University sport

  • BUCS Futsal Northern Conference Cup Final: Fan reactions and post match interviews

    BUCS Futsal Northern Conference Cup Final: Fan reactions and post match interviews

    March 12, 2019 at 4:48 pm

    On Sunday Team Sunderland’s Futsal team defeated Liverpool University in the Northern Conference Cup final. The game ended 5-3 in favour of Team Sunderland, who were playing at home in CitySpace. Sunderland were the underdogs for the Northern Conference Cup but prevailed to come out as champions, the home side […]

     
  • Women’s Basketball report: Sunderland 1sts 32-28 Bradford 1sts

    Women’s Basketball report: Sunderland 1sts 32-28 Bradford 1sts

    March 8, 2019 at 9:00 am

    Team Sunderland Women’s Basketball ended their BUCS league season with a home win after coming from behind to beat Bradford on Wednesday March 6. The match got underway about 45 minutes after the proposed 5pm start due to Bradford arriving late at CitySpace having thought the start time was 6pm. […]

     
  • Women’s Basketball Preview: Sunderland 1sts vs Bradford 1sts

    Women’s Basketball Preview: Sunderland 1sts vs Bradford 1sts

    March 6, 2019 at 2:55 pm

    Sunderland will be hoping to end their season on a high when they host Bradford in their final BUCS women’s basketball league game of the season. The game will be played at CitySpace, Sunderland on Wednesday March 6th and the hosts could finish in the top-half of the table with […]

     
  • BUCS Nationals Karate: “Very happy” Salim bags Bronze in Men’s Novice Kumite -70

    BUCS Nationals Karate: “Very happy” Salim bags Bronze in Men’s Novice Kumite -70

    February 18, 2019 at 12:04 pm

    Salim Salim came through three rounds before suffering defeat in the semi-final, but victory in the repechage that followed earned Team Sunderland’s first medal of BUCS Nationals weekend on Sunday. In his second year of participation at the annual event in Sheffield, this was the 21-year-old’s first medal and he […]

     
  • Women’s Basketball report: Sunderland 1sts 98-28 Durham 3rds

    Women’s Basketball report: Sunderland 1sts 98-28 Durham 3rds

    February 7, 2019 at 11:29 am

    Team Sunderland Women’s Basketball 1sts hammered Durham 3rds on Wednesday, February 6 at City Space, Sunderland. The hosts dominated the league’s bottom side from the start and held leads of 29-6 after the first quarter, 43-10 at half-time and 60-19 after the third quarter. Sunderland then finished with a flourish, […]

     
  • Women’s Basketball preview: Sunderland 1sts vs Durham 3rds

    Women’s Basketball preview: Sunderland 1sts vs Durham 3rds

    February 6, 2019 at 11:24 am

      Team Sunderland Women’s Basketball 1sts take on Durham 3rds on Wednesday February 6 at CitySpace, Sunderland. Sunderland sit on six points and in sixth place in the 10-team 2018-19 BUCS Northern 2B league, with two wins and four losses from six matches.   Highlights from Team Sunderland’s dramatic 49-57 […]

     
  • Elite Athletes Programme leaves Sir David Bell impressed

    Elite Athletes Programme leaves Sir David Bell impressed

    February 6, 2019 at 10:58 am

    Sir David Bell was left impressed after being introduced to the Universities Elite Athletes programme. After he was recently appointed as the new vice chancellor of the University of Sunderland, Sir David was given a glimpse at the programme by a number of students, some of whom have gone on […]

     
  • Craig Thompson: “Hopefully I’ll have a good chance in Edinburgh”

    Craig Thompson: “Hopefully I’ll have a good chance in Edinburgh”

    February 4, 2019 at 10:41 am

    University of Sunderland’s Craig Thompson believes he has a good chance of a strong result at the BUCS Archery qualifying tournament this month. Thompson, who is ranked as the top compound archer in the whole of the north east, trains both with the University’s society as well as also practicing […]

     
  • Elite Athlete Walker targets European Cross Country Championships

    January 31, 2019 at 10:32 am

    University of Sunderland Elite Athlete Kieran Walker has set a target of reaching the 2019 European Cross Country Championships. Walker, who has ran 31:16 for 10km, placed second in the North Eastern Cross Country Championships at Wrekenton in December, and he’s hopeful of reaching the 2019 under-23 European Cross Country […]

     
  • Sunderland boss bemoans poor referee after Leeds defeat

    December 14, 2018 at 11:37 am

    The University of Sunderland 3rds fell to a 4-3 defeat against Leeds City, and manager Ray Whitfield felt that the referee had a part to play in their close encounter. The Wearisders fell just short against Leeds despite coming from behind to equalise on two occasions early in the match. […]