Local sport

  • Sunderland Scholars Vs Berwick Rangers

    Sunderland FoL Scholars ease to victory against Berwick Rangers

    October 18, 2017 at 5:57 pm

    Sunderland’s Monkwearmouth Scholars recorded back-to-back clean sheets in a comfortable 4-0 victory over North East rivals Berwick. Arron Thompson opened the scoring from the spot, before Leon McKeith and Josh King ensured Sunderland were 3-0 up before the break. Harry Thompson scored the fourth with a penalty with seconds remaining […]

     
  • Squash: Sunderland Seconds edged out by Northern Juniors

    Squash: Sunderland Seconds edged out by Northern Juniors

    October 18, 2017 at 5:55 pm

    Northern Juniors edged a youth vs experience battle against Sunderland Seconds 3-2, as the hosts early season momentum continued to desert them. After two early wins to start the season the Mackems were beaten in tough conditions away to Hexham, and struggled at home against a well coached, promising young […]

     
  • Ice Hockey: NIHL North Division One roundup

    Ice Hockey: NIHL North Division One roundup

    October 18, 2017 at 5:36 pm

    The NIHL is well underway with the all the teams having played at least eight games so far this season. Four games were played over the weekend and a phenomenal 41 goals were scored during these fixtures. Solihull Barons and Hull Pirates played out the highest scoring contest of the […]

     
  • RCA's Kevin Gordon makes a clearance late in the match against Washington. Simon Mears/RCA website.

    Sunderland RCA come from behind to draw

    October 18, 2017 at 1:10 pm

    Sunderland RCA came from behind to clinch a draw against Dunston UTS FC in the Northern League Division One. Liam Thear drew first blood for the visitors early in the first-half with a sublime effort from distance. Sunderland RCA responded well in the second half and Michael Charlton fired in […]

     
  • Durham crowned NECL Cup Champions after thrilling extra time win against Newcastle.

    Durham crowned NECL Cup Champions after thrilling extra time win against Newcastle.

    October 16, 2017 at 10:39 pm

    New College Durham defeated Newcastle College 3-2 with a dramatic extra-time winner to claim their third consecutive North East College League Cup trophy. Goals from Ashley Jenkins and Josh Keys gave Durham their third consecutive NECL Cup title after Newcastle twice came from behind only to be denied in extra-time […]

     
  • Durham Women v Everton

    Five to Watch: North East Women’s Stars

    October 16, 2017 at 5:25 pm

    With the FA Women’s Super League (FA WSL) season underway, we take a look at five of the best players currently plying their trade in the North East. Both of the North East’s representatives in the elite of women’s football – Sunderland and Durham – have started their campaigns positively. The two […]

     
  • South Shields have won a record 30 games in a row.

    Fenton says South Shields are not far away from National League opposition

    October 16, 2017 at 1:55 pm

    South Shields joint-manager Graham Fenton says the club’s FA Cup campaign proves they are not “a million miles away” from National League opposition. Despite the defeat, The Mariners’ deserved huge credit for requiring a side ranked three divisions higher to come from behind against them. Shields had led at the […]

     
  • Wearside League Round-Up: Sunderland West End win on penalties in Shipowners Cup

    Wearside League Round-Up: Sunderland West End win on penalties in Shipowners Cup

    October 16, 2017 at 1:50 pm

    Sunderland West End required penalties to progress to Round Three of the TWR Shipowners Charity Cup against Redcar Athletic. Redcar opened the scoring early in the first-half through Jack Simpson, but goals from Lee Smith and Mark Robinson turned the tie in West End’s favour before half-time Simpson shortly levelled […]

     
  • Ryhope bounceback with convincing away win

    Ryhope bounceback with convincing away win

    October 15, 2017 at 9:21 pm

    Ryhope CW bounced back from a disappointing 7-0 away defeat midweek with a solid win at Heritage Park, beating Bishop Auckland 3-1. Bishop Auckland took the lead in the first-half with a goal from Shaun Ryder but Ryhope responded before half-time through Matty Weirs. Josh Holme-Jackson put Colliery Welfare in […]

     
  • In Pictures: Team Sunderland Basketball throw away half time lead

    In Pictures: Team Sunderland Basketball throw away half time lead

    October 15, 2017 at 9:10 pm

    Despite taking a half-time lead, Team Sunderland Basketball could not contain Myerscough who came from behind to win at CitySpace on Saturday. Pictures by Iam Burn.