Stuart Hooper

Director of Rugby

Hooper joined Bath Rugby from Leeds at the start of the 08/09 season. On 5 July 2011 Hooper was named the new Bath Rugby Club Captain for the 2011/12 season.

On 14 April 2016 Hooper retired with immediate effect from all rugby under medical advice as the result of a back injury. 

On 30 August 2016 it was announced that Hooper would take on the role of Performance and Player Development Director at Bath. 

On the 7th May 2019 it was announced that Hooper would take on the role of Director of Rugby for Bath Rugby at the start of the 2019/20 season, following the departure of Todd Blackadder.

During the 2019/20 campaign, Hooper led Bath Rugby to the play-offs for the first time since the 2014/15 season, when the Blue, Black and White last reached the Premiership final. 

Bath appoint Marc Beggs as Head of Medical and Rehabilitation Services

16 September 2021

Bath Rugby has promoted Marc Beggs to the role of Head of Medical and Rehabilitation Services following the departure of Byron Field in June. Read more 

Meeting The Media: Sale Sharks (a) (audio)

15 September 2021

With Gallagher Premiership Rugby just around the corner, the weekly press conferences return with the first looking ahead to Bath Rugby’s trip to Sale Sharks in Round 1. Read more 

Bath Rugby Unseen | Episode 5: The Team Selection Process

13 September 2021

All the hard work in pre-season was all building towards matchday one of the Gallagher Premiership against Sale Sharks. Read more 

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