Joe Danquah’s late double gave Seaton Delaval a hard fought derby victory over Killingworth Station in the Northern Alliance Newcastle Building Society premier division.
Alex Benjamin had shot Station in front but they had two players dismissed as tempers flared towards the end of the contest.
And it was Danquah who took full advantage with two strikes to seal a 2-1 win.
Goals from Joe Moscrop, Chris Glass, Craig Webb and a late Keiran Robson winner saw Ashington Colliers to a thrilling win over North Shields Athletic.
The North Tyneside outfit had led three times as Sean Millington struck twice and Anthony Errington also beat Colliers keeper Nathan Brown.
But Brown was the hero when he pulled off a penalty save.
An Ashley Pattinson penalty and a breakaway Mark Worrall strike saw Northbank beat Carlisle City in the Cumbrian derby. The Sky Blues had levelled through sub Martin Shepherd.
Hebburn Reyrolle look doomed to relegation as Steven Brown hit a double and Nathan Jack added the other for third placed Red House Farm.
Blyth Town’s amazing winning run shows no signs of letting up as goals from Josh Miller and Anth Moran at Whitley Bay A booked the South Newsham side a spot in the Bay Plactics Challenge Cup final.
They will face Walker Central who advanced with late goals from Stephen Hurd (pen) and Sam Grieveson against Rutherford.
In Nike division one, Percy Main continued their push for the championship with goals from Adam Green, Chris Laidlaw, Jorge Bollardo and Rob Watson in their win over Birtley Saint Josephs. Tony Smith replied.
Vic Anderson gave Cramlington Town an early advantage against Cullercoats who hit back to win it with a double from John Amos.
Newcastle Uni’s Robbie Sweet also bagged a brace in the Students’ win over New Fordley. James Golby and Oliver Walker were also on target while Lewis Forbes, Daniel Young and Zak Tulley replied at the other end.
Goals from Newcastle Chemfica’s Liam Heenan and Alex McKitterick saw them to victory over Hexham, with Kurtis Harvey netting a consolation.
AFC Newbiggin went into the Bay Plastics Combination Cup final with goals from Michael Angus and John Bone sandwiched between a Michael Starkie strike for Wallsend Boys Club and a penalty save from Seasiders keeper Craig Towart.
Ponteland United’s Grant Cambridge and Gary Cook scored in their win at Bohemians to join them.
In Bay Plastics division two, Josh Hay smashed a hat-trick as Shilbottle CW thrashed Cramlington United and reduced the gap at the top to four points.
Brad McLelland struck twice with Liam Brooks, Jordan Giles and Richard Brown adding the others. Si Gallon netted a consolation.
West Allotment Celtic A had Ben Jackson and Ridi Muteba fire in against Longbenton, who breathed a sigh of relief with second half goals from Will Nutman and Connor Graham to salvage a point.
Forest Hall’s Andy Thompson, Matty Dawson, Matty Smith and Tony Woods scored as they made in four wins on the bounce against Alnwick Town Reserves, who replied through Dominic Schievetta.
High Howdon’s targetmen were Chris Marshall, Dean Blacklock and Paul Westphal as they beat Seaton Burn.
Strikes from Ryan Ferrier, Liam Taylor and Glen Johnson gave Willington Quay Saints three points from a win at Wideopen, with Mitchell Ramsey grabbing a reply.
Lindisfarne Custom Planet beat Swalwell with goals from Jonny Storey (2), David Brown and Chris Darroll but it was no walkover with Danny Igo, Chris Grant and Colin Meadows beating the keeper at the other end.
Grainger Park’s blip in form ended as they hit Newcastle Benfield Reserves for six to go into the Bluefin Sports Amateur Cup final.
Shaun Young hit a treble with Steven Thomson, Shaun Sager and Andy Gowing adding the others. Michael Baxter struck twice in reply.