Ross Batty rugby player
Ross Batty rugby player

Ross Batty

20th Sep 1986 1.86m/115kg Hooker

A product of the Newcastle Falcons academy, Batty's rugby career began at Barnard Castle where he grew into his own as a player following a spell in New Zealand. There he developed his game, first at the NZ International Rugby Academy then on loan at NPC team Wairarapa-Bush, before returning to Falcons as a full-time professional.

A hooker by trade, Batty's dynamism in the loose sets him apart from your average no.2. Having joined Bath Rugby from Rotherham Titans in 2010, Ross Batty is now one of the key hookers at the Club.


An incredibly mobile forward who poses a threat in the loose and at the set-piece, Batty has made over 150 appearances to date in the Blue, Black and White.


An incredibly mobile forward who poses a threat in the loose and at the set-piece, Batty heads into the 2018/19 season.


Ahead of the 2019/29 Champions Cup, Batty has 35 European Cup caps scoring 5 tries.


Batty signed an extension to his contract in the 2018/19 season which saw him enter a decade of service with the Club.

Career

bath Bath Rugby
Hooker
2010 - present