BUCS Nationals

  • Sambrooks in action at Ponds Forge, Sheffield.

    Sambrooks and Verbo miss out on bronze medals in Sheffield

    February 18, 2017 at 1:05 pm

    University of Sunderland kata competitiors Paul Sambrooks and Hazel Verbo both came close to claiming bronze medals but fell to defeat in the BUCS Nationals at Ponds Forge, Sheffield. Sambrooks performed well throughout the tournament but after a controversy with licenses following a comfortable whitewash in his third match, the […]

  • Sunderland's swimmers were competing at Ponds Forge in Sheffield.

    Campbell wins swimming heat but still no Nationals final

    February 18, 2017 at 12:34 pm

    University of Sunderland swimmer Josh Campbell missed out on a place in the men’s 50m BUCS breaststroke final despite winning his heat. Campbell clocked 33.68 seconds to top his heat that included nine other competitors. He was then left to wait eagerly to see if his time was good enough […]

  • Sunderland's swimmers were competing at Ponds Forge in Sheffield.

    Sunderland swimming fail to make 50m backstroke final

    February 18, 2017 at 12:22 pm

    University of Sunderland’s swimming team failed to qualify for the 50m backstroke final in their respective women and men’s heats. Ruby Laurence, Ashlyn Liddle and Daniel Scurr all produced their best efforts for the Weasiders. However, the standard in the pool proved too high for the Sunderland competitors. Laurence was […]

  • Sunderland 2nds progress in cup after thrilling extra time victory

    Sunderland 2nds progress in cup after thrilling extra time victory

    October 27, 2016 at 3:00 pm

    Sunderland men’s 2nds won their first game of the season as they came from behind to seal a 3-2 extra time win against the University College of Football Business 2nds on Wednesday. The victory sees Sunderland progress to the next round of the Northern Conference Plate tournament, and will hopefully […]

  • Sunderland's Kris Anderson in action at the BUCS Nationals Judo Championships

    Anderson hails ‘fantastic’ weekend for Sunderland Judo team

    February 22, 2016 at 4:00 pm

    University of Sunderland’s Judo coach Kris Anderson hailed his team after they won a bronze and a silver medal at the BUCS National Championships in Sheffield. On Saturday Maciej Dlugosz won silver in the Dan graded and above under 81kg male category. Then on Sunday Ivan Hrncir took bronze in […]

  • Sunderland Trampolining squad

    Ellsaesser misses out on medal on finals day

    February 22, 2016 at 9:55 am

    Chris Ellsaesser missed out on a medal on the final day of the BUCS Nationals Trampolining Championships as he finished in sixth place in the BUCS one elite final. Katherine Green and Chantelle Wright were one of three Sunderland pairings to compete in the synchro event and the BUCS 6 […]

  • Sunderland's Tomoko Asanuma won BUCS bronze in the Kumite event for the second year running

    Asanuma wins BUCS Karate bronze for 2nd year

    February 21, 2016 at 10:00 pm

    University of Sunderland athlete Tomoko Asanuma won bronze in her senior female Kumite -75kg category on the final day of the Karate Championships at BUCS Nationals. Asanuma admitted she was “very happy” after winning bronze for the second year running. That bronze medal adds to the silver medal that the […]

  • Sunderland's Ivan Hrncir, in white, won bronze in the BUCS Judo Championships

    Hrncir wins Judo Bronze at BUCS Championships

    February 21, 2016 at 3:29 pm

    Ivan Hrncir won bronze for the University of Sunderland in the over 100kg judo competition at the BUCS Nationals in Sheffield. After losing to the eventual champion, Hrncir had to beat Sunderland teammate James Lawson to claim third place and win Sunderland’s second judo medal of the Championships following Maciej […]

  • David Crossier was the last of Sunderland's swimmers to compete

    BUCS Nationals – Swimming: Final Day

    February 21, 2016 at 1:25 pm

    The University of Sunderland’s swimming team ended their 2016 BUCS Nationals campaign today, as seven swimmers took part in the heat events. Josh Campbell produced a solid swim from start to finish in the men’s 100m breaststroke, finishing third with a time of 1:11.31. Phillip Coulson had mixed emotions in […]

  • Jade Mantack competes in the Trampolining Championships on day one

    Ellsaesser eases into BUCS elite semi-final

    February 21, 2016 at 10:11 am

      Chris Ellsaesser was the University of Sunderland’s only competitor to make it through his category after finishing third in the BUCS one elite level. Ryan Stennett was one bounce away from a place in the final of BUCS four and this pretty much summed up the day for the […]