Local sport

  • Points now a priority for Sunderland RFC

    Points now a priority for Sunderland RFC

    October 31, 2014 at 4:30 pm

    Sunderland RFC welcome Medicals to Ashbrooke Sports Club this Saturday still looking for their first win in Durham/Northumberland One. Eight defeats out of eight have left Sunderland sitting bottom of the league and Chairman Paul Geehan knows points are now a priority for the team. He said: “Our main aim […]

     
  • Injuries continue to plague Westoe’s season ahead of trip to Merseyside

    Injuries continue to plague Westoe’s season ahead of trip to Merseyside

    October 31, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    Westoe travel to Merseyside this Saturday to play National League Three North leaders Firwood Waterloo with a squad once again decimated by injury. Last week’s loss to Sandal saw Jordan Carey and Alex Clark depart with injuries and Director of Rugby Andy Howells confirmed that they would miss this week’s […]

     
  • McLoughlin praises mental toughness as Roofing travel to Aycliffe

    McLoughlin praises mental toughness as Roofing travel to Aycliffe

    October 31, 2014 at 11:09 am

    Jarrow Roofing will look to make it 11 games without loss on Saturday as they travel to a resurgent Newton Aycliffe, knowing a win could take them sixth in Ebac Northern League Division 1. The Roofers go into the game on the back of a thrilling extra-time win over Tow […]

     
  • Plains Farm still searching for their first win

    Plains Farm still searching for their first win

    October 31, 2014 at 11:00 am

    Plains Farm u18’s host Tyneside juniors on Sunday and will be looking to get their first points on the board at the eighth time of asking. Turner’s side go into the game on the back of eight straight defeats, scoring 15 goals in the process but conceding 38. Defence will […]

     
  • Simarthur wins the bumper at Hexham

    New racing club set up to celebrate 125th anniversary

    October 31, 2014 at 9:58 am

    To celebrate 125 years of racing at Hexham Racecourse, Hexham Racing Club has been formed in partnership with the course’ leading trainer Lucinda Russell. Paul Brierley, who works as an agent to many jockeys in the north, is the brains behind the operation. Having had success with Outlaw Tom and […]

     
  • Predators prepare for Spinners’ visit

    Predators prepare for Spinners’ visit

    October 31, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Pete Gouda will hope to continue his scoring run this weekend as Sunderland City Predators host Lancashire Spinners. The American has averaged twenty two points per game after 3 games in a Predators jersey, and despite scoring twenty last weekend away at Leeds Tigers, his team suffered a 64-55 defeat. […]

     
  • Durham Youth hoping to holt West Auckland’s run in top of table clash

    Durham Youth hoping to holt West Auckland’s run in top of table clash

    October 30, 2014 at 3:00 pm

    Durham Youth will be hoping to close the gap at the top of the Russell Foster U17’S Premier Division as they take on high flying West Auckland Juniors in a 2nd vs. 1st clash this weekend. West Auckland currently sit eight points above their nearest rivals having taking maximum points […]

     
  • Seaham continue winning run and look forward to cup action

    Seaham continue winning run and look forward to cup action

    October 28, 2014 at 3:09 pm

    Seaham Red Star were able to make it nine league wins in a row at the weekend, after a 1-0 victory away to Northallerton Town. Liam McBryde scored the only goal of the game for The Star with a header from a corner. The win keeps Seaham third in the […]

     
  • Westoe struggling to “turn pressure into points”

    Westoe struggling to “turn pressure into points”

    October 28, 2014 at 3:00 pm

    Westoe Director of Rugby Andy Howells was again ruing his side’s inability to take their opportunities after losing 38-16 to Sandal last Saturday. Howells said: “There were a lot of good things out there today but we just couldn’t turn pressure into points. It’s something we’ve struggled with all year […]

     
  • Sunderland Mens Rugby 1sts scrum down last year.

    Stewart happy to see Irish international coach reinstated

    October 28, 2014 at 1:45 pm

    University of Sunderland Men’s Rugby first team captain Andrew Stewart has said he is delighted to see former coach Juliet Short back in charge. The Ireland international took charge of the team last year and will be looking to build on the team’s recent good form. “Juliet coming back in is […]