News from Bath Rugby

When skills and defence coach Brad Davis had spoken of the "freedom and abandon" that the hosts might play with, due to their recent off the pitch turmoil, he may have been surprised to see how accurate he was after 40 minutes when Bath went from safe victors in the first half to the defeated in the second. Read more 

Joe Maddock celebrated his 100th appearance for the club with a brace of tries which took his tally as the Guinness Premiership's top try scorer to nine. Read more 

After Steve Meehan called for an aggressive campaign against Gloucester earlier this week, the players responded with exactly that - putting up a fierce and intense battle against their bitter rivals at Kingsholm. Read more 

Bath overcame the sickness bug that swept their camp in midweek to collect five valuable Guinness Premiership points with a resilient performance at Sixways this afternoon. Read more 

Rain forces Rec draw

25 January 2009

Among all the permutations available on the last afternoon of the Heineken Cup pool stages, a 3-3 draw was the result no-one had really considered - but then we had not expected a truly biblical hailstorm just before kick-off. Read more 

Bath do not play rugby for the faint-hearted. Read more 

Claas act takes Bath top

27 December 2008

The chill wind that swept across the Recreation Ground did little to cool the festive mood as Bath Rugby produced a gritty 25-14 victory over Northampton Saints to ensure that the West Country side ended 2008 exactly where they wanted to be - at the top of the Guinness Premiership table. Read more 

Banahan's Christmas cracker

20 December 2008

Alex Crockett's kick and Matt Banahan's power and pace combined on Saturday afternoon to give Bath a last gasp 24-20 victory and give the blue, black and whites an excellent start to the Christmas and New Year period. Read more 

With Toulouse securing victory in Newport, a solid win was essential if Bath Rugby were to hang to the French giant's coat tails and entertain realistic ambitions of qualifying for the Heineken Cup as either pool winners or progressing as one of the two best runners-up. Read more 

Bath Rugby won 35-31 against Glasgow Warriors in the Heineken Cup recording a four try bonus point victory as they only just held off the determined visitors to win at The Rec. Read more