|ROT April 2013 - 5|
A tale from Lord Julian Darling
TROUT FISHING IN THE HINDU KUSH
Pakistan may not be at the top of everyone’s wish list as a holiday destination, but that is where I went in August 2008. For a long while William, our long-time family solicitor, had been trying to persuade me to join him on his... [Read More]
|ROT April 2013 - 4|
Hooker Mark Roberts tells his story
I joined Bath RFC in the summer of 1985 after 2 seasons with leading Welsh team Pontypridd RFC. One of the main reasons for moving was that Bath was beginning to be seen as the top club in the UK and also I had won a scholorship to do an Masters in Business... [Read More]
|ROT April 2013 - 3|
From our colleague John West in New Zealand – “Bath Rugby and beyond”
In the January 2013 newsletter I found it very interesting to read the items about the team in the early 1960’s as it was during that time that I played. It was nice to be reminded of the names of many that I played with. I... [Read More]
|ROT January 2013 - 3|
The Centre – inside, outside or left, right?? - whose pace and skill help to open up locked defences. They possess the ability to break down opposition defences by running differing lines of attack or, by the use of skilful interplay, attempt to create space for the flying wing men.
Since 1950... [Read More]
|ROT January 2013 - 2|
The 1997/98 season saw the 3rd year of the professional game unfold. Bath were seeking to strengthen their squad with the likes of Welsh international and Lions star Ieuan Evans appearing in Bath colours in November 1997.
The back division now had a centre pairing of Phil De Glanville and Jerry... [Read More]
|ROT January 2013 - 1|
The elected Club Captain for the 1962/63 season was Laurie Rimmer who earned 5 caps for England as a wing forward
`WEALTH OF TALENT MEANS KEEN COMPETITION”
“If a number of newcomers live up to their reputations, they could prove considerable assets to Bath rugby for the coming season, not... [Read More]
|ROT April 2013 - 2|
The elected Club Captain for the season was John Horton
John Horton endorsed the acceptance of Roger Spurrell as a playing member of the Club.
Bath’s domestic season was preceded by a five match tour of California, including Paloato, where Bath enjoyed a... [Read More]
|ROT April 2013 - 1|
Mr John W P Roberts was again elected as Club Captain for the 1957/58 season.
Major Lance Wardle, acting for the Club, explained the legal position reference the sale of Lambridge Meadows. Resolved:-
1. That the Club offer to purchase Major Longrigg’s shares and any question of the... [Read More]
|ROT April 2012 3|
I was astonished and thrilled to receive your letter, and I cannot thank the Association enough for supporting the Research Fellowship which has been set up in my name. It is so generous of you all.
I think back to 1993/94 when I was President of the RFU and... [Read More]
|ROT April 2012|
Club Captain elected for the season was Jim Waterman, a well respected club member and dynamic fullback.
October 1975 There was concern that the projected cost of extending the Clubhouse had doubled.
"When the scheme was originally mooted some 18 months ago, a figure of £12,000 was... [Read More]