Local sport

  • Nelson captures English title in “Fight of the Year”

    Nelson captures English title in “Fight of the Year”

    October 14, 2014 at 10:05 am

    Anthony Nelson (8-0, 1 KO) thrilled a rapturous North East crowd as he came away with the English Super-Flyweight title after a ten round all-action affair. The South Shields boxer bounced back from a testing year in which he experienced two personal bereavements by taking a unanimous point’s decision victory […]

     
  • Jarrow Roofing manager calls for consistency ahead of crucial clash

    Jarrow Roofing manager calls for consistency ahead of crucial clash

    October 13, 2014 at 4:16 pm

    Jarrow Roofing manager, Richie McLoughlin, has warned not to take Crook Town lightly as his side look to make it five games unbeaten on Tuesday night when his side entertain the league’s bottom side. The Roofing approach Tuesday’s game fresh from holding league leaders, West Auckland, to an entertaining 3-3 […]

     
  • Keira Ramshaw celebrates one of her two goals with Kelly McDougall. Picture credit: http://sunderland.fawsl.com

    SAFC Ladies beat Oxford to close in on promotion

    October 13, 2014 at 1:59 pm

    Sunderland Ladies are one win away from sealing promotion to WSL1 after taking three points from their game against Oxford United. The Lady Black cats are five points clear at the top of the table, and a win away at Millwall Lionesses will see the Ladies clinch the title and […]

     
  • Edinburgh inflict heavy defeat on Newcastle

    Edinburgh inflict heavy defeat on Newcastle

    October 13, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Newcastle Sapphire Diamonds Team Manager George English was left “hugely disappointed” after seeing his side get thumped 62 to 27 by Edinburgh on Friday in the Knockout Cup Semi Final. A heavy afternoon shower in West Lothian made conditions difficult for both team as the meeting got underway at Armadale. […]

     
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    Ryhope end winless league run with win at Whickham

    October 13, 2014 at 10:31 am

    Ryhope ended their five match winless run in the Northern League with a crucial 2-1 win away at Whickham. Early goals from Nathan O’Neill and Stephen Francis put Ryhope in command but a late rally from the home side made it a very tough final few minutes. Steven Aiston’s late […]

     
  • Ashbrooke through to next round of Shipowners Charity Cup

    Ashbrooke through to next round of Shipowners Charity Cup

    October 12, 2014 at 6:46 pm

    A hat-trick from Spennymoor’s Nathan Fisher wasn’t enough as Ashbrooke came back from two goals to progress on penalties in the Shopowners Charity Cup. Goals from Ashbrooke’s Mark Green, Martin Deacon and Dillon Holden forced the game into extra time in a dramatic second-round game that ended 3-3. Spennymoor Reserves […]

     
  • Silksworth crash out of cup at Boldon

    Silksworth crash out of cup at Boldon

    October 12, 2014 at 4:46 pm

    Silksworth CW crashed out of the Monkwearmouth Charity Cup after a 4-1 defeat to Boldon. Liam Clark bagged a brace, while Adam Smith and Brodie Simpson completed the haul for Boldon. Liam Gill scored for Silksworth, who were reduced to 10 men in the second half when Ena Oade was […]

     
  • Sunderland narrowly lost out to Blyth earlier this season but took the win today. Picture credit: Joe Pennington

    Sunderland beaten at Blyth in basement battle

    October 12, 2014 at 1:30 pm

    Sunderland RFC missed a great chance to get their first win of the season after falling to a 28-22 defeat at Blyth. The visitors led 12-9 with 10 minutes to go, but three tries in an extraordinary seven minute period from the hosts gave them the win. And although Sunderland […]

     
  • Billingham’s Wilson leaves Westoe ruing missed opportunities

    Billingham’s Wilson leaves Westoe ruing missed opportunities

    October 12, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    Andy Howells watched his Westoe side fall 26-5 away from home to a clinical Billingham side in the National League Three North. Billingham’s Wilson scored a brace of tries either side of the interval to put the home side in control. His first opened the scoring and his second took […]

     
  • University of Sunderland 8-1 Last Orders FC

    University of Sunderland 8-1 Last Orders FC

    October 12, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    Four goals from Manny Oliseh and a hat-trick from Kris Teale helped the University of Sunderland win their first game of the season in the TWR Trade Frames Wearside Combination League. Oliseh’s rout took just 38 minutes and set the side on their way to a comfortable first three points. […]