Wednesday, 14 April 2010

Bath likely to leave the Rec after billionaire buyout

Bath have been at the Rec since 1895 and seem to have been arguing for much of that time about developing the ground. Local civic societies and the Charity Commission have been embroiled, but since the game went professional – and Bath was bought by Brownsword 14 years ago – the issue has become increasingly pressing.

"The Rec is unique, has historic significance and is probably the most iconic rugby ground in the country," Craig said. "But its facilities are also woefully inadequate for players and supporters alike. Clearly outdated for modern rugby, we need to press on with either a development of the Rec or a new stadium elsewhere.

Full report from the Guardian

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