University sport

  • 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 […]

     
  • REPORT: Sunderland Thirds 3 – 4 Leeds City Firsts

    REPORT: Sunderland Thirds 3 – 4 Leeds City Firsts

    December 6, 2018 at 11:15 am

    Sunderland 3rds were unlucky to not take at least a point on a wet, disappointing afternoon in Silksworth. Scoring was opened in the first 15 minutes, as the Leeds City attack caught a dawdling Sunderland defence in possession and finished with their first chance of the game. Sunderland answered only […]

     
  • 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 […]