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  • Silksworth CW hit Redcar for six

    Silksworth CW hit Redcar for six

    September 29, 2014 at 10:12 am

    Silksworth Colliery Welfare bounced back to winning ways in emphatic fashion on Saturday with a 6-1 thrashing of Redcar Athletic. Liam Gill, returning to the line-up, notched his third hat trick of the season; while Dan Martin, Michael Brunning and Adam Storey helped the home side pick up their first league […]

  • Sunderland RFC are still to earn a point in the league this season. Picture credit: Joe Pennington

    Sunderland suffer another heavy defeat

    September 29, 2014 at 9:59 am

    Sunderland RFC are still looking for their first win in Durham/Northumberland 1 after suffering a 41-14 defeat at Darlington. Trailing 21-7 at half time, Sunderland looked as if they could fight their way back into the match. However, four second half tries for the hosts sealed the visitors fate. Fraser […]

  • Durham dominated in Warwickshire revenge

    Durham dominated in Warwickshire revenge

    September 26, 2014 at 9:19 am

    Durham suffered a comprehensive innings and 13 run defeat to Warwickshire in their final game of the season at Edgbaston. Warwickshire who looked for revenge for the One Day Cup final loss took control early on and never let their grip loosen. Durham failed to reach 250 in both of […]

  • Steele complains about fixture list after Easington defeat

    Steele complains about fixture list after Easington defeat

    September 25, 2014 at 12:05 pm

    Silksworth CW were unable to stop an in form Easington Colliery at Silksworth Park last night, losing 2-0 in the Wearside League clash. Goals from David Paul and Luke Page either side of half time gave the visitors the win against their local rivals. Silksworth remain 4th in the Wearside League, […]

  • Ryhope return to winning ways by knocking out Northalleton

    Ryhope return to winning ways by knocking out Northalleton

    September 25, 2014 at 10:09 am

    Ryhope ended their three match winless run with a comfortable 4-1 win over Northallerton Town in the first round of the Brooks Mileson Memorial League Cup. Richard Hodgson opened the scoring and three second half goals from Matty Weirs, Lee Anthony Jones and Andy Appleby put the game beyond Northallerton. […]

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    Durham claim One Day Cup victory

    September 22, 2014 at 12:10 pm

    Ben Stokes helped guide Durham to One-Day Cup victory with a three wicket win over Warwickshire at Lords. The England all-rounder added 38 to his earlier 2-25 as Durham overcame tough batting conditions to win a low scoring final. Durham won the toss and put Warwickshire into bat on an […]

  • Durham bowler Chris Rushworth took a record haul against Northants. Picture credit:  Nick Potts/PA Archive/Press Association Images

    Rampant Rushworth helps Durham demolish Northants

    September 17, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    Chris Rushworth took 15 wickets in a day to set both career and county bests as Durham beat Northants by an innings and 219 runs. The 28-year-old Sunderland born Rushworth took 9-52 in the first innings which is the best figures for any bowler in the County Championship this season. […]

  • Sunderland CC in action against Gateshead Fell. Picture credit: Daniel Jenks

    Nightmare campaign for Sunderland CC ends in relegation

    September 17, 2014 at 3:23 pm

    Just when you think it couldn’t get any worse, somehow it did – SportsByte’s Andrew Jenks looks back on Sunderland Cricket Club’s season. Even though they only won twice in the North East Premier League – both coming in their first five matches – it looked like the Wearsiders just […]

  • Steele labels Silksworth defeat “worst performance” under Cameron

    Steele labels Silksworth defeat “worst performance” under Cameron

    September 16, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    Silksworth vice-chairman David Steele has labelled Saturdays’ 6-0 Shipowners’ cup defeat at home to Stockton as “the worst performance” during Scott Cameron’s time as manager.  Stockton raced into a 4-0 lead at half-time, courtesy of a Kallum Hannah hat-trick and a James Ward strike, while Tony Johnson and Matthew Garbutt […]

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    Ryhope manager bemoans under par performance

    September 16, 2014 at 11:00 am

    Ryhope manager Gary Pearson said he learned a lot about his player as they fell to their first home defeat of the season in a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Willington on Saturday. Two second half goals from Adam Comby and Marc Bell saw the visitors leave with all three points […]