University netball

  • Netball 2nds team, captain Mildred Lee (third from left)

    Netball 2nds suffer unfortunate defeat against Varsity rivals Teesside

    March 25, 2017 at 9:14 am

    University of Sunderland netball 2nds missed the chance to make it three victories against local rivals Teesside this season, losing 39-31 at Varsity. Sunderland narrowly trailed by one point at the end of the first quarter, with the score at 7-6 to the home side. But Teesside capitalised their lead making the […]

  • Sunderland struggle against strong Teesside team

    Netball 3rds record a disappointing defeat at Varsity

    March 24, 2017 at 7:53 pm

    University of Sunderland’s netball 3rds suffered a heavy defeat against varsity rivals Teesside, after being beaten 34-12. The home side dominated the first quarter and scored 11 goals in response to Sunderland’s two points on the scoreboard. Sunderland managed to score seven goals in the second quarter and narrowed the […]

  • Netball's point had levelled the scores at 2-2 overall.

    Teesside regain Varsity title with big win over Sunderland

    March 23, 2017 at 11:18 am

    University of Sunderland were unable to retain their Tees Wear Varsity crown as they fell to a heavy defeat to Teesside University on Wednesday. The Wearsiders claimed wins in American football, cricket, netball and basketball. Rowing shared a point in contentious circumstances, adding to Sunderland’s equestrian victory from earlier in the […]

  • Netball's point had levelled the scores at 2-2 overall.

    Netball firsts pull off stunning Varsity victory with last-gasp winner

    March 23, 2017 at 9:10 am

    University of Sunderland’s netball 1sts took arguably the most dramatic point of Varsity after a winner at the death gave them a 44-43 win over Teesside. A fantastic start to the match saw Sunderland ahead at the end of the first quarter, putting away nine scores to Teesside’s eight. And it was starting to […]

  • The University's netball (green) and mixed hockey teams raised money for Sunderland Mind.

    Sunderland hockey players take to netball to raise money for charity

    February 1, 2017 at 10:03 am

    Two Sunderland sports teams clashed in a charity netball match last week as the University side beat their hockey counterparts 30-10. In an event that was quickly planned and played the two societies, friends off the court became rivals all in the name is charity. The organisation both teams chose to raise money […]

  • Sunderland 2nd are the only netball side to record a league win this season.

    Mildred Christianne delighted at being named netball 2nds captain

    December 14, 2016 at 9:09 am

    Mildred Christianne has expressed her excitement at being named the new captain of the University of Sunderland 2nds netball team. The 20-year-old was among a list of people for a re-vote to take over the captaincy from Rosie Bradley ahead of 2017. “It was really unexpected as I didn’t see […]

  • Danielle Austin is hoping Sunderland Netball 1sts can continue their winning start to the season

    Bradley calls for better communication for Netball seconds

    December 13, 2016 at 11:28 am

    University of Sunderland’s netball seconds have lost three out of their six matches so far this season, and Rosie Bradley believes the lack of communication within the squad is the reason why. The Wearsiders are joint fourth in the BUCS league on nine points following their victory over Teesside last Wednesday. […]

  • Bradley claims Sunderland netballers are ‘raring to go’ ahead of Teesside clash

    Bradley claims Sunderland netballers are ‘raring to go’ ahead of Teesside clash

    December 6, 2016 at 9:30 am

    University of Sunderland 2nds face Teesside on Wednesday siming to complete the double over them following a 38-26 victory in October. The Wearsiders sit fourth in the BUCS league and are six points ahead of their winless opponents. Sunderland have picked up two wins so far this campaign, and goal-shooter […]

  • Sunderland 2nd are the only netball side to record a league win this season.

    University netball captain praises team’s performance despite loss to Manchester

    October 28, 2016 at 11:13 am

    University of Sunderland netball captain Shantelle Goulding has praised her sides communication during their 45-30 loss to Manchester on Wednesday but admits fitness is an issue that needs to be worked on for the next match. The result means Sunderland are out of the Northern Conference Cup in the round of […]

  • Sunderland netball thirds were in action against York St John.

    VIDEO: Sunderland netball at Clash of the Minsters

    October 7, 2016 at 11:13 am

    This week’s Clash of the Minsters event pitted the University of Sunderland’s sports teams against York St John, with 30 different teams in action across the city. Women’s netball had a successful season last year but having lost a number of key players over the summer, the clash with York was always going […]