Sunderland City Predators will take on Newcastle Staffs 2 in a match which could see Sunderland close in on their title rivals.

The Predators currently sit third in the table and are just six points off of first placed Northumbria / Middlesbrough Academy. The Wearside team also have two games in hand on the teams above them, in which they can narrow the gap on the top spot.

volleyball-court-425Last time out the Predators won convincingly, 3-0, against Loughborough Students. This time they go up against Newcastle Staffs 2, who are third from bottom in the league. In their last match Newcastle Staffs 2 took on Nottingham Rockets 1 and lost 3-0.

Sunderland will be aiming for a strong performance against seventh placed Newcastle Staffs 2, as they look to continue their great form which has seen them lose only twice in the league all season.

With five games remaining, a win in this match for the Predators will put them in serious contention for winning the title come the end of the season.