University sport

  • 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. […]

     
  • North East American Football Clubs Searching for Gridiron Talent for National League Campaigns

    December 14, 2018 at 10:13 am

    American Football teams in the North East are hoping to unearth the next Tom Brady as they search for new talent. The sport grew in popularity in the UK during the 1980’s when Channel 4 began to cover the NFL. This popularity increased further when the NFL introduced the International […]

     
  • Pole Fitness and Cheerleading win University club of the month awards for October and November

    Pole Fitness and Cheerleading win University club of the month awards for October and November

    December 14, 2018 at 10:09 am

    Team Sunderland hosted their first Club of the Month event on Wednesday morning with Vice-Chancellor Sir David Bell KCB presenting the winning club with their certificates and awards. Sir David has taken an active role in viewing all the submissions for Club of the Month and selected the winning clubs […]

     
  • Gittings with a fierce return as team mate Ken looks on - photo by Yuttachai Kongprasert

    Table Tennis Match Report: Durham 6-11 Sunderland

    December 13, 2018 at 11:33 am

    The University of Sunderland managed to defy the odds taking the win over Durham University despite only having three players. Sunderland found themselves 4-0 down before any matches had even started due to being a man short but still managed to pull through and claim a victory thanks to fantastic […]

     
  • Mens Football: Sunderland 4ths season update

    Mens Football: Sunderland 4ths season update

    December 12, 2018 at 4:30 pm

    Team Sunderland 4ths’ find themselves 4th place in the BUCS Football Northern 7B league after a mixed half of the season. Asking the 4ths team coach, Kris Teale about this seasons performances so far, he responded with,  “I think we have played relatively well so far this season and we […]

     
  • University of Durham Badmonton third team's captain Josh Ryder.

    Durham’s Josh Ryder: Sunderland Badminton is one of the toughest in the league

    December 12, 2018 at 4:25 pm

    University of Durham Badminton third team captain was more than happy to get an away draw against University of Sunderland’s first team. Visiting City Space at the University of Sunderland on December 5th, University of Durham Badminton third team picked up a draw against Sunderland’s first team. Both sides collected identical […]

     
  • “I’m confident we will win all the remaining games” Matty Harris looks ahead to the rest of the season

    “I’m confident we will win all the remaining games” Matty Harris looks ahead to the rest of the season

    December 12, 2018 at 4:21 pm

    Sunderland University Men’s Football President, Matty Harris, is confident the men’s first team can turn their season around and win all remaining games.  In a recent interview, Harris stated he feels the team have “done absolutely everything right apart from putting the ball in the net” and believes the team’s […]

     
  • Captain Adam Gittings looks on at his cross court slice - photo by Yuttachai Kongprasert

    Sunderland table tennis enjoying ‘most successful season ever’

    December 12, 2018 at 4:13 pm

    The captain of Sunderland Uni’s table tennis 1sts, Adam Gittings, has this week spoken about how his side are currently having their ‘most successful season ever’ ahead of the winter break. Going into Christmas Sunderland sit 4th in the table, level on points with 3rd, and look forward to the […]

     
  • Ultimate frisbee captain Davison ‘raring to go’ ahead of new season

    Ultimate frisbee captain Davison ‘raring to go’ ahead of new season

    December 11, 2018 at 4:34 pm

    Sunderland University Ultimate Frisbee captain James Davison has spoken about how his side are ‘raring to go’ ahead of their 2019 campaign. The Spinners were due to kick off their season against Newcastle Uni 2nds and Leeds Uni 1sts on 8th December but the matches were called off due to […]

     
  • Sunderland celebrate a 31 point win over Bradford

    Sunderland 2nds coach Sean Percival thinks the team “can win the league”

    December 10, 2018 at 5:05 pm

    The Wearsiders currently sit in second place in their league only behind Leeds on goal difference and their coach, Sean Percival, thinks the team can go right to the top. The team has come a very long way and after only having six players to choose from in their opening  […]