• Dan Marshall was offering tips to the next generation of rugby players.

    Sunderland RFC host Newcastle Falcons for player blitz

    October 7, 2016 at 8:55 am

    Sunderland RFC welcomed professional rugby starts to Ashbrooke after hosting the Newcastle Falcons for the player blitz. Players from the under 6s to the under 13s turned out to get a tip or two from the Falcons on the playing field at Ashbrooke Sports club – the clubs’ home ground. Falcons academy […]

  • Team South West with the Wilkinson Sword after winning the AoC Championships title.

    AoC Championships makes successful debut in the North East

    April 21, 2016 at 11:26 am

    The AoC Sport National Championships were concluded on Sunday as the South West retained the Wilkinson Sword by winning the title for the second year in succession. The three day event took place in the North East for the first time after previously being held in Bath. The event accommodated […]

  • England's David Daniell celebrates winning silver in the Men's Keirin at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi. Picture credit: PA Wire/PA Archive/Press Association Images

    GB cyclist David Daniell to visit University of Sunderland

    April 7, 2016 at 12:58 pm

    Commonwealth Silver medalist and Great Britain cyclist David Daniell is set to visit the University of Sunderland on Friday through the University Sport Activation Fund. Daniell will be visiting the University of Sunderland tomorrow in his capacity as one of Sport England’s Sporting Champions – a team of current and retired […]

  • CitySpace gym-goers could earn thousands for local charity

    CitySpace gym-goers could earn thousands for local charity

    February 23, 2016 at 5:19 pm

    CitySpace gym members have the chance to raise thousands of pounds for a Sunderland charity as part of Technogym’s ‘Let’s Move For a Better World’ challenge. The Sunderland gym is in competition against all of the other Technogym wellness gyms in the UK, with the aim to register gym-goers onto […]

  • Silksworth vice-chairman unveils three-year-plan

    Silksworth vice-chairman unveils three-year-plan

    October 30, 2015 at 11:00 am

    Silksworth vice-chairman David Steele has revealed the Wearsiders have outlined a three-year-plan to transform their club into a sustained Northern League side. When Sean Butler became manager earlier this month, he and Steele agreed on a plan to build a respected Northern League team within the next three years, with […]

  • Wearsiders gear up for Sunderland’s fifth annual Big Bike Ride – SR NEWS

    Wearsiders gear up for Sunderland’s fifth annual Big Bike Ride – SR NEWS

    June 2, 2015 at 3:43 pm
  • Steve Cram visits Sunderland to discuss Olympic legacy

    Steve Cram visits Sunderland to discuss Olympic legacy

    February 27, 2015 at 11:09 am

    Steve Cram CBE delivered a thought provoking talk, highlighting the reasons why we should host major sporting events in the UK.  The Chancellor of the University of Sunderland was the fourth guest speaker in the 2014/15 Discover Series, which he launched two years ago. The former athlete, who is a […]

  • More success for Sunderland Harriers

    More success for Sunderland Harriers

    February 19, 2015 at 4:24 pm

    The Sunderland Harriers Athletics Club enjoyed a successful run out at the 2015 Royal Signals Relay Races at Hetton Lyons Park on Saturday.  Dave Savage, Harriers Club Captain and coach to the Senior/Veteran Men and Women, said it was a “bit of a hectic” run up to the event, but […]

  • Scott agrees plans for coaching scheme with Houghton principle Natalie Cooper. Picture credit: George McCain.

    Former Black Cat Scott gives back to community

    December 9, 2014 at 4:00 pm

    Former Sunderland defender Martin Scott has started a community coaching scheme at Houghton Kepier Sports College. Scott, who made over 100 appearances for the Black Cats, now coaches football three times a week for a variety of age groups with his pro tech soccer scheme. The aim of the scheme […]

  • University to launch Urban Active programme

    University to launch Urban Active programme

    November 3, 2014 at 1:30 pm

    The University of Sunderland are set to launch their new Urban Active programme tomorrow at CitySpace after securing £163,260 of Sport England funding. The programme aims to offer fun, social and engaging sport for students on and off campus in a number of different ways. A UV Tri-fest, where students […]