Exercise Science student Tripp is currently on a placement year in Australia where he has...

Bath Hawks competed in the England Touch Universities’ Touch Series (UTS) Finals day at The Sulis Club in March 2016

Student rugby teams head to Sulis Club for England Universities’ Touch Series Finals

27 March 2016

Twelve teams from seven universities competed in the England Touch Universities’ Touch Series (UTS) Finals day at The Sulis Club. The University of Bristol Honeys won the tournament, beating University of Exeter Green 7-6 in a drop-off after a captivating final. Two ‘home’ teams were entered by the University of Bath, the Hawks and Panthers, with the former finishing fourth overall after losing 6-2 in the third-placed play-off to Loughborough University, who have won the...

Student Dom Tripp, right, competed in the NSW State Cup in Australia in December 2015

Student Dom Tripp drafted into National Touch Rugby League in Australia

08 December 2015

University of Bath rugby player Dom Tripp has been selected to play in the National Touch League in Australia – the biggest domestic touch competition in the world. Tripp (pictured at the right of the group), who studies Sport & Exercise Science, is currently on a year’s work placement at the New South Wales Institute of Sport in the Sydney Olympic Park. And he is taking the opportunity to add to his sporting experience by...

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