Sunderland RFC

  • Sunderland RFC should be raring to go in 2017.

    Sunderland RFC win to climb out of relegation zone

    November 30, 2017 at 9:57 am

    Sunderland RFC claimed a valuable 20-10 home win on Saturday against relegation rivals Winlaton Vulcans down at Ashbrooke pitches. Before the game, Sunderland were sitting second bottom of the Durham/Northumberland Divison Two ahead of Winlaton, this win has seen Sunderland move up one position to 12th in the league. Which […]

     
  • Sunderland RFC overpower despairing Jarrow in friendly

    Sunderland RFC overpower despairing Jarrow in friendly

    November 22, 2017 at 6:38 pm

    Sunderland RFC overpowered Jarrow 64-10 away from home in a friendly match. Sunderland went into this away friendly needing a major confidence boost, they got exactly that from this match. Sitting second bottom of the Durham and Northumberland division two, they currently will get relegated from English rugby’s 7th tier […]

     
  • Sunderland RFC beat Sedgefield RUFC in difficult conditions

    Sunderland RFC beat Sedgefield RUFC in difficult conditions

    October 30, 2017 at 6:59 pm

    Sunderland RFC comfortably overcame Sedgefield RUFC 34-17 in difficult conditions to clinch their second home win of the season. Sedgefield drew first blood scoring a try under the posts after just nine minutes, however two quick fire penalties and a try from winger Ben Hodgson after 23 minutes saw Sunderland […]

     
  • Sunderland RFC's tribute to John Drummond. Picture credit: John Drummond Trust

    Sunderland RFC tribute strip for John Drummond

    September 15, 2017 at 10:35 am

    Sunderland RFC have unveiled a rugby strip for this season to commemorate John Drummond who sadly lost his battle with bowel cancer in August at the age of 33. Having played for Sunderland RFC during his time at Sunderland University, he was highly regarded as a vital player, and a caring person. A […]

     
  • Sunderland RFC should be raring to go in 2017.

    Sunderland RFC Christmas round up

    December 20, 2016 at 9:06 am

    The Christmas break presents a chance for teams to take a break from the game and regain strength ready for the New Year. It’s fair to say that Sunderland RFC have earned their break from the game. An outstanding display against Bishop Auckland in their last match means that the […]

     
  • Sunderland RFC Under 7s continue unbeaten streak this season

    Sunderland RFC Under 7s continue unbeaten streak this season

    December 6, 2016 at 1:56 pm

    Sunderland RFC’s U7s remain undefeated this season after they played at Darlington on Sunday. The games saw a fantastic debut from Oliver Ward with tries and great defence, while the ever improving Adam Ferguson showed great concentration scoring in attack and was also strong in defence. Team stalwarts Aaron Mackie, Tom Lewis, […]

     
  • Tempers flare as Sunderland RFC cruise past South Shields

    Tempers flare as Sunderland RFC cruise past South Shields

    December 5, 2016 at 10:56 am

    A fiery encounter between Sunderland RFC and South Shields RFC saw the home side victorious with a 41-10 win on Saturday afternoon. The home side came into the match on the back of a crushing 40-0 defeat to Whitby, but were soon back to their best, racking up a 17-0 […]

     
  • Sunderland RFC weekly roundup

    Sunderland RFC weekly roundup

    November 28, 2016 at 3:18 pm

    Sunderland’s rugby youngsters were overwhelmed at the weekend with a defeat against Blaydon Colts. The Ashbrooke lads did not give up, but the opposition were stronger in all departments. All 7 of Sunderland’s points came from Joe Hodgson who converted his own interception try after 20 minutes. However it was […]

     
  • Tough loss for Sunderland RFC teams

    Tough loss for Sunderland RFC teams

    November 9, 2016 at 3:12 pm

    Sunderland RFC’s minis and junior teams faced a tough challenge in their games this weekend. The Under 11s team narrowly lost out to Bishop Auckland, with the opposition able to rotate their players at regular intervals due to their large squad. Sunderland had two debuts and kept the pressure going, with […]

     
  • Two wins out of three for Sunderland youngsters

    Two wins out of three for Sunderland youngsters

    November 2, 2016 at 2:50 pm

    It was two wins out of three for three of the Sunderland RFC’s minis and juniors teams in their respective leagues at the weekend.  The Sunderland U14s put in a strong team performance against Bishop Auckland which saw them come away with a 41-10 victory. Ashbrooke youngster Archie Norman crashed […]