Local sport

  • Leinster v Saracens: Champions Cup final preview

    May 10, 2019 at 5:51 pm

    The stage is set – two giants of European rugby will clash at Newcastle’s St. James’ Park on Saturday to decide who will be crowned Champions Cup champions. Both teams have star-studded line ups, boasting an array of international talent as they compete to earn the right to call themselves […]

     
  • 2018/19 Hartlepool United season review – August

    2018/19 Hartlepool United season review – August

    May 10, 2019 at 5:49 pm

      Hartlepool’s season began with the huge news that a new landmark sponsorship deal would see Victoria Park change its name to The Super 6 Stadium.   Pools completed a successful term off the pitch with the signing of free agent Luke Williams, after a successful period in training which […]

     
  • Gateshead captain Scott Barrow hopes for quick sale of the club

    Gateshead captain Scott Barrow hopes for quick sale of the club

    May 10, 2019 at 5:16 pm

    Gateshead ended their 2018/19 campaign with a 2-0 home defeat to Barrow and securing a ninth-place finish in the Vanarama National League. However, despite the impressive league finish the main focus around the club has been whether they will have a future come next season. Skipper Scott Barrow has admitted […]

     
  • Clermont Auvergne V La Rochelle: European Challenge Cup final preview

    May 10, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    Clermont Auvergne will face La Rochelle in what will be the first all-French European Challenge Cup final in seven years. Clermont will equal Harlequins’ record of three challenge cup final wins if they are to beat La Rochelle – who are competing in the final for the first time. The […]

     
  • Chris Dobey celebrates defeating Vincent van der Voort during day eleven of the William Hill World Darts Championships at Alexandra Palace, London

    5 Things we’ve already learned from Chris Dobey in 2019

    May 10, 2019 at 4:36 pm

      In recent years Northumberland Darts Player Chris Dobey, has been one of the most successful PDC North East darts players. In 2019 he has shot up the PDC world rankings as well as demonstrated some world class performances. Below I discuss Dobey’s 2019 season to date: Good when put […]

     
  • Elliot Slessor vows to improve next season

    May 10, 2019 at 3:14 pm

    Gateshead’s Elliot Slessor claims he wants to reach the “top 64” next season as he looks to build on a disappointing campaign. The 24-year old caused a major upset last year as he defeated five-time world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan 6-2 at the China Open. But Slessor has failed to build […]

     
  • Boxing’s Kenny Foreman beats Tom Kenny by unanimous decision

    May 10, 2019 at 3:12 pm

    Hartlepool’s Kenny Foreman made it two wins from three as he defeated amateur Tom Kenny by unanimous decision. The 23-year old – who lost his previous fight – won his first fight away from his home turf. Judges scored the fight 64-61, 62-62, and 63-59 in Foreman’s favour after eight […]

     
  • World Snooker Championships review – Gary Wilson

    May 10, 2019 at 3:12 pm

    Gary Wilson shocked all of the odds as he reached the semi-finals of the Snooker World Championship.   The Tyneside Terror fell short at the hands of Judd Trump, but will take a lot of confidence from the tournament as he now sees himself ranked amongst the top 20.   […]

     
  • Snooker not physical enough to be in Olympics – Gary Wilson

    May 10, 2019 at 3:10 pm

    World number 20 Gary Wilson believes Snooker should not become an Olympic sport.   World Championship semi-finalist Gary Wilson believes Snooker should not become an Olympic sport.   This comes after the World Confederation of Billiards Sports (WCBS) – the organisations which represents snooker, is making a big to participate […]

     
  • St. James' Park, Brackley

    National League North Semi Final Playoff, Brackley Town v Spennymoor Town FC

    May 10, 2019 at 2:36 pm

    After Lewis Hawkins winner against Bradford Park Avenue (BPA) in their previous match, Spennymoor look to take a huge step towards The National League. An away game at Brackley Town awaits with the club, with The Magpies beating them 4-1 back in October. The Moors look to improve on their […]