Ultimate frisbee

  • 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 lost 15-2 against high-flying Hull.

    Season Review: Sunderland Ultimate Frisbee flatter to deceive after winless season

    May 14, 2018 at 10:36 am

    It was a season to forget for Sunderland Ultimate Frisbee as they ended the season bottom of the table with minus three points from their seven games in their BUCS campaign, as well as a first round defeat in the cup. At the start of the season, only their third […]

  • York St John won all three Netball fixtures at this year's Clash of the Minsters

    York beat Sunderland to Clash of Minsters crown

    October 4, 2017 at 11:55 pm

    University of Sunderland suffered defeat in the Clash of the Minsters as York St John were crowned 18-8 winners. The annual curtain-raiser to the university sporting year took place in York with both universities competing across 26 sports and it was the home side who comfortably won in the end. […]

  • Sunderland lost 15-2 against high-flying Hull.

    Sunderland’s winning run halted by Hull

    December 15, 2016 at 8:14 am

    The University of Sunderland ultimate frisbee team saw their winning run come to an end last week by Hull University, who put in a commanding performance to win 15-2 at Ashbrooke Rugby Club. Sunderland Spinner’s originally came into the match with high hopes after their outstanding away performance at Keele […]

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    Sunderland Spinners flying high after Teesside victory in local derby

    December 2, 2016 at 3:09 pm

    University of Sunderland’s ultimate frisbee team extended their winning run in the league on Wednesday thanks to a dominating away performance as they beat Teesside University 1sts 15-5 at Saltersgill Playing Fields. The Spinners came into this match off the back of a drubbing at the hands of Keele University in […]

  • Sunderland lost to a strong Keele side after a long round trip.

    Spinners face local derby at Teesside in crucial mid-season clash

    November 30, 2016 at 8:50 am

    Sunderland Spinners ultimate frisbee side face perhaps their most important fixture of the campaign as they travel to Middlesbrough to face Teesside University on Wednesday. The Spinners have had a tricky start to the campaign with two losses and a win in the league and being knocked out the cup. The […]

  • This is the Spinners' second season in competition.

    Ultimate Frisbee Season Preview – Sunderland Spinners looking to get off to a flying start

    October 25, 2016 at 9:23 pm

    University of Sunderland’s Ultimate Frisbee team, Sunderland Spinners, kick off their second season of the sport on Wednesday as they begin their BUCS campaign at home to Durham University 3rds. The Spinners will be looking to build on the foundations set in last years inaugural season through the help of the […]

  • York St John claimed the Clash of Minsters trophy on Wednesday.

    York beat Sunderland to win Clash of the Minsters trophy

    October 6, 2016 at 1:11 pm

    Sunderland were out-done in the annual Clash of the Minsters event on Wednesday with York St John running out 42-18 victors. A total of 30 matches were played at a number of locations across Sunderland, with both universities competing for points and the chance to lift the Clash of the […]

  • Spinners coach sees improvements despite another loss

    Spinners coach sees improvements despite another loss

    December 4, 2015 at 3:00 pm

    Sunderland Spinners Ultimate Frisbee team coach Danny Venton was keen to take the positives from yet another 15-0 defeat away at Durham University 2nds on Wednesday. The University of Sunderland side have continued to make improvement, but have still been unable to score a point in their three games so […]

  • Ultimate Frisbee first became popular in America but has become more popular in the UK recently. Picture credit: Stacey Lauren-Kennedy / AP/Press Association Images

    Technology in Ultimate Frisbee Part 2 – Application

    December 1, 2015 at 9:00 am

    If technology can be implemented into Ultimate Frisbee, how can it be done? In part two of our technology in sport feature, SportsByte’s David Lowes looks at how the latest technology in sport could be used in Ultimate. Let’s assume for a minute that Ultimate gets the go ahead to […]