University sport

  • University of Sunderland Women's Basketball 1st's team | Photo Credit: Mantas Baranauskas

    Gouda looks at areas of improvement following defeat to Mohawks Teesside

    December 11, 2017 at 10:03 am

    University of Sunderland Women’s Basketball 1st’s captain Martina Gouda feels there are improvements to be made following a 44-91 defeat to Mohawks Teesside in the Durham County Basketball League on Sunday. The first quarter saw Sunderland miss their rebound shots as the visitors took advantage, using breaks to give themselves […]

     
  • Sheffield Hallam given walkover win against Sunderland Tennis

    Sheffield Hallam given walkover win against Sunderland Tennis

    December 11, 2017 at 9:49 am

    Sunderland Men’s Tennis 1st’s were forced to hand Sheffield Hallam 2nd’s a walkover win as they were unable to field a team for Wednesday’s match. It is the second time this season that Sunderland have conceded a match, after they had to withdraw from the Northern Conference Cup tie against […]

     
  • “We just have to focus on making the players better” says Kendal

    “We just have to focus on making the players better” says Kendal

    December 8, 2017 at 9:53 pm

    Despite falling to a sixth consecutive league defeat against Sheffield Hallam 4th’s, University of Sunderland 3rd team coach Daniel Kendal insists he’s still pleased with his side’s effort and commitment.   Speaking to SportsByte, Kendal said: “If we go back to the first game when we played Sheffield at their […]

     
  • Sunderland concede six against dominant Sheffield Hallam side

    Sunderland concede six against dominant Sheffield Hallam side

    December 7, 2017 at 11:00 am

    Sunderland Men’s 3rds losing streak continued after a 6-1 thrashing against Sheffield Hallam 4th’s to remain bottom of the Northern 6B league table.   Despite a late consolation from Keeran Harrison, a rampant Sheffield Hallam scored six, three of which were in the space of 8 minutes to condemn the […]

     
  • University of Sunderland Women's Basketball 1st's prepare for BUCS League action | Picture Credit: Ian Crow

    Wood looking at positives despite defeat to unbeaten York St John

    December 7, 2017 at 9:56 am

    Coach Harry Wood looked at the positives despite his University of Sunderland Women’s Basketball 1st’s 34-74 loss to unbeaten York St John University Women’s 1st’s. The away side showed their skill from the off, but the Wearsider’s put up a good fight to end the quarter with only an eight points […]

     
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    Sunderland Men’s Basketball 1st’s: mid-season review

    December 6, 2017 at 11:55 am

    University of Sunderland Men’s Basketball 1st’s have had a steady campaign so far but recent results have dampened spirts heading into their last match of 2017 against Teesside University. With five straight victories to start the semester, Brian Calder’s men were full of confidence and key players such as Domantas […]

     
  • Axelos (right) on the outdoor Sliksworth courts (Credit: James Goodenough)

    Sunderland Men’s tennis looking to end year on a high against Sheffield Hallam

    December 6, 2017 at 9:13 am

      University of Sunderland Men’s Tennis 1st’s will look to end 2017 strongly when they host Sheffield Hallam University 2nd’s today. It is the final scheduled match of the year for both sides before a break until January 31. Sunderland are looking for their first win of the season in […]

     
  • Sunderland Spartans mid-season review: What we have learnt so far

    Sunderland Spartans mid-season review: What we have learnt so far

    December 5, 2017 at 1:05 pm

    With Sunderland Spartans having reached the midway point in their season, below are four key issues which head coach Pete Nichol will need to address before their next game on January 28. The size of the squad With such a small pool of players to pick a starting eleven from, […]

     
  • Sunderland given tough draw in next round of the Northern Conference Cup

    Sunderland given tough draw in next round of the Northern Conference Cup

    December 4, 2017 at 2:57 pm

    The University of Sunderland’s Men’s Volleyball 1st’s have found out their opposition for the next round of the Northern Conference Cup. After last week’s 3-0 victory over Durham 2nd’s, Sunderland will now face Manchester Metropolitan 2nd’s in the third round of the competition in February. Sunderland are in good form […]

     
  • Sunderland 1st’s suffer another loss after 7-0 away thrashing

    Sunderland 1st’s suffer another loss after 7-0 away thrashing

    December 4, 2017 at 2:05 pm

    Wednesday saw University of Sunderland Men’s Football 1st’s on the receiving end of another loss as they conceded seven to the York St John’s 2nd team. Sunderland faced the side in the Northern Conference cup the week before in another seven-goal game, however, that was a tight 4-3 defeat; not a […]