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Match Preview: Wasps v Newcastle

  Aviva Premiership action returns this weekend as Wasps look to climb the table when they host Newcastle on Saturday. The home side slid to four defeats on the bounce in the league, but returned to form with an impressive victory over Northampton before the break for the Anglo Welsh Cup. Whereas the Falcons will …Read More


xpLosION 2017: Revenge Accomplished

With a shock defeat for the first time in a decade last year, the Lions were out for revenge. But the question on everyone’s mind was: could they perform flawlessly on the new Bournebrook pitch against the freshly promoted Portsmouth Destroyers and get their revenge? The Lions gained possession from kick-off, and made no mistake, …Read More



Match Report: Wasps v Newcastle

Wasps fell to a spirited defeat on Saturday afternoon at the Ricoh Arena as the Newcastle Falcons took the spoils in a hugely entertaining match. Over ninety points were scored in a game that swung both ways, and only towards the end did the Falcons cement any kind of control in a match they eventually …Read More


Rose Petals Fall As Black Ferns Rise Again

The final game of a fantastic tournament in Ireland and Northern Ireland, surely a claim for Ireland to host the Men’s Rugby World Cup in 2023. Both England and New Zealand came into the final with good wins in the tournament, England with a narrow victory over the French and New Zealand winning comfortably against …Read More


Bears Fall Short As Tight Foxes Bowling Proves Decisive

The Birmingham Bears lost their second consecutive match in the Natwest T20 Blast as they fell to a nine run defeat at the hands of the Leicestershire Foxes, on a cloudy but muggy afternoon at Edgbaston on Sunday. Chasing 148 to win, the Bears were always behind the rate and despite some late hitting from …Read More


Kvitova the Victor in a Thrilling Weekend of Tennis in Birmingham

Petra Kvitova in only her second tournament since returning from her horrific stabbing injury, won the Aegon Classic at the Edgbaston Priory Club on Sunday afternoon. The Czech who is a former two-time Wimbledon champion beat Australian, Ashleigh Barty, in a thrilling game of tennis by two sets to one. Kvitova who was heavily favoured …Read More



MATCH REPORT: Warwickshire vs Lancashire (Royal London One Day Cup)

Cricket correspondent, Oli Lathrope, reports from Edgbaston where Warwickshire were beaten at home by Lancashire in the Royal London One Day Cup, losing by 26 runs. Captain Croft sinks Bears Steven Croft’s magnificent 123 off just 78 balls was the catalyst for Lancashire as they picked up their first win in this year’s Royal London One …Read More