Badminton

  • 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 […]

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

    Inexperienced men’s badminton side suffers at the hands of York St John

    October 6, 2016 at 12:27 pm

    It was an unfortunate start for the men’s badminton season as they fell 8-0 in both the 1st and 2nd teams at Clash of the Minsters on Wednesday. The annual event between University of Sunderland and York St John’s University featured both singles and doubles matches throughout the day. The team […]

     
  • Sunderland and Teesside women's football teams in action at Southern Areas Playing Fields.

    Sunderland crowned Tees-Wear Varsity champions

    April 28, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    The University of Sunderland have won the 2016 Tees-Wear Varsity in one of the closest contested competitions in recent history, as they beat Teesside University 13-12. With over 12 hours of sport taking place across Sunderland and 25 fixtures taking place, Sunderland edged out their Teesside rivals by the narrowest […]

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

    Sunderland Badminton 2nds endure forgettable February

    March 3, 2016 at 2:00 pm

    February was a month to forget for the University of Sunderland men’s Badminton team in the BUCS Northern 5B division, as three losses in three games leaves Peter Walton’s side in seventh place, only one position above bottom placed Teesside. Walton had previously made clear his concerns that his side were sometimes […]

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

    Sunderland held by bottom-placed Teesside

    February 11, 2016 at 9:32 am

    University of Sunderland men’s Badminton 1sts search for three points continues as they drew 4-4 with bottom-side Teesside 1sts. Confidence was low going into the clash with their varsity rivals after their 6-2 defeat to Sheffield Hallam 2nds the previous Wednesday extinguished any promotion aspirations from the Northern League 3B. […]

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

    Sunderland Badminton 1sts looking for much needed win against Teesside

    February 10, 2016 at 9:37 am

    University of Sunderland men’s Badminton 1sts will be looking to finish their season on a high note when they take on Varsity rivals Teesside 1sts on Wednesday afternoon. Sunderland’s promotion ambitions from Northern League 3B were extinguished for another campaign last week when they lost to Sheffield Hallam 2nds. Sunderland […]

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

    Badminton 1sts hoping for winning return

    February 3, 2016 at 9:47 am

    The University of Sunderland men’s Badminton 1sts will be desperate for a positive return to the Northern 3B division this afternoon when they take on bottom-side Sheffield Hallam 2nds. It has been quite a yo-yo season for Sunderland as they headed into the campaign as one of the promotion contenders […]

     
  • Men’s badminton 2nds: How have they fared so far?

    Men’s badminton 2nds: How have they fared so far?

    December 19, 2015 at 9:00 am

    With the various different University of Sunderland sports teams approaching the winter break after beginning their respective campaigns, SportsByte looks at how the men’s badminton 2nds have got on so far in their season in the BUCS Northern 5B league. The Sunderland side got off to a poor start as […]

     
  • Vincent Lam (foreground) in action for Sunderland

    Lam “disappointed” with first team absentees

    December 14, 2015 at 11:00 am

    President and captain of the University of Sunderland men’s badminton 1st‘s side Vincent Lam has spoken of his disappointment of the continued absence of key first-team players. The first team have had quite an indifferent season compared to last year when they came so close to promotion from Northern League […]

     
  • Steven Barnes has been playing badminton for 13 years

    Steven Barnes: Badminton’s leading light

    December 11, 2015 at 11:00 am

    It hasn’t exactly been the start to the season that the University of Sunderland men’s Badminton 1sts would have wanted as they currently trail behind rivals Leeds and Newcastle 2nds in the Northern 3B league. Despite not showing the form that brought them so close to promotion last year, the […]