Posted 25th Apr 2022

University of Bath rugby players impress for England Students, U19s and Cyprus as they gain more international experience

Six Team Bath BUCS Super Rugby players have represented their countries over the past few days after playing in international matches for England and Cyprus.

Xavier Hastings (Social Sciences) started at open-side flanker for England Students in their dramatic 16-15 victory against France at Newcastle’s Kingston Park on Friday.

Josh Dingley, Mackenzie Graham (both Sports Performance) and Jasper Spandler (International Development with Economics) then started for England U19s against Italy in Verona on Saturday, while Archie Maggs (Sports Performance) was among the replacements as the visitors won 41-20.

The quartet combine studying at the University of Bath with playing Academy rugby for Bath and all have represented the Blue, Black & White at senior level during recent weeks.

Meanwhile, Farhad Fayaz (Mathematical Sciences) started at prop for Cyprus in their recent Rugby Europe Conference 1 South match at Malta. Fayaz and his team-mates will be looking to bounce back when they visit Israel on Saturday 30th April (2pm BST).

Click here to find out more about combining rugby and study at the University of Bath.

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