University rugby

  • Rugby 1st’s motivated ahead of Huddersfield clash

    Rugby 1st’s motivated ahead of Huddersfield clash

    December 5, 2017 at 4:34 pm

    Following the cancellation of their last game, University of Sunderland’s Rugby 1st’s lock, Aaron Keelan doesn’t believe the cancellation will affect the team ahead of their match tomorrow with University of Huddersfield 1st’s. Keelan was confident of a Sunderland win in their last match with second bottom University of Sheffield before […]

     
  • Momentum crucial for University Rugby team

    Momentum crucial for University Rugby team

    November 28, 2017 at 6:49 pm

    The University of Sunderland men’s rugby 1st team go into their crucial bottom-of-the-table clash with the University of Sheffield men’s 3rds off the back of their first win of the season. Sunderland sit seven points adrift of their opponents but can make up a lot of ground with a win. […]

     
  • Both sides have been in close-knit matches this season.

    Sunderland University return to BUCS action

    October 11, 2017 at 8:00 am

    Nineteen teams from the University of Sunderland return to action as today as they start their BUCS seasons. A week on from defeat in the Clash of the Minsters against York St John, Sunderland’s students kick off their league campaigns in the British University & Colleges Sport divisions this afternoon. […]

     
  • York St John won all three Netball fixtures at this year's Clash of the Minsters

    York beat Sunderland to Clash of Minsters crown

    October 4, 2017 at 11:55 pm

    University of Sunderland suffered defeat in the Clash of the Minsters as York St John were crowned 18-8 winners. The annual curtain-raiser to the university sporting year took place in York with both universities competing across 26 sports and it was the home side who comfortably won in the end. […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • University of Sunderland men’s rugby midseason review

    University of Sunderland men’s rugby midseason review

    December 16, 2016 at 10:27 am

    The first semester of the academic year is now drawing to a close which means the University of Sunderland men’s rugby union will be out of action until February. With that in mind, vice president Lewis Baker gives us thoughts on the first half of the season and looks ahead […]

     
  • Former president Fairlie reflects on rugby return

    Former president Fairlie reflects on rugby return

    December 15, 2016 at 11:27 am

    Some students do a whole three years all in one go and graduate at the end of the third year while others take a year out in between the second and third for work experience.  This was the case of former Sunderland men’s 1st president Hugo Fairlie who took a […]

     
  • Sunderland men’s rugby lose out to Huddersfield

    Sunderland men’s rugby lose out to Huddersfield

    December 2, 2016 at 2:30 pm

      University of Sunderland men’s rugby fell to defeat against unbeaten Huddersfield on Wednesday. This was the reverse fixture for the two sides and the last time they met Huddersfield came away with a 71-8 score line. But this time, Huddersfield would not find it so easy as they battled Sunderland […]

     
  • Sunderland women’s rugby fall to narrow defeat to York

    Sunderland women’s rugby fall to narrow defeat to York

    December 2, 2016 at 10:47 am

    Despite getting the game’s opening try, the University of Sunderland women’s first team were unable to hold on to their lead against the University of York and lost a very closely contested game 19-15 on Wednesday. Team president Shannon Mossop felt the team deserved to get the win, saying: “The girls […]

     
  • Game did not go to plan says rugby vice president Baker

    Game did not go to plan says rugby vice president Baker

    November 4, 2016 at 9:12 am

    The University of Sunderland men’s 1sts were a dealt a defeat in their latest outing at Bradford University on Wednesday. Vice president Lewis Baker cites team fitness and lack of substitutes as a factor in the team’s defeat but praises the team effort despite the odds. “A lot of our […]