Articles by: Sean Tighe
 

  • University of Sunderland Men’s football 2nds: Mid-Season Review

    University of Sunderland Men’s football 2nds: Mid-Season Review

    December 14, 2018 at 3:30 pm

    After suffering the ignominy of relegation last season, the 2nds find themselves in an all too familiar position again this season with 4 games to go. Coach Mo Hmida’s side sits 5th in the table, one point off the relegation place in the BUCS Northern 6B which is currently occupied […]

     
  • University of Sunderland Men’s football 3rds: Mid-Season Review

    University of Sunderland Men’s football 3rds: Mid-Season Review

    December 14, 2018 at 2:03 pm

    With four games left of the season, the 3rds find themselves propping up the table in 6th, one point from safety. Their standing hasn’t deterred manager Ray Whitfield, who still believes his side has ‘every chance’ of staying up. “We have to remain positive. The things we do in training […]

     
  • University of Sunderland 2nds snatch late equaliser v Sheffield Hallam 4ths

    University of Sunderland 2nds snatch late equaliser v Sheffield Hallam 4ths

    December 6, 2018 at 11:08 am

    Sunderland Mens 2nd’s BUCS league fight for survival was given a boost as they gained a valuable point from promotion-chasers Sheffield Hallam in a 2-2 draw. The Wearsiders quickly pegged Sheffield back after their first-half opener, but left the second equaliser until the last 10 minutes. Sunderland headed into the […]

     
  • Sunderland Men’s Basketball 1sts put on dominant display against Manchester Metropolitan 3rds

    Sunderland Men’s Basketball 1sts put on dominant display against Manchester Metropolitan 3rds

    November 8, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Sunderland’s 1sts atoned for the 3rd’s humiliating defeat yesterday as they comfortably dispatched of Manchester Met’s 3rd team, 82-44. A Jokic-esque performance from Sunderland’s big man Justas Seseglis saw him pick up a number of assists, many to Lukas Butvilas who scored 22 on the night. The game remained fairly […]

     
  • Sunderland Men’s Basketball 3rds obliterated by Durham 2nds

    Sunderland Men’s Basketball 3rds obliterated by Durham 2nds

    November 8, 2018 at 9:00 am

    It was men against boys in tonight’s BUCS fixture as Durham steamrolled 120-26 in their own house, a staggering 94-point defeat for the Wearsiders. Durham were buoyed by the performance of the number nine, who put up an astounding 34 points and was an absolute terror from the free throw […]

     
  • Men’s Futsal: University of Sunderland 2nds 2-16 York St. Johns 2nds

    Men’s Futsal: University of Sunderland 2nds 2-16 York St. Johns 2nds

    October 3, 2018 at 4:12 pm

    Sunderland were on the receiving end of a drubbing at the hands of YSJ in one of the early games of this year’s Clash of the Minsters. Sunderland were able to hold their own for the opening five minutes, with the score sitting at just 2-1 to York, but the […]

     
  • Josh Kelly celebrates victory against Carlos Molina after their WBA International Welterweight Championship contest at the Principality Stadium, Cardiff.

    Sunderland-born Josh Kelly looking to “put on a show” in Newcastle in his first major title fight

    April 25, 2018 at 2:22 pm

    Matchroom Boxing held a press conference today ahead of the boxing event at the Metro Radio Arena on June 16th, headlined by local lads Josh Kelly and Lewis Ritson. Sunderland’s own ‘Pretty Boy’ Josh Kelly is one of British boxing’s most promising young fighters. Kelly takes on Kris George on […]

     
  • Robbie Barrett celebrates beating Lewis Ritson during their British Lightweight Championship at Manchester Arena.

    Eddie Hearn labels North East fighter Lewis Ritson one of the “hottest fighters in world boxing”

    April 25, 2018 at 1:43 pm

    Big name boxing is finally coming back to the North East, headlined by local lads ‘Pretty Boy’ Josh Kelly of Sunderland and Lewis ‘Sandman’ Ritson of Newcastle. British Lightweight champion Ritson faces mandatory challenger Paul Hyland Jr. as he looks to capture the title outright in quick fashion. Promoter Hearn, […]

     
  • Charlie Edwards and Iain Butcher during the Vacant British Super-flyweight Championship at the SSE Hydro, Glasgow.

    “I’m gonna give him a boxing lesson in front of his home crowd” Charlie Edwards on his upcoming bout with South Shields boxer Anthony Nelson

    April 25, 2018 at 12:22 pm

    Ahead of Matchroom Boxing’s big return to the North East at the Metro Radio Arena on the 16th June, Charlie Edwards has warned Anthony Nelson that his hometown advantage wont help him. The Surrey-born fighter has no qualms with entering a hostile atmosphere, as he presumably will against Nelson, saying: […]

     
  • West End beat Annfield Plain to get back to winning ways.

    Sunderland West End beat Stokesley as promotion quest continues

    April 25, 2018 at 9:52 am

    Sunderland West End continued their battle for promotion from the Wearside League with a comfortable 3-1 over Stokesley at Ford Quarry this afternoon. Stokesley opened the scoring on the day but a brace from Brad Wilson and a late goal for Mark Robinson meant West End ran out clear winners. […]