All the latest from Bath Rugby Club

RUGBY: Bath's Hatley sees good and bad in thumping of Exiles

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Neal Hatley

12:34pm Sunday 14th September 2014

BATH ran in seven tries in beating London Welsh 53-26 in a cut-and-thrust match at the Recreation Ground - but both sets of coaches were unhappy with their teams' defensive showing.

RUGBY: Bath 53 London Welsh 26

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: RUGBY: Bath snap up Pirlas

12:32pm Sunday 14th September 2014

LONDON Welsh shipped a half-century of points for the second time in seven days as Bath ran in seven tries as they claimed a 53-26 victory in front of a record crowd at the Recreation Ground.

RUGBY: Cook handed first Premiership start

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Chris Cook

2:36pm Friday 12th September 2014

SCRUM-HALF Chris Cook will make the first Aviva Premiership start of his Bath career against London Welsh tomorrow (3pm).

RUGBY: Bath’s the perfect home for rising England star Anthony

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:14pm Thursday 11th September 2014

ENGLAND ace Anthony Watson revealed he didn’t hesitate when the option of extending his stay at Bath was put before him.

RUGBY: Watson commits to Bath

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Bath's Anthony Watson scores in the first half at Cardiff Arms Park tonight

12:07pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

ENGLAND star Anthony Watson has committed his future to Bath after signing a contract extension that will see him remain at the club until 2017.

RUGBY: Gilbert to leave Bath

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Mat Gilbert. SPORTSBEAT.

3:05pm Monday 8th September 2014

FLANKER Mat Gilbert will be leaving Bath to seek more game time, the club can confirm.

RUGBY: Booth praises match-winner Ford

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:54pm Saturday 6th September 2014

BATH coach Toby Booth paid tribute to George Ford as his match-winning display helped secure a 29-20 win at Sale in their Aviva Premiership opener.

RUGBY: Sale Sharks 20 Bath 29

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:56pm Saturday 6th September 2014

GEORGE Ford eclipsed Danny Cipriani in the battle of the England fly-halves as Bath overcame Sale 29-20 in front of national coach Stuart Lancaster in their Aviva Premiership opener.

RUGBY: Arscott to make Bath Premiership debut

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: RUGBY: Bath snap up Pirlas

12:02pm Friday 5th September 2014

LUKE Arscott will make his full Aviva Premiership debut for Bath tomorrow, when the Rec travel launch their league campaign at Sale Sharks (2pm).

Bath Rugby new signing Auterac impressed with set-up

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:56pm Thursday 4th September 2014

New boy Nick Auterac says that Bath’s commitment to personal development has impressed him in his short time with the club.

RUGBY: McDonald takes new Bath role

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: RUGBY: Bath snap up Pirlas

12:51pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

BATH have appointed finance and strategy director Tarquin McDonald to the role of managing director with immediate effect.

RUGBY: Matt’s lifted by Wigan challenge

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

MATT Banahan is confident Bath will see the benefits of their cross-code training session with Super League champions Wigan this week when the new Aviva Premiership season kicks off early next month.

RUGBY: Warriors deliver boost to Bath's preparations

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:18pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

BATH head coach Mike Ford believes his side's dual-training stint with Super League champions Wigan Warriors this week has boosted their preparations for the start of the Aviva Premiership season at Sale on September 6.

RUGBY: Bath 26 Scarlets 26

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:51pm Sunday 17th August 2014

BATH fought out a 26-26 draw with Welsh region Scarlets in their opening pre-season game at teh Rec yesterday.

RUGBY: ‘Near misses’ to spur on the Rec men

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: POSITIVE: Newport Gwent Dragons head coach Darren Edwards

12:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

BATH skills coach Darren Edwards believes the club's 'near misses' last season have made them hungrier for trophy success in the forthcoming season.

RUGBY: Rec set for temporary expansion

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: RUGBY: Bath put tickets for Brive clash on general sale

12:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

BATH were this week given the go-ahead to temporarily expand their Rec home for the next two seasons.

RUGBY: Bath announce nutrition partner

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: RUGBY: Bath put tickets for Brive clash on general sale

3:11pm Thursday 31st July 2014

BATH have announced Kinetica Sports as their official Sports Nutrition and Supplement Partner for the 2014/2015 season.

RUGBY: Bath name sevens side

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: RUGBY: Bath put tickets for Brive clash on general sale

6:56pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

BATH have named a promising young squad for Thursday night’s Premiership Rugby Sevens series.

RUGBY: Bath announce management changes

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: RUGBY: Bath snap up Pirlas

2:19pm Friday 25th July 2014

BATH have announced several changes to its senior management structure, with chairman Bruce Craig becoming executive chairman from September 1.

RUGBY: Exiles are Bath's first LV= Cup opponents

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: RUGBY: Bath snap up Pirlas

12:25pm Friday 25th July 2014

BATH will begin their 2014-15 LV= Cup campaign with a home clash against newly-promoted London Welsh on Saturday, November 1 (3pm).

RUGBY: New faces at Bath's Academy

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: RUGBY: Bath snap up Pirlas

3:09pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BATH'S Academy has been strengthened with the arrival of players and coaches.

SWIMMING: Emily’s on form in the open water

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

TROWBRIDGE teenager Emily Harrison is taking a different route to success than many of her peers as she tackles the challenge of open water swimming.

RUGBY: Hooper retains Bath captaincy

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

SECOND row Stuart Hooper has been named Bath's club captain for the fourth consecutive year - an appointment head coach Mike Ford has described as "a no-brainer.''

RUGBY: Former Bath and England centre Tindall retires

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:32am Tuesday 15th July 2014

FORMER Bath centre Mike Tindall has announced his retirement from professional rugby.

BATH RUGBY: Winning partnership

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

BATH owner Bruce Craig believes the club are on the right path towards achieving his goal of sustained domestic and European success.

RUGBY: Scrum-half Roberts departs Bath

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Bath scrum-half Martin Roberts is collared by the Dragons back row during the 26-10 over the Dragons in the Amlin Challenge Cup

10:12am Friday 11th July 2014

SCRUM-HALF Martin Roberts has left Bath to join Ospreys, the Aviva Premiership club confirmed this morning.

RUGBY: Dyson and Bath team up

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:30am Thursday 10th July 2014

WILTSHIRE technology giant Dyson has become the new title partner of Bath Rugby, it was announced today.

RUGBY: Popular Roko extends Bath stay

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Semesa Rokoduguni, pictured during last week's win over London Irish

10:11am Monday 7th July 2014

BATH winger Semesa Rokoduguni has signed a one-year extension to his contract that will keep him at the Rec until 2016.

RUGBY: Bath to open Premiership campaign with Sharks test

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: RUGBY: Bath snap up Pirlas

11:10am Friday 4th July 2014

BATH will kick off their new Aviva Premiership season with a trip to Sale Sharks on Saturday, September 6.

RUGBY: Bath's stadium plans delayed

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: RUGBY: Bath snap up Pirlas

9:13am Thursday 3rd July 2014

BATH Rugby's plans to temporarily increase the capacity of the Recreation Ground have been deferred by the local council.

RUGBY: Bath seek new main partner

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: RUGBY: Bath snap up Pirlas

10:02am Tuesday 24th June 2014

BATH are on the hunt for a new main partner after wealth management business Novia stepped back from the role.

RUGBY Bath's coaching team sign new deals as Edwards joins

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: POSITIVE: Newport Gwent Dragons head coach Darren Edwards

10:01am Monday 23rd June 2014

BATH's coaching triumverate of Mike Ford, Neal Hatley and Toby Booth have agreed extensions to their contracts at the Rec - with former Newport Gwent Dragons head coach Darren Edwards joining the club as a first-team coach.

RUGBY: Eastmond gets nod for final All Blacks Test

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Kyle Eastmond, pictured breaking through the Wasps’ defence during last weekend’s 32-25 victory at the Rec, reckons fellow rugby league convert Sam Burgess (inset) will excel in union

8:28am Thursday 19th June 2014

ENGLAND have overhauled their backline for Saturday's final Test against New Zealand in Hamilton with Bath's Kyle Eastmond and Manu Tuilagi reunited in the centres.

RUGBY: Bath bring in Shiells

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Grant Shiells

10:27am Tuesday 17th June 2014

BATH have beefed up their front row options by signing loosehead prop Grant Shiells from Newcastle Falcons.

RUGBY: Dual French assignments for Bath in new-look European competition

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: RUGBY: Bath snap up Pirlas

1:01pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

BATH will renew acquaintances with old rivals Toulouse in next season's new European Rugby Champions Cup competition.

RUGBY: Eastmond relishing Nonu task

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Kyle Eastmond

3:19pm Thursday 5th June 2014

BATH'S Kyle Eastmond welcomes the bone-jarring challenge of shackling New Zealand wrecking ball Ma'a Nonu in Saturday's first Test at Eden Park.

RUGBY: Bath trio start for England

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Rob Webber

8:16am Thursday 5th June 2014

BATH'S Kyle Eastmond, Rob Webber and David Wilson hae been included in England's team to take on world champions New Zealand in Auckland on Saturday.

RUGBY: Bath's Eastmond poised to face All Blacks

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Kyle Eastmond

1:29pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

ENGLAND look set to name Bath's Kyle Eastmond at inside centre for Saturday's opening Test against New Zealand after Billy Twelvetrees lost his race to be fit for the series opener at Eden Park.

RUGBY: Bath snap up Arscott

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: RUGBY: Bath snap up Pirlas

10:11am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

BATH have announced the signing of Exeter Chiefs full-back Luke Arscott on a two-year deal.

BATH RUGBY: Heathcote set for Edinburgh switch

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tom Heathcote, pictured in action for Bath against the Dragons last weekend (Photo: Bob Ascott)

10:53am Monday 2nd June 2014

BATH have announced that fly-half Tom Heathcote is joining Edinburgh after being released.

RUGBY: Bath's WIlson relishing All Blacks challenge

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Bath and England prop David Wilson

9:00am Monday 2nd June 2014

BATH prop David Wilson insists England's first Test underdogs are refusing to accept their roles as victims in waiting for world champions New Zealand.

RUGBY: Dunn still stunned by final summons

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Bath's Tom Dunn

4:00pm Friday 30th May 2014

TOM Dunn says that he’s still pinching himself after being thrust into the thick of the action in Sunday’s Amlin Challenge Cup final.

BATH RUGBY: Caldwell snapped up by Chiefs

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Ryan Caldwell, pictured in Amlin Challenge Cup action last season, shortly before the start of his long injury lay-off

11:02am Wednesday 28th May 2014

LOCK Ryan Caldwell has left Bath to sign for Exeter Chiefs.

AMLIN CHALLENGE CUP FINAL: Bath's Ford rues missed final opportunities

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Bath's Anthony Watson scores in the first half at Cardiff Arms Park tonight

11:51pm Friday 23rd May 2014

BATH head coach Mike Ford accepted that his team had not taken their chances as Stephen Myler's 20 points helped Northampton to Amlin Challenge Cup final victory in Cardiff tonight.

AMLIN CHALLENGE CUP FINAL: Bath 16 Northampton 30

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Northampton Saints' Ben Foden (right) scores a try despite the efforts of Bath Rugby's Peter Stringer (left)

10:10pm Friday 23rd May 2014

STEPHEN Myler's relentless goalkicking accuracy shot down Bath and gave Northampton Amlin Challenge Cup final glory at Cardiff Arms Park.

RUGBY: Shoulder surgery confirmed for Bath's Ford

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: George Ford kicks a penalty against Northampton

10:00pm Friday 23rd May 2014

BATH head coach Mike Ford has confirmed that son George is to undergo shoulder surgery that will rule him out of England's summer tour to New Zealand.

BATH RUGBY: ‘We’ll leave everything out there,’ insists Ford

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Bath head coach Mike Ford

2:00pm Friday 23rd May 2014

HEAD coach Mike Ford insists it ‘makes sense’ for Bath to cap a season of huge improvement by clinching a piece of silverware tonight.

BATH RUGBY: Francois ready for the final Challenge

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Bradford on Avon’s Three Gables restaurant hosted a farewell dinner for Bath full-back Nick Abendanon (left) on Tuesday, attended by teammates including Kyle Eastmond, Guy Mercer, Peter Stringer, Stuart Hooper, Dave Attwood and Tom Biggs

10:00am Friday 23rd May 2014

FRANCOIS Louw admits the carrot of an Amlin Challenge Cup final appearance proved a real motivation as he fought back from torn ankle ligaments.

RUGBY: Louw returns for Bath's Amlin final

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Francois Louw has urged his Bath teammates not to let their standards drop in the run-in  to the end of the season Photo: Bob Ascott

12:06pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

FRANCOIS Louw returns to Bath's side for tomorrow's Amlin Challenge Cup final against Northampton at Cardiff Arms Park (pm).

RUGBY: Bath tight-lipped over Ford surgery claims

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: George Ford

7:24pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

BATH and England remained silent on Wednesday night amid reports fly-half George Ford will miss the summer tour to New Zealand because of shoulder surgery.


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