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
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
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
After week off, the Six Nations is back this weekend and Morgan Roberts is here to give us the lowdown on the fixtures ahead. France vs Italy, Stade Velodrome, Marseille, Friday 8pm For the first time, the Six Nations will be played in Marseille with France hosting one of their three home matches in …Read More
It was an exciting day for the UoB Swimming Club as the Swimmers battled against Universities across from the country at BUCS Long Course in Ponds Forge, Sheffield. The squad, who train 17 hours per week, had some great races, smashing their own PBs and club records in what was a very successful weekend! Sunday …Read More
Ireland starting to gather injuries – Henshaw and Furlong: Concern is rife in the Irish ranks given the injuries obtained during the Italian games yesterday. Furlong and Henshaw, two stalwarts of the Irish set up, sustained nasty looking injuries: Henshaw a dodgy elbow and Furlong a hamstring problem. Jordan Lamour replaced Henshaw (Keith Earls came …Read More