University rugby

  • Match Report: Team Sunderland Women 38-32 Leeds Women 2nds

    Match Report: Team Sunderland Women 38-32 Leeds Women 2nds

    November 9, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    A last-gasp try by Chichi Ihejieto saw Team Sunderland snatch victory in a thrilling encounter against Leeds 2nds. A topsy-turvy game saw Leeds surge into a 10-0 lead within the first 15 minutes, Sunderland then responded with two of their own – one converted – either side of a further […]

     
  • Sealed with a Kick: Sanderson slots late Penalty as Sunderland beat Lancaster

    Sealed with a Kick: Sanderson slots late Penalty as Sunderland beat Lancaster

    November 8, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    Team Sunderland beat Lancaster University 17-14 in a cup match at Houghton Rugby Club. Sunderland opened the scoring through Hindmarsh 10 minutes in before Lancaster quickly equalised. Both sides traded tries again in the second period before Sanderson slotted a penalty in the final play. Sunderland made several changes to […]

     
  • Match Report: Team Sunderland Women 36-20 Sheffield Women 2nds

    Match Report: Team Sunderland Women 36-20 Sheffield Women 2nds

    November 2, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    An incredible four tries from Chichi Ihejieto were enough for Team Sunderland to overpower Sheffield in a comfortable win at Houghton Rugby Club. Ihejieto grabbed her first two within the first 15 minutes, with Vicky Murphy adding a third just before the break after Sheffield had reduced the deficit. Sheffield […]

     
  • Team Sunderland fall to cruel defeat late on in high scoring encounter against Durham University

    Team Sunderland fall to cruel defeat late on in high scoring encounter against Durham University

    October 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    Team Sunderland lost to Durham University 33-40 in tightly contested Men’s Rugby bout. In the first half both sides exchanged two tries each as Durham lead going into half time due to Sunderland only converting two. After a yellow card put Durham a man down Sunderland took the lead with […]

     
  • Rugby 1st’s motivated ahead of Huddersfield clash

    Rugby 1st’s motivated ahead of Huddersfield clash

    December 5, 2017 at 4:34 pm

    Following the cancellation of their last game, University of Sunderland’s Rugby 1st’s lock, Aaron Keelan doesn’t believe the cancellation will affect the team ahead of their match tomorrow with University of Huddersfield 1st’s. Keelan was confident of a Sunderland win in their last match with second bottom University of Sheffield before […]

     
  • Momentum crucial for University Rugby team

    Momentum crucial for University Rugby team

    November 28, 2017 at 6:49 pm

    The University of Sunderland men’s rugby 1st team go into their crucial bottom-of-the-table clash with the University of Sheffield men’s 3rds off the back of their first win of the season. Sunderland sit seven points adrift of their opponents but can make up a lot of ground with a win. […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • University of Sunderland men’s rugby midseason review

    University of Sunderland men’s rugby midseason review

    December 16, 2016 at 10:27 am

    The first semester of the academic year is now drawing to a close which means the University of Sunderland men’s rugby union will be out of action until February. With that in mind, vice president Lewis Baker gives us thoughts on the first half of the season and looks ahead […]