Town Reserves and Craster both miss out on NNL semi-finals

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ROBSON CUP quarter-final

CRASTER ROVERS 0

SPITTAL ROVERS 5

The first half was fairly even, but goals following a free-kick and a corner saw Spittal leading at half-time.

Spittal kept up the pressure during the second half and netted three more before the final whistle to progress to the semi-final.

Goal-scorers for Spittal were Adam Turner, with two, Marco Lambert and Dan Cornish.

ANDERSON CUP quarter-final

TWEEDMOUTH RANGERS 6

ALNWICK TOWN RES 4

(after extra-time)

Alnwick got off to a good start as an own goal gave them a seventh-minute lead.

A second goal scored by Richard Brown midway through the half doubled the advantage before half-time.

Tweedmouth hit back after the break to pull a goal back on 57 minutes, when a Peter McAskill pass found Luke Dickson, who ran on to score, and they drew level after 65 minutes, when another through ball saw Lee Dodd net the equaliser.

On 75 minutes, Dickson made himself some space in the area to net a third for Rangers, and five minutes later, a good strike by McAskill saw Tweedmouth claim a fourth.

Alnwick hit back, and two late goals from Michael Kirkup sent the game into extra-time.

In the first period of extra-time, Dickson and Mark Reid combined for the latter to score, then Dickson completed his hat-trick to make it six.

DIVISION ONE

AMBLE ST CUTHBERT 0

BAMBURGH CASTLE 3

In a game where both teams struggled with the conditions, Bamburgh went ahead in the second minute through a goal from Steven Shendon.

It was fairly even throughout the rest of the half, but on 44 minutes, Johnny Johnson scored a second for Bamburgh.

Neither side threatened during the second hal,f but a third for the visitors midway through the half from Will Symmonds ensured they went away victorious.

DIVISION TWO

SPRINGHILL 1

ASHINGTON WEST END 1

This was a close game throughout, with not a lot between the sides, and at the end of the match both clubs had to make do with a share of the points after their 1-1 draw.