Articles by: Jack Asbery
 

  • University of Sunderland men’s rugby midseason review

    University of Sunderland men’s rugby midseason review

    December 16, 2016 at 10:27 am

    The first semester of the academic year is now drawing to a close which means the University of Sunderland men’s rugby union will be out of action until February. With that in mind, vice president Lewis Baker gives us thoughts on the first half of the season and looks ahead […]

     
  • Sunderland men's rugby have struggled so far this season.

    Former president Fairlie reflects on rugby return

    December 15, 2016 at 11:27 am

    Some students do a whole three years all in one go and graduate at the end of the third year while others take a year out in between the second and third for work experience.  This was the case of former Sunderland men’s 1st president Hugo Fairlie who took a […]

     
  • Sunderland men's rugby have struggled so far this season.

    Sunderland men’s rugby lose out to Huddersfield

    December 2, 2016 at 2:30 pm

      University of Sunderland men’s rugby fell to defeat against unbeaten Huddersfield on Wednesday. This was the reverse fixture for the two sides and the last time they met Huddersfield came away with a 71-8 score line. But this time, Huddersfield would not find it so easy as they battled Sunderland […]

     
  • Sunderland men's rugby have struggled so far this season.

    Game did not go to plan says rugby vice president Baker

    November 4, 2016 at 9:12 am

    The University of Sunderland men’s 1sts were a dealt a defeat in their latest outing at Bradford University on Wednesday. Vice president Lewis Baker cites team fitness and lack of substitutes as a factor in the team’s defeat but praises the team effort despite the odds. “A lot of our […]

     
  • Sunderland men's rugby have struggled so far this season.

    Sunderland rugby suffer heavy defeat at hands of Sheffield

    October 19, 2016 at 8:45 pm

    Sunderland men’s rugby team were dealt a heavy defeat by the travelling Sheffield Hallam on Wednesday. Sheffield’s number 21 ended the game for Sunderland when he slipped by the home side’s defence down the right wing to score. Despite the score line, Sunderland put in a strong effort to keep out […]

     
  • Sunderland’s rugby men looking for strong start to BUCS campaign

    Sunderland’s rugby men looking for strong start to BUCS campaign

    October 11, 2016 at 9:12 am

    University of Sunderland men’s rugby team are hoping to hit the ground running as they travel to Huddersfield for their first BUCS clash of the year. The start of this season mirrors the last as Huddersfield were Sunderland’s first opponents in the league this time last year. And the result left […]

     
  • Sunderland men's rugby have struggled so far this season.

    Men’s rugby lose as York outclass Sunderland at Clash of the Minsters

    October 6, 2016 at 12:48 pm

    Sunderland men’s rugby side couldn’t prevent York St John taking the points having lost 53-17 in the Clash of the Minsters tie on Wednesday. The home side fought hard in the early exchanges at Ashbrooke but couldn’t maintain their performance as York’s impressive team dominated the majority of play. York St John were […]

     
  • University of Sunderland's rowers impress at BUCS rowing regatta in Nottingham

    University of Sunderland Rowing Club 2015/16 review

    May 18, 2016 at 2:00 pm

    The 2015/16 season is now over and the University of Sunderland Rowing club have enjoyed quite the year. They kicked off their season by winning a point at the York St John’s University vs University of Sunderland Varsity, being one of the only societies in the tournament to do so. […]

     
  • Gray reflects on disappointing season as rugby team end on minus points

    Gray reflects on disappointing season as rugby team end on minus points

    May 15, 2016 at 10:00 am

    With another BUCS season over and the University of Sunderland taking the Tees-Wear Varsity crown, it’s time to reflect on the how the season went for the Rugby men’s 1sts. The men’s 1st team went into the season on the back of winning the league title and defeating Teesside at […]

     
  • Sunderland West End 2-6 Ashbrooke Belford House FC

    Sunderland West End 2-6 Ashbrooke Belford House FC

    May 6, 2016 at 12:02 pm

    Ashbrooke Belford House rounded off their season with an away win to Sunderland West End. An eight goal thriller Ashbrooke saw goals from James Fairley, Dominic Laws, Mark Green and substitute Kevin Humble. Sunderland West End could only find two goals from Mark Catcheside however. Ashbrooke went into the game […]