Neighbours play out an eight-goal thriller

Morpeth Sunday League, Tavern skipper Ross Gair tries to evade a Brick Club tackle. Photograph Steve Miller.
Morpeth Sunday League, Tavern skipper Ross Gair tries to evade a Brick Club tackle. Photograph Steve Miller.

Morpeth Sunday League round-up

Division One

Morpeth Sunday League, North End Trap (Blue) v East Chevington. Photograph Steve Miller.

Morpeth Sunday League, North End Trap (Blue) v East Chevington. Photograph Steve Miller.

In the game of the day, Amble Tavern and Red Row played out a 4-4 thriller with both teams creating several chances.

Scoring for Amble were Josh Hay (three) and Ricky Hume, with the Red Row responses coming from Sean Palmer, Liam Ramsay, Reece Ramsay and an own-goal.

Pegswood extended their lead at the top of the table to six points after defeating Morpeth Chantry 5-1. Wyn Fremlin helped himself to a hat-trick, with the other two goals coming from Stu Marshall and Matt Cummings. Chantry’s consolation was scored by Matty Wilkinson.

Amble Dock Hotel comfortably beat Village Inn Longframlington 6-0 courtesy of four goals from David Wenray and a brace from Carl Taylor.

Division Two

In the eagerly-awaited top-of-the-table clash in Division Two, Riverside Lodge edged out Bomarsund 4-3 to go 12 points clear at the top.

Notching for the Riverside were Darren Percy (two), Glen Reardon and Nathan Williamson (penalty), with the Bomarsund goals coming from Steven Slaughter, Ryan Bell and Ross Muter.

Alnmouth Argyle overcame bottom club Amble Blue Bell 2-0 thanks to strikes from Jordan Frost and Liam Roper.

In the last of the Dobfar Cup quarter-final games, North End Trap Broomhill thrashed East Chevington 5-1 to take their place in the semi-finals courtesy of a Marc Nixon hat-trick and a deadly double from Peter Godfrey.

The East Chevington consolation was scored by Paul Smith.