BUCS Nationals

  • “We just have to focus on making the players better” says Kendal

    “We just have to focus on making the players better” says Kendal

    December 8, 2017 at 9:53 pm

    Despite falling to a sixth consecutive league defeat against Sheffield Hallam 4th’s, University of Sunderland 3rd team coach Daniel Kendal insists he’s still pleased with his side’s effort and commitment.   Speaking to SportsByte, Kendal said: “If we go back to the first game when we played Sheffield at their […]

     
  • Sunderland concede six against dominant Sheffield Hallam side

    Sunderland concede six against dominant Sheffield Hallam side

    December 7, 2017 at 11:00 am

    Sunderland Men’s 3rds losing streak continued after a 6-1 thrashing against Sheffield Hallam 4th’s to remain bottom of the Northern 6B league table.   Despite a late consolation from Keeran Harrison, a rampant Sheffield Hallam scored six, three of which were in the space of 8 minutes to condemn the […]

     
  • University of Sunderland Women's Basketball 1st's prepare for BUCS League action | Picture Credit: Ian Crow

    Wood looking at positives despite defeat to unbeaten York St John

    December 7, 2017 at 9:56 am

    Coach Harry Wood looked at the positives despite his University of Sunderland Women’s Basketball 1st’s 34-74 loss to unbeaten York St John University Women’s 1st’s. The away side showed their skill from the off, but the Wearsider’s put up a good fight to end the quarter with only an eight points […]

     
  • Sunderland Spartans mid-season review: What we have learnt so far

    Sunderland Spartans mid-season review: What we have learnt so far

    December 5, 2017 at 1:05 pm

    With Sunderland Spartans having reached the midway point in their season, below are four key issues which head coach Pete Nichol will need to address before their next game on January 28. The size of the squad With such a small pool of players to pick a starting eleven from, […]

     
  • Spartans beaten by Napier Knights in one-sided game

    Spartans beaten by Napier Knights in one-sided game

    December 4, 2017 at 10:12 am

    Sunderland Spartans failed to score for the second time this season as they lost 35-0 to Edinburgh Napier Knights. In their last game before the Christmas break, the Spartans also lost QB Trevor Hill early in the fourth quarter to a shoulder injury, leaving back-up QB Mark Daniel Laing to […]

     
  • Spartans march on in search of second win

    Spartans march on in search of second win

    December 1, 2017 at 3:00 pm

      Sunderland Spartans are hoping to keep up the momentum as they march on in search of their second win of the season. The Spartans will be hosting the Edinburgh Napier Knights on December 3 at Druids Park, hoping that last weeks win against Northumbria Mustangs will prove to be […]

     
  • Kendal looks at the positives despite diasppointing defeat to York St John

    Kendal looks at the positives despite diasppointing defeat to York St John

    December 1, 2017 at 1:15 pm

    University of Sunderland men’s football 3rd team coach Daniel Kendal insisted the performances have been “getting better and better every week” despite the team currently sitting bottom of the Northern 6B league table, still without a point.  “We played really well in the second half” said Kendal. “We should have […]

     
  • University of Sunderland Women's Basketball 1st's team | Photo Credit: Mantas Baranauskas

    Coach Wood praises Sunderland’s breaks in win over York

    December 1, 2017 at 10:10 am

    Coach Harry Wood said breaks were “the key to success” as University of Sunderland Women’s Basketball 1st’s cruised to 73-61 victory over the University of York. Sunderland’s women dominated to open up a 20-point lead at the end of the first quarter, with York struggling to break the defence and […]

     
  • York St John beat Sunderland in seven-goal thriller

    York St John beat Sunderland in seven-goal thriller

    November 30, 2017 at 9:35 am

    York St John’s 4th team inflicted a fifth consecutive league defeat on Sunderland Men’s 3rds after a comprehensive 5-2 win at Silksworth Sports Complex.    The visitors struck four times in the first half and scored a sensational fifth late on, as goals from Stuart Bushby and Jack Mensforth could […]

     
  • Spartans hold on to secure first win of season against Northumbria Mustangs

    Spartans hold on to secure first win of season against Northumbria Mustangs

    November 27, 2017 at 6:25 pm

    An injury-hit Sunderland Spartans held off the Northumbria Mustangs spirited comeback to secure their first win of the season. A converted touchdown in the second quarter and a safety in the third was just enough to keep the Mustangs at bay which, despite their late-game charge, saw the final score […]