Ultimate frisbee

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

    Technology in Ultimate Frisbee: Refereeing

    November 30, 2015 at 2:30 pm

    Ultimate Frisbee is not refereed in a traditional sense, but this hasn’t stopped some people calling for the introduction of technology into the sport. By ‘technology’ it means technological aids to help players decide a contested decision (e.g. did the player score before they moved?) From some perspectives it is […]

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

    Sunderland Spinners suffer cup defeat against Durham 2nds

    November 26, 2015 at 2:00 pm

    University of Sunderland Ultimate Frisbee coach Danny Venton said he was proud of the team despite them being knocked out of the cup with a 15-0 defeat to Durham University 2nds. The performance was much improved from their previous game, despite the same scoreline, against Newcastle University two weeks ago. Venton said: […]

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

    Durham too strong for Sunderland Ultimate Frisbee team

    November 25, 2015 at 4:15 pm

    In only their second ever game the University of Sunderland Ultimate Frisbee team fell foul of a rampant travelling Durham University 2ndteam, who ran out 15-0 winners at Ashbrooke this afternoon. After a bright start from the home team, Durham playing in Blue, took control and punished the Sunderland back […]

     
  • Venton proud despite Spinners debut loss against Newcastle

    Venton proud despite Spinners debut loss against Newcastle

    November 11, 2015 at 9:00 pm

    The University of Sunderland Ultimate Frisbee team suffered a heavy 15-0 defeat in their first-ever game at Ashbrooke against Newcastle University on Wednesday. Ultimate Frisbee is a self refereed, non-contact sport similar to Netball and American Football, where players have to get the frisbee into the opposition’s end zone. It’s […]

     
  • 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

    Ultimate Frisbee – A brief introduction

    October 27, 2015 at 11:08 am

    Ultimate Frisbee, a sport that has gone from strength to strength in recent years, but it’s surprising just how many people are still in the dark when it comes to this sport. To that end, here is a brief guide to Ultimate Frisbee – it’s rules, it’s league setup, and […]

     
  • Ultimate Frisbee President says pressure is off ahead of debut fixture

    Ultimate Frisbee President says pressure is off ahead of debut fixture

    October 6, 2015 at 11:00 am

    University of Sunderland Ultimate Frisbee President Daniel Venton says his sides debut match against York St. John in the upcoming Varsity tournament on Wednesday will be a good opportunity to build “vital” game time experience. The society, which is in its first year, has been developed by Venton who started […]