Table-toppers Amble United and Wooler both suffered rare defeats in the Northern Alliance last night.
Amble, who led the Premier Division with an unblemished record after four games, went down 3-4 at home to Heaton Stannington, who were fourth in the league.
In fact, the teams in third and fourth, Harraby and Heaton, beat those in second and first, Carlisle and Amble, to leave all four teams level on 12points, with Amble keeping their noses in front on goal difference.
Division Two leaders Wooler lost 1-0 at New Fordley. They are joined on 12points by Wallsend Boys Club who won 2-3 at Grainger Park, but Wooler remain top on goal difference.
Also in Disivion Two, Alnwick Town Reserves grabbed their second point of the campaign with a 3-3 draw at home to High Howdon.
PINPOINT RECRUITMENT NORTHERN FOOTBALL ALLIANCE RESULTS
Wednesday, August 29
Amble Utd 3 Heaton Stann 4
Blyth Town 2 Wallsend Town 2
Rutherford 0 Stocksfield 4
Harraby Utd 3 Carlisle City 1
Hebburn Reyrolle 2 Killingworth Sp 4
Seaton Del Ams 4 Shankhouse 3
Walker Central 2 Ashington Colls 1
Whitley Bay A 0 Percy Main Ams 1
Gateshead Redheugh 1 Gosforth Bohs 0
Morpeth Town A 0 Bedlington Terr Res 8
Newcastle Chem Ind 2 Cullercoats 1
Ponteland Utd 2 Hexham 3
Red House Farm 2 Heddon 1
Wallington v Cramlington Town pp
Willington QS 0 Forest Hall 1
Alnwick Town Res 3 High Howdon 3
Alston 2 North Shields Ath 2
Birtley St Joes 5 Newcastle Ben Res 2
Blyth Isabella 4 Longbenton 1
Grainger Park 2 Wallsend BC 3
New Fordley 1 Wooler 0
Seaton Burn 2 Cramlington Utd 0
Swalwell 2 Wideopen 2