University sport

  • 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  […]

     
  • Mens Football:  York St Johns University 8ths 10-0 University of Sunderland 4th’s

    Mens Football: York St Johns University 8ths 10-0 University of Sunderland 4th’s

    December 10, 2018 at 12:13 pm

    A miserable evening for Team Sunderland as they were defeated 10-0 to York St Johns 8th’s. From the whistle, York were clearly the attack minded team as they immediately began to test the Sunderland defence. Sunderland started off with a 5 man defence looking to soak the early pressure from […]

     
  • Sunderland Mens Badminton 1sts captain Maw reflects on chastening defeats but vows to return stronger

    Sunderland Mens Badminton 1sts captain Maw reflects on chastening defeats but vows to return stronger

    December 6, 2018 at 3:32 pm

    University of Sunderland Men’s Badminton 1sts fought tooth and nail in a thrilling 4-4 draw with University of Durham Mens 3rd in eight rounds of singles and doubles of the BUCS. And while it was a field day for the doubles who registered three victories out of four games, singles […]

     
  • Sunderland 2nds cruise past Bradford 2nds winning by 31 points

    Sunderland 2nds cruise past Bradford 2nds winning by 31 points

    December 6, 2018 at 3:28 pm

    Sunderland led from start to finish as they blew out a Bradford team who only had five players to choose from. The hosts dominated from the first whistle to the last as Bradford couldn’t keep up with the pace of Sunderland. The lead extended to 30 points in the fourth […]

     
  • Match Report: Newcastle Uni Womens 2nds 1 -2 Sunderland Uni Womens 1sts

    Match Report: Newcastle Uni Womens 2nds 1 -2 Sunderland Uni Womens 1sts

    December 6, 2018 at 11:42 am

    University of Sunderland Women battled through the cold and wet conditions to secure a victory over Newcastle who led for most of the game. The game started evenly with both teams struggled to get a foothold in the game. The earliest chance came for Sunderland as the ball dropped to […]