University sport

  • Sunderland and Teesside compete in Dance Off

    Sunderland and Teesside compete in Dance Off

    April 30, 2014 at 9:16 pm

    The Teesside and Sunderland ‘Step Up’ dance off was an intense competition, holding the audience’s attention throughout. Teesside danced to a medley of popular songs from artists such as Will.I.Am and Justin Bieber, Neon Jungle and Beyonce in their first performance, opening the dance off in style. Sunderland fought back […]

     
  • Netball First team thrash Teesside in Varsity thriller

    Netball First team thrash Teesside in Varsity thriller

    April 30, 2014 at 8:00 pm

    A 49-22 victory for the University of Sunderland Netball first team saw them secure a comfortable win over their North East rivals Teesside at Varsity. From the whistle Sunderland looked to dominate in both the attacking and defending thirds, scoring several goals and intercepting many of the Teesside passes. Shooters […]

     
  • Spartans in action last season

    Sunderland edge Varsity American Football

    April 30, 2014 at 7:57 pm

    After a rocky start to the game, the University of Sunderland’s American Football team recorded a 26-21 Varsity win against Teesside University. Though the final result ended in a 26-21 score line tilted in Sunderland’s favor, the first half was an entirely different tale. With five turnovers committed by Sunderland, […]

     
  • Teesside hockey run riot against Sunderland

    Teesside hockey run riot against Sunderland

    April 30, 2014 at 7:02 pm

    Sunderland men’s hockey team slumped to a heavy 11-3 defeat at the hands of Teesside who claimed the valuable Varsity point. Teesside opened the scoring in the opening two minutes through Alex Smuck, but then the home side hit back five minutes later with Mike Parr capitalising on a goal […]

     
  • Sunderland men’s 3rds throw away 3-1 lead to lose

    Sunderland men’s 3rds throw away 3-1 lead to lose

    April 30, 2014 at 6:46 pm

    Sunderland University men’s 3rd football team threw away a 3-1 lead to lose 4-3 to their Teesside rivals at Downhill. The game started well for Sunderland as they raced into a two goal lead with just 25 minutes on the clock. Haider Jallel and an own goal from Teesside gave […]

     
  • Sunderland claim 6-0 Varsity win after game abandoned for unprofessional behaviour

    Sunderland claim 6-0 Varsity win after game abandoned for unprofessional behaviour

    April 30, 2014 at 6:37 pm

    University of Sunderland men’s football 1sts cruised to a 6-0 win over Teesside – despite the referee ending the match 25 minutes early. After conceding six goals without reply, the visitors were deemed to have acted unprofessionally by the referee, who subsequently abandoned the match – a decision labelled as […]

     
  • Sunderland after their Varsity win last year.

    Sunderland men’s Rugby win Varsity tie

    April 30, 2014 at 6:00 pm

    By James Adamson A cold and bleak afternoon met the players for the men’s rugby tie of the 2014 Tees Wear Varsity, with the Wearsiders coming out on top with a  21-8 victory. Despite the conditions both Sunderland and Teesside were pumped up before kick-off buoyed on by their rowdy female counterparts […]

     
  • Sunderland keeper Peter Benedek scored a last minute winner from the penalty spot

    Sunderland men’s seconds clinch Varsity victory

    April 30, 2014 at 5:50 pm

    University of Sunderland men’s second team beat Teesside 5-4 at TeesWear Varsity, thanks to a last minute penalty from goalkeeper Peter Benedek. Sunderland began on the front foot and seemed to have to game wrapped up inside the first ten minutes, thanks to goals from Ryan Warnock and Tim Sibanda […]

     
  • Victory for Teesside Women in Varsity Hockey

    Victory for Teesside Women in Varsity Hockey

    April 30, 2014 at 5:48 pm

    Teesside womens hockey team had the edge over Sunderland at Raich Carter, earning a 4-1 victory over the home team to earn the away side a Varsity point. Both teams showed promise at the start of the match, with some good defending and opportunities set up for both teams to […]

     
  • Volleyball teams take a point each at Varsity

    Volleyball teams take a point each at Varsity

    April 30, 2014 at 5:45 pm

    University of Sunderland men’s Volleyball team won but the Mixed Team lost in their Varsity matches against Teesside at CitySpace. The men won their match in straight sets – 25-20, 25-9, 27-25, while a closer mixed game was won by Teesside – 25-20, 25-17, 20-25, 25-23. Initially, only the men’s […]