Archery

  • Sunderland and Teesside women's football teams in action at Southern Areas Playing Fields.

    Sunderland crowned Tees-Wear Varsity champions

    April 28, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    The University of Sunderland have won the 2016 Tees-Wear Varsity in one of the closest contested competitions in recent history, as they beat Teesside University 13-12. With over 12 hours of sport taking place across Sunderland and 25 fixtures taking place, Sunderland edged out their Teesside rivals by the narrowest […]

     
  • Rigg hopeful ahead of archery Novice Championships

    Rigg hopeful ahead of archery Novice Championships

    November 14, 2015 at 10:00 am

    University of Sunderland Archery Club Vice Secretary Gayle Rigg says the upcoming novice championships will give “enthusiastic” rookies the perfect stepping stone to larger tournaments. The day-long novice championships are open only to archers who started in October and will see university teams from across the country travel to CitySpace […]

     
  • Sunderland and Teesside take part in the Archery competition at Varsity last year

    University archery club registers record signups

    October 14, 2015 at 11:00 am

    The University of Sunderland archery club is celebrating after a record number of budding archers signed up at freshers fayre – just five years since the club was re-established. Over 330 students declared an interest with the club this year, with 90 attending the first session of the term. The current […]

     
  • Sunderland and Teesside take part in the Archery competition at Varsity last year

    Foster proud of Sunderland archers

    May 1, 2015 at 3:40 pm

    University of Sunderland Archery President Stephen Foster was proud of his side despite Teesside taking their first Varsity victory of the day in against his team of archers. The scores were evenly matched throughout the entire match. Sunderland couldn’t hold on for the victory and just missed out on the win […]

     
  • The 2014 TeesWear Varsity Review Show

    The 2014 TeesWear Varsity Review Show

    May 20, 2014 at 5:00 pm

    SportsByte looks back on a memorable TeesWear Varsity 2014, which saw Sunderland win comfortably to lift the famous trophy with victory of Teesside. Presenters Matthew Nixon and Tom Leak look back on what was an action packed day, back in late April. The show itself is packed full of interviews, some […]

     
  • Sunderland archers lose tight Varsity match

    Sunderland archers lose tight Varsity match

    April 30, 2014 at 3:27 pm

    Teesside claimed their first Varsity victory of the day in archery with a narrow win  over their Sunderland counterparts. Sunderland led by 9 points, the equivalent of one arrow, at the mid-point and Sunderland President, Dean Eke, remarked that the game was: “Pant-wettingly close at one point”. Unfortunately, Sunderland  faltered […]

     
  • Southampton to host British University Team Championships

    Southampton to host British University Team Championships

    December 12, 2013 at 8:46 pm

    The host of the 2014 British University Team Championships was recently confirmed as 2013 Semi finalists, the University of Southampton. This year’s championships mark the first to be held by a South East Archery League (SEAL) team and will be held on the 15th February 2014. The University of Sunderland’s Archery […]

     
  • Simmons has big plans for Archery club

    Simmons has big plans for Archery club

    December 4, 2013 at 3:00 pm

    The University of Sunderland’s Archery club hosted only their second ever event last weekend, but Daniel Simmons is hoping they can host more competitions in the future. The NEAUL meet with Huddersfield and Lancaster was the first event Sunderland had hosted this season, and equipment officer Simmons has caught the […]

     
  • Simmons hails incredible Archery performance

    Simmons hails incredible Archery performance

    December 3, 2013 at 4:45 pm

    The University of Sunderland’s Archery club Equipment Officer Daniel Simmons has hailed the teams collective performances in the recent NEAUL meet with Huddersfield and Lancaster as incredible. Sunderland finished second overall in a tight match with Simmons heaping praise on the team, noting that they all shot “incredibly well”. The experienced […]

     
  • Sunderland Archers seal 2nd in tight contest

    Sunderland Archers seal 2nd in tight contest

    December 2, 2013 at 4:30 pm

    A 5-man squad sealed an overall second place finish for the University of Sunderland’s Archery club in a hard fought match against Huddersfield and Lancaster. The North East University Archery league (NEAUL) meet, only the second to ever be held by Sunderland, pitched them against opponents with a superior amount […]