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  • Pidcock takes individual glory as JLT Condor extend Tour Series lead in Durham

    Pidcock takes individual glory as JLT Condor extend Tour Series lead in Durham

    May 30, 2017 at 9:51 am

    Seventeen-year-old Tom Pidcock stole the show to claim an impressive individual win as cycling’s Tour Series visited Durham on Saturday evening. With Durham hosting the Tour Series for the eighth year running, Pidcock, a member of PH Mas – Paul Milnes – Oldfield, broke free from numerous Olympians to make all […]

     
  • University Golf Captain Josh Carr “chuffed” to be nominated for award

    University Golf Captain Josh Carr “chuffed” to be nominated for award

    May 12, 2017 at 5:35 pm

    http://https://soundcloud.com/adam-stoker-435628964/josh-carr-golf-radio-package.” Josh Carr expressed his delight at the golf team being nominated for “most improved award”, stating it is a far cry from when they had “two golfers, and two lads from the American Football team who had never hit a golf ball before.” “I’m chuffed that golf have been […]

     
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    Season Review – University of Sunderland golfers finish second bottom

    May 10, 2017 at 8:43 am

    The University of Sunderland golfers finished their Northern 2B League campaign second bottom of the table, avoiding relegation by two points. Sunderland have only been able to muster up one win from their five games in the second half the season, with fielding a full team still being a struggle. […]

     
  • Sunderland maintained their winning start to the BUCS season with a win over Leeds. Picture credit: Jack Jarv

    Silksworth Cricket Club second team beaten by local rivals Ryhope

    May 10, 2017 at 8:36 am

    A depleted Silksworth CC seconds fell to defeat against cross-city rivals Ryhope despite posting a strong 194 on a batting friendly pitch. Ian Laverick and Paul Baldasera both dropped short of half centuries for Silksworth, with Glen Davison and Kumar scoring good knocks of 24 and 26. Ryhope’s Graham Pickering […]

     
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    Strong European performance from Graham at Brands Hatch

    May 9, 2017 at 3:36 pm

    Northumberland-based driver Matty Graham earned a podium finish in the GT4 European Series Northern Cup at Brands Hatch on May 8. Graham, from Stamfordham in Northumberland, competed in the UK round of the European GT4 series aboard a McLaren 570s – the same car he competes with in the British […]

     
  • Spectators watch the action during day one of a First-Class Cricket match in Oxford.

    Silksworth Cricket Club third team beat Castle Eden in opening fixture

    May 9, 2017 at 12:39 pm

    Silksworth hosted Castle Eden in their opening game of the season, where they beat the visitors by 27 runs. Mark Jones shone for the hosts by scoring 64, and David Nunn cleaned up with the ball posting bowling figures of four wickets for just 13 runs after four overs. M. […]

     
  • Sunderland maintained their winning start to the BUCS season with a win over Leeds. Picture credit: Jack Jarv

    Peterlee Cricket Club beat Silksworth by 185 runs in the opening game of the season

    May 3, 2017 at 11:35 am

    A century from J Meade condemned Silksworth Cricket Club to an opening day defeat as Peterlee ran away with a 185 run victory. Peterlee pro Meade hit a sensational knock of 110 before being bowled by Robbie Jones, while T Nicholson also scored well for Peterlee with 41. Jones took […]

     
  • Spectators watch the action during day one of a First-Class Cricket match in Oxford.

    Silksworth Cricket Club look to open their season with a win against Peterlee

    April 28, 2017 at 5:06 pm

    Silksworth open their season in the Durham Cricket League against Peterlee on Saturday April 29, where they will be looking to start with a win after being a week behind the rest of the pack after their week one opponents Houghton withdrew from the league. The club’s first team are at […]

     
  • Sunderland maintained their winning start to the BUCS season with a win over Leeds. Picture credit: Jack Jarv

    Junior cricket a priority for Silksworth Cricket Club

    April 25, 2017 at 2:59 pm

    Local cricket has struggled over the past few years for several reasons, one of which being the lack of junior cricketers in the ranks of clubs around the North East. Many of the clubs within the North East Durham Cricket League struggle to field junior sides or may have none […]

     
  • Spectators watch the action during day one of a First-Class Cricket match in Oxford.

    Sunderland cricket team beaten by Silksworth in pre-season friendly

    April 24, 2017 at 2:03 pm

    University of Sunderland lost to Silksworth cricket club by 44 runs in a friendly as both sides began preparations for the start of their respective campaigns next week. Lewis Aiken top scored with 34 for Sunderland, with Ben Sims hitting a respectable knock of 22. Daniel Kirtley and David Nunn both […]