University sport

  • 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 […]

     
  • Sunderland women thrash Teesside 9-0 in Varsity football

    Sunderland women thrash Teesside 9-0 in Varsity football

    April 30, 2014 at 5:42 pm

    The University of Sunderland women’s football defeated Teesside 9-0 in a match where the away side failed to make any impact at all. Siobhan Jones grabbed four of the goals, including a penalty and a lob from distance that left the Teesside keeper red-faced. The other goals came from Connie […]

     
  • Sunderland bounce their way to Varsity victory

    Sunderland bounce their way to Varsity victory

    April 30, 2014 at 4:37 pm

    Sunderland’s trampoline squad put in a strong and victorious performance this afternoon at the Pennywell Community Center. The home side put out a twelve person strong squad that won by 20 points against a depleted Teesside squad that only contained four members. None the less, the Teeside squad put up […]

     
  • Sunderland archers lose tight Varsity match

    Sunderland archers lose tight Varsity match

    April 30, 2014 at 3:27 pm

    Teesside claimed their first Varsity victory of the day in archery with a narrow win  over their Sunderland counterparts. Sunderland led by 9 points, the equivalent of one arrow, at the mid-point and Sunderland President, Dean Eke, remarked that the game was: “Pant-wettingly close at one point”. Unfortunately, Sunderland  faltered […]

     
  • Sunderland and Teesside draw in badminton Varsity clash

    Sunderland and Teesside draw in badminton Varsity clash

    April 30, 2014 at 1:36 pm

    Sunderland Men’s badminton shared the point with Teesside after their Varsity clash ended in a draw. Sunderland were ahead going into the final match but Teesside’s first singles player Michael Jones came from behind to earn the 4-4 draw. Jones beat Sunderland’s first singles player Matthew Henry 18-21 21-13 21-15 […]

     
  • Cricket Cancelled as Sunderland take early lead

    Cricket Cancelled as Sunderland take early lead

    April 30, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Teesside pulled out of the Cricket as Sunderland took an early advantage into the final day of the TeesWear Varsity 2014. Sunderland now go into day two 4-0 ahead, after Teesside forfeited points early on in Women’s Rugby, Men’s Football 4ths as well as the Cricket, before being beat by […]