Forest Hall and Burradon and New Fordley into cup final

Blyth South Beach secured a comfortable 4-1 win against Ashington Grand to move to a point off the leaders in the Blyth and Wansbeck Sunday League premier division. Picture by Ian Appleby - www.ianapplebyimages.com
Blyth South Beach secured a comfortable 4-1 win against Ashington Grand to move to a point off the leaders in the Blyth and Wansbeck Sunday League premier division. Picture by Ian Appleby - www.ianapplebyimages.com

Forest Hall are through to the Standard Security Blyth and Wansbeck Sunday League George Davison Cup after a 3-1 semi-final win at Blyth Comrades.

The wind ruined the game played at Newsham, however, the visitors adapted to the conditions better than the home side.

On target for Comrades was Daniel Carr, but strikes from Louis Sneddon, Chris Frazer and Michael Jordan put Hall through.

They will meet Burradon and New Fordley in the final after they just scraped past North Shields Wooden Doll 5-4 on penalties.

The score was 3-3 after extra time after being 2-2 following 90 minutes. Goals for Doll came from Nicky Thompson and Mitch Rennie with Rob Carr on target during the extra half hour. Fordley’s strikes came from Steve Howes, Andrew Keenan and Michael Chilton.

In the quarter-final of the JD Marnock Cup, High Street booked a semi-final place against Blyth Last Orders by beating Blyth and Tyne 4-3. Scoring for Street were Anthony Goldie, Chris Laidlaw, Jack Pearson and Alan Goldie with a penalty. Goals for Tyne came from Stuart Gray, Stephen Forrester and James Bell.

There were premier division saw wins for Blyth South Beach and Broomhill North End Trap. Beach won 4-1 at Ashington Grand, who had Michael Todd on the scoresheet, but a Ryan McKee hat-trick and David Thompson strike won it.

North End Trap won 4-0 at home against Ashington Bubbles with Adam Shanks (2), Peter Murray and John Charlton on target.

Division one saw FC Beacon go down 6-0 at home to AE Phoenix Central, with goals from Kevin Chapman (3), Mark Taylor (2) and Stephen Frater.

Cramlington Green put up a good performance at home to league leaders Last Orders but ended up going down 3-0, with Peter Roberts (2) and Martyn Hepple the scorers.

Ashington Northern and Marden Residents shared the points in a 2-2 draw. Jason Riches and Jamie Graham scored for Northern while Ross Seaman and Chris Conway replied for Residents.