Clash of the Minsters

  • Match Report – Futsal –  York St. John’s Firsts 20-2 Sunderland Uni Firsts

    Match Report – Futsal – York St. John’s Firsts 20-2 Sunderland Uni Firsts

    October 5, 2016 at 12:17 pm

    York St. John’s ran out comprehensive winners as they smashed 20 goals past Sunderland Men’s 1sts in the Futsal. It was an early start for everybody involved and Sunderland were dealt a swift wake-up call as York grabbed two quick goals from close range. Sunderland’s ‘keeper made a rare mistake […]

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

    Gray positive despite loss

    October 11, 2015 at 7:00 pm

    Sunderland University Rugby Captain, Dan Gray, has taken away positives from his side’s 18-5 loss to York in Clash of the Minsters. Sunderland put in a solid performance against a side who are two divisions higher than them in domestic competition. Although they didn’t come out winners, Gray was satisfied […]

     
  • York St John beat Sunderland to defend Clash of the Minsters crown

    York St John beat Sunderland to defend Clash of the Minsters crown

    October 7, 2015 at 11:00 pm

    York St John’s University have been crowned Clash of the Minsters champions 2015 after successfully defending the title against Sunderland with a 36-18 win. The Yorkshire university got off to a great start to the day when then won the opening two matches in Futsal to give them an early […]

     
  • COTM: Sunderland Basketball 1sts produce emphatic display

    COTM: Sunderland Basketball 1sts produce emphatic display

    October 7, 2015 at 10:00 pm

    Domantes Karpinskas had a 43-point game as the University of Sunderland dominated the Clash of the Minsters finale as they kept a lead for the full duration of the match and ran out 101-75 winners. The game started slowly with both defences shutting down the gaps inside the paint forcing […]

     
  • COTM: Sunderland Ladies Basketball turn in excellent Minsters performance

    COTM: Sunderland Ladies Basketball turn in excellent Minsters performance

    October 7, 2015 at 8:34 pm

    The University of Sunderland women’s Basketball won their Clash of the Minsters match with York St John 37-19 with an excellent team performance. Sunderland showed excellent discipline and defense as they overran St John in what proved a game changing second quarter, after a start which suggested a tight encounter. […]

     
  • COTM: Sunderland’s Cricketers slip to narrow defeat

    COTM: Sunderland’s Cricketers slip to narrow defeat

    October 7, 2015 at 7:10 pm

    Sunderland’s cricket team lost by just one wicket against York St John in a tight encounter at Durham’s Riverside ground. Having set the visitors 133 for victory, Sunderland thought the game was there’s with York St John needing 19 from the last two overs with just one wicket left. However […]

     
  • COTM: Rampant Sunderland Women’s Footballers hit seven

    COTM: Rampant Sunderland Women’s Footballers hit seven

    October 7, 2015 at 6:39 pm

    Sunderland University Women’s Football team ran out 7-1 winners against York St John. Two goals inside the first 15 minutes from Connie Panayi put Sunderland in control, before they were pegged back shortly after the half-hour mark. However, two second-half goals from Marina Georgakopoulou as well as strikes from Miranda […]

     
  • COTM: Sunderland men’s Hockey suffer heavy defeat to York

    COTM: Sunderland men’s Hockey suffer heavy defeat to York

    October 7, 2015 at 6:20 pm

    On a wet day down at The Raich Carter Sports Centre, the University of Sunderland men’s hockey team suffered a 9-0 defeat against a strong York St John’s team at Clash of the Minsters. Before the game it was all smiles from the Sunderland, with Captain, Dan Hutchinson talking about their […]

     
  • COTM: York clinch Swimming victory at Raich Carter

    COTM: York clinch Swimming victory at Raich Carter

    October 7, 2015 at 6:12 pm

    York St. John reigned victorious after a series of close races at Raich Carter Leisure Centre as they faced Sunderland in the Clash of the Minsters varsity. There were some impressive races from the Sunderland side, with Joshua Campbell winning the 100m butterfly, 50m breaststroke and 100m breaststroke. Commenting on […]

     
  • Sunderland captain Phil rudd was unable to lead his side to cup success at Chester. Credit: Jamie Goodenough

    COTM: Men’s tennis team earn half point against battling York

    October 7, 2015 at 6:02 pm

    University of Sunderland tennis co-ordinator Matt Wigham was disappointed to lose “tight matches” to York St. John – as the visitors won the last two singles rubbers to snatch a draw. Wigham and doubles partner Phil Rudd got the hosts off to the perfect start as they swept past their […]