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Dazzling array of talent in Bath sporting scholars for 2015-16

Talented student athletes from an array of different sports have been awarded University of Bath sporting scholarships. Among the 2015-16 scholars are medallists at British and World Championships, an England Hockey Cup winner and a rugby player who competed in this year’s Six Nations. University of Bath students with the potential to succeed both academically

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Source: Dave Roper for Matchtight

Team Bath Netball name exciting Superleague long squad

An exciting blend of World Cup stars, returning favourites and talented newcomers have been named in a 19-strong Team Bath Netball long squad for the 2016 Vitality Superleague season. It includes eight familiar faces from Team Bath’s 2015 campaign – Shaunagh Craig, Asha Francis, Rachel Shaw, Jazz Scott, Mia Ritchie, Kyra Jones, Claire Brownie and

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Source: Matchtight

South African World Cup duo sign for Team Bath Netball

Two South African internationals who played starring roles at the 2015 Netball World Cup have joined Team Bath Netball for the 2016 Vitality Superleague season. Goal-shooter Lenize Potgieter and Karla Mostert, who plays at goal-defence or wing-defence, join a squad already boosted by the return of England defender Eboni Beckford-Chambers and the arrival of Wales

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Source: Matchtight

England star Eboni Beckford-Chambers returns to Team Bath

Influential England defender Eboni Beckford-Chambers is returning to Team Bath Netball for the 2016 Vitality Netball Superleague season. The 27-year-old, who played a starring role as England won bronze at the recent Netball World Cup, helped the Blue and Gold secure four Superleague titles during her previous five-year spell with the franchise. She is now coming

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Source: Team Bath

Team Bath face Surrey Storm at Super Saturday season opener

Team Bath Netball will get their 2016 Vitality Superleague campaign under way against defending champions Surrey Storm during a ground-breaking Super Saturday event featuring all eight franchises. Four matches – all televised live on Sky Sports – will be played during an action-packed day at The NEC in Birmingham on Saturday, January 30, culminating in

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Source: Dave Roper for Matchtight

Stacey Francis joins the Jets

Team Bath Netball have thanked Stacey Francis for ten outstanding years of loyal service after the England defender confirmed she would be joining Yorkshire Jets for the 2016 Vitality Superleague season. Francis was Team Bath’s longest serving player, having joined the franchise back in 2005, and was a key performer in all five of the

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Source: Matchtight

Mayes and Thirlby reignite their partnership

Anna Mayes (now Anna Stembridge) and Jess Thirlby are set to reunite in a strong coaching line-up announced today by Team Bath’s 2015-2016 Vitality Superleague franchise. Stembridge joins the Carter Jonas-backed University of Bath-based franchise as Head Coach whilst Thirlby steps into the role of Director of Netball. The duo will form the main coaching

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Source: Pentathlon GB

GB squad named for Modern Pentathlon European Championships

An eight-strong Pentathlon GB squad has been announced for next month’s European Championships, taking place at the University of Bath. London 2012 silver-medallist Samantha Murray and University of Bath students Tom Toolis and Joseph Choong are among those looking to secure a Rio 2016 qualifying place at their home training venue. Pentathlon GB Performance Director

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