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  • Diamonds duo Lewis Rose and Danny King in action against Redcar's Graversen last night. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Newcastle embarrassed in North East derby

    May 19, 2014 at 9:50 am

    On Sunday evening the Newcastle Diamonds suffered their most embarrassing result of the season as they lost 50-39 at home to the Redcar Bears in the Premier League. The new look Diamonds team were put to the sword on a night which was described as ‘shocking’ by Newcastle team manager […]

     
  • City Sport nominations announced for SportsByte Awards

    City Sport nominations announced for SportsByte Awards

    May 16, 2014 at 3:53 pm

    Nominations for the 2014 SportsByte Awards have been released ahead of next week’s awards ceremony. SportsByte will be celebrating and recognising a successful year of local sport, media and journalism with a multitude of awards being presented on the evening, as well as a three course dinner. Both reporters and […]

     
  • Sunderland born Stuart Robson riding against Workington. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    Newcastle face speedway double-header

    May 16, 2014 at 3:00 pm

    The Newcastle Sapphire Engineering Diamonds face the Plymouth Devils and the Redcar Bears in the Premier League this weekend. The Diamonds take on Plymouth tonight and will be looking to leave the South West with at least a point against a struggling Devils side. New signing Danny King will make […]

     
  • Silskworth CW announce new management structure

    Silskworth CW announce new management structure

    May 16, 2014 at 12:30 pm

    Silksworth Colliery Welfare have announced their new management structure for the 2014-15 Wearside League campaign. Scott Cameron, who was assistant to former manager Mark McGinley, has stepped up into the full time-role and takes charge of the senior squad, with Daley Clarke appointed as assistant manager. McGinley will continue with […]

     
  • Ryhope appoint Gary Pearson as new boss ahead of Cup Final

    Ryhope appoint Gary Pearson as new boss ahead of Cup Final

    May 16, 2014 at 10:10 am

    Ryhope have announced that former football league player Gary Pearson will be their new manager as they prepare to face Stockton Town in the Monkwearmouth Charity Cup Final. He recently resigned as Crook Town’s manager after guiding them to 15th in the first division of the Northern League. “I’m very […]

     
  • Silksworth in action last season. Picture Credit: Zoe Vicarage

    McGinley reveals regrets at leaving Silksworth

    May 14, 2014 at 3:30 pm

    Former Silksworth CW manager Mark McGinley has revealed he regrets his decision to offer his resignation to the club, but is confident they will be a force next season in the Wearside League.  McGinley’s departure was confirmed only a week after the final day victory at Ryhope. The club, however, […]

     
  • Shahreza (in red) hopes to develop MMA and Muay Thai across Sunderland. Picture credit: Scott Lee

    Shahreza hoping to see growth in Muay Thai and MMA in Sunderland

    May 12, 2014 at 1:30 pm

    After moving across the world and settling in the North East of England, Shahreza bin Roslan is hoping to see a growth in Muay Thai and MMA across the City of Sunderland. As an experience fighter and trainer with four years background in the art of Muay Thai, Shahreza bin […]

     
  • Thunder’s defence too strong for Skolars

    Thunder’s defence too strong for Skolars

    May 12, 2014 at 10:24 am

    Gateshead Thunder won their second game on the bounce as they beat London Skolars 24-16 in a hard fought contest played in terribly wet weather. The game was littered with handling errors and mistakes with spells of torrential rain and hail storms making playing conditions incredibly difficult. Matty Beharrell scored […]

     
  • Christian Henry and Ludvig Lindgren racing against Workington last Sunday. Picture credit: Steve Brock

    New look Diamonds face powerful Panthers

    May 11, 2014 at 10:00 am

    This Sunday the Newcastle Sapphire Engineering Diamonds face the Peterborough Panthers at Brough Park in the Speedway Premier League. The North East outfit have shuffled their pack ahead of Sundays clash. Team Manager George English has axed Christian Henry and Anton Rosen, with Danny King and Nathan Greaves drafted in. […]

     
  • Westoe play Birmingham last year. Picture Credit: Phil Haswell Photography

    Westoe RFC lose to Billingham in cup final

    May 9, 2014 at 11:30 am

    There was to be no fairy-tale ending for Lome Faatu as Westoe came up short against Billingham in the Durham County Senior Cup Final, losing 42-22. The former Samoan International, who has decided to hang up his boots after a stellar career that included appearances at two World Cup Finals, […]