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Joel Farrell in action for Gateshead Thunder during last night’s clash with Hunslet Hawks, but the home side were undone as the visitors ran out 45-6 winners

Gateshead Thunder 6 Hunslet Hawks 45: Thunder knocked off course by flying Hawks

Mark Smith's match report from the International Stadium as Gateshead Thunder fell heavily to promotion-chasers Hunslet Hawks

Jordan Meads times Gateshead Thunder arrival perfectly

Gateshead Thunder's new signing Jordan Meads
New signing Jordan Meads adding serious impetus to Gateshead Thunder promotion push as Hunslet Hawks visit tonight

Andy Thomson is back and on a trophy mission for Newcastle Eagles

Andy Thomson
Popular Mancunian forward Andy Thomson has returned to Newcastle Eagles after a stint in France

Laura Weightman targets European and Commonwealth Games medals

Laura Weightman
Northumberland athlete targeting medals in the European and Commonwealth Games

Gateshead Thunder weigh up Jordan Meads debut options

Gateshead Thunder Rugby League action
Head coach Stanley Gene will wait until today before deciding whether or not to throw new signing Jordan Meads in for Gateshead Thunder tomorrow.
Stuart Robson ahead of Matej Kus and David Bellago in heat 9 of the Newcastle Diamonds v Berwick meeting 8/6/14

Newcastle Diamonds 51 Berwick Bandits 40: Diamonds return to winning ways

Unbeaten Berwick Bandits lose their 100% record at Brough Park as Newcastle Diamonds triumph in derby

Newcastle Diamonds boss happy to get points on the board

Speedway action
Newcastle Diamonds bounced back from a weekend defeat to Workington by claiming their first points of the Premier League season at Ipswich Witches

Berwick Bandits looking to start Cup campaign by trapping the Tigers

Speedway action
Berwick Bandits are in action this weekend against Sheffield to battle for a place in the KO Cup quarter-finals

Holders Newcastle Diamonds manage to scrape a point at Scunthorpe Scorpions

Newcastle Diamonds' Ludwig Lindgren adjusts his bike
Newcastle Diamonds team manager George English Diamonds not too downhearted after defeat
Win tickets for Northumberland Plate Day at Newcastle Racecourse

Competition now closed: WIN tickets for the John Smith's Northumberland Plate Day

Competition now closed: The Journal  has teamed up with Britain's favourite ale John Smith's to celebrate the running of the 2014 John Smith's Northumberland Plate at Newcastle Racecourse on Saturday June, 28

Live: The Grand National at Aintree Racecourse

Crabbies Grand National Meeting at Aintree Racecourse
Join us for live updates, photos, tips and video as the Crabbies Grand National takes place

LIVE: Grand National festival 2014: Day one from Aintree racecourse

A worker cuts the grass on the Grand National course during a preparation day ahead of the 2014 Crabbie's Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool live
Join us with live updates, photos and video from Aintree as the Grand National festival gets underway

Gosforth racecourse ready for bumper weekend

Horse racing at Gosforth Park Racecourse
It’s been a busy few weeks here at Newcastle Racecourse and we’ve continued to enjoy an extended dry spell, which is quite a contrast to last summer
Andy Thomson

Andy Thomson is back and on a trophy mission for Newcastle Eagles

Popular Mancunian forward Andy Thomson has returned to Newcastle Eagles after a stint in France

Malik Cooke set to leave Newcastle Eagles

Malik Cooke in action for Newcastle Eagles
Malik Cooke looks set to leave Newcastle Eagles but reinforcements are on the way for BBL champions

Andy Thomson on Newcastle Eagles' radar again

Former Newcastle Eagles forward Andy Thomson
Newcastle Eagles are looking to re-sign prolific forward Andy Thomson as his current deal with La Rochelle is due to end soon

Newcastle Eagles 78 Worcester Wolves 90: Fab could quit after play-off heartache

Fabulous Flournoy is dejected at the final buzzer as his side lose out at the 2014 BBL playoff final between the Newcastle Eagles and Worcester Wolves
Newcastle Eagles coach Fab Flournoy saw his dreams of lifting the play-off trophy dashed by Worcester Wolves reports Paul Nilsen

Coarse angling: John Clayton's immense contribution to angling

Tributes have been paid to John Clayton, respected voice of the coarse angling scene, who died after suffering a heart attack

Sea angling: Good Easter for crew of Hartlepool-based Famous

Sea fishing
The latest sea angling news from around the region brought to you by Alan Charlton

Game angling: Kielder warming up after a slow start

Kielder Water and Forest Park in Northumberland
After a slow start to the season, Kielder Water is beginning to show signs of some better sport as water temperatures begin to rise

Coarse angling: People flocking to the region's still waters

The latest North East coarse angling news brought to you by David Hall
Morpeth GC head PGA professional David Clark

Morpeth Golf Club pro David Clark dedicates victory to predecessor

Morpeth Golf Club pro David Clark ends barren run at Whickham, then dedicates win to predecessor Martin Jackson

Chris Paisley gets in shape for a new Tour bid in 2014

Chris Paisley
Exercising helps get golfer Chris Paisley in good shape for New Year challenge

Hexham greenkeeper David Thompson bags scholarship by R and A

Hexham greenkeeper David Thompson
Hexham greenkeeper David Thompson has been awarded a scholarship by the R and A

PGA rules put paid to Phil Ridden's pro hopes - for now

Former Journal Champion of Champions winner Phil Ridden
City of Newcastle golfer Phil Ridden is back working full-time after being forced to shelve plans to turn professional

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Hartlepool United v Sunderland

Hartlepool United 0 Sunderland 3: James Hunter's match analysis

Tim Krul and coach Louis van Gaal celebrate winning the match after the penalty shootout

NUFC goalkeeper Tim Krul becomes a World Cup legend - thanks to confidence and mind games

Jozy Altidore

Jozy Altidore fears subside as Sunderland forward nears comeback



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