Community News

The Playground to Podium event went really well last Friday.  Caryl Thomas, Bath Rugby's Foundation Inclusion Manager, who was involved with the event which took place  at  Bath University, enjoyed teaching over 60 young people to throw, pass and play a popular game called 'Stuck in the Mud!'    All the young people present had either hearing, visual or physical disabilties and they had a great time taking part in a variety of activities including  fencing, tennis, judo, and athletics. Read more 

Playground to Podium

24 November 2011

On Friday 25th November, Playground to Podium is being held at Bath University where 60 young people with hearing, visual and physical disabilities, aged between 7 and 17 years of age will be having great fun, trying out a variety of sports and at the same time promoting what activities are available in the local area. Read more 

Sixteen teachers from Warminster Primary schools took part in a hands on teacher training session at Warminster RFC with community coaches from Bath Rugby as part of the Aviva Premiership Rugby Schools Programme  in the hope that core rugby skills will be transferred to the local schools and eventually unearth the next generation of English talent. Read more 

On Monday 21st November Ben Skirving joined forces with Aviva at the Warminster area schools tag festival held at Warminster RFC to put local kids through their paces as they continue their education up the rugby ladder. Read more 

Bath Rugby alongside The Prince’s Trust are recruiting for Get Started with Rugby, a week-long training programme that enables participants to gain experience, skills and qualifications in sports leadership and nutrition.  The course is free of charge and should not affect benefits. Read more 

On Monday night at Bath Rugby’s United game a youth group from Odd Down Community Centre had a great evening at The Recreation Ground –  for most of them it was the first time they had even seen a rugby match. Read more 

Girls Shine at the Rec

16 November 2011

Representatives of Bath Rugby Girls’ Development put on an impressive display during the half time sell out clash between Bath Rugby and Harlequins. Read more 

Last Monday there was a double visit made by Bath Rugby, with South African international Michael Claassens and Samoan rugby world cup star Anthony Perenise visiting students in the languages faculty. Read more 

This season the Bath Rugby Foundation continue to deliver a well-recognised Inclusion Project in the South West.  Focusing on children on the SEN (Special Educational Needs) register in mainstream and special schools, the project encourages participation in physical activity at any level, ensuring sessions are adapted to cater for all abilities whilst being fun and challenging. Read more 

Charlotte Sacco, a member of the Foundation staff at Bath Rugby, has been holding after school dance classes since September with a group of young people from St Gregory’s School.  They have been learning a dance routine choreographed by Charlotte, and today they enjoyed showing what they had learnt at Bath City Farm’s Apple and Pumpkin Day.  Unfortunately, it was pouring with rain and everyone was a bit damp but they were not put off doing this special performance. Read more