University rugby

  • 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 […]

     
  • Sunderland take on Teesside at the scrum last season. Credit: Dylan Fleming

    Rugby 1sts clash with Northumbria facing postponement

    November 17, 2015 at 9:49 am

    The University of Sunderland’s derby match against local rivals Northumbria is likely to be postponed, Rugby President Samuel Marshall confirms. Both sides have started the campaign with one win and two losses, and would look to use the fixture as a springboard up the table. However, as we reach a […]

     
  • Mossop positive despite University women’s Rugby exit cup

    Mossop positive despite University women’s Rugby exit cup

    November 13, 2015 at 11:37 am

    Following the exit from the BUCS cup for the University of Sunderland women’s rugby team captain Shannon Mossop tried to take the positives from the defeat to Manchester. She said: “Going into the game we knew that we would have to work harder as a team to make up for those […]