Bath Rugby moves training into the Mendips
Bath Rugby Club has announced that it is moving its training ground to Farleigh House near Frome.
The announcement was made at 14:00 today.
Farleigh House was purchased by new Bath Rugby owner Bruce Craig for the purpose of converting the grounds into special training facilities for the Premiership rugby team. Craig sold shares in his existing business to fund the purchase.
Allison Herbert, Business Development Officer at Mendip District Council says, “We’re delighted to welcome Bath Rugby Club to Farleigh House in the Mendips. We wish them every success in the future.”
On acquiring Bath Rugby, Bruce Craig said, “Bath Rugby is one of the Elite clubs in Europe with huge heritage and significant past honours to its name. With a city like Bath as the backdrop and the incredibly passionate staff and supporters, I hope to be able to use my business experience and passion for rugby to help take Bath Rugby to another level in the professional game.” (source – Wikipedia)
Bath Rugby is currently 6th in the Guinness Premiership, with 42 points. Their next match is against Northampton Saints at the Rec in Bath on Tuesday 20th April.