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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

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: W1 Football v Northumbria

The University of Birmingham Women’s 1st Football team were beaten at Metchley 3G as late goal heartbreak meant they suffered a 3-2 defeat at the hands of a strong Northumbria 1st side. It was National Girl’s Football Week and both teams put on a terrific showcase showing just why the game deserves recognition. The UoB …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

False Advertising Interview

Manchester-based False Advertising are a three piece DIY grunge band born in 2013 out of a desire to prove what is so vital about raw, energetic live music. They feature Jen Hingley and Chris Warr on vocals, guitar and drums, with Josh Sellars on bass. They have been featured by NME in their print edition …Read More

Match Report: W1 Rugby Union v Newcastle

Birmingham’s Women’s 1st XV had the honour of being the first team to play on the sparkling new 3G pitch at Bournbrook, and responded by grabbing their first win of the young season with 22-7 against Newcastle. Newcastle opened the game with the aggression of a team reeling from a 72-point drubbing at the hands …Read More

Stone Foundation Interview

Soul-funk band Stone Foundation have been in the business a fair while, receiving acclaim from plenty of soul music’s champions yet always managing to slip under the radar. This year their album Street Rituals reached 25 in the album chart, whilst their singles, one of which featured Paul Weller on vocals, (who also assisted in …Read More

Match Report: W1 Hockey v Edinburgh

A star studded Birmingham team faced a travelling Edinburgh side at the new Bournbrook pitches on Wednesday the 18th of October. Birmingham secured a convincing win placing them in a strong position for the rest of the season. After a thorough warm up from both sides the Lionesses took the first centre pass of the …Read More