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  • Wallsend and District Pool League – North Shields Catholic Club (6) vs (4) The Anson – Match Report

    Wallsend and District Pool League – North Shields Catholic Club (6) vs (4) The Anson – Match Report

    December 14, 2018 at 3:31 pm

    North Sheilds Catholic Club beat The Anson 6-4 to climb to 9th position in the league just one point behind 8th placed, The Bush. The biggest talking point of this game was before the first break had begun. The Anson almost had to start 4-0 down due to lack of players. […]

     
  • North East American Football Clubs Searching for Gridiron Talent for National League Campaigns

    December 14, 2018 at 10:13 am

    American Football teams in the North East are hoping to unearth the next Tom Brady as they search for new talent. The sport grew in popularity in the UK during the 1980’s when Channel 4 began to cover the NFL. This popularity increased further when the NFL introduced the International […]

     
  • Pole Fitness and Cheerleading win University club of the month awards for October and November

    Pole Fitness and Cheerleading win University club of the month awards for October and November

    December 14, 2018 at 10:09 am

    Team Sunderland hosted their first Club of the Month event on Wednesday morning with Vice-Chancellor Sir David Bell KCB presenting the winning club with their certificates and awards. Sir David has taken an active role in viewing all the submissions for Club of the Month and selected the winning clubs […]

     
  • Gittings with a fierce return as team mate Ken looks on - photo by Yuttachai Kongprasert

    Table Tennis Match Report: Durham 6-11 Sunderland

    December 13, 2018 at 11:33 am

    The University of Sunderland managed to defy the odds taking the win over Durham University despite only having three players. Sunderland found themselves 4-0 down before any matches had even started due to being a man short but still managed to pull through and claim a victory thanks to fantastic […]

     
  • How did The Anson finish bottom of The Wallsend and District pool league but get Promoted?

    How did The Anson finish bottom of The Wallsend and District pool league but get Promoted?

    December 13, 2018 at 9:39 am

    The Anson is a pool team that formed in July 2017. In their first season, they finished bottom in the second division of the Wallsend and District Pool League. Despite this they found themselves moving to the first division the following season. How did they do it? Find out in […]

     
  • An interview with Sam ‘Restless’ Rawlings

    An interview with Sam ‘Restless’ Rawlings

    December 12, 2018 at 4:21 pm

    Sam “Restless” Rawlings is the CEO of the Newcastle Jaguars esports organisation. I had the pleasure of being able to speak with him and ask him some questions on his organisation, their origins and success in 2018 with League of Legends and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.   Richard: Sam, tell us […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • American Football | Spartans Dominate Pyros in Borders 2A

    American Football | Spartans Dominate Pyros in Borders 2A

    December 11, 2018 at 3:21 pm

    The Sunderland Spartans defeated the University of West Scotland Pyros 34-0 in their latest BUCS fixture, scoring four touchdowns on the ground and one through the air.

     
  • Wallsend & District Pool League – The Anson (5) vs The Mauretania (5) – Match Report

    Wallsend & District Pool League – The Anson (5) vs The Mauretania (5) – Match Report

    December 7, 2018 at 12:16 pm

    The bottom of the table clash between The Anson and The Mauretania ended in a draw which leaves The Anson with no Home win and The Mauretania with no Away win all season. A blunder in the second game by Mark Robinson, in which he accidentally potted the chalk instead of […]