University sport

  • University of Sunderland 2nds snatch late equaliser v Sheffield Hallam 4ths

    University of Sunderland 2nds snatch late equaliser v Sheffield Hallam 4ths

    December 6, 2018 at 11:08 am

    Sunderland Mens 2nd’s BUCS league fight for survival was given a boost as they gained a valuable point from promotion-chasers Sheffield Hallam in a 2-2 draw. The Wearsiders quickly pegged Sheffield back after their first-half opener, but left the second equaliser until the last 10 minutes. Sunderland headed into the […]

     
  • Whitfield hoping for a positive result ahead of the winter break

    Whitfield hoping for a positive result ahead of the winter break

    December 4, 2018 at 3:44 pm

    The University of Sunderland 3rds were defeated 6-2 in the reverse fixture against Leeds on the opening day, but despite that loss, manager Ray Whitfield is “looking to end the year on a high” as they prepare to face off again. The Wearsiders equalised in the latter stages of the […]

     
  • Sunderland table tennis ‘happy’ after increasing winning run

    Sunderland table tennis ‘happy’ after increasing winning run

    December 3, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    University of Sunderland’s table tennis firsts have this week taken their winning run to four games on the bounce after a win over University of Leeds firsts. A 10-7 victory over their opponents at CitySpace, after losing to them earlier in the season left player Callum Scott delighted with his […]

     
  • Sarttra "Thee" Klaiyang (top left) admitted he prefers to play in doubles.

    Sunderland Badminton’s Thee: I prefer to play in doubles

    November 30, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    University of Sunderland Badminton’s Sarttra “Thee” Klaiyang reflected on his playing style after Team Sunderland drew 4-4 with Teeside University.. On November 28th, Sunderland’s second team grabbed a draw against visiting Teesside’s first team at City Space. In the fixture which ended 4-4, Thee pocketed two wins, against Teesside’s Hassha […]

     
  • Teesside Mens 1sts Josh Crichton feels the need for more consistency after 4-4 draw with Sunderland

    Teesside Mens 1sts Josh Crichton feels the need for more consistency after 4-4 draw with Sunderland

    November 30, 2018 at 1:30 pm

    In an enticing and evenly contested game of badminton, Teesside Mens 1sts drew 4-4 with Sunderland Mens 2nds. Teesside’s Josh Crichton, who played the doubles game with James to a win and a defeat each, said: “The teams were evenly matched. It could’ve gone either today.” “Sunderland played well. There […]

     
  • Men’s Football: Teesside University 3rd’s 3-2 Sunderland University 4ths

    Men’s Football: Teesside University 3rd’s 3-2 Sunderland University 4ths

    November 30, 2018 at 11:30 am

    Teeside University took the spoils on Wednesday afternoon in a close-fought affair as Team Sunderland battled hard in a 3-2 loss. Team Sunderland suffered an unfortunate 3-2 defeat in a closely fought match. Sunderland lead a confident approach from the whistle and their early pressure paid off from a superb […]

     
  • Sunderland coach Ray Whitfield rues wrong decisions following derby draw

    Sunderland coach Ray Whitfield rues wrong decisions following derby draw

    November 29, 2018 at 5:40 pm

    It ended all square in an entertaining 2-2 draw in the Wearside derby between University of Sunderland 3rds and University of Sunderland 2nds, and Whitfield thinks his side could have earned all three points if they took their chances. The home side took the lead through Jamie Grima in the […]

     
  • Sunderland University 3rds 2-2 Sunderland University 2nds

    Sunderland University 3rds 2-2 Sunderland University 2nds

    November 28, 2018 at 3:42 pm

    It ended honours even between the Wearsiders as neither side could come away with what would have been a vital three points. Both sides blew a lead in this one, and it was Jamie Grima who opened the scoring for the home side. That lead was soon gone as the […]

     
  • Whitfield feeling confident ahead of derby clash

    Whitfield feeling confident ahead of derby clash

    November 27, 2018 at 3:37 pm

      The University of Sunderland 3rds have suffered three straight defeats following their victory over Hull Mens 4ths in October, but manager Ray Whitfield is “feeling optimistic” ahead of their derby clash against University of Sunderland 2nds. The Wearsiders have conceded 18 goals in their last three matches and haven’t […]

     
  • Sunderland Men’s Futsal 3rds top table after double delight

    Sunderland Men’s Futsal 3rds top table after double delight

    November 27, 2018 at 12:15 pm

    Tight home victories over York 3rds and Hull 1sts ensured Sunderland 3rds went one point clear after the latest Round Robins. Lewis McKay’s penalty separated Sunderland and York as the host’s ensured a 4-3 win started the day of brightly. Vice President Nathan Jefferson had put the hosts in the […]