American football

  • Pick 6 Podcast 3: “Falcons are Scary Birds”

    Pick 6 Podcast 3: “Falcons are Scary Birds”

    November 2, 2018 at 9:43 am

    This week on the Pick 6 Podcast in association with Sportsbyte at Sunderland University Stuart Dick, Ed Painter, Jason Button and Connor Bromley discuss: The week 7 action in the NFL including the Eagles/Jaguars at Wembley Game. The trade deadline, with multiple moves made on the final day including the […]

     
  • Pick 6 Podcast #2 | “But an Eagles can fly about”

    Pick 6 Podcast #2 | “But an Eagles can fly about”

    October 25, 2018 at 12:08 pm

      This week on the Pick 6 Podcast in association with Sportsbyte at Sunderland University Stuart Dick, Ed Painter, Jason Button and Connor Bromley discuss: The week 67 action in the NFL including a thriller between the Saints and the Ravens, another overtime game for the Cleveland Browns and a […]

     
  • Pick 6 Podcast | Episode 1

    Pick 6 Podcast | Episode 1

    October 18, 2018 at 1:54 pm

    This week on the Pick 6 Podcast in association with Sportsbyte at Sunderland University Stuart Dick, Ed Painter, Jason Button and Connor Bromley discuss: The week 6 action in the NFL including a big win for the New England Patriots against the Chiefs, a close game between the Atlanta Falcons […]

     
  • Sunderland Spartans: We’ve been to Hull and back

    Sunderland Spartans: We’ve been to Hull and back

    October 17, 2018 at 10:27 am

    Spartans vs Sharks sounds like a cheesy late-night B-movie to me. On Sunday we travelled to Hull to play against the UH Sharks in a pre-season friendly; the final score being 7-2 to the Sharks. Hull are a division above us, so we were outnumbered, to begin with, many of […]

     
  • Sunderland Spartans first official training session

    An interview with Kyle Thirlwell President of the Sunderland Spartans American football team

    October 1, 2018 at 4:20 pm

    SportsByte’s Connor Guest interviewed Sunderland’s American Football team president Kyle Thirwell in preparation for a new season of University sport. SB: Why did you join the team? KT: I was first interested in joining the team as my brother who came to Sunderland uni also played so he convinced me to […]

     
  • Sunderland Spartans mid-season review: What we have learnt so far

    Sunderland Spartans mid-season review: What we have learnt so far

    December 5, 2017 at 1:05 pm

    With Sunderland Spartans having reached the midway point in their season, below are four key issues which head coach Pete Nichol will need to address before their next game on January 28. The size of the squad With such a small pool of players to pick a starting eleven from, […]

     
  • Spartans beaten by Napier Knights in one-sided game

    Spartans beaten by Napier Knights in one-sided game

    December 4, 2017 at 10:12 am

    Sunderland Spartans failed to score for the second time this season as they lost 35-0 to Edinburgh Napier Knights. In their last game before the Christmas break, the Spartans also lost QB Trevor Hill early in the fourth quarter to a shoulder injury, leaving back-up QB Mark Daniel Laing to […]

     
  • Spartans march on in search of second win

    Spartans march on in search of second win

    December 1, 2017 at 3:00 pm

      Sunderland Spartans are hoping to keep up the momentum as they march on in search of their second win of the season. The Spartans will be hosting the Edinburgh Napier Knights on December 3 at Druids Park, hoping that last weeks win against Northumbria Mustangs will prove to be […]

     
  • Spartans hold on to secure first win of season against Northumbria Mustangs

    Spartans hold on to secure first win of season against Northumbria Mustangs

    November 27, 2017 at 6:25 pm

    An injury-hit Sunderland Spartans held off the Northumbria Mustangs spirited comeback to secure their first win of the season. A converted touchdown in the second quarter and a safety in the third was just enough to keep the Mustangs at bay which, despite their late-game charge, saw the final score […]

     
  • Poor start continues as the Spartans lose on the road to Hull Sharks

    Poor start continues as the Spartans lose on the road to Hull Sharks

    November 14, 2017 at 5:49 pm

      The Sunderland Spartans continued their poor start to the season after falling 24-16 in Hull to the Sharks. In a tightly contested game, the Spartans were boosted by the return of QB Trevor Hill after his suspension, meaning that head coach Pete Nichol could return to the touchline and […]