Local sport

  • Hebburn and Jarrow share points in goalless local derby

    Hebburn and Jarrow share points in goalless local derby

    November 6, 2017 at 5:08 pm

    Both defences were on form in a goalless local derby between Hebburn and Jarrow in the EBAC Northern League Division two on Saturday. It was Hebburn who started the stronger of the two sides and should have taken an early lead when Glen Hargrave’s cross found Paul Chow but his […]

     
  • Sunderland U18s come from behind to beat Middlesbrough in Tees Wear Premier League Cup clash

    Sunderland U18s come from behind to beat Middlesbrough in Tees Wear Premier League Cup clash

    November 6, 2017 at 11:54 am

    Sunderland U18s left it late to come from behind and defeat North East rivals Middlesbrough in the Premier League Cup. Jack Hackett levelled the score nine minutes from time before Benji Kimpioka’s last gaps penalty saw the young Black Cats make it two wins from two in Group D. The […]

     
  • Wearside League Round Up: Windscale win for only second time this season

    Wearside League Round Up: Windscale win for only second time this season

    November 6, 2017 at 8:44 am

    Windscale won for only the second time this season after beating Annfield Plain 2-1. Richmond Town capitalised on Annfield’s defeat by leapfrogging them into seventh with a 2-1 win over Darlington Reserves. Simon Pinkey scored on his first league appearance for the Town before Christopher Pattison’s strike proved to be […]

     
  • Chris Dobey in action at the William Hill World Darts Championship at Alexandra Palace, London. Steven Paston/PA Wire.

    Anderson puts Dobey to the sword in World Series

    November 5, 2017 at 9:18 pm

    Gary Anderson ended Chris Dobey’s hopes of a dream run in the World Series finale, as he ran out a 6-1 winner in the second round on Saturday night. Dobey struggled to get going early on against his mentor, and failed to register a single leg before the interval – […]

     
  • Ryhope fall to narrow defeat against Team Northumbria

    Ryhope fall to narrow defeat against Team Northumbria

    November 5, 2017 at 9:13 pm

    Ryhope CW failed to build on the momentum of a 5-2 midweek thrashing away at West Auckland, losing 1-0 against Team Northumbria despite dominating much of the game. It was Robbie Spence’s 51st minute strike that separated the two teams and ensured Team Northumbria left the Recreation Park with all […]

     
  • Jay Hughes parts ways with long-term trainer

    Jay Hughes parts ways with long-term trainer

    November 5, 2017 at 7:52 pm

    After just five fights as a professional, Jay Hughes made the decision to split with veteran trainer David Binns. The youngster who is tipped for the top said the split was on good terms and that he needed a change to regain ‘the fire in his belly again.’ Hughes, who […]

     
  • Nottingham outclassed Team Sunderland to win in straight sets

    Team Sunderland suffer hard 3-0 loss to Nottingham

    November 5, 2017 at 3:30 pm

    Team Sunderland women’s Volleyball team showed little to no fight against a team they defeated a week ago, as they lost 3-0 to Nottingham University. Nottingham played much better at home than what they did in Sunderland last week, taking the victory which sees the Wearsiders slip down the table. […]

     
  • Lumsden beats Christie to win Pro-Series singles title in Sunderland

    Lumsden beats Christie to win Pro-Series singles title in Sunderland

    November 5, 2017 at 10:58 am

    Teenager Maia Lumsden claimed her second title of the week on Saturday after winning the Aegon GB Pro-Series singles tournament in Sunderland. Lumsden, who won the doubles event with Eleni Kordolaimi on Friday, beating fellow Brit Freya Christie 6-4, 6-0 in one hour and 19 minutes at the Sunderland Tennis […]

     
  • Sunderland boxer Josh Kelly, in red, reached the last 16 in Rio. Aziz Karimov / Demotix / Demotix/Press Association Images.

    Does a ‘Golden Generation’ beckon for North East boxing?

    November 5, 2017 at 8:00 am

    For way too long the North-East has been shunned in favour of the bright lights of London and traditional boxing cities like Manchester and Liverpool. But in an age where interest in boxing in Britain is at all-time high, is the North East going to join the party? There was […]

     
  • Chris Dobey in action at the William Hill World Darts Championship at Alexandra Palace, London. Steven Paston/PA Wire.

    Dobey “can’t wait” to play Anderson in World Series second round

    November 4, 2017 at 7:41 pm

    Chris Dobey will play Gary Anderson in the second round of the World Series finale tonight in Glasgow.  The Bedlington thrower set up a clash with Anderson after reeling off six straight legs to defeat the in form Mensur Suljovic on Friday night. After going 3-0 down, he produced some […]