Articles by: Ross Sanderson

  • Sunderland narrowly lost out to Blyth earlier this season but took the win today. Picture credit: Joe Pennington

    Sunderland RFC mid season review

    December 18, 2017 at 10:55 am

    Sunderland RFC had a tough start to the season, losing their first five games and conceding over 20 points in each game. The first win of the season came at home to Darlington in October with Sunderland emerging victorious by a score of 32-12. Then came a very string of […]

  • Sunderland RFC beat Sedgefield RUFC in difficult conditions

    Sunderland RFC beat Sedgefield RUFC in difficult conditions

    October 30, 2017 at 6:59 pm

    Sunderland RFC comfortably overcame Sedgefield RUFC 34-17 in difficult conditions to clinch their second home win of the season. Sedgefield drew first blood scoring a try under the posts after just nine minutes, however two quick fire penalties and a try from winger Ben Hodgson after 23 minutes saw Sunderland […]

  • Sunderland RFC's tribute to John Drummond. Picture credit: John Drummond Trust

    Sunderland RFC tribute strip for John Drummond

    September 15, 2017 at 10:35 am

    Sunderland RFC have unveiled a rugby strip for this season to commemorate John Drummond who sadly lost his battle with bowel cancer in August at the age of 33. Having played for Sunderland RFC during his time at Sunderland University, he was highly regarded as a vital player, and a caring person. A […]