Volleyball

  • Women's volleyball sit top of their BUCS league.

    Women’s volleyball coach insists his side are “aiming for the title”

    December 15, 2016 at 4:50 pm

    University of Sunderland women’s volleyball team sit top of the table with four wins from four and 1sts coach Geno Spasov claims he is “aiming for the title” ahead of the winter break. Sunderland won their latest game 3-0 away at Durham 3rds and that result moved them joint top […]

     
  • Team Sunderland's basketballers have only lost once this season.

    Team Sunderland women’s volleyball ready to face North Riding Eagles

    December 14, 2016 at 12:59 pm

    Following Team Sunderland’s impressive 3-0 victory over Coventry and Warwick Riga, their next challenge is in the new year. Team Sunderland women’s volleyball face a visit from North Riding Eagles in January and, following the Wearsider’s outstanding form, it is a test to see if the players and coaches can manage against […]

     
  • Sunderland City Predators made it six wins in a row against Nottingham Rockets

    Team Sunderland still on track despite loss

    October 27, 2016 at 2:50 pm

    The Sunderland City Predators have made a solid start to the campaign despite a 3-1 defeat away to Sheffield 2 on Saturday in the Men’s Division 2 North. Sheffield dominated the opening exchanges, taking the first set, but Sunderland improved in the second. They were rewarded for their perseverance and […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Season review – Sunderland City Predators women mid-table finish

    Season review – Sunderland City Predators women mid-table finish

    May 11, 2016 at 2:00 pm

    A close season at the top of the table means that the Sunderland City Predators women’s volleyball team finished the season in mid-table, but were just eight points off of top spot. An impressive second half of the season saw the Predators go on a five game winning streak, their […]

     
  • The Predators comfortably beat Loughborough Students

    Volleyball season review: Sunderland Predators men fall just short of top-spot

    May 8, 2016 at 10:00 am

    A close fought battle at the top of the table ended with the Sunderland City Predators men’s volleyball team finishing the season just two points behind top spot. After beating eventually table toppers Northumbria/Middlesbrough Academy in their second game of the season, the Predators went on an incredible eight game winning […]

     
  • Sunderland and Teesside women's football teams in action at Southern Areas Playing Fields.

    Sunderland crowned Tees-Wear Varsity champions

    April 28, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    The University of Sunderland have won the 2016 Tees-Wear Varsity in one of the closest contested competitions in recent history, as they beat Teesside University 13-12. With over 12 hours of sport taking place across Sunderland and 25 fixtures taking place, Sunderland edged out their Teesside rivals by the narrowest […]

     
  • Sunderland Predators women keep play-off dream alive

    Sunderland Predators women keep play-off dream alive

    April 18, 2016 at 11:34 am

    Sunderland City Predators women’s volleyball team claimed a vital win against Nottingham Rockets in four sets to close in on a play-off place. Sunderland settled their nerves by taking the first set 25-16 to take the lead in the match. The Wearside club managed to double their lead with a 25-15 […]

     
  • Sunderland Predators women closing on play-offs

    Sunderland Predators women closing on play-offs

    April 15, 2016 at 2:50 pm

    Sunderland City Predators women’s volleyball team face Nottingham Rockets in their penultimate league match, as they continue their fight towards a play-off place. After a disappointing 3-1 defeat to Darkstar Derbyshire last week, it leaves Sunderland in fourth place, four points behind second placed Manchester Marvels. However, a win against bottom […]

     
  • Predators women win volleyball National Shield

    Predators women win volleyball National Shield

    April 3, 2016 at 9:51 pm

    Sunderland City Predators won the National Shield after thrashing Team Essex Trinity 3-0. The Predators were dominant from start to finish as they claimed their first trophy in the club’s history. It was Sunderland’s first appearance in a cup final and playing at the National Volleyball Centre, in Kettering, for the […]