Local sport

  • In Pictures: Sunderland Volleyball reach cup semi-finals

    In Pictures: Sunderland Volleyball reach cup semi-finals

    February 19, 2018 at 3:34 pm

    University of Sunderland Men’s Volleyball team recorded a superb 3-0 victory over Manchester Met 2nd’s to advance to the semi-finals of the Northern Conference Cup where they will face Hull 1st’s on February 28. Our photographer Iam Burn was there to capture the action and you can see his images […]

     
  • New Seaham manager Lynch “ready for a challenge”

    New Seaham manager Lynch “ready for a challenge”

    February 19, 2018 at 2:58 pm

    Seaham Red Star’s new manager Craig Lynch has said he is “ready for a challenge” following his appointment as manager last week. Aged just 25, the former Sunderland player said it was a job he couldn’t turn down.  “It’s a bit strange at 25 being the manager, but it’s a […]

     
  • Easington Colliery cruise to comfortable win at Darlington RA

    Easington Colliery cruise to comfortable win at Darlington RA

    February 19, 2018 at 2:40 pm

    Easington Colliery collected a comfortable three points with a 4-1 win at Darlington RA on Saturday afternoon. Shaun Smith collected a brace, while there was also goals for James Talbot and Jack Pounder. Mark Sims had pulled one back for Darlington RA to make it 1-3, but Pounder’s 20th of the […]

     
  • Northumberland festival to host British National Cycling Championships

    Northumberland festival to host British National Cycling Championships

    February 15, 2018 at 3:39 pm

    BRITAIN’S fastest cyclists are set to head north of the Tyne this summer as British Cycling reveals Northumberland will host the 2018 National Road Championships. The races will form part of the annual Cyclone Festival of Cycling where, among a number of leisure rides open to the public, fans can […]

     
  • Five events not to miss at Croft Circuit in 2018

    Five events not to miss at Croft Circuit in 2018

    February 15, 2018 at 2:03 pm

    Croft Circuit, near Darlington, is the biggest motorsport venue in the North East of England and 2018 looks set to be one of its busiest and best yet. These are five events that are not be missed at the venue and are a must for any local motorsport fan. Dunlop […]

     
  • Sunderland celebrate levelling the score at 3-3 in the 90th minute

    Preview: Sunderland aiming for positive result as Brentford come to town

    February 15, 2018 at 1:23 pm

    Sunderland will be hoping to use Saturday’s comeback against Bristol City as a springboard towards survival as they host Brentford on Saturday. After three goals in 25 minutes, Sunderland managed to claw back a point through two own goals, one following a Cattermole header rebounding in and the second saw […]

     
  • Newcastle Diamonds’ Aarnio: “We have a good chance to shock lots of people”

    Newcastle Diamonds’ Aarnio: “We have a good chance to shock lots of people”

    February 15, 2018 at 12:25 pm

    NEWCASTLE Diamonds’ new signing Tero Aarnio has declared the bosses’ new direction and the team’s strong lineup could take the Speedway GB Championship by surprise this season. The news comes after club officials revealed that season ticket sales are soaring after the club nearly shut its doors at the end […]

     
  • Teesside defeat ends Sunderland Futsal’s title hopes

    Teesside defeat ends Sunderland Futsal’s title hopes

    February 13, 2018 at 3:51 pm

    Defeat against Teesside at the weekend meant Sunderland Men’s Futsal 1st’s are unable to win the league after a very closely fought battle at the top of the league. Heading into the final fixtures of the round-robin tournaments next week Sunderland were hoping to still be in the mix for […]

     
  • Ten man Ryhope defeated by Guisborough

    Ten man Ryhope defeated by Guisborough

    February 13, 2018 at 1:12 pm

    Ryhope CW were defeated 3-0 at home to Teesside outfit Guisborough Town in a Northern League Division One game. Lee Bythway gave Guisborugh a 37th minute lead and the centre-back was on the scoresheet again in the 70th minute. Steve Roberts then put the game beyond doubt in the 76th minute. […]

     
  • “They gave everything, from start to finish” – Kendal

    “They gave everything, from start to finish” – Kendal

    February 13, 2018 at 12:12 pm

    Sunderland 3rd team coach Daniel Kendal was delighted with his side’s performance despite their narrow 2-1 defeat to York St John 6ths and feels ‘luck’ is just not on his side. “A couple of mistakes cost us” said Kendal. “I thought for 90 minutes, the lads were brilliant. They gave […]