Articles by: Joshua Stothard
 

  • Sunderland's rowers won a men's and a women's event on Saturday.

    Five rowing clubs in the North East

    December 16, 2016 at 9:20 am

    The North East has plenty of opportunity to star rowing with two major rivers, the Wear and the Tyne, as well as over 30 clubs in the area. With that here are five clubs to take a look at. Sunderland City RC Based at South Hylton, City has a programme […]

     
  • Sunderland impress at Indoor Rowing Series at Durham

    Sunderland impress at Indoor Rowing Series at Durham

    November 17, 2016 at 2:07 pm

    University of Sunderland secured a third place finish in the women’s beginner category as they enjoyed a good day at the Indoor Rowing Series at Durham University on Wednesday. Cara Riggall finished in a time of 3:39.4, just nine-tenths of a second off first place. This strong performance ment that Riggall finished in […]

     
  • Sunderland's rowers won a men's and a women's event on Saturday.

    Sunderland success at South Hylton rowing event

    October 31, 2016 at 10:30 am

    Sunderland finished first in both the men’s and women’s senior singles races at the South Hylton Long Distance Sculls on Saturday. Nick McGurk posted the 22nd fastest time of the day, completing the 4,750m distance in 20:55.2. This was enough to see him top the men’s senior singles time sheet. Sunderland’s […]

     
  • Sunderland's rowers impressed during Wednesday's Clash of the Minsters event.

    Rowing president praises Sunderland’s strength following COTM success

    October 9, 2016 at 2:23 pm

    University rowing president Ryan Glymond praised the strength in depth of the Sunderland side following their Clash of the Minsters victory last week. His side claimed the points over York St John on Wednesday after putting in a “brilliant” performance despite the University of Sunderland losing out overall. Out of […]

     
  • Season review – Sunderland City Predators women mid-table finish

    Season review – Sunderland City Predators women mid-table finish

    May 11, 2016 at 2:00 pm

    A close season at the top of the table means that the Sunderland City Predators women’s volleyball team finished the season in mid-table, but were just eight points off of top spot. An impressive second half of the season saw the Predators go on a five game winning streak, their […]

     
  • The Predators comfortably beat Loughborough Students

    Volleyball season review: Sunderland Predators men fall just short of top-spot

    May 8, 2016 at 10:00 am

    A close fought battle at the top of the table ended with the Sunderland City Predators men’s volleyball team finishing the season just two points behind top spot. After beating eventually table toppers Northumbria/Middlesbrough Academy in their second game of the season, the Predators went on an incredible eight game winning […]

     
  • Penshaw equestrian centre where Sunderland's Equestrian team are based

    Tees-Wear Varsity Equestrian – What to expect

    April 27, 2016 at 8:45 am

    The University of Sunderland Equestrian club will be looking to gain bragging rights over local rivals Teesside University when they meet in the Tees-Wear Varsity event later today. The venue for this battle of local rivals is the Penshaw Equestrian Centre. Equestrian is not one of the more publicised sports […]

     
  • Sunderland Predators look to close gap at top against Newcastle Staffs

    Sunderland Predators look to close gap at top against Newcastle Staffs

    March 12, 2016 at 9:00 am

    Sunderland City Predators will take on Newcastle Staffs 2 in a match which could see Sunderland close in on their title rivals. The Predators currently sit third in the table and are just six points off of first placed Northumbria / Middlesbrough Academy. The Wearside team also have two games […]

     
  • Technology: Equipment design changes in Golf

    Technology: Equipment design changes in Golf

    December 3, 2015 at 3:00 pm

    Being the key piece of equipment in the sport of golf, the golf club has seen a big redesign as the years have gone on. Sir William Mills, from Sunderland, helped to develop golf in Britain at his Aluminium factory, The Atlas Works. Based in Monkwearmouth, Mills produced Britain’s earliest […]

     
  • Sunderland Squash team lose to Northumbria

    Sunderland Squash team lose to Northumbria

    February 26, 2015 at 3:00 pm

    The University of Sunderland men’s Squash team suffered defeat against second from bottom rivals Northumbria in the bottom of the table clash yesterday. Match one saw Northumbria attacking right from the start and going 4-1 up quickly in the first game. Sunderland then gained some momentum and fought back to […]