Ultimate frisbee

  • Sunderland lost 15-2 against high-flying Hull.

    Sunderland’s winning run halted by Hull

    December 15, 2016 at 8:14 am

    The University of Sunderland ultimate frisbee team saw their winning run come to an end last week by Hull University, who put in a commanding performance to win 15-2 at Ashbrooke Rugby Club. Sunderland Spinner’s originally came into the match with high hopes after their outstanding away performance at Keele […]

     
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    Sunderland Spinners flying high after Teesside victory in local derby

    December 2, 2016 at 3:09 pm

    University of Sunderland’s ultimate frisbee team extended their winning run in the league on Wednesday thanks to a dominating away performance as they beat Teesside University 1sts 15-5 at Saltersgill Playing Fields. The Spinners came into this match off the back of a drubbing at the hands of Keele University in […]

     
  • Sunderland lost to a strong Keele side after a long round trip.

    Spinners face local derby at Teesside in crucial mid-season clash

    November 30, 2016 at 8:50 am

    Sunderland Spinners ultimate frisbee side face perhaps their most important fixture of the campaign as they travel to Middlesbrough to face Teesside University on Wednesday. The Spinners have had a tricky start to the campaign with two losses and a win in the league and being knocked out the cup. The […]

     
  • This is the Spinners' second season in competition.

    Ultimate Frisbee Season Preview – Sunderland Spinners looking to get off to a flying start

    October 25, 2016 at 9:23 pm

    University of Sunderland’s Ultimate Frisbee team, Sunderland Spinners, kick off their second season of the sport on Wednesday as they begin their BUCS campaign at home to Durham University 3rds. The Spinners will be looking to build on the foundations set in last years inaugural season through the help of the […]

     
  • York St John claimed the Clash of Minsters trophy on Wednesday.

    York beat Sunderland to win Clash of the Minsters trophy

    October 6, 2016 at 1:11 pm

    Sunderland were out-done in the annual Clash of the Minsters event on Wednesday with York St John running out 42-18 victors. A total of 30 matches were played at a number of locations across Sunderland, with both universities competing for points and the chance to lift the Clash of the […]

     
  • Spinners coach sees improvements despite another loss

    Spinners coach sees improvements despite another loss

    December 4, 2015 at 3:00 pm

    Sunderland Spinners Ultimate Frisbee team coach Danny Venton was keen to take the positives from yet another 15-0 defeat away at Durham University 2nds on Wednesday. The University of Sunderland side have continued to make improvement, but have still been unable to score a point in their three games so […]

     
  • Ultimate Frisbee first became popular in America but has become more popular in the UK recently. Picture credit: Stacey Lauren-Kennedy / AP/Press Association Images

    Technology in Ultimate Frisbee Part 2 – Application

    December 1, 2015 at 9:00 am

    If technology can be implemented into Ultimate Frisbee, how can it be done? In part two of our technology in sport feature, SportsByte’s David Lowes looks at how the latest technology in sport could be used in Ultimate. Let’s assume for a minute that Ultimate gets the go ahead to […]

     
  • Sunderland lost 15-2 against high-flying Hull.

    Technology in Ultimate Frisbee: Refereeing

    November 30, 2015 at 2:30 pm

    Ultimate Frisbee is not refereed in a traditional sense, but this hasn’t stopped some people calling for the introduction of technology into the sport. By ‘technology’ it means technological aids to help players decide a contested decision (e.g. did the player score before they moved?) From some perspectives it is […]

     
  • Sunderland lost 15-2 against high-flying Hull.

    Sunderland Spinners suffer cup defeat against Durham 2nds

    November 26, 2015 at 2:00 pm

    University of Sunderland Ultimate Frisbee coach Danny Venton said he was proud of the team despite them being knocked out of the cup with a 15-0 defeat to Durham University 2nds. The performance was much improved from their previous game, despite the same scoreline, against Newcastle University two weeks ago. Venton said: […]

     
  • Sunderland lost 15-2 against high-flying Hull.

    Durham too strong for Sunderland Ultimate Frisbee team

    November 25, 2015 at 4:15 pm

    In only their second ever game the University of Sunderland Ultimate Frisbee team fell foul of a rampant travelling Durham University 2ndteam, who ran out 15-0 winners at Ashbrooke this afternoon. After a bright start from the home team, Durham playing in Blue, took control and punished the Sunderland back […]