Local sport

  • Squash: Sunderland 2nds edge battle with Benwell Hill

    Squash: Sunderland 2nds edge battle with Benwell Hill

    November 8, 2017 at 6:33 pm

    Sunderland Seconds’ top three produced wins to give their side an unlikely victory over Benwell Hill. The hosts were without Matt Agar, Phil Goodfellow, Ben Robinson and Howard McCain, calling up Martin Baxter and Alisdair Campbell from the Thirds to play fourth and fifth string. But, it was the top half […]

     
  • SportsBooth Ep 3 – The South Shields train keeps on rolling

    SportsBooth Ep 3 – The South Shields train keeps on rolling

    November 8, 2017 at 6:24 pm

    Episode 3 of SportsBooth will come to you on Thursday November 9 and will cover all of the important football news in the North East. Part one as always will focus on the roller-coaster that is Sunderland AFC. Who do we think should take the reins at the poison Sunderland chalice? […]

     
  • Whitley Warriors vs Hull Ice Hockey

    Ice Hockey: Hull Pirates too strong for Warriors

    November 8, 2017 at 6:22 pm

    Whitley Warriors were cruelly denied a crucial victory on Sunday at home to the Hull Pirates as they succumb to a shoot-out defeat. The Pirates came to Whitley Bay with a spring in their step after winning their previous two home games but neither side could get past the others […]

     
  • Penrith edge out Ryhope game of few chances

    Penrith edge out Ryhope game of few chances

    November 8, 2017 at 6:21 pm

    Ryhope CW fell to their second league defeat in succession with a 1-0 home loss at the hands of Penrith. Andrew Murray-Jones’ 61st minute strike ensured Penrith came away from the Recreation Park with all three points. Ryhope came up against a Penrith side under new management, Kyle May took […]

     
  • Tommy Ward to fight Sean Davis for British title

    Tommy Ward to fight Sean Davis for British title

    November 8, 2017 at 9:00 am

    Tommy Ward is set to fight Sean Davis for the Super Bantamweight British title on Saturday night. The North East boxer makes the first defence of his British title on a stacked card at the Metro Radio Arena. The fight will be his second with Frank Warren, after his first […]

     
  • Jay Hughes (Right) is now training under Padraic Mcdonagh. Photo Credit: Greg Corcoran

    North East boxer Jay Hughes looks for continued success in new venture

    November 7, 2017 at 9:00 am

    In his short time as a professional boxer, Jay Hughes has fought under the watchful eye of his trainer David Binns and promoter Phil Jeffries. But after a recent split with his veteran coach, the 20-year-old has decided to start a new venture in his career, moving to Leeds to […]

     
  • A Ford Escort Mk2; many will be competing this weekend! Photo Credit: @Steven Batey

    Roger Albert Clark Rally speeds into the North East

    November 6, 2017 at 7:30 pm

    The 2017 Roger Albert Clark Rally will make a return to the North East this weekend between November 10-13. The four-day event, which returns in 2017 after a two-year hiatus after previously being based in Sunderland, sees over one hundred classic rally cars take on stages across the UK in […]

     
  • Indoor Cricket: Superb Sunderland stun Durham

    Indoor Cricket: Superb Sunderland stun Durham

    November 6, 2017 at 7:19 pm

    An unbeaten 48 from John Oswell saw Sunderland’s indoor cricketers stun Durham’s first team with a two wicket win at Chester-le-Street. Come the summer, the Wearsiders will line up five divisions below their MCCU grade opponents but pulled off the most remarkable victory of the day’s BUCS action. Sunderland won the […]

     
  • Barrie Smith “honoured” to captain South Shields in victory over Atherton Collieries

    Barrie Smith “honoured” to captain South Shields in victory over Atherton Collieries

    November 6, 2017 at 5:13 pm

    Barrie Smith was delighted to be given the captaincy role as South Shields beat Atherton Collieries 3-1 in a difficult Northern Premier League encounter. The division one leaders took a first-half lead through Robert Briggs before conceding in the first minute of the second half. However, a stunning free-kick from Robert Briggs and a […]

     
  • Sunderland 1sts left disappointed after 3-1 home loss to Sheffield 4ths

    Sunderland 1sts left disappointed after 3-1 home loss to Sheffield 4ths

    November 6, 2017 at 5:11 pm

    The University men’s First team failed to hold on to a 1-0 lead as they conceded three in the second-half against University of Sheffield’s Fourth team. Sunderland, coming off of a 2-1 win against Leeds-Beckett, were unable to begin a winning streak on Wednesday. Sunderland’s only goal came courtesy of […]