Team Bath’s men’s 1st rugby team will face off against Leeds Beckett in today’s BUCS Super Rugby Anniversary game at the Rec. The game will kick off at 6:30, with gates opening at 5:30. Entrance is free so if you’re stuck for things to do tonight pop down! With over 5,000 students expected this is set to be a lively event.
Team Bath are coming into this game after winning their last on the 10th of October against Nottingham with a 41-36 victory. This high scoring game included a hat-trick of tries from captain Tom Doughty in the first half. Team Bath’s strong performance is reassuring for tonight’s game.
With the Leeds Beckett team beating Hartpury University by 9 points on the same date, tonight’s match is set to be a close one.
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20:05 – SCORE: BATH 29 – 27 BECKETT – Penalty converted pushes Team Bath into the lead.
19:59 – SCORE: BATH 26 – 27 BECKETT – Try and conversion by Beckett.
19:44 – SCORE: BATH 26 – 20 BECKETT – Conversion made by Bath.
19:42 – SCORE: BATH 24 – 20 BECKETT – Number 8, Jack Caitlin makes a try for Bath.
19:34 – SCORE: BATH 19 – 20 BECKETT – Beckett make a conversion.
19:27 – SCORE: BATH 19 – 17 BECKETT – Try and conversion made by Bath to regain the lead.
19:06 – SCORE: BATH 12 – 15 BECKETT – Try made by Beckett’s Dan Grant-Adamson
18:58 – SCORE: BATH 12 – 10 BECKETT – Conversion made by Beckett
18:57 – SCORE: BATH 12 – 8 BECKETT – Try from Beckett’s William Lewin.
18:53 – SCORE: BATH 12 – 3 BECKETT – Bath converts from a try to gain a solid lead.
18:45 – SCORE: BATH 5 – 3 BECKETT – Beckett’s Steffan James converts a penalty.
18:41 – SCORE: BATH 5 – 0 BECKETT – Bath’s Finn Murphy’s try was the first score of the game, coming after a slip up from a Leeds Beckett throw.
18:33 – Leeds Beckett make a breakthrough but are initially defended on the line by Bath, this closed with Bath kicking the ball into touch.
18:30 – And it’s off! Leeds Beckett to start, double pints are flowing and the crowd are settled in for the match.
18:28 – Both teams enter the pitch raring and ready to go:
18:23 – Both teams busy warming up before the match as the stands start to fill up.
18:07 – The team will be celebrating after the match with a post match meal at the Rec, then progress to Canon for their social and will end their evening up at SCORE, The SU Bath’s Wednesday Club Night.
18:02 – Tom Doughty was asked by CampusTV Bath, What he does the night before a match? Tom said “I have to have a certain amount of sweet potato the night before, I have to ensure I do my boots up in a certain way and tape up my wrists before the match too”.
18:00 – Tom Doughty, Captain at the University of Bath, “We are all really excited to be here, especially as not all games are hosted here at the Rec”.
17:57 – Aaron, Head of Rugby at the University of Bath, “The team are buzzed to be here, we won 7 tries last week and the team are looking to do the same today, especially as the weather is perfect for it”
17:00 – An empty stadium for now, this isn’t expected to last long