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Ashington win nine-goal thriller against Guisborough with last minute strike

Andrew Bulford scored a dramatic last minute winner for Ashington as they edged Guisborough 5-4 at the KGV Stadium on Wednesday evening.

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Ashington FC manager Steve Harmison.

Ashington boss Steve Harmison praises team’s togetherness and spirit

Ashington manager Steve Harmison praised the togetherness and spirit of his squad after they had fought back to clinch a 5-4 victory against Guisborough on Wednesday night.

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Ellie Morris, centre, after winning gold in the NECAA Indoor Track & Field Championships U15 girls' high jump competition.

Young athletes reach new heights at north east championships

Two young high jumpers from Blyth soared to glory at the NECAA Indoor Track & Field Championships at Gateshead Stadium recently.

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Some of the competitors at the Bowmen of Walker Invernia shoot.

More than 75 take part in Bowmen of Walker Invernia competition

The inaugural Bowmen of Walker Invernia shoot took place recently with a good turn out of archers.

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Bedlington Terriers FC.

Under strength Bedlington Terriers put five past Hebburn

Despite being short of numbers for a hastily rearranged fixture against Hebburn Town, Bedlington Terriers secured a convincing win.

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Blyth Spartans' Robert Dale. Picture by Bill Broadley

Blyth Spartans open up 14-point gap with win over Stourbridge

Blyth Spartans picked up a massive three points against promotion rivals Stourbridge with a 2-1 win at the War Memorial Athletic Ground on Saturday.

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Rugby.

Blyth run in four tries in shut-out win over Ashington

Saturday’s local derby between Blyth and Ashington had been eagerly awaited by the home side who had suffered two previous defeats this season from the visitors.

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Darts.

South East Northumberland Friday Darts League

The latest round of results from the South East Northumberland Friday Darts League.

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Blyth Spartans manager Alun Armstrong. Picture courtesy of Blyth Spartans

Blyth Spartans form causing headaches for manager Armstrong

Despite Saturday’s 2-1 win over Evo-Stik Premier League promotion rivals Stourbridge making it ten wins from ten games in 2017, Blyth Spartans manager Alun Armstrong is not enjoying the selection headaches caused by his side’s fine form.

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Ashington FC head coach Ian Skinner. Picture by Ian Appleby

Ashington coach Skinner sets squad a top eight target

Ashington FC head coach Ian Skinner has set the playing squad a bristling stiff test over the next two months.

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Football.

Extra-time defeat for Ashington Whitehouse in Eric Anderson Cup

In round one of the​ Standard Security Blyth and Wansbeck Sunday League Eric Anderson Cup,​ ​Whitehouse Ashington ​lost 3-2 in extra-time at home to premier division Earsdon Red Lion.

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Chris Dobey competing at the Grand Slam Of Darts. Picture by Chris Dean/PDC

Darts star on target for UK Open

Bedlington darts ace Chris Dobey is celebrating after qualifying for another major tournament.

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Blyth Spartans AFC.

McTiernan swaps second place for first as he signs for Blyth Spartans

Former Whitby Town midfielder David McTiernan revealed that Alun Armstrong was his main motivation for moving to Croft Park after Blyth Spartans’ newest arrival finalised a move for an undisclosed fee on Thursday evening.

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Bedlington Terriers FC.

Bedlington Terriers to create junior set-up

Bedlington Terriers Football Club have drawn up ambitious plans to create its own junior football club following failed attempts to forge links with other junior teams.

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The winning Newsham Primary School netball team.

Newsham Primary make it a double in netball tournament

Newsham Primary School in Blyth won their second netball tournament of the school year organised by the Blyth and Bedlington School Sport Partnership.

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Blyth Town FC manager Mick Connor. Picture by Bob Smith

Town and Spartans prepare to battle to represent Blyth in Senior Cup final

Blyth Town entertain local rivals Blyth Spartans in the semi-final of the Northumberland FA Senior Cup on Wednesday, February 22.

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Luke Armstrong congratulates Jarrett Rivers (No.7) on scoring against Hednesford Town. Picture by Bill Broadley

Armstrong’s harsh half-time words inspire Blyth Spartans against Hednesford

Despite seeing his side register their ninth straight win of 2017, Blyth Spartans manager Alun Armstrong still saw fit to have a go at his players after a somewhat lackluster first half showing in Saturday’s 5-1 win over Hednesford Town.

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Pool league.

Irish A extend lead at top of Blyth Valley Pool Association Super League

The Blyth Valley Pool Association, sponsored by Breakers Pool Bar & Blyth Comrades Club, saw defending Super League champions Irish Club A extend their lead at the top to 24 points, while Premier League leaders Newsham Side Club’s lead is only three points with second placed Breakers D having a game in hand.

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Netball action.

Northumberland County Netball Spring League

Latest round of results from the Northumberland County Netball Spring League.

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