• 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's rowers won a men's and a women's event on Saturday.

    Five rowing clubs in the North East

    December 16, 2016 at 9:20 am

    The North East has plenty of opportunity to star rowing with two major rivers, the Wear and the Tyne, as well as over 30 clubs in the area. With that here are five clubs to take a look at. Sunderland City RC Based at South Hylton, City has a programme […]

  • Sunderland impress at Indoor Rowing Series at Durham

    Sunderland impress at Indoor Rowing Series at Durham

    November 17, 2016 at 2:07 pm

    University of Sunderland secured a third place finish in the women’s beginner category as they enjoyed a good day at the Indoor Rowing Series at Durham University on Wednesday. Cara Riggall finished in a time of 3:39.4, just nine-tenths of a second off first place. This strong performance ment that Riggall finished in […]

  • Sunderland's rowers won a men's and a women's event on Saturday.

    Sunderland success at South Hylton rowing event

    October 31, 2016 at 10:30 am

    Sunderland finished first in both the men’s and women’s senior singles races at the South Hylton Long Distance Sculls on Saturday. Nick McGurk posted the 22nd fastest time of the day, completing the 4,750m distance in 20:55.2. This was enough to see him top the men’s senior singles time sheet. Sunderland’s […]

  • Sunderland's rowers impressed during Wednesday's Clash of the Minsters event.

    Rowing president praises Sunderland’s strength following COTM success

    October 9, 2016 at 2:23 pm

    University rowing president Ryan Glymond praised the strength in depth of the Sunderland side following their Clash of the Minsters victory last week. His side claimed the points over York St John on Wednesday after putting in a “brilliant” performance despite the University of Sunderland losing out overall. Out of […]

  • 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 […]

  • University of Sunderland's rowers impress at BUCS rowing regatta in Nottingham

    University of Sunderland Rowing Club 2015/16 review

    May 18, 2016 at 2:00 pm

    The 2015/16 season is now over and the University of Sunderland Rowing club have enjoyed quite the year. They kicked off their season by winning a point at the York St John’s University vs University of Sunderland Varsity, being one of the only societies in the tournament to do so. […]

  • Sunderland's rowers won all four races at Varsity

    Varsity clean-sweep of wins shows strength of Rowing club

    April 30, 2016 at 5:28 pm

    Carrera-Jade Thorpe was ‘delighted’ with her teams victory over Teesside in this year’s Tees-Wear Varsity, as the University of Sunderland Rowers won 4-0. Thorpe said: “I am delighted with our varsity result. “Such a massive victory makes training everyday worth it,” the rowing president added The University of Sunderland’s rowing team won […]

  • 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 […]