University rugby

  • University Rugby 1sts lose seven in a row

    University Rugby 1sts lose seven in a row

    March 3, 2016 at 12:31 pm

    The University of Sunderland men’s Rugby Union 1st team suffered a second defeat against Hull 2nd team in as many weeks yesterday. Sunderland went into the game hoping for a better performance after losing 5-29 against Hull last week. The home side went ahead in the 7th minute, scoring a […]

     
  • Chapman believes Sunderland have fighting chance

    Chapman believes Sunderland have fighting chance

    February 29, 2016 at 1:43 pm

    University of Sunderland Rugby Union 1st team centre, Ian Chapman believes their second half performance against Hull last Wednesday gives them a fighting chance this week. Sunderland lost their sixth game in a row against Hull by a score of 5-29. Chapman, 20, said: “We just weren’t good enough really, we played […]

     
  • University teams return to BUCS action

    University teams return to BUCS action

    January 27, 2016 at 11:12 am

    The University of Sunderland’s sports teams return to BUCS Wednesdays action today with ten teams set to play their first fixtures since the winter break. After more than a month without a game the Sunderland teams resume their campaigns this afternoon across seven sports. Men’s Football are the first teams […]

     
  • Game against Northumbria 2nds is called off

    Game against Northumbria 2nds is called off

    December 9, 2015 at 9:14 am

    The University of Sunderland women’s Rugby Union game against Northumbria 2nds University has been cancelled due to bad weather. The bad weather over the weekend meant that the game on Wednesday has been postponed due to the wind blowing over the posts at Northumbria’s ground. Unfortunately, after trying to get alternative […]

     
  • Sunderland women’s rugby prepared for tough game

    Sunderland women’s rugby prepared for tough game

    December 8, 2015 at 2:30 pm

    The University of Sunderland women’s rugby union team travel to Northumbria University to take on their 2nd team. Sunderland currently sit eighth in the table having lost their opening two games while Northumbria have won three out of their four games and sit 2nd in the table. Despite facing a tough opponent, […]

     
  • Sunderland women’s rugby team suffer heavy defeat to York St John

    Sunderland women’s rugby team suffer heavy defeat to York St John

    December 4, 2015 at 4:30 pm

    University of Sunderland women’s rugby team suffered another defeat on Wednesday as they were beaten 48-19 by York St John. The game had a spark from the start. In previous years when Sunderland have travelled to York they have played on a 3G pitch, so over half of Sunderland’s team only had trainers with them. The […]

     
  • University of Sunderland’s rugby team thrashed by Huddersfield

    University of Sunderland’s rugby team thrashed by Huddersfield

    December 3, 2015 at 10:41 am

    Top of the league University of Huddersfield travelled to the University of Sunderland and hammered the home team 59-0 yesterday. From the first whistle Huddersfield ran riot and Sunderland couldn’t withstand the physicality of their opponents. The longer the game carried on Huddersfield’s try scoring seemed to get easier. Sunderland’s […]

     
  • Sunderland women’s rugby union team want payback for Clash of the Ministers

    Sunderland women’s rugby union team want payback for Clash of the Ministers

    November 30, 2015 at 9:50 am

    The University of Sunderland women’s Rugby Union team travel to York St John University this Wednesday as they look to get payback from their beating at Clash of the Minsters. In the opening game this year, Sunderland took on a much more experienced YSJ side and lost 38-15. Sunderland have […]

     
  • Weather plays havoc with University fixtures

    Weather plays havoc with University fixtures

    November 18, 2015 at 10:36 am

    Six of the University of Sunderland’s BUCS fixtures have been called off today due to the bad weather conditions that have hit the country over the last week. All three of Sunderland’s home Football matches have been postponed due to the playing surface at Southern Area Playing Fields. The men’s […]

     
  • University women’s Rugby looking for first win

    University women’s Rugby looking for first win

    November 18, 2015 at 10:04 am

    The University of Sunderland women’s Rugby Union team host Newcastle University 2nds this afternoon as they go in search of their first win. This is the second game of the BUCS league and Sunderland are hoping to bounce back after a massive defeat again Teesside two weeks ago. Sunderland are […]