Netball

  • The Netball 2nd team, in action above, will be much changed this season

    Netball 2nds feeling positive about new season

    October 7, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    Despite losing several players at end the of last year, the University of Sunderland Netball 2nd team are hopeful for the upcoming season. Sunderland finished mid-table last season and are wanting to improve this year with all the new arrivals in the team. With lots of players leaving last season it […]

     
  • Netball President Taylor hopes for York win.

    Sunderland University netball president confident of Clash of Minsters Win

    October 7, 2014 at 10:45 am

    Sunderland University Netball president Abbie Taylor is confident that the 1st team can secure a win in their first match of the season against York at the Clash of the Ministers. The University of Sunderland’s 1st team ran out victors last year and, with most of that winning side returning […]

     
  • Abbie Taylor shoots as Sunderland City Predators beat Prudhoe. Picture credit: Iliyana Farfarova

    PODCAST: Taylor talks Predators Netball Summer League ambitions

    June 5, 2014 at 12:27 pm

    listen to ‘Goal Defence Abbie Taylor talks Netball Summer League’ on Audioboo Sunderland City Predators Netball Goal Defence Abbie Taylor chats to SportsByte about the Tyne & Wear Summer League. Speaking before the first game of the Summer League, Taylor reflects on the Predators ‘progression’ from last season and cites […]

     
  • Predators Netball Coach calls Telegraph article ‘Irresponsible’

    Predators Netball Coach calls Telegraph article ‘Irresponsible’

    June 4, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    Sunderland City Predators Netball Coach Natalie Connor discusses the controversial Telegraph article which she calls ‘poorly researched’. Connor questions whether or not journalist Sally Peck really understood Netball, citing the fact Peck is American and therefore has limited knowledge of a more established Commonwealth sport. The Predators Coach also raises […]

     
  • Predators' Abbie taylor prepares to shoot against Astley. Picture credit: Iliyana Farfarova

    PODCAST: Is Netball making your daughter fat?

    June 2, 2014 at 1:36 pm

    listen to ‘Predators GD Abbie Taylor reacts to ‘Netball is making your daughter fat’ article’ on Audioboo Sunderland City Predators Goal Defence Abbie Taylor reacts to the ‘Netball is making your daughter fat’ article in the Telegraph. Saturday SportsByte presenter Harry Booth speaks to Predators Netball player Abbie Taylor about the article which […]

     
  • Netball First team thrash Teesside in Varsity thriller

    Netball First team thrash Teesside in Varsity thriller

    April 30, 2014 at 8:00 pm

    A 49-22 victory for the University of Sunderland Netball first team saw them secure a comfortable win over their North East rivals Teesside at Varsity. From the whistle Sunderland looked to dominate in both the attacking and defending thirds, scoring several goals and intercepting many of the Teesside passes. Shooters […]