Articles by: Joe Nicholson
 

  • Tennis captain Phil Rudd.

    Tennis captain Rudd confident ahead of Teesside clash

    November 30, 2016 at 1:50 pm

    University of Sunderland’s tennis captain Phil Rudd is confident his side can register their first league victory of the season when they travel to local rivals Teesside on Wednesday afternoon. After three draws and one defeat, Sunderland sit fifth in the men’s Northern 4B, just one place behind today’s opponents, and Rudd […]

     
  • Sunderland captain Phil rudd was unable to lead his side to cup success at Chester. Credit: Jamie Goodenough

    Sunderland tennis 1sts knocked out of the cup by Chester

    November 10, 2016 at 11:47 am

    Sunderland’s University tennis team suffered a narrow defeat as they were knocked out of the Northern Conference Cup by Chester men’s 2nds. It was always going to be tough for a travelling Sunderland side, who were forced to make the long trip with only three players due to several members […]

     
  • Maxime Noyer (left) and Phil Rudd (right)

    Rudd looking forward to tennis cup match against Chester

    November 9, 2016 at 10:28 am

    University of Sunderland tennis captain Phil Rudd is looking forward to this week’s cup match away to Chester 2nds. Sunderland reached the second round of the Northern Conference Cup after a victory over Hull men’s 2nds a fortnight ago and Rudd is hopeful of progressing further in the competition. “A […]

     
  • Maxime Noyer (left) and Phil Rudd (right)

    Sunderland tennis firsts look to build on cup victory

    November 2, 2016 at 10:19 am

    The University of Sunderland men’s tennis 1sts will hope to build on last week’s cup victory when they host Durham men’s 5ths at Silksworth.  The Wearsiders are still searching for their first league win of the campaign, after a defeat and a draw against Hull 1sts and York 2nds respectively. […]

     
  • Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson attended the school to support the running initiative.

    Paralympic legend supports Daily Mile at North East school

    October 27, 2016 at 11:12 am

    “The children aren’t fit” were the words put to Elaine Wyllie, the head teacher of St Ninians primary school, four years ago. Her response was to send a class of year six pupils to run around a field for 15 minutes a day, whatever the weather, and that’s how The […]

     
  • Konstantinos (background) won his singles game comprehensively

    Sunderland tennis 1sts draw away at York 2nds

    October 20, 2016 at 10:57 am

    The University of Sunderland men’s tennis 1sts record their first point of the season after a draw away at York. After a narrow defeat against Hull 1sts in last week’s opener, this was another match which Sunderland would have expected to win after they beat York twice in the league […]

     
  • Paddy Horne (left) and Phil Rudd (right) in action against York last season.

    Sunderland tennis team to face York in second match of the season

    October 19, 2016 at 8:54 am

    The University of Sunderland men’s tennis 1st team will attempt to record their first win of the season when they travel to York on Wednesday afternoon. Sunderland suffered a narrow 4-2 defeat in last week’s opener at home to Hull 1sts, after Phil Rudd and Paddy Horne lost a decisive doubles […]

     
  • Rudd hopeful of promotion ahead of Hull opener

    Rudd hopeful of promotion ahead of Hull opener

    October 12, 2016 at 9:33 am

    The University of Sunderland men’s tennis 1sts captain Phil Rudd is hopeful of promotion this season as they prepare to begin their BUCS campaign. After finishing third in the North 4B league last year, Sunderland will begin the season with a home tie against Hull 1sts at the Puma Tennis […]

     
  • Sunderland's Stadium of Light

    England fans advised to set off early for Australia match at Stadium of Light

    May 18, 2016 at 12:46 pm

    International football fans travelling to the Stadium of Light for the game between England and Australia next week have been advised to leave plenty of time for their journeys to the match. A sell-out crowd is expected for the friendly on Friday May 27, which kicks off at 7:45pm, as […]

     
  • Davis Cup visit inspires young tennis players in Sunderland

    Davis Cup visit inspires young tennis players in Sunderland

    May 5, 2016 at 2:58 pm

    The Davis Cup visited Sunderland last week as part of a trophy tour across the country. Great Britain won the prestigious competition for the first time since 1936 last year after beating Belgium in the final. The giant spectacle will be unveiled at over 90 venues across Britain, and was […]