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BUCS Reports: Hockey on Burn FM

Match Report: W2 Hockey v Nottingham

It was a bitter, cold Wednesday afternoon as the UoB Women’s 2s embraced the chilly Bournbrook pitches to take on Midland rivals Nottingham in a clash that was sure to be a gripping and exciting. Birmingham are currently sitting comfortably at the top of three table unlike Nottingham who are mid-table but despite this reassurance, …Read More


Match Report: W1 Hockey v Nottingham

The all-weather pitches at Bournbrook were put to the test as the two teams battled the cold, wet, and blustery conditions, and the Lionesses recorded a narrow 1-0 win to further extend their league-winning lead at the top of the North A league. Spectators only had to wait twominutes for the opening goal to be …Read More


Match Report: M2 Hockey v Leeds

The University of Birmingham Men’s Hockey second team fell to an agonising defeat, in a thrilling encounter against Leeds on the Bournbrook. Having beaten their opponents in the reverse fixture before Christmas, Birmingham had the opportunity to climb above the away side in the table, but a clinical Leeds outfit proved too strong on what …Read More


Match Report: M1 Hockey v Durham

The Bournbrook pitches were host to one of the best second halves of hockey you’ll see all year on Wednesday, as Birmingham’s men’s 1sts came from 2-0 and 3-2 down to eventually win 4-3 against Durham. The game began badly for the lions, as they fell behind within 10 minutes, and for the remainder of …Read More


Match Report: W1 Hockey v Durham

The might of the Lion’s W1 Hockey team prevented Durham from breaking their winning spree as they drew 1-1 with Durham. The Lions immediately pounced as the whistle signalled the start of the game. Possession was predominately in the hands of Birmingham, but Durham did put up a good fight. Early in the first half, …Read More


Match Report: W1 Hockey v Loughborough

Yet another cold miserable Wednesday evening set the scene for Burn FM’s match of the week. Our spectacular women’s first team had their rival match against Loughborough and it was surely one not to be missed. Going into the game, Birmingham had to call up a few girls from the second team because a number …Read More


Match Report: W1 Hockey v Edinburgh

A star studded Birmingham team faced a travelling Edinburgh side at the new Bournbrook pitches on Wednesday the 18th of October. Birmingham secured a convincing win placing them in a strong position for the rest of the season. After a thorough warm up from both sides the Lionesses took the first centre pass of the …Read More


Match Report: M1 Hockey v Sheffield Hallam

Birmingham came to the Bournville pitches on another cold, wet October evening hoping to continue their winning streak against Sheffield Hallam. They came onto the pitch in their resplendent white kit brimming full of confidence and full of adrenaline shown through the cries of encouragement drowning out the Sheffield players. The opening half whilst full …Read More


Match Report: M1 Hockey v Nottingham Trent

Underneath Old Joe as the sun set on another chilly autumn day at Birmingham University, the men’s first team were looking to make an exciting and hopefully successful start to their new season.  The skills on show during the warm-up raised expectations for all in attendance that no matter the score the crowd would be …Read More


Match Report: W1 Hockey v Leeds Becket

It was an overcast day at the Bournbrook pitches on what was to be the start of both Birmingham and Leeds Beckett’s Women’s Hockey 1s season, UoB came in to game favourites having beaten their opponents in last year’s fixtures quite handily, and would end up coming away with a 4-0 win. In the opening …Read More