Local sport

  • Former Sunderland University student wins Judo Gold

    Former Sunderland University student wins Judo Gold

    November 25, 2014 at 4:30 pm

    Matthew Wroe won Gold in the Sheffield Uni Kyu Grade Tournament (SUKT) last week in the under 66kg 4th Kyu category. Wroe who trains with the Sunderland Judo Club had to come through a group stage before the knockout rounds and overcame a disheartening submission in his second group fight to battle on […]

  • Broc Parkes completes Milwaukee Yamaha's line up for 2015. Picture credit: milwaukeeyamaha.com

    Broc Parkes to complete Milwaukee 2015 line-up

    November 25, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    Milwaukee Yamaha have finalised their 2015 BSB rider line-up with Broc Parkes joining Australian Josh Brookes on the new Yamaha R1’s. Parkes arrives in the BSB Championship after racing in MotoGP this season. He was runner-up twice in the World Supersport Championship, and has also had success in Australia, when he won […]

  • Ryhope in action last month.

    FA Vase: Glossop a step too far as Ryhope crash out

    November 25, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Ryhope have been knocked out of the FA Vase following a 3-0 defeat away at Glossop North End. It was the first time Ryhope had ever competed at this stage but second half goals from Kieran Lugsden, Tom Bailey and Eddie Moran ended their run in this year’s competition. Manager […]

  • Mulheron vs. Lake set to be a classic

    Mulheron vs. Lake set to be a classic

    November 24, 2014 at 9:01 pm

    This Saturday will see the return of Made4TheCage to the Rainton Meadows Arena with Heavyweights James Mulheron and Dayman Lake fighting in the main event Local boy Mulheron is ranked #2 nationally  and will be looking to carry on his unbeaten 6-0-0 record when he faces London Fighter Lake in what is a […]

  • Seaham Red Star in action last season. Picture credit: Jack Jarvis

    Seaham get home draw in FA Vase

    November 24, 2014 at 6:58 pm

    Seaham Red Star were handed a home tie against North Shields in the FA Vase third round draw on Monday morning. Seaham progressed on Saturday with victory away to Atherton Collieries and now host the Northern League Division One side. North Shields have so far beaten AFC Emley and Sunderland RCA to […]

  • West End up to 7th after win over Horden

    West End up to 7th after win over Horden

    November 24, 2014 at 3:00 pm

    Sunderland West End came from behind to secure a 3-1 win over 2nd-placed Horden CW in a thrilling encounter at the Ford Quarry Complex. West End’s David Keithley cancelled out a Michael Pattison opener before Layton Chapman’s strike and a Daniel Flouders own goal gave them victory. The visitors took […]

  • Seaham Red Star in action last season. Picture credit: Jack Jarvis

    Seaham pull off shock victory in FA Vase

    November 23, 2014 at 9:55 pm

        Seaham upset the odds with an away win at Atherton Collieries on Saturday to progress into the third qualifying round of the FA Vase. Sonny Andrews opened the scoring for Seaham from the penalty spot, after David Palmer had been fouled. Palmer then doubled the lead in the […]

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    South Tyneside United 5-3 Castle Park FC

    November 23, 2014 at 6:00 pm

    Castle Park FC are out of this year’s League Cup competition after being on the wrong end of an eight goal bonanza 5-3. Castle Park were extremely slow out of the blocks and after just 25 minutes they found themselves three down. South Tyneside then took their foot off the […]

  • Novocastrians claim the ball at the line out against Sunderland RFC. Credit: Joe Pennington

    Heartbreak for Sunderland as Novocastrians steal victory

    November 23, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    “We just had to see it out.” That was the view of Sunderland RFC scrum half Michael Brace as the Ashbrooke club came within three minutes of their first win of the season. Having taken a 22-19 lead with just over 20 minutes to go, Sunderland looked to be on […]

  • Sunderland Flames face York Ladies at home

    Sunderland Flames face York Ladies at home

    November 22, 2014 at 3:00 pm

    Sunderland Flames will look to continue their fine form when they take on York Ladies this Sunday. Heading into their sixth match of the season the Flames sit top of the RFUW National Challenge – NC North 1/2 East table. Following on from an intense performance against Scunthorpe Ladies, the Flames […]