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  • Marty McCormack took the RAC Rally win. Photo Credit: @Steven Batey

    McCormack rallies to Roger Albert Clark win

    November 16, 2017 at 6:45 pm

    British Rally Championship front-runner Marty McCormack claimed the victory in last weekends Roger Albert Clark Rally, which featured stages across the North East. McCormack, who was competing in his Ford Escort Mk2 in the UK for the first time in four years, took the win ahead of Matthew Robinson and […]

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    Durham County Cricket Club – 2017 Season Review

    November 15, 2017 at 8:30 am

    This season was always going to be mission impossible for Durham County Cricket Club. Having been dealt with ECB penalties at the start of their 2017 campaign as a result of their financial struggles, they stood next to know chance of promotion back to Division One even before they stepped […]

  • Poor start continues as the Spartans lose on the road to Hull Sharks

    Poor start continues as the Spartans lose on the road to Hull Sharks

    November 14, 2017 at 5:49 pm

      The Sunderland Spartans continued their poor start to the season after falling 24-16 in Hull to the Sharks. In a tightly contested game, the Spartans were boosted by the return of QB Trevor Hill after his suspension, meaning that head coach Pete Nichol could return to the touchline and […]

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

    Solid week for North East golfer Graeme Storm

    November 13, 2017 at 6:01 pm

    North East pro Graeme Storm this week managed a 10th placed finish at the Nedbank Challenge in South Africa. Storm shot a decent first round 69, with an eagle and four birdies, to put himself in contention. However a second round 75 soon put him back in the middle of […]

  • North East junior golfers battle in Portugal

    North East junior golfers battle in Portugal

    November 11, 2017 at 7:54 pm

    The junior Quinto Do Lago Golf Championship this year included Tyneside’s James Wilson and County Durham’s Jessica Hall. Wilson found himself with a share of the overnight lead, but shot a final round 74 to miss out on victory by one. Meanwhile, Jessica Hall was nicely placed after 18 holes, […]

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

    Simpson falls short as he misses cut in Portugal

    November 9, 2017 at 6:17 pm

    Wearside professional golfer James Simpson missed the cut at the Sky Sports Tour Championship held at the Oceanico Faldo Course this week. The Algarve based tournament was the season final of the Europro season, in which Simpson finished 51st. The tournament winner, Adam Chapman, shot 9 under par over three […]

  • Spartans shut out as they lose to Glasgow Tigers

    Spartans shut out as they lose to Glasgow Tigers

    November 7, 2017 at 5:48 pm

      Sunderland Spartans suffered a heavy defeat on the opening day of the season, losing 42-0 to a Glasgow Tigers side who many are tipping for glory. The Spartans, with head coach Pete Nichol filling in at quarterback in place of the suspended Trevor Hill, struggled to contain an explosive […]

  • A Ford Escort Mk2; many will be competing this weekend! Photo Credit: @Steven Batey

    Roger Albert Clark Rally speeds into the North East

    November 6, 2017 at 7:30 pm

    The 2017 Roger Albert Clark Rally will make a return to the North East this weekend between November 10-13. The four-day event, which returns in 2017 after a two-year hiatus after previously being based in Sunderland, sees over one hundred classic rally cars take on stages across the UK in […]

  • Indoor Cricket: Superb Sunderland stun Durham

    Indoor Cricket: Superb Sunderland stun Durham

    November 6, 2017 at 7:19 pm

    An unbeaten 48 from John Oswell saw Sunderland’s indoor cricketers stun Durham’s first team with a two wicket win at Chester-le-Street. Come the summer, the Wearsiders will line up five divisions below their MCCU grade opponents but pulled off the most remarkable victory of the day’s BUCS action. Sunderland won the […]

  • 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 – […]