Sunderland RFC

  • Sunderland begin tough December with Bishop Auckland test

    Sunderland begin tough December with Bishop Auckland test

    December 4, 2015 at 2:30 pm

    Sunderland RFC are back in Durham/Northumberland Two action this weekend when they host Bishop Auckland at Ashbrooke. After an impressive 47-7 victory at North Shields two weeks ago, Sunderland go into December following an unbeaten November and will look for a sixth consecutive win this Saturday. Coach Martin Watt said: […]

     
  • Sunderland coach: “Best rugby we’ve played”

    Sunderland coach: “Best rugby we’ve played”

    November 24, 2015 at 3:30 pm

    Sunderland RFC coach Martin Watt believes the rugby his side played in their comprehensive 47-7 win over North Shields was some of the best so far this season. On a chilly day at Preston playing fields, two tries from Pete Harrison, as well as scores from Nathan Forster, Jake Belfield, […]

     
  • Clinical Sunderland record fifth straight win

    Clinical Sunderland record fifth straight win

    November 23, 2015 at 8:00 am

    Sunderland RFC produced their best display of the season so far as they scored seven tries in a 47-7 victory over North Shields. Two tries from Pete Harrison, as well as scores from Nathan Forster, Jake Belfield, Marc Edmundson, Richard Arrowsmith and a penalty try gave the Ashbrooke club the […]

     
  • Sunderland RFC should be raring to go in 2017.

    Sunderland RFC looking for fifth straight win at North Shields

    November 20, 2015 at 1:00 pm

    Sunderland RFC travel to North Shields this Saturday looking for a fifth straight win in Durham/Northumberland Two. Last week’s comprehensive 62-12 victory against Seaton Carew has put the Ashbrooke club just five points behind league leaders Barnard Castle, and another win this Saturday would see the club go unbeaten through […]

     
  • Bonus-point Sunderland take derby victory over Houghton

    Bonus-point Sunderland take derby victory over Houghton

    November 9, 2015 at 10:44 am

    Sunderland RFC survived a second-half Houghton fightback to secure a third straight win and the local bragging rights at Ashbrooke, winning 27-14. First half tries from Peter Carter, Lewis Swan and Marc Edmundson gave Sunderland a 17-0 lead at the break. But the visitors came back well early in the […]

     
  • Sunderland RFC should be raring to go in 2017.

    Sunderland rugby coach expects tasty local derby

    November 6, 2015 at 3:00 pm

    Sunderland RFC coach Martin Watt is expecting a tasty local derby against Houghton this Saturday. After a week off across all three Durham/Northumberland divisions, the Ashbrooke club come into the game on the back of back-to-back wins, including an impressive 53-0 win against Ashington. However, Watt knows previous results count […]

     
  • Sunderland coach still looking for improvements despite convincing win

    Sunderland coach still looking for improvements despite convincing win

    October 27, 2015 at 11:00 am

    Sunderland RFC coach Martin Watt believes his side could have been more structured despite scoring nine tries in a convincing 53-0 win against Ashington. Jake Belfield’s hat trick, as well as tries from Richard Arrowsmith, Lewis Swann, Nathan Forster, Dom Arkley, Brad Fish and Lewis Sopp secured the bonus point […]

     
  • Belfield’s hat trick seals comfortable Sunderland win

    Belfield’s hat trick seals comfortable Sunderland win

    October 26, 2015 at 10:22 am

    Sunderland RFC shone as brightly as the Autumn sunshine on Saturday as Jake Belfield’s hat trick helped the Ashbrooke club to a dominant 53-0 win against Ashington. Scoring nine tries in total, Sunderland secured the bonus point early and led 27-0 at the break thanks to tries from Richard Arrowsmith, […]

     
  • Sunderland RFC will be hoping for a win over Blyth next weekend to end the season on a high

    Sunderland coach Watt expects difficult trip to Ashington

    October 23, 2015 at 2:15 pm

    Sunderland RFC coach Martin Watt hopes his side can put their ‘bogey ground’ hoodoo behind them on Saturday when they travel to Ashington. The Ashbrooke club make the trip to the Recreation Ground on the back of an impressive 26-18 win over Redcar. But despite their next opponents being sat […]

     
  • Sunderland record bonus point win over table-toppers Redcar

    Sunderland record bonus point win over table-toppers Redcar

    October 19, 2015 at 11:39 am

    Sunderland RFC put back-to-back home defeats behind them as they produced a strong display to beat league leaders Redcar 26-18. The Ashbrooke club trailed 15-11 at the break despite two penalties from Lewis Sopp and a try from Jake Belfield. But they soon turned the game on its head with […]