University hockey

  • Clash of the Minsters: Hockey – Women thrashed by York St John, but Men hold out for victory

    Clash of the Minsters: Hockey – Women thrashed by York St John, but Men hold out for victory

    October 5, 2018 at 10:50 am

    Sandhill View Academy provided the venue as Sunderland’s and York St John’s Hockey teams battled it out in the 2018 Clash of the Minsters. Both sides were up against it against higher division opponents but fought hard with mixed success. Sunderland’s Men’s side claimed an impressive victory, while the women […]

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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 are starting from scatch after a number of drop-outs.

    Sunderland Women heavily beaten by Bradford

    December 15, 2017 at 3:08 pm

    Sunderland’s Women Hockey team close the year with a loss after an 8-0 thrashing to Bradford at home on December 6. Sunderland, who went into the game as clear underdogs to top of the league Bradford, were defeated heavily at their home ground, the Raich Carter Centre. The game was […]

  • 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. […]

  • York St John won all three Netball fixtures at this year's Clash of the Minsters

    York beat Sunderland to Clash of Minsters crown

    October 4, 2017 at 11:55 pm

    University of Sunderland suffered defeat in the Clash of the Minsters as York St John were crowned 18-8 winners. The annual curtain-raiser to the university sporting year took place in York with both universities competing across 26 sports and it was the home side who comfortably won in the end. […]

  • Netball's point had levelled the scores at 2-2 overall.

    Teesside regain Varsity title with big win over Sunderland

    March 23, 2017 at 11:18 am

    University of Sunderland were unable to retain their Tees Wear Varsity crown as they fell to a heavy defeat to Teesside University on Wednesday. The Wearsiders claimed wins in American football, cricket, netball and basketball. Rowing shared a point in contentious circumstances, adding to Sunderland’s equestrian victory from earlier in the […]

  • Sunderland women's hockey team ended their season on a high on Wednesday.

    Sunderland’s women’s hockey teamend season on a high with a win

    March 17, 2017 at 10:55 am

    University of Sunderland women’s hockey team beat Leeds 8ths 4-1 on Wednesday to end their BUCS season on a high. On a sunny day in Sunderland, both teams met for their last fixture of the season. It was Leeds who started the strongest, passing the ball around with ease and […]

  • Men's hockey had a tough season after being grouped with superior opposition.

    Hutchinson priased by hockey team after difficult season

    March 2, 2017 at 11:21 am

    Now that the University of Sunderland men’s hockey team has finished its season, they can reflect on what went right and what went wrong. Sunderland’s season started with the news that their league had been remodelled by BUCS, which meant the side would have to play local teams who are of higher […]

  • Sunderland 2nds were seconds away from victory against Richmond.

    Sunderland hockey derby sees Broom victorious over University side

    February 25, 2017 at 10:36 am

    Sunderland Broom won 4-0 against University of Sunderland hockey in the England Mixed Plate. On a bright and sunny day, the two teams met for a friendly but competitive game of hockey. Sunderland Broom put their foot on the gas and came flying out and put pressure on the University […]

  • Sundarland men are rooted to the bottom of their BUCS league this season.

    Hockey team end BUCS season with loss to league champions

    February 24, 2017 at 10:57 am

    University of Sunderland men’s hockey team finished their BUCS season with an 8-0 loss to Durham. On a day full of emotions, some senior players said goodbye to the orange shirt. Sunderland were ready to forget about their campaign and just enjoy their last game of the season. After an angry […]