University sport

  • Gateshead reach FA Trophy semi-finals with Leyton Orient victory

    Gateshead reach FA Trophy semi-finals with Leyton Orient victory

    March 7, 2018 at 12:50 pm

    Gateshead progressed to the semi-finals of the FA Trophy tonight with a 3-2 victory over Leyton Orient at the Gateshead International Stadium. A first half brace from Danny Johnson put the hosts two goals up early on, before second-half goals from James Brophy and Dave Mooney put Orient back on […]

     
  • Lyons confident ahead of crucial York clash

    Lyons confident ahead of crucial York clash

    March 6, 2018 at 4:15 pm

    Sunderland’s Men’s football  2nds manager Matty Lyons is expecting his side to collect all three points against fellow relegation strugglers York 3rds on Wednesday. The Wearsiders lost to this week’s opponents last time they met, but a win for the home side in this fixture would give them huge hope […]

     
  • University of Sunderland swimmer Lucas Lowery shares Olympic aspirations

    University of Sunderland swimmer Lucas Lowery shares Olympic aspirations

    March 5, 2018 at 12:35 pm

     Lucas Lowery has come off a positive performance in the BUCS National Championships with massive goals. Lowery told SportsByte “I’m at the best level I’ve been at in my life but, I’m nowhere near my peak yet. I reckon I could even medal (next year). Before I leave university […]

     
  • Kendal “over the moon” after Sunderland 3rd’s get first win

    Kendal “over the moon” after Sunderland 3rd’s get first win

    February 28, 2018 at 11:02 am

    After claiming their first win of the BUCS season against Leeds, a relieved Sunderland 3rd team coach Daniel Kendal says his side had been “working towards that result all season”. Speaking to SportsByte, Kendal said: “It was absolutely fantastic, from start to finish. We kept on growing and growing in […]

     
  • University swimmer Lowery still not at his best level following BUCS Nationals

    University swimmer Lowery still not at his best level following BUCS Nationals

    February 26, 2018 at 3:40 pm

    University of Sunderland swimmer Lucas Lowery has said there is still plenty to come from him after finishing 20th in the BUCS Nationals earlier this month. The top 20 position in the 50m Backstroke was Lowery’s highest place in his short career but the mechanical engineering student still believes he […]

     
  • Sunderland 3rd’s claim first win of the season

    Sunderland 3rd’s claim first win of the season

    February 23, 2018 at 11:23 am

    Sunderland Men’s 3rds picked up their first win of the season after a thrilling 5-3 win against Leeds Arts 1sts. A hat-trick from Ben Bannatyne, as well as goals from Keeran Harrison and Kane France saw the hosts to a memorable victory. It was a superb performance all round from […]

     
  • Victory over Sunderland guides York St John to title

    Victory over Sunderland guides York St John to title

    February 22, 2018 at 12:05 pm

    Sunderland’s defeat to York St John at the weekend meant the home side clinched the title as the season came to a defining end. The hosts edged the game as they came out victorious to beat Sunderland 7-4. The victory for York St John meant Teesside missed out on the […]

     
  • Sunderland's karate squad, including gold medalists Brett Billingham Ross Billingham and Maya Burns

    BUCS Round-up: Sunderland strike gold in karate

    February 20, 2018 at 4:22 pm

    A gold medal in the Mixed Team Kata was the highlight of an exciting weekend of sport as University of Sunderland’s athletes travelled down to Sheffield to compete in BUCS Nationals. The team of Ross Billingham, Brett Billingham and Maya Burns produced an outstanding performance to take gold in the […]

     
  • In Pictures: Sunderland Volleyball reach cup semi-finals

    In Pictures: Sunderland Volleyball reach cup semi-finals

    February 19, 2018 at 3:34 pm

    University of Sunderland Men’s Volleyball team recorded a superb 3-0 victory over Manchester Met 2nd’s to advance to the semi-finals of the Northern Conference Cup where they will face Hull 1st’s on February 28. Our photographer Iam Burn was there to capture the action and you can see his images […]

     
  • Teesside defeat ends Sunderland Futsal’s title hopes

    Teesside defeat ends Sunderland Futsal’s title hopes

    February 13, 2018 at 3:51 pm

    Defeat against Teesside at the weekend meant Sunderland Men’s Futsal 1st’s are unable to win the league after a very closely fought battle at the top of the league. Heading into the final fixtures of the round-robin tournaments next week Sunderland were hoping to still be in the mix for […]