Basketball

  • Season Review: Sunderland Women’s Basketball 1sts

    Season Review: Sunderland Women’s Basketball 1sts

    April 10, 2019 at 7:32 pm

    Team Sunderland Women’s Basketball 1sts secured a top-half finish in the 2018-19 BUCS Northern 2B Basketball league. Sunderland finished fifth in the 10-team league, ending their campaign with a record of five wins to four losses. After Sunderland’s final match, a 32-28 home win against Bradford, captain Martina Gouda said: […]

     
  • Women’s Basketball report: Sunderland 1sts 32-28 Bradford 1sts

    Women’s Basketball report: Sunderland 1sts 32-28 Bradford 1sts

    March 8, 2019 at 9:00 am

    Team Sunderland Women’s Basketball ended their BUCS league season with a home win after coming from behind to beat Bradford on Wednesday March 6. The match got underway about 45 minutes after the proposed 5pm start due to Bradford arriving late at CitySpace having thought the start time was 6pm. […]

     
  • Women’s Basketball Preview: Sunderland 1sts vs Bradford 1sts

    Women’s Basketball Preview: Sunderland 1sts vs Bradford 1sts

    March 6, 2019 at 2:55 pm

    Sunderland will be hoping to end their season on a high when they host Bradford in their final BUCS women’s basketball league game of the season. The game will be played at CitySpace, Sunderland on Wednesday March 6th and the hosts could finish in the top-half of the table with […]

     
  • Women’s Basketball report: Sunderland 1sts 98-28 Durham 3rds

    Women’s Basketball report: Sunderland 1sts 98-28 Durham 3rds

    February 7, 2019 at 11:29 am

    Team Sunderland Women’s Basketball 1sts hammered Durham 3rds on Wednesday, February 6 at City Space, Sunderland. The hosts dominated the league’s bottom side from the start and held leads of 29-6 after the first quarter, 43-10 at half-time and 60-19 after the third quarter. Sunderland then finished with a flourish, […]

     
  • Women’s Basketball preview: Sunderland 1sts vs Durham 3rds

    Women’s Basketball preview: Sunderland 1sts vs Durham 3rds

    February 6, 2019 at 11:24 am

      Team Sunderland Women’s Basketball 1sts take on Durham 3rds on Wednesday February 6 at CitySpace, Sunderland. Sunderland sit on six points and in sixth place in the 10-team 2018-19 BUCS Northern 2B league, with two wins and four losses from six matches.   Highlights from Team Sunderland’s dramatic 49-57 […]

     
  • Fletcher – It’s down to the Basketball Gods

    Fletcher – It’s down to the Basketball Gods

    January 22, 2019 at 10:35 am

    Newcastle Eagles point guard Rahmon Fletcher has admitted that the Newcastle Eagles season could come down to the ‘basketball gods’ after they crashed out of the BBL Trophy on Friday night. This is now the second knockout competition the Eagles have lost in, meaning the only silverware they have to […]

     
  • Newcastle Eagles 71-89 Manchester Giants: BBL Trophy Report

    Newcastle Eagles 71-89 Manchester Giants: BBL Trophy Report

    January 21, 2019 at 3:56 pm

    The Newcastle Eagles crashed out of the BBL Trophy quarter finals as the Manchester Giants dominated at the Eagles Community Arena. The Eagles started the game well but the away side edged the first quarter; the Eagles fought back were only 3 behind at the half but, a dominating second half […]

     
  • Newcastle Eagles 86-91 Plymouth Raiders

    Newcastle Eagles 86-91 Plymouth Raiders

    January 14, 2019 at 9:41 am

    Newcastle Eagles’ debut at their new arena was dampened as the Raiders ruined the celebrations and pulled the home side further away from potential silverware. The Eagles first points at their new nest were scored fittingly by Darius Defoe, the 14-year servant hit the fade away to ease the nerves. […]

     
  • Rahmon Fletcher: “New arena means more than words can explain”

    Rahmon Fletcher: “New arena means more than words can explain”

    January 14, 2019 at 9:39 am

    Newcastle Eagles point guard Rahmon Fletcher thought it was “a good first opening game” on Friday night despite losing 86-91 to Plymouth Raiders at a sold-out opening of the Eagles Community Arena. Raiders had a five-point lead after the first quarter, but Newcastle fought back to lead 50-49 at half […]

     
  • Sunderland celebrate a 31 point win over Bradford

    Sunderland 2nds coach Sean Percival thinks the team “can win the league”

    December 10, 2018 at 5:05 pm

    The Wearsiders currently sit in second place in their league only behind Leeds on goal difference and their coach, Sean Percival, thinks the team can go right to the top. The team has come a very long way and after only having six players to choose from in their opening  […]