University netball

  • Time out for training

    Time out for training

    November 8, 2011 at 9:00 am

    The Sunderland University Netball First team will use their week off to focus on training ahead of next week’s cup fixture. The Wearsider’s picked up their first victory of the season last week against a dogged Leeds 4th team, and are keen to keep the victories coming. The team is […]

  • Sunderland's GA's deadly accuracy was crucial in today's victory

    Third time a charm for 1st team

    November 2, 2011 at 11:06 pm

    Sunderland University Women’s netball first team picked up their first win of the season this afternoon, beating a defiant Leeds 4th side 29-22. The Wearsiders were bitterly disappointed to lose in the dying minutes last week against Sheffield, but they looked to have put their woes behind them as they […]

  • Howey the girls

    Howey the girls

    November 2, 2011 at 11:36 am

    A Fresher’s view on what it’s like to join a new sports club at the University of Sunderland

  • Sunderland GS scores in a titanic tussle at Cityspace

    Late heartbreak for Sunderland netballers

    October 26, 2011 at 9:37 pm

    The University of Sunderland’s Netball 1st team suffered their second defeat in as many games to Sheffield in a nail-biting finish at Cityspace. The final score was 30-29 to Sheffield who scored a superb goal in the dying seconds to clinch victory. Sheffield began the game the stronger team and […]

  • Sunderland's defence can only watch as Durham's GS scores

    Clinical Durham defeat a wasteful Sunderland

    October 26, 2011 at 7:47 pm

    Sunderland’s netball 2nd team were defeated 18-39 by a clinical Durham 3rd’s team at CitySpace earlier today, despite creating a hatful of chances themselves. After the defeat, captain Andrea Carlisle said: “We could have played better but we’ve had a lot of changes to the team this week with players […]

  • Disappointing start to season for netball 1st team

    Disappointing start to season for netball 1st team

    October 21, 2011 at 2:25 pm

    The Sunderland first team suffered defeat in their opening game of the new BUCS season this past Wednesday, losing 29-17 to their North East rivals Northumbria. The team went into the game of the season with high hopes after a record number of girls trialed this year, showing impressive skills. […]

  • Andrea Carlisle, Sunderland University's 2nds Netball captain

    Carlisle remains upbeat despite defeat in season opener

    October 20, 2011 at 8:22 pm

    Sunderland University Netball 2nds team suffer opening day defeat away to Huddersfield.

  • Sunderland Predators and University Netball coach, Vicky Burgess, in action for Team Northumbria in the NSL

    BUCS Build Up: Coach Burgess eager to start new role

    October 18, 2011 at 12:42 pm

    New coach Vicky Burgess is excited to get started in her new role with the University of Sunderland girl’s netball teams. Burgess, who also coaches the Sunderland Predators, has set her sights on improving upon the University teams performances last season. “Obviously I’m sticking with the Predators and it’s just […]

  • Final Netball squads to be decided soon

    Final Netball squads to be decided soon

    October 14, 2011 at 1:18 pm

    The University of Sunderland’s Netball squads will be finalised at a meeting next week ahead of the season start on 19th October. Over 40 girls attended the trials, leaving the Netball committee and Coach Vicky Burgess with the decision on how best to cut the number of players in time for the […]

  • Turgoose upbeat after final trials

    Turgoose upbeat after final trials

    October 11, 2011 at 12:46 pm

    The Sunderland University Netball squad held their final trials this week on Monday and Thursday. After a record turn-out for the trials, University Netball President Michelle Turgoose and other members of the squad have had the difficult task of narrowing the girls down to a group of just 25 players. […]