University rugby

  • Sunderland men's Rugby team in action against Teesside at this year's Varsity.

    Stewart keen to carry through Varsity success

    May 9, 2014 at 1:30 pm

    By Andrew Johnson Next year’s Rugby team captain Andrew Stewart wants to build on the University of Sunderland’s Tees-Wear Varsity win next season. Sunderland beat Teesside University 22-7 in the Varsity fixture to help send the Wearsiders to win the overall Varsity crown, and now the new Rugby captain wants […]

  • Sunderland lost out to Teesside 1sts in a close encounter at Ryhope Road last season.

    Sunderland Women’s rugby announce new committee

    May 9, 2014 at 10:49 am

    Earlier this week votes were in for the University of Sunderland’s Women’s rugby team new committee with Clarissa Murphy awarded captain after giving a convincing speech. Murphy came out on top against second year student Danielle Andrew. After a promising year for Sunderland’s women’s rugby team former captain Kirsty Paterson stepped […]

  • Sunderland after their Varsity win last year.

    Sunderland men’s Rugby win Varsity tie

    April 30, 2014 at 6:00 pm

    By James Adamson A cold and bleak afternoon met the players for the men’s rugby tie of the 2014 Tees Wear Varsity, with the Wearsiders coming out on top with a  21-8 victory. Despite the conditions both Sunderland and Teesside were pumped up before kick-off buoyed on by their rowdy female counterparts […]