Badminton

  • Varsity success for Sunderland badminton

    Varsity success for Sunderland badminton

    March 23, 2018 at 10:20 am

    Sunderland University men’s badminton claimed an impressive 6-2 win over Teesside in the Tees-Wear Varsity on Wednesday afternoon. Despite missing key players, Sunderland claimed wins in all four doubles matches, as well as wins in two of the four singles matches. The doubles partnership of Usman Mahmood and Jonny Gilchrist […]

     
  • GB Badminton have had funds cut ahead of the 2020 olympic games in Tokyo.

    Badminton 1sts looking to bounce back after second defeat in a row

    October 24, 2017 at 6:03 pm

    University of Sunderland Badminton 1sts clash with Cumbria University 1sts in their Northern Conference Cup match on Wednesday.  Their cup game against Cumbria follows two League defeats, after they were whitewashed 8-0 last Wednesday by Durham University 3rds. President Brandon Wong is hopeful that his side can pull off an […]

     
  • Badminton president Wong delighted with the “experience” of his squad

    Badminton president Wong delighted with the “experience” of his squad

    October 18, 2017 at 10:00 am

    University of Sunderland Badminton president Brandon Wong believes “experience” will be vital when his side face Durham University 3rds today at City Space. This will be Sunderland’s first league game of the season, as they could not field a team last week which resulted in a walkover defeat to York […]

     
  • Both sides have been in close-knit matches this season.

    Sunderland University return to BUCS action

    October 11, 2017 at 8:00 am

    Nineteen teams from the University of Sunderland return to action as today as they start their BUCS seasons. A week on from defeat in the Clash of the Minsters against York St John, Sunderland’s students kick off their league campaigns in the British University & Colleges Sport divisions this afternoon. […]

     
  • Sunderland are out of the Northern Challenge Cup after second round defeat.

    Lack of players force badminton sides out of BUCS action

    November 3, 2016 at 12:42 pm

    Two University of Sunderland badminton teams have been withdrawn from BUCS competitions due to a lack of players. Having struggled to field teams for previous fixtures, the men’s second team and the women’s first team have fallen foul of a decrease in students keen to play the sport, with the majority […]

     
  • Rodham is optimistic despite struggling for players this season.

    Cup glory is a ‘possibility’ says badminton president

    October 26, 2016 at 8:31 am

    City Space will host the Northern Conference Cup clash between the University of Sunderland badminton men’s 1st and Huddersfield on Wednesday. Following two consecutive heavy defeats, the Wearsiders will be looking for not only their first victory of the season, but also their first set point. However when the sides previously met, […]

     
  • The university badminton side has struggled to field a team this season.

    Mens badminton president calls for a instant response following tough first match

    October 17, 2016 at 11:19 am

    Following the University of Sunderland’s mens badminton defeat last week, president and captain Elliot Rodham spoke of his disappointment of a lack of players. It was not exactly the start to the season that Rodham had hoped for, preparation for the up-coming season has not flown smoothly with only two […]

     
  • Derby day despair for Sunderland badminton duo

    Derby day despair for Sunderland badminton duo

    October 13, 2016 at 12:33 pm

      University of Sunderland men’s badminton side suffered an agonising defeat as they were thrashed 4-0 at Newcastle University on Wednesday. With three players pulling out last minute, president and team captain Elliot Rodham had only himself and Jin Yap to call upon in this derby clash. The void left by […]

     
  • The badminton teams struggled at COTM having fielded a host of new players.

    New-look Sunderland badminton men fully focused on league opener

    October 11, 2016 at 5:05 pm

    University of Sunderland’s men’s badminton 1sts are keen to start the BUCS league campaign with a victory as they travel to neighbours Newcastle tomorrow afternoon. The Wearsiders will be looking to avenge the opponents who defeated them on the final day of last season 6-3. A newly assembled Sunderland side […]

     
  • 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 […]