Mortimer end Comrades’ hopes for cup final slot

ASHINGTON Mortimer won the right to meet Burradon and New Fordley in the final of the George Davision Cup in the Blyth and Wansbeck Sunday League.

They had a home win 2-0 against Blyth Comrades, who were hoping to set up another meeting with the Burradon side, hoping to turn the tables after their defeat in the SA Randolph final a couple of weeks ago.

Both Mortimer goals were scored by Brent Aisbitt.

It will be an all Ashington affair in the final of the JD Marnock Cup with Bubbles taking on White House.

Ashington Bubbles came from a goal down to snatch victory in the last ten minutes against New Delaval and Newsham.

Scoring the late goals were Craig Penny and Daniel Hislop after Jeff Fuller had given Newsham the lead.

White House overcame second division side Cramlington Phoenix 3-0 courtesy of strikes from Graham Whitehead, John Appleby and Michael Freathy.

Division one saw High Street turn their recent bad run around when they defeated a well below par Monkseaton Arms 4-1.

High Street took an early lead, however, the Monkey pulled level before Street’s midfield gained the upper hand.

Goals for High Street came from Chris Laidlaw (2), Robin White and Adam Emmerson.

South Beach and Ashington Grand produced a cracking game of football although Beach had a player sent off and in the end Grand won by the odd goal in five.

Goals for Beach came from Michael Haley and Connor Andrews with Wayne Tait, Paul Hedley and Graham Todd on target for the winners.

In division two, Marden Residents came up against North Shields Royal Arms in sparkling form.

With some of their best players missing they were taken apart by Royal’s forwards and in the end, they went down 11-1.

Alan Batiste and Chris Connor both scored hat-tricks with further strikes from Nick Thompson (2), Scott Pocklington (2) and Lee Gray. Richard Thompson was on target for Marden.

The much-improved AE Phoenix have turned their performances around and are much more difficult to beat.

Grand Street found this out in their game, having scored double figures against them earlier in the season.

Grand ran out 4-2 winners with goals from Shaun Laing, Chris Hogg, Daniel Purvis and Stephen Armstrong with a Alex Richardson double scoring for Phoenix.

Bedlington Community found Bay Horse no push over in their game even though they won 5-2

Scoring for Bay Horse was Michael Walton (2) while a Jamie Graham hat-trick and strikes from Carl Stobbart and Michael Douglas won it.