Bath Rugby

RFU Investigates After Supporter Allegedly Confronts Referee At Bath

The Rugby Football Union has launched an investigation after a supporter allegedly gained access to the officials’ dressing room and confronted referee Greg Garner following Bath’s Premiership game against Saracens on Friday. Garner had earlier sent off Bath’s England back Anthony Watson for a dangerous tackle on Saracens’ Alex Goode as the west country club crashed to a 30-10 home …

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Bath Are Contemplating Parting Ways With Head Coach Mike Ford

Mike Ford, having lost his son George to England duty, faces an anxious wait to find out if Bath owner Bruce Craig will keep faith with him after the club’s latest humiliating home defeat to Gloucester on Friday. Last season’s Aviva Premiership finalists have endured a nightmare start to the season, losing seven of their opening 10 games. They currently …

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Bath Coach Mike Ford Has Taken Aim At Sam Burgess Once More

SOUTH Sydney star Sam Burgess has come under more criticism from his former rugby union coach Mike Ford, who has made no secret of his disappointment in the code-hopping experiment. The Bath coach has previously stated that Burgess ‘didn’t have the stomach’ to see out his contract, but in his latest critique he takes a shot at Burgess’ ego as …

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The Dragons Are Pissed At The WRU Over Taulupe Faletau’s Move To Bath

Newport Gwent Dragons say Taulupe Faletau’s decision to join Bath at the end of the season is “the worst possible” outcome to his transfer saga. Faletau, 25, has rejected an offer of a national dual contract (NDC) with the Dragons and the Welsh Rugby Union. Dragons chief executive Stuart Davies said he is “extremely disappointed” by the decision and questioned …

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Sam Burgess Lacked Stomach For Fight

Sam Burgess “didn’t have the stomach” to fight for his future in rugby union, says Bath head coach Mike Ford. Cross-code convert Burgess left Bath after only one year of a three-year deal to re-join Australian rugby league side South Sydney Rabbitohs last week. Burgess, 26, said his “heart wasn’t in” rugby union. “For me this was the time to …

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Sam Burgess Was Snubbed By Bath Teammates After Quitting Rugby Union

Burgess was snubbed last week by his Bath teammates for “cutting and running’’ from English rugby after one season. London’s Sunday Times reported that Bath’s captain Stuart Hooper told Burgess the players would prefer he did not come to training to say his goodbyes. Hooper fielded a phone call from Burgess, who was trying to arrange a suitable time for …

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Bath Rugby v Saracens- The Aviva Premiership Final

A couple of confessions/facts before I start recounting my version of events on Premiership Rugby’s Final.  Many of you will know the first – I am a Saracens season ticket holder/fan but also an admirer of Bath Rugby. I’m not sure if I should confess the next fact; my score prediction before the game?  Bath Rugby 31 Saracens 28.  There …

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