Burradon suffer extra-time agony in Sunday Cup

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BURRADON and New Fordley were away to Corbridge Wheatsheaf in the County Sunday Cup but unfortunately lost 3-2 after extra-time, despite two goals from Ian Lee.

Two quarter-finals in the George Davison Cup were played with Blyth Comrades entertaining Cowpen Percy Arms.

And in an even game, Percy Arms’ finishing let them down as they lost 3-2 thanks to a last minute winner for the home side.

Steven Molloy (2) and Daniel Long scored for Comrades. Steven Rylatt scored both for Percy Arms.

Monkseaton Arms put up a good display in their home game against Newbiggin but despite leading twice, they eventually lost 3-2.

Both goals for Monkseaton were scored by John Wyres. On target for Newbiggin was Ashley Smyth (2) and Jonathan McEnaney.

Division one leaders Ashington Grand took full advantage of a poor first half performance from New Delaval and Newsham to cruise into a 6-1 lead at the break before they won 8-3.

Goals for Newsham came from an Ian Locke hat-trick. Scoring for the Grand was Graham Todd (3), Michael Todd (2), Luke Bunting, Ross Crate and Paul Hedley.

Poor finishing was Ashington White House’s downfall in their 7-1 home defeat against Blyth Masons Arms.

Their consolation goal came from Stephen Rennison. Goals for the Masons came from Paul Robson, Nick Brannighan and Kevin Long with two each. Steven Elsey scored their other goal.

Blyth Seahorse again went down 6-0 at home against Whitley Lodge Kittiwake thanks to goals from Chris Appleby (3), Simon Gourlay, Gavin Hattrick and Richard Stretton.

Division Two saw North Shields Royal Arms win the Eric Anderson Cup semi-final rehearsal 3-0 against Ashington Grand Street with goals from Lee Kelly, Scott Pocklington and Graham Murray.

AE Phoenix seem to improve every week, however they are still in search of the first points. They went down 2-0 at home against West Allotment thanks to two goals from John Leach.

Ashington Bubbles were the division’s top scorers with an 8-0 home win against Blyth Ridley Park. Leading the scoring was Kris Allington with five. Also on target were Daniel Hislop, Craig Penny and Paul Archer.

Ashington Central beat promotion rivals Marden Residents 4-2.

Scoring a hat-trick for the home side was Jason Wilson; their other goal scored by John McAlpine. Goals for the Residents came from Shaun Nolan and Gavin Holsie.

Bedlington Community also won 4-2 at home against Cramlington Phoenix. Scoring for them was Liam Issac, Rhys Haley, Richard Stobbart and Carl Stobbart. Martin Kinghorne scored both of the Phoenix goals.

In the final game, the Bay Horse was unlucky to lose 3-2 at home against New Hartley. Goals for the Bay Horse came from Michael Walton and David Lowther. Scoring for Hartley was Darren Kipling, Scott Evans and Andrew Shandran.