Amble Tavern join Ashington RAOB in County Cup semi-finals
Amble Tavern made it two teams from the Standard Security Blyth and Wansbeck Sunday League to reach the semi-finals of the NFA Sunday Cup.
They won 4-2 at Haltwhistle Jubilee with goals from Josh Hay, Jordan Giles, Brad Wake and a wonder goal from inside his own half from Brad McClelland.
In round two of the George Davison Cup, struggling Ashington Station Lounge went down 5-0 at home against High Street as Anthony Goldie scored all five.
Also through to the third round are Ashington RAOB, 3-1 winners at Earsdon Red Lion, who had Michael Hartley on target. For the Buffs, Gary Bailes, Shaun Gibson and Jason Ritches scored.
Guide Post Shakespeare Tavern went down 6-1 to a strong North Shields Pineapple. Brandon Lawson scored for Shakespeare with Nicky Thompson (3), Charlie Thompson (2) and Jay Miller the Pineapple scorers.
Morpeth Conservative Club pulled off a surprise 5-1 win at home against Bebside Inn with Alex Laviers (2), Kyle Smith, Cameron Lloyd and Greg Woodburn on target, while Jason Hamilton scored the Bebside consolation.
In the premier division, Ashington Town Central went down at home 5-2 against Broomhill North End Trap. Gavin Armstrong and Bradley Higgins scored for Central, but Daniel Palmer, Jonathan Graham, Darren Smith, Kevin Bell and Luke Baston strikes won it.
Bedlington Social Club and Blyth Town Sunday played out a 3-3 draw. Social Club’s Craig Webb scored a hat-trick while Ross Gilchrist (2) and Martyn Hepple were on target for Town.
Newsham Victory had a 6-0 win at home against struggling Cramlington Green with Chris Coppen and David Lillico scoring two each and Craig Frazer and Joe Betts also on target.
Division one saw Ellington Plough win at home by the odd goal in five against Guide Post Social Club. On target for Plough were Jack Travers, Ben Turnbull and Jack Tordoff. Goals for Social Club came from Alan Gibbard and Jake Gray.
Marden Residents went down at home by the odd goal in three against Whitehouse Ashington. Mathew Dawson scored for Residents while two Michael Freathy penalties won it for Whitehouse.