Dodgeball, Football, Rugby or Other? April 2016

Weekend Preview
Bath based
16th/17th April 2016

From Dodgeball to Football or Rugby to Park Run Bath has it all going on this weekend. Time for you to either get active this weekend or to get behind your favourite team!

To Play:

Dodgeball – Bath Spartan Dodgeball club are back this weekend with their Saturday morning training sessions. 11am-12.30 come on down to Hayefield school to try out this unique sport. Equipment is provided so just turn up get ready to dodge!

Park Run – Bath always does something different than other cities and this time it’s with their Park Run. It’s called the Bath Skyline Parkrun and it takes part every Saturday morning at 9am. This 5k run allows you to see the city from Claverton Down which gives you a beautiful back drop to race against the clock. Just make sure you sign up on their website first of all!

To Watch:

Bath City FC – Eastbourne Borough are the visitors to Twerton Park on Saturday 16th ko 3pm. City need more wins in their last 4 games to try and secure their Conference South status. Currently in 17th place in the 22 team league in which 3 teams are relegated. However this only leaves them 2 points above the drop with only 2 points separating City in 17th to Hayes & Yeading in 21st place.

City lost 5-2 away to Eastbourne just before current boss Gary Owers took over. Results haven’t improved much since then with only 3 wins from the 13 games since that game. Owers will be confident his team can put up a decent fight this weekend after winning last week 2-1 away at Concord; coming back from 1-0 down. There will also be a collection at half time for the Bobby Moore Fund and a city centre meet up for fans at Flan O’Briens before the game at 12.30.

Avon Rugby – The only clash with the football is Avon Rugby as they take on Chew Valley at 3pm on Saturday 16th. Avon go into their last two league games of the season seeking two wins as they look to finish a stop start campaign on a high in the Western Counties North.

Larkhall Ladies FC – It couldn’t be tighter at the top of the South West Division One this season with just 3 points separating 1st from 4th. Larkhall are one of 3 teams currently tied for top spot and they host Swindon Town ladies who are one of the other teams tied for 1st place. Ko is 2pm on Sunday 17th so make sure to head up to Plain Ham to see this must win game.

Away games:

Sale Sharks vs Bath Rugby – Sunday 17th ko 2.30pm

Winchester City vs Larkhall Athletic – Saturday 16th ko 3pm

Street vs AFC Odd Down – Saturday 16th ko 3pm

Almondsbury UWE vs Keynsham Town – Saturday 16th ko 3pm

Maidenhead United vs Keynsham Town Ladies – Sunday 17th ko 2pm


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