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  • Sunderland Ladies win 2014 Team of the Year award

    Sunderland Ladies win 2014 Team of the Year award

    November 27, 2014 at 2:15 pm

    Sunderland Ladies have been named the 2014 Team of the Year at the BBC North East Sport awards. The Ladies won the award after winning FA WSL 2 at the first time of asking last year winning 4-0 away from home against Millwall lionesses to beat the Doncaster Belles to […]

     
  • Haswell admits Westoe “outclassed” by Sale

    Haswell admits Westoe “outclassed” by Sale

    November 27, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Westoe’s journey to Sale on Saturday ended with their ninth defeat of the season as they went down 61-14 to the promotion hopefuls. Director of Rugby Andy Howells did not travel with the side at the weekend so Head Coach David Haswell took charge of the South Shields side in […]

     
  • Seaham Red Star in action last season. Picture credit: Jack Jarvis

    Seaham go top of the table with win over Washington

    November 26, 2014 at 5:00 pm

    Seaham Red Starhave moved top of the Northern League Second Division after a thrilling 5-2 victory over promotion chasing Washington. Dennis Knight gave Seaham the lead, before James Fairley levelled for the visitors on the stroke of half time. The hosts went 3-1 up thanks to a penalty from Sonny Andrews and […]

     
  • Ryhope’s bad run continues with defeat to Thornaby

    Ryhope’s bad run continues with defeat to Thornaby

    November 26, 2014 at 1:30 pm

    Ryhope CW lost their third game in a row as they fell to a 2-1 home defeat to Thornaby in the Northern League last night. Richard Walker’s second half double put the visitors two up and Nathan O’Neill’s late consolation was scant consolation on what was a bad night for […]

     
  • Chris Thirkell looking forward to clash with Graham Langley

    Chris Thirkell looking forward to clash with Graham Langley

    November 26, 2014 at 12:30 pm

    Undefeated Mixed Martial Artist Chris Thirkell says his clash with fellow North East fighter Graham Langley this Saturday at Made 4 The Cage will be his toughest test to date. Both fighters will be looking to defend their unbeaten records when Made 4 The Cage hosts its 15th event ‘Bad […]

     
  • Lewis Rose in action last season. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Newcastle Diamonds secure first signing for 2015

    November 26, 2014 at 10:33 am

    The Newcastle Sapphire Engineering Diamonds have confirmed the signing of hot Prospect Lewis Rose for the 2015 Speedway season. Rose is the Tynesiders first acquisition for next season and the Sutton Bridge based racer admits he is ‘delighted’ to be returning to the North East outfit. He said: “It’s great […]

     
  • Mavin still demands focus despite good start

    Mavin still demands focus despite good start

    November 25, 2014 at 11:40 pm

    Sunderland City Predators Netball captain Kelsy Mavin has asked her side to be more dominant in the first quarter of their games despite a healthy victory over Burnside C last week. This week the Predators, who currently sit second in the league but only by goal difference, take on third […]

     
  • Former Sunderland University student wins Judo Gold

    Former Sunderland University student wins Judo Gold

    November 25, 2014 at 4:30 pm

    Matthew Wroe won Gold in the Sheffield Uni Kyu Grade Tournament (SUKT) last week in the under 66kg 4th Kyu category. Wroe who trains with the Sunderland Judo Club had to come through a group stage before the knockout rounds and overcame a disheartening submission in his second group fight to battle on […]

     
  • Broc Parkes completes Milwaukee Yamaha's line up for 2015. Picture credit: milwaukeeyamaha.com

    Broc Parkes to complete Milwaukee 2015 line-up

    November 25, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    Milwaukee Yamaha have finalised their 2015 BSB rider line-up with Broc Parkes joining Australian Josh Brookes on the new Yamaha R1’s. Parkes arrives in the BSB Championship after racing in MotoGP this season. He was runner-up twice in the World Supersport Championship, and has also had success in Australia, when he won […]

     
  • Ryhope in action last month.

    FA Vase: Glossop a step too far as Ryhope crash out

    November 25, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Ryhope have been knocked out of the FA Vase following a 3-0 defeat away at Glossop North End. It was the first time Ryhope had ever competed at this stage but second half goals from Kieran Lugsden, Tom Bailey and Eddie Moran ended their run in this year’s competition. Manager […]