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  • Sunderland Dancer squad 2016/17

    Carter is ‘proud’ of dancers despite Varsity loss

    March 24, 2017 at 4:29 pm

    University of Sunderland dance squad lost out to their Teesside rivals for the Varsity title in Middlesbrough on Wednesday. Both teams performed two routines – one street routine and one mixed routine. Head coach Molly Carter said: “We choreographed and rehearsed those routines in a week and a half, we […]

  • University cricket takes place indoors until April.

    Sanderson leads University cricketers to Varsity win in Teesside

    March 24, 2017 at 3:30 pm

    Sam Sanderson scored an unbeaten 49 as Sunderland’s cricketers convincingly beat their Teesside counterparts in their Varsity clash on Wednesday. Having won the toss and bowled first the visitors produced a disciplined bowling performance to hold Teesside to 91-4 off their 10 overs. Sanderson and Shiraz Hussain took early wickets […]

  • Netball's point had levelled the scores at 2-2 overall.

    Teesside regain Varsity title with big win over Sunderland

    March 23, 2017 at 11:18 am

    University of Sunderland were unable to retain their Tees Wear Varsity crown as they fell to a heavy defeat to Teesside University on Wednesday. The Wearsiders claimed wins in American football, cricket, netball and basketball. Rowing shared a point in contentious circumstances, adding to Sunderland’s equestrian victory from earlier in the […]

  • Sunderland won the point but celebrations were muted after the injury.

    American football’s Varsity clash abandoned due to Teesside injury

    March 23, 2017 at 9:27 am

    University of Sunderland’s American football team had their Tees-Wear Varsity match abandoned due to a serious injury to a Teesside player. The injury occurred midway through the third quarter, with Sunderland leading 16-8. And given the circumstances, the referees had no option but to bring the game to an early […]

  • Josh Carr golf

    Golf president Carr disappointed as golfers fail to field a full team

    March 21, 2017 at 10:23 am

    The University of Sunderland mixed golf team president Josh Carr was “disappointed” after his side were unable to field a full team in their 4-2 defeat at the hands of Durham thirds.  This was the golfers’ final game of the 2016/17 Northern 2B League season, and things ended on a sour […]

  • The initial fixture against Liverpool was postponed.

    Sunderland golfers go down fighting in final day defeat

    March 16, 2017 at 2:19 pm

    The University of Sunderland mixed golf team suffered an agonising 4-2 defeat in their final game of the season against Durham 3rds.  Captain Will Herron and president Josh Carr led the team out and both secured points in tightly contested matches, while David Barwise and Karl Bowman couldn’t follow suit. It […]

  • Sunderland look to topple lead leaders and bitter rivals Newcastle on Wednesday.

    Sunderland golfers preparing for final day clash with Durham

    March 15, 2017 at 11:31 am

    The University of Sunderland mixed golf team face Durham 3rds this Wednesday in their final game of the BUCS Northern 2B league. Durham 3rds take up fifth spot in the table, while Sunderland’s golfers could move up to sixth with a win in their final game. Durham come into the […]

  • Golf president Josh Carr leads his side against Durham on Wednesday.

    Carr still “disappointed” by Hull whitewash ahead of Durham clash

    March 15, 2017 at 9:54 am

    The University of Sunderland mixed golf team president Josh Carr is still “disappointed” after his side’s 6-0 defeat in their Northern 2B League against Hull in their last outing at Ganstead Golf Club.  This was the golfers penultimate game of the 2016/17 season, and it didn’t help that the side could only […]

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

    PDC Darts: Chris Dobey exits UK Open at fourth round stage against Martin Lukeman

    March 6, 2017 at 12:27 pm

    North East darts star Chris Dobey suffered a 10-5 defeat to Martin Lukeman in the fourth round of the UK Open, blaming his loss on “missing too many doubles”. The 26-year-old from Bedlington managed to come from 3-1 down to level at 5-5, before Lukeman rolled off five legs in […]

  • Sunderland beat Leeds last week after fielding a full team.

    Sunderland golfers whitewashed away to Hull

    March 3, 2017 at 2:15 pm

    The University of Sunderland mixed golf team suffered another damaging defeat on Wednesday away to Hull 1sts. President Josh Carr and Captain Will Herron both suffered defeats out first, while the next two matches also ended in close defeats. Once again Sunderland golfers were unable to field a full team, […]