Ian Bell insists he will embark on the 2018 season this week refreshed, rebooted and having “given myself the best chance to have a great season.” Warwickshire face Sussex in the season-opener at Edgbaston on Friday and as the club prepares for its first season of Division Two Specsavers County Championship cricket since 2008, Bell’s …Read More
The Six Nations returned on Saturday after its second rest weekend, and whilst round four was not as high on quality as round three there was no less drama. Ireland overcame Scotland to the secure the championship, France shocked England and Wales easily beat Italy. We look back on last weekends fixtures with ten talking …Read More
North A League winners Birmingham crushed Edinburgh 1sts 8-1 on a windy Wednesday afternoon as they progressed to the Championship semi-finals. Old Joe oversaw a battering as the Lionesses produced a spectacular attacking display to easily win their quarter-final. Their glittering campaign continues to go from strength to strength as they chase the double. As …Read More
The Birmingham Women’s Volleyball 1st team won the cup final against the strong University of Derby in an amazing 3-1 victory after a shaky start to the game. Going into the final, Birmingham remained undefeated throughout the whole season playing nine games and winning nine. However, Derby had only lost one out of all the …Read More
Keep up to date with all the action and reaction from the 5th Rugby Union Brum Varsity between UoB Men’s 1st and UoB Medics 1st.
Well folks, the season’s biggest rugby game is back. The Gallowglass Shield has been played four times and so far, it is honours even. Last January, the University of Birmingham’s First XV (with their emblem of the two-headed lion) romped home to victory, scoring 4 tries, including a Craig Bonar brace, to the Medics’s (adorning …Read More
On possibly the coldest day Birmingham has ever had to endure, the Lions conquered the Stallions as the boys braced the cold with a victory of 3-1 after the game was called off due to the unsavoury conditions. Mother Nature was relentless in her endeavour to cover Metchley in a thick blanket of snow, which …Read More
Well, we waited for 2 weeks but, oh boy, was it worth it. It was an action-packed, high drama full of some glorious tries, and here are the Top 10 talking points from the weekend. One referee escapes criticism while another is unfairly flogged: Nigel Owens was heavily criticised by some gracious defeated English fans. …Read More