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Eight of the best from Walker as UoB Men’s Lacrosse 1st XI run riot

In-form Jack Walker scored eight goals for the Birmingham Men’s Lacrosse 1sts on Wednesday afternoon as the hosts demolished a rather timid Northampton side 14-0 at Metchley 3G to maintain their 100% record at the start of this season. The Lions’ season got off to a great start last week with a mightily impressive 13-3 …Read More

Birmingham cruise to victory over a subdued Loughborough side

A cold Metchley afternoon was the scene for the University of Birmingham Men’s Football First XI’s 2-0 domination of the University of Loughborough seconds. A crowd of about fifty amassed at the sideline to cheer on the Birmingham boys, as they set out to ensure a positive start to their season against what were expected …Read More

Bonnar stars as Birmingham romp home

Following on from a routine friendly win over the UoB Medics the previous week, the Men’s Rugby 2nd XV took to the Bournbrook pitch in crisp and overcast conditions looking to make their mark on division 2B of the BUCS leagues. Indeed, this is what they emphatically did, running in a delightful ten tries in the process against …Read More

Lunnon hat-trick seals Worcester derby delight

Dom Lunnon got Birmingham 2nds season off to a flying start on Wednesday evening with a brilliant hat-rick to secure a convincing 5-2 victory over local rivals Worcester in a feisty encounter at Metchley. The full-time score line however looked a long way off early on for Birmingham when a lack of communication at the …Read More

Lions Basketballers get season off to a flyer with huge 80-60 win

Birmingham Lions 1st team began the season with a confident 80-60 victory against a battling Warwick side, building upon last season’s impressive results that left them unlucky to finish second only on points difference. The game began as a deeply physical affair, with frequent fouls and both sides constantly grappling for possession, but Birmingham quickly …Read More

UoB Men’s Lacrosse 2s suffer 5-4 loss in scrappy encounter

A brisk Wednesday afternoon at Metchley was the scene for the University of Birmingham Men’s Lacrosse 2nds debut performance of the season. Coventry had a score to settle in coming to Birmingham’s end of the West Midlands, given the 3-1 defeat they suffered at the 2s hands earlier in 2015. And they showed this with …Read More

ENGAGE: Birmingham Lions bite is blunted by strong Nottingham side

Despite a rousing pre-match routine from the Birmingham Pussycats and a spectacular half time show from the Red Devil parachute team, University of Birmingham’s Rugby 1XI were unable to respond to a strong performance from the visiting University of Nottingham side, who came out on top in the pre-season friendly. The Lions got off to …Read More

Ex- UoB star Izzy Christiansen makes England squad

Ex- University of Birmingham student, Isobel Christiansen, has been called up to the senior England Women’s Football squad for the first time for the European Championship Qualifiers.  Currently playing for Manchester City in the Women’s Super League (WSL), having joined them in 2014 from Birmingham, where she spent four years previously. As well as this …Read More

T20 Blast Finals Day: Preview

On Saturday 29th August, eyes will turn to Edgbaston as the most exciting event on the English domestic cricket calendar takes place: T20 Finals Day. This year hosts and reigning champions Birmingham Bears will take on Northants Steelbacks in semi- final one, and Hampshire play Lancashire Lightning in semi-final two. And the winners will meet …Read More