Community News

Nathan Catt and Ben Skirving were invited to the opening of the new vocational learning centre at The Link Special School and Specialist Behaviour Service which has been funded by Bath & North East Somerset Council. Read more 

Many thanks must go to the Disney Store for allowing the Bath Rugby Foundation to ‘Share the Magic’ of Disney.  At Christmas-time Disney donates 12,000 soft toys to local children’s charities in eight countries around Europe. Read more 

Jimmy Deane, Foundation Manager at Bath Rugby made a flying visit to Glastonbury 107.1 FM radio station last week to ‘go live’ and talk about the work that Bath Rugby Club do in and around the wider community. Glastonbury FM is a community radio station and The Foundation are looking to promote more of their work through them as well as with Somer Radio 97.5 FM, serving Norton Radstock and surrounding district of North East Somerset and Frome FM who are also lined up for further newscasts. Read more 

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 

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