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Team Sunderland ready as BUCS season kicks off

Team Sunderland’s 2023-24 BUCS season kicks off tomorrow with a busy day of sporting action across the city.

It promises to be an exciting season for all involved with Team Sunderland who will be looking to build on a successful 2022-23 season.

The action starts in CitySpace with Badminton Men’s 2nd team facing Huddersfield at 1pm while Men’s Football 7ths take on Northumbria 7ths at Ford Quarry Hub.

Following last season’s title win Women’s Football 1sts begin their campaign at Ford Quarry Hub against Durham 2nds at 3pm.

Basketball Men’s 2nds tip off in CitySpace against York Men’s 2nds at 4:30pm, with Netball 1sts following at 6pm against Leeds 5ths.

Men’s Football 2nds are the final home fixture of the day, taking on Northumbria 2nds at 8pm at Ford Quarry Hub.

Supporters are welcome to all fixtures with drinks offers available from The Studio in CitySpace.

Away from home many of Team Sunderland’s clubs are in action with Tennis, Table Tennis, Golf, Fencing, Volleyball and Rugby Union all in action at various locations.

Team Sunderland Sport Development Officer Laura Hockaday said: “We can’t wait for the new season to get going, we’re really excited about the prospects for our teams and we’re ready to see how the year unfolds.”

Despite the season starting, it’s not too late to join a Team Sunderland club.

You can find instructions on joining on Team Sunderland’s social media pages, @team_sunderland on Instagram and X, formerly Twitter, and @uosteamsunderland on Facebook.

Alternatively you can speak to the staff in the Team Sunderland office in Edinburgh Building on City Campus.