Clash of the Minsters

  • 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. […]

  • Sunderland's rowers impressed during Wednesday's Clash of the Minsters event.

    Rowing president praises Sunderland’s strength following COTM success

    October 9, 2016 at 2:23 pm

    University rowing president Ryan Glymond praised the strength in depth of the Sunderland side following their Clash of the Minsters victory last week. His side claimed the points over York St John on Wednesday after putting in a “brilliant” performance despite the University of Sunderland losing out overall. Out of […]

  • Sunderland netball thirds were in action against York St John.

    VIDEO: Sunderland netball at Clash of the Minsters

    October 7, 2016 at 11:13 am

    This week’s Clash of the Minsters event pitted the University of Sunderland’s sports teams against York St John, with 30 different teams in action across the city. Women’s netball had a successful season last year but having lost a number of key players over the summer, the clash with York was always going […]

  • York St John claimed the Clash of Minsters trophy on Wednesday.

    York beat Sunderland to win Clash of the Minsters trophy

    October 6, 2016 at 1:11 pm

    Sunderland were out-done in the annual Clash of the Minsters event on Wednesday with York St John running out 42-18 victors. A total of 30 matches were played at a number of locations across Sunderland, with both universities competing for points and the chance to lift the Clash of the […]

  • Sunderland men's rugby have struggled so far this season.

    Men’s rugby lose as York outclass Sunderland at Clash of the Minsters

    October 6, 2016 at 12:48 pm

    Sunderland men’s rugby side couldn’t prevent York St John taking the points having lost 53-17 in the Clash of the Minsters tie on Wednesday. The home side fought hard in the early exchanges at Ashbrooke but couldn’t maintain their performance as York’s impressive team dominated the majority of play. York St John were […]

  • Men's tennis were one of the success stories of Sunderland's Clash of the Minsters last week.

    Sunderland men’s tennis defeat York St John at COTM

    October 6, 2016 at 12:19 pm

    Sunderland claimed three of four wins in the singles followed by victories in both doubles matches against York St John to seal the points at Clash of the Minsters on Wednesday. Andrew Waddell kicked Sunderland off with a battling win, eventually coming through 10-7 in a tiebreak, while Paddy Horne defeated […]

  • Sunderland lost out to York St John at Clash of the Minsters last month.

    Sunderland 3rds suffer 10-1 defeat to York St John

    October 5, 2016 at 4:47 pm

    Sunderland 3rd’s football team suffer a 10-1 defeat at home to York St John’s at the Clash of the Minsters this afternoon. With many of the team playing for the first time, it was a tough match up against much fitter and organised York team. Sunderland came out of the […]

  • Lyons targeting promotion despite York St John thrashing

    Lyons targeting promotion despite York St John thrashing

    October 5, 2016 at 4:39 pm

    Sunderland’s men’s 2nds succumbed to a 6-1 defeat against their York St John counterparts in their Clash of the Minsters match this afternoon. However, manager Matty Lyons remained positive after the game, claiming that promotion was his aim for the season. “These lads are keen, they want it and we’re […]

  • Sunderland 2nd are the only netball side to record a league win this season.

    Netball 3rds suffer disappointing Clash of the Minsters defeat

    October 5, 2016 at 4:08 pm

    The University of Sunderland Netball 3rds lost their clash with York St John 5ths 45-4 in an a frustrating afternoon for the side. In what was the first netball match of the day at CitySpace, Sunderland were on the back foot immediately and never really recovered. York St. John wasted several […]

  • Jam inspired Sunderland 4ths comeback to triumph 7-5 in COTM

    Jam inspired Sunderland 4ths comeback to triumph 7-5 in COTM

    October 5, 2016 at 3:56 pm

    A hat-trick from Deonte Jam inspired Sunderland 4ths to come back from 4-1 down as Sunderland football fourths defeated York St John 7-5. Sunderland started the game positively and went 1-0 up after Christian Ivanov intercepted a pass out from York’s keeper, before lobbing it over him from 30 yards to […]