Blyth Last Orders take place in sem-finals

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The last quarter-final of the Saints Shield in the Standard Security Blyth and Wansbeck Sunday League saw Blyth Last Orders complete the semi-final line-up with a comfortable win by 6-3 over hosts Stakeford Cherry Tree

Goals for the Cherry Tree came from Russell Tait, Peter Allaway and Jake Gray, but it was strikes from Paul Katz, Chris McCartney, Mathew Wade, Mark Harnor Andrew Dodds and Ross Gilchrist which won the contest for Last Orders.

In the premier division, Burradon and New Fordley had little trouble in defeating visitors Cramlington Phoenix 7-1 with goals from David Astkinson (2), Graeme Cairns (2), Connor Andrews, Lee Waugh and Paul Alexander. Jordon Reay scored the consolation for Phoenix.

Division two saw FC Beacon gain another valuable win away against Blyth Isabella Colliery, where they beat their hosts 2-0 with goals from Michael Lamb and Dominic Gillespie.

Ashington Excelsior went down at home by the odd goal in five against AE Phoenix in a local derby. Scoring both goals for Excelsior was Michael Robinson, but efforts from Jason Wilson (2) and Stephen Scott won it.

In a derby game, Blyth Waterloo SC came out on top at home against United Services 3-1. On target for Waterloo were David Anderson (2) and Stuart Gray with the evergreen Stephen Hanley on target for Services

All other games were called off.

On Sunday Burradon and New Fordley play their quarter-final of the NFA Sunday Cup away to Newcastle Westfield SC.