Northern Football Alliance results (Saturday, March 7)

Northern Football Alliance round-up.
Northern Football Alliance round-up.

Shilbottle suffered a rare defeat and a dent to their title aspirations, going down 4-2 at Longbenton in Division Two this afternoon, while Alnwick Town’s match at Newcastle Benfield Reserves was postponed. Wooler’s miserable run in Division One continued with a 7-1 defeat at Newcastle University. In the Premier Division, Wallington notched an exciting 4-5 victory at North Shields Athletic.

RESULTS (Saturday, March 7)

Newcastle Building Society Premier Division: Ashington Colliers 1 Seaton Delaval Amateurs 1, Gateshead Rutherford 0 Shankhouse 2, Hebburn Reyrolle 1 Blyth Town 11 (eleven), Killingworth Station 1 Walker Central 0, North Shields Athletic 4 Wallington 5, Northbank Carlisle v Whitley Bay A pp, Whickham Sporting Club 2 Carlisle City 1.

Nike Division One: AFC Newbiggin 1 Percy Main Amateurs 3, Birtley St Joseph’s FC 1 Cullercoats 1, Blyth Isabella 2 Ponteland United 1, Gosforth Bohemians 1 Newcastle Chemfica Independent 1, Hexham 2 Wallsend Boys’ Club 1, New Fordley 4 Bedlington Terriers Reserves 1, Newcastle University 7 Wooler 1.

Bay Plastics Division Two: Cramlington United 1 Swalwell 1, High Howdon Social Club 1 Grainger Park Boys Club 3, Lindisfarne Custom Planet 1 Whitburn Athletic 3, Longbenton 4 Shilbottle CW 2, Newcastle Benfield Reserves v Alnwick Town Reserves pp, Seaton Burn 4 Wideopen & District 1, West Allotment Celtic A 1 Gateshead Leam Rangers 6, Willington Quay Saints 2 Forest Hall 1.

LEAGUE ROUND-UP WITH SCORERS TO FOLLOW