BUCS Nationals

  • Sunderland's karate squad, including gold medalists Brett Billingham Ross Billingham and Maya Burns

    BUCS Round-up: Sunderland strike gold in karate

    February 20, 2018 at 4:22 pm

    A gold medal in the Mixed Team Kata was the highlight of an exciting weekend of sport as University of Sunderland’s athletes travelled down to Sheffield to compete in BUCS Nationals. The team of Ross Billingham, Brett Billingham and Maya Burns produced an outstanding performance to take gold in the […]

     
  • Tip-Off in Sunderland Women's vs Sheffield Women's Basketball fixture | Picture Credit: Ian Crow

    Sunderland cruise to victory over Sheffield

    February 8, 2018 at 11:58 am

    University of Sunderland Women’s Basketball 1st’s cruised to a 72-43 victory over University of Sheffield Women’s 2nd’s in their BUCS Basketball Northern Group 3B fixture. Sunderland had to weather an early storm but they coasted to an early 26-10 lead by the end of the first quarter. In the second […]

     
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    Mid-season review: Men’s Hockey

    December 15, 2017 at 4:23 pm

    Sunderland Men’s Hockey have had a disappointing season not picking up any points, the team have lost all 4 games so far in the campaign and ends the year with a goal difference of -31.   Sunderland started the campaign with a 4-0 defeat to the University of York 3rd’s at home. […]

     
  • Sunderland 1st’s end year on a low with defeat to Durham

    Sunderland 1st’s end year on a low with defeat to Durham

    December 14, 2017 at 2:15 pm

    The final game of 2017 was one to forget for the University of Sunderland Men’s Football 1st’s as they were thrashed once again at home in the BUCS Northern 4B league. The result now means Sunderland have conceded four or more goals in four of their last seven games. The home […]

     
  • “We just have to focus on making the players better” says Kendal

    “We just have to focus on making the players better” says Kendal

    December 8, 2017 at 9:53 pm

    Despite falling to a sixth consecutive league defeat against Sheffield Hallam 4th’s, University of Sunderland 3rd team coach Daniel Kendal insists he’s still pleased with his side’s effort and commitment.   Speaking to SportsByte, Kendal said: “If we go back to the first game when we played Sheffield at their […]

     
  • Sunderland concede six against dominant Sheffield Hallam side

    Sunderland concede six against dominant Sheffield Hallam side

    December 7, 2017 at 11:00 am

    Sunderland Men’s 3rds losing streak continued after a 6-1 thrashing against Sheffield Hallam 4th’s to remain bottom of the Northern 6B league table.   Despite a late consolation from Keeran Harrison, a rampant Sheffield Sidev scored six, three of which were in the space of 8 minutes to condemn the […]

     
  • University of Sunderland Women's Basketball 1st's prepare for BUCS League action | Picture Credit: Ian Crow

    Wood looking at positives despite defeat to unbeaten York St John

    December 7, 2017 at 9:56 am

    Coach Harry Wood looked at the positives despite his University of Sunderland Women’s Basketball 1st’s 34-74 loss to unbeaten York St John University Women’s 1st’s. The away side showed their skill from the off, but the Wearsider’s put up a good fight to end the quarter with only an eight points […]

     
  • Sunderland Spartans mid-season review: What we have learnt so far

    Sunderland Spartans mid-season review: What we have learnt so far

    December 5, 2017 at 1:05 pm

    With Sunderland Spartans having reached the midway point in their season, below are four key issues which head coach Pete Nichol will need to address before their next game on January 28. The size of the squad With such a small pool of players to pick a starting eleven from, […]

     
  • Spartans beaten by Napier Knights in one-sided game

    Spartans beaten by Napier Knights in one-sided game

    December 4, 2017 at 10:12 am

    Sunderland Spartans failed to score for the second time this season as they lost 35-0 to Edinburgh Napier Knights. In their last game before the Christmas break, the Spartans also lost QB Trevor Hill early in the fourth quarter to a shoulder injury, leaving back-up QB Mark Daniel Laing to […]

     
  • Spartans march on in search of second win

    Spartans march on in search of second win

    December 1, 2017 at 3:00 pm

      Sunderland Spartans are hoping to keep up the momentum as they march on in search of their second win of the season. The Spartans will be hosting the Edinburgh Napier Knights on December 3 at Druids Park, hoping that last weeks win against Northumbria Mustangs will prove to be […]