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Summer Rumble 5 report: Tynesiders shine bright on a strong card at the Stadium of Light

Summer Rumble 5 report: Tynesiders shine bright on a strong card at the Stadium of Light

There were victories in Sunderland for four Newcastle boxers with Sam Best, Lewis Ritson, Basi Razaq and Michael Dixon all impressing

Ashes 2015: Stephen Harmison and Marcus North on the hopes, fears and key battles for England and Australia

Ashes 2015: Stephen Harmison and Marcus North on the hopes, fears and key battles for England and Australia
Former England fast bowler Stephen Harmison and ex-Australia batsman Marcus North look forward to this summer's Ashes

Great North 10K: Abdi Nageeye and Fionnuala McCormack storm to victory

Great North 10K: Abdi Nageeye and Fionnuala McCormack storm to victory
The Dutchman and Irish woman were clear winners of the men's and women's races at the Morrisons Great North 10K in Gateshead

Sunderland AFC transfer rumours: Lombaerts close to move with Hoilett linked too

Sunderland AFC transfer rumours: Lombaerts close to move with Hoilett linked too
The latest Sunderland transfer gossip including updates on Nicolas Lombaerts, Junior Hoilett, Georginio Wijnaldum and Liam Bridcutt

Newcastle United transfer rumours: Toon close in on pair but Liverpool swoop for Sissoko

Newcastle United transfer rumours: Toon close in on pair but Liverpool swoop for Sissoko
The latest transfer rumours regarding Newcastle United including two deals close, Charlie Austin, and also Moussa Sissoko's future

Whether Carl Froch fights again or not we should celebrate his fantastic career

Whether Carl Froch fights again or not we should celebrate his fantastic career
Carl Froch may not fight again after a year out of the ring but Glenn McCrory thinks the decision should be his alone

Rory Underwood backs England to feed off home crowd at Rugby World Cup

Rory Underwood backs England to feed off home crowd at Rugby World Cup
Rather than shrinking under the weight of expectation, Rory Underwood believes England can deliver in a home Rugby World Cup
Sunderland AFC transfer rumours: Lombaerts close to move with Hoilett linked too

Sunderland AFC transfer rumours: Lombaerts close to move with Hoilett linked too

The latest Sunderland transfer gossip including updates on Nicolas Lombaerts, Junior Hoilett, Georginio Wijnaldum and Liam Bridcutt

Sacramento Republic worthy pre-season opponents for Newcastle and Sunderland, says Steve Trittschuh

Sacramento Republic worthy pre-season opponents for Newcastle and Sunderland, says Steve Trittschuh
Newcastle United and Sunderland play Sacramento Republic in pre-season. We asked rival USL coach Steve Trittschuh what to expect

Newcastle and Sunderland pre-season: Lowdown on opponents Sacramento Republic

Newcastle and Sunderland pre-season: Lowdown on opponents Sacramento Republic
Newcastle United and Sunderland will both play matches at Sacramento Republic's Bonney Field in July
Rory Underwood backs England to feed off home crowd at Rugby World Cup

Rory Underwood backs England to feed off home crowd at Rugby World Cup

Rather than shrinking under the weight of expectation, Rory Underwood believes England can deliver in a home Rugby World Cup

The Tyne is right for Newcastle Falcons' new boy Giovanbattista Venditti

The Tyne is right for Newcastle Falcons' new boy Giovanbattista Venditti
As introductions go, Newcastle Falcons' Italian signing Giovanbattista Venditti could be about to make a belter

No-nonsense Nigel Owens to referee Newcastle's Rugby World Cup opener

No-nonsense Nigel Owens to referee Newcastle's Rugby World Cup opener
Scottish and South African players will need to be on their best behaviour on October 3, when Nigel Owens referees them in Newcastle

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