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Never mind run out, England were washed out of Australia

England have been thrashed yet again in Australia, but this is not a time for England to panic and overreact by making changes or creating scapegoats. Another tour down under for England resulted in another battering at the hand of Australia. England lost 4-0 in the Ashes, narrowly avoiding the much expected 5-0 whitewash. This …Read More

Valejest and ValeFest Deja Vu 2018

ValeFest started their 2018 fundraising campaign in November of last year with their first promotional event Valejest – an evening of comedy performed by UoB students, earning money for this year’s charities: Shelterbox and Sifa Fireside. Beorma Bar hosted the evening which was hosted by Joe Goodsall, who did a superb job of linking together …Read More

Sportsmen and Women on the 2018 New Years Honours List

2018 is upon us and with that brings the  New Year’s Honours List, which included a number high profile sportsmen and women.  Notable inclusions are the people who helped the England Women’s Cricket Team to win the World Cup, and British & Irish Lions gain a draw against New Zealand. Cricket Clare Connor, OBE: Commander of the Order of the British …Read More

Spring 2018 Show Applications Now Open!

Wishing you a very Happy New Year from BURN FM! We’re back broadcasting at the beginning of 2018, and applications for Spring Term shows are now open. We cannot wait to kick off 2018 with another fabulous line-up of shows. The applications are live now – if you would like to host your own show …Read More

2018 Winter Olympics: Ones to Watch for Great Britain

The 2018 Winter Olympics is set to be held in PyeongChang, South Korea, and is only two months away. There’s already been controversy surrounding the event with Russia being banned from competing. However, can Great Britain steal the spotlight and turn the games into a positive by showcasing their rare but growing talent? Great Britain …Read More

Birmingham selected to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games

Earlier this week Birmingham was finally confirmed as the host city for the 2022 Commonwealth Games. This is the third time that Great Britain has held the event since the start of the millennium with other cities including Manchester in 2002 and Glasgow in 2014 also being awarded title of host. It wasn’t a smooth …Read More

The Rugby Review of the Year

What a year of Rugby Union it has been. We’ve seen the Exeter Chiefs lift their first Aviva Premiership crown, a thrilling Lions series that ended in a draw and a fantastic Women’s World Cup that saw New Zealand regain their crown. Our rugby correspondent Morgan Roberts reviews it all. Aviva Premiership This year has …Read More

Media Ball 2017

I’ve always thought it bizarre that the media groups in the Guild of Students have an insurmountable rivalry that, for the most part, prevents them from working on larger projects together. It seems already that this academic year is different thanks to a combined effort from all sides – Burn has already been working with …Read More


One of the most eye-catching events in the cricketing calendar commences this week as Australia and England begin another chapter of their historic rivalry in the 70th Ashes series. Kicking off in Brisbane this Wednesday evening, England look to defend the prestigious urn. However, with the series held in Australia, the host go into the …Read More

Match Report: Wasps v Newcastle

Wasps moved up to sixth in the Aviva Premiership with a 40-10 win over the Newcastle Falcons at the Ricoh Arena on Saturday. Buoyed by their recent improved performances and the return of Kyle Eastmond, the home team were dominant from the start scoring six tries and moved above their opponents in the table as …Read More