Sunderland netball thirds were in action against York St John.

Sunderland netball thirds were in action against York St John.

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 to be a tough ask.

Our reporters were courtside to find out if the women’s thirds could pull off an upset against the visitors from Yorkshire.