Newbiggin hit 11 past Black Diamond in cup victory

NEWBIGGIN scored ten second half goals in their Alan Davison Cup second round win against Newsham Black Diamond.

The visitors held their own in the first half, going in just a single goal down. But the home side showed their premier division status after the break with their goals coming from Ashley Smyth (4), Rob Holden (3), Jay Riches (2), Darren Burn and Stuart Ingram.

In the premier division, Burradon and New Fordley hit seven without reply against Whitley Bay Seahorse. Graeme Carins (3), Paul Wilary (2), Ian Lee and Daniel Young scoring.

Blyth Comrades also hit seven in their away game against North Shields Gunner. On target for Comrades in the 7-1 win were Daniel Long (5), Daniel Wilson and Anthony Rutherford.

Whitley Bay Cibos went down 4-0 at home to Milbourne Arms. Goals for the Milbourne came from Mark Harnor, David Brotherick, Scott Westaway and Mathew Lawn.

Division one saw a hard fought game between South Beach and Blyth Seahorse end in a 1-1 draw. On target for Beach was Andrew Keenan, replying for Seahorse Ian Wright.

New Delaval and Newsham had a good 3-2 win at home against Monkseaton Arms. Wes Mann, Ian Locke and Dean Shortt scored for Newsham.

In another close game Ashington Grand won 4-3 at Whitley Lodge Kittiwake.

Goals for Grand came from Wayne Tail and Graham Todd with two each.

Division two saw some unusual results where fancied teams got beat.

Rohan Kanhai went down yet again, this time at home 4-0 against Blyth Ridley Park. Goals for the Ridley came from two each for Ian Dawson and David Campbell.

Blagdon Arms won a good game at home by the odd goal in three against Ashington Bubbles. Darren Robinson and Mark Herron scored for Blagdon, while once again Kris Allington scored for Bubbles.

A nine-goal thriller was played out between Cramlington Phoenix and Ashington Central, with Central finally winning 5-4. Scoring all the goals for Phoenix were Gary Lamb., while Gary Wallace (3), Jason Wilson and Ken Chapman were on target for Central.

New Hartley turned the formbook upside down when they won at Marden Residents 4-2.

Goals for Hartley came from Paul Noble (2), Chris Piriz and Nick Jefferson.

Royal Arms also pulled off a shock by defeating Ashington Grand Street 2-0 at home thanks to goals from Les and Nick Thompson.

West Allotment hit form with a win over Bedlington Community. Michael Hartley (4), Scott Purcell and Ben Gilroy were on the scoresheet. Rhys Haley and Liam Issac scored for the Bedlington side.