Local sport

  • The Wearside League

    Ashbrooke Belford House beaten by Sunderland West End

    October 10, 2014 at 11:00 am

    Goals from Lee Smith, Barry Turton and David Keatley gave Sunderland West End a comfortable victory away to Ashbrooke Belford House on Wednesday night in the Wearside League. Ashbrooke had the first chance to score only five minutes into the game. A free kick in a promising position curled narrowly […]

     
  • Flames continue dominant start to season

    Flames continue dominant start to season

    October 9, 2014 at 4:00 pm

    The Sunderland Flames blazed to an outstanding 10 try win taking them to the top of the table last weekend as they beat Mellish 56-0. With the threat of rain hovering high in the sky, the whistle had barely stopped echoing around Hillview before the ladies scored their first points of the […]

     
  • York beat Sunderland in men’s Rugby tie

    York beat Sunderland in men’s Rugby tie

    October 9, 2014 at 12:53 pm

    A promising University of Sunderland side failed to get on the score sheet in a heated encounter with York St John in the men’s Rugby at Clash of the Minsters. The home side went over just before half time, before finishing the game off in the second half with a […]

     
  • Predators coach confident team are improving

    Predators coach confident team are improving

    October 8, 2014 at 11:00 am

    Sunderland City Predators coach Brian Calder is confident his team are continuing to improve, after Saturday night’s league 63-61 defeat to Preston College. The Predators had led by thirteen points with less than seven minutes remaining at CitySpace,but a stunning Preston comeback saw them beaten by just two points. After […]

     
  • Success for Sunderland’s women in South Hylton LDS

    Success for Sunderland’s women in South Hylton LDS

    October 7, 2014 at 3:52 pm

    Sunderland women’s rowing team made full use of their home advantage to win their category in the South Hylton long-distance sculling tournament on Saturday. Alex Robinson, Sarah Hodge, Amanda Jackson and Fiona McClurg won the Intermediate 3 (IM3) coxless quad race to get their season off to a very positive start. […]

     
  • Freshers impress Grace ahead of York clash

    Freshers impress Grace ahead of York clash

    October 7, 2014 at 1:56 pm

    The University of Sunderland’s Women’s Rugby 1st XV are set to take on York St John University tomorrow at Clash of the Minsters, in the hope of a repeat performance of last years 55-14 victory. The kick off is scheduled for 12pm at YSJU Sports Park and the Sunderland club […]

     
  • White’s strike ensures Roofing march on

    White’s strike ensures Roofing march on

    October 6, 2014 at 1:30 pm

    Jarrow Roofing made it four wins on the bounce as they eased past Newcastle Benfield thanks to Alex White’s first goal of the season. The centre back, a summer arrival from Celtic Nation, fired low into the bottom corner five minutes into the second half to give Richie McLoughlin’s side […]

     
  • Sunderland Predators beaten by Preston in thrilling climax

    Sunderland Predators beaten by Preston in thrilling climax

    October 6, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    Sunderland City Predators suffered a heart-breaking 63-61 defeat to Preston College on Saturday evening, in their long-awaited return to basketball’s National League. The Predators led by a single point with 28 seconds remaining, having battled back from eleven down in the first quarter at CitySpace. Dan Miller hit Preston’s eventual […]

     
  • Beth Mead in action against Doncaster. Picture credit: http://sunderland.fawsl.com

    Sunderland Ladies beaten by Doncaster to postpone title dream

    October 6, 2014 at 12:30 pm

    Sunderland Ladies’ Women’s Super League 2 title dreams were put on hold as second-placed Doncaster Rovers Belles came from behind to win at Eppleton. Beth Mead had given Mick Mulhern’s side a first-half lead but second-half goals from Jess Sigsworth and Victoria Williams sealed the win for the away side. […]

     
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    Milwaukee Yamaha’s title hopes dashed

    October 6, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Milwaukee Yamaha managed to grab one podium place this weekend at Silverstone, just two weeks before the final round of the season. Shaun Muir’s team had a rather rollercoaster weekend with Josh Brookes bagging third place in race one, behind Shane Bryne and Ryuichi Kiyonari, just two weeks after a […]