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  • Ian Kirby on his Passion for Motorsport: “I couldn’t do it without my family”

    Ian Kirby on his Passion for Motorsport: “I couldn’t do it without my family”

    May 17, 2019 at 10:18 am

    Motorsport is a sport which can be often seen as more expensive and time consuming to participate in compared to maybe football or rugby. So why does it have thousands of people who take part every weekend on circuits and rally stages who are all so passionate about what they […]

     
  • England's Ben Stokes during day one of the Specsavers Third Test match at Trent Bridge, Nottingham.

    England all-rounder Ben Stokes signs three-year contract extension with Durham

    May 15, 2019 at 2:01 pm

    The 27-year-old has played his whole career with the county and has signed an extension to his contract, keeping him with Durham until 2021. He made his debut for Durham during the 2009 season and received his first senior England cap less than two years later. With the World Cup […]

     
  • Bancroft hundred gives Durham win over Northants

    Bancroft hundred gives Durham win over Northants

    April 17, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    An excellent knock from Cameron Bancroft gave Durham their first win in the Royal London One Day Cup as they beat Northamptonshire by 72 runs. 150 from Bancroft combined with a century from Michael Richardson pushed Durham to a strong total of 342-5 from their 50 overs. Four wickets from […]

     
  • Kirby will upgrade to a much newer Yamaha R6 for 2019.

    Ian Kirby on 2019: “We’re Going into the Season with an Open Mind”

    April 16, 2019 at 2:42 pm

    Sunderland bike racer Ian Kriby says he’s “going in blind” as he makes the step up to the Injection class of the 600cc SuperSport Series in 2019. Kirby took a dominating class win in last year’s Pre-injection series and this year will make the move up with a much newer […]

     
  • Rock-bottom Durham rue missed opportunities in Sussex County Championship defeat

    Rock-bottom Durham rue missed opportunities in Sussex County Championship defeat

    April 15, 2019 at 2:22 pm

      Durham Cricket Head Coach James Franklin rues his side’s missed chances as they fell to their second successive defeat in the Specsavers County Championship – losing by six wickets to Sussex. Despite restricting the visitors to 71/7 in the first innings, Sussex fought back thanks to an excellent knock […]

     
  • Trevaskis maiden fifty lifts Durham against Sussex

    Trevaskis maiden fifty lifts Durham against Sussex

    April 11, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    Day One: Durham 210-8 (Trevaskis 54, Eckersley 40; Jordan 3-38, Robinson 3-49) lead Sussex by 210 runs.  Cameron’s Bancroft first day as Durham captain didn’t start well as they struggled against Sussex. Runs were at a premium in Durham’s first home game of this year’s County Championship as Chris Jordan […]

     
  • Rushworth: Durham can do something special

    Rushworth: Durham can do something special

    April 4, 2019 at 4:50 pm

    Durham swing bowler Chris Rushworth believes that Durham can do “something special” in the 2019 season. Rushworth admitted that he hasn’t been this “excited for a new season for a good few years now” and believes that the “fresh faces, new ideas and new opinions” can push Durham to success […]

     
  • England's Mark Wood speaks during a press conference at Headingley Carnegie, Leeds. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday July 16, 2018. See PA story CRICKET England. Photo credit should read: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editorial use only. No commercial use without prior written consent of the ECB. Still image use only. No moving images to emulate broadcast. No removing or obscuring of sponsor logos.

    Wood surprised by Bancroft captaincy decision

    April 3, 2019 at 9:39 am

    Durham and England fast bowler Mark Wood was “surprised” by the decision to appoint Cameron Bancroft as Durham captain. Wood admitted Bancroft wouldn’t have been his first choice saying “when I think about it I wouldn’t have gone for him.” Australian batsman Cameron Bancroft has recently returned to cricket having […]

     
  • Whitley Warriors vs Hull Ice Hockey

    Final Overview – NIHL North 1 (Moralee)

    April 3, 2019 at 9:32 am

    As the 2018/19 season has finished, Whitley Bay Warriors sit comfortably in fifth place at the end of the regular season while local rivals Billingham Stars just scrape ninth. For the Local sides, Warriors finished in a comfortable fifth place in the division table, sitting on 36 points by the […]

     
  • Durham wrap up warm up win against students

    Durham wrap up warm up win against students

    March 29, 2019 at 9:08 am

    Day Three: Durham 399 and 237-3d (Harte 108, Owen 1-20) beat Durham MCCU 134 and 206 (Graves 66, Rushworth 3-37) by 296 runs. A strong performance with both bat and ball gave Durham a win on the final day of their game against Durham MCCU despite a late partnership from the […]