University sport

  • “They gave everything, from start to finish” – Kendal

    “They gave everything, from start to finish” – Kendal

    February 13, 2018 at 12:12 pm

    Sunderland 3rd team coach Daniel Kendal was delighted with his side’s performance despite their narrow 2-1 defeat to York St John 6ths and feels ‘luck’ is just not on his side. “A couple of mistakes cost us” said Kendal. “I thought for 90 minutes, the lads were brilliant. They gave […]

     
  • York St John defeat Sunderland in controversial fashion

    York St John defeat Sunderland in controversial fashion

    February 9, 2018 at 2:10 pm

    A bizarre refereeing decision saw York St John’s 6ths scrape a narrow 2-1 win against Sunderland Men’s 3rds. Ben Bannatyne opened the scoring for Sunderland, only for the visitors to hit a quick-fire double to claim all three points in what was a far from convincing victory. Lining up in […]

     
  • Tip-Off in Sunderland Women's vs Sheffield Women's Basketball fixture | Picture Credit: Ian Crow

    Sunderland cruise to victory over Sheffield

    February 8, 2018 at 11:58 am

    University of Sunderland Women’s Basketball 1st’s cruised to a 72-43 victory over University of Sheffield Women’s 2nd’s in their BUCS Basketball Northern Group 3B fixture. Sunderland had to weather an early storm but they coasted to an early 26-10 lead by the end of the first quarter. In the second […]

     
  • THREE areas Sunderland 2nd’s have to improve to avoid relegation

    THREE areas Sunderland 2nd’s have to improve to avoid relegation

    December 18, 2017 at 10:28 am

    With just five games remaining in the season, the University of Sunderland Men’s Football 2nd team currently lie seven points adrift of safety. Ahead of the season resuming in the new year, we look at three ways Sunderland’s 2nd’s must improve if they are to avoid relegation from the BUCS Northern 5B league. 1- […]

     
  • The Spinners talk tactics before their away loss to Northumbria 1sts

    Sunderland Spinners captain looks ahead to second half of the season

    December 15, 2017 at 4:58 pm

      University of Sunderland’s Ultimate Frisbee team, Sunderland Spinners, and captain James Davison are looking forward to restarting the season in the new year, despite sitting bottom of the BUCS league. So far the Spinners have lost all 5 of their games played, including a walkover loss to Hull 1st’s […]

     
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    Mid-season review: Men’s Hockey

    December 15, 2017 at 4:23 pm

    Sunderland Men’s Hockey have had a disappointing season not picking up any points, the team have lost all 4 games so far in the campaign and ends the year with a goal difference of -31.   Sunderland started the campaign with a 4-0 defeat to the University of York 3rd’s at home. […]

     
  • Volleyball mid-season review: Tsagakis analyses “frustrating” season

    Volleyball mid-season review: Tsagakis analyses “frustrating” season

    December 15, 2017 at 1:07 pm

    The University of Sunderland’s Men’s Volleyball captain, Georgios Tsagakis, says the team haven’t done as well as he’d like this year, despite their good run of form. Tsagakis does hope that the team can push on from January, and even go on to win the Northern Conference Cup. The team […]

     
  • Men’s football 1st team mid-season review: The story so far

    Men’s football 1st team mid-season review: The story so far

    December 15, 2017 at 12:22 pm

    As the first half of the season comes to an end for the University Men’s Football 1st’s, SportsByte reviews what we have learnt so far, and what could be improved in the remaining games of the season in 2018. League form The Wearsiders last game saw them on the receiving end […]

     
  • Sunderland 1st’s end year on a low with defeat to Durham

    Sunderland 1st’s end year on a low with defeat to Durham

    December 14, 2017 at 2:15 pm

    The final game of 2017 was one to forget for the University of Sunderland Men’s Football 1st’s as they were thrashed once again at home in the BUCS Northern 4B league. The result now means Sunderland have conceded four or more goals in four of their last seven games. The home […]

     
  • Paddy Horne (left) and Phil Rudd (right) in action against York last season.

    Sunderland Men’s tennis: Mid-season review

    December 13, 2017 at 10:05 am

    The 2017/18 BUCS tennis season has reached its mid-season winter break and it has been a struggle so far for Sunderland Men’s tennis 1st’s. The side currently sit bottom of the six-team Northern 4B league on minus-two points after five matches and are yet to register a win. With no […]