Morpeth Sunday League Round-up
WOODHORN Lane moved to the top of the table with a 2-0 win at home to Half Moon FC thanks to strikes from Martin Jackson and John Ramm.
However, Amble Pier 81 are only one point behind in second spot and have games in hand as they made it four wins from four games, blitzing hosts Bomarsund SC 6-1.
John Bone put the Bomar 1-0 up but Amble then took complete control and strolled to victory with some excellent football.
Goals came from Andrew Patterson, Josh Hay, Ali Turvey and a great hat-trick from Rikki Hume.
Stobswood Welfare got their first win as they beat Red Row Brick Club at home 3-1.
Adam Shanks scored for the visitors but efforts from Andrew Neil and a brace from Billy Wade secured the points.
Current champs Pegswood Ex bounced back from last week’s shock defeat with an easy 5-1 win at Bedlington Barrington Arms. David Chivers bagged two, Ashley McAlpine, Kev Bell and an own-goal completed the scoring. David Scott replied for the hosts.
ASHINGTON RAOB look like they will be the team to beat in Division Two as they maintained their 100 per cent record with a 10-0 thumping of visitors Felton FC.
Craig Robinson netted four times, veteran play-maker Stu Douglas scored twice, including a 30-yarder, Shaun Gibson also grabbed two and the rout was completed by Jake ‘The Legend’ Gray and sub James Harmison, who scored the goal of the game when he spotted the keeper off his line and netted from the halfway line.
North End Trap Broomhill lost further ground on the Buffs as they were well beaten 5-1 away to Village Inn in a stormy affair.
Amble Dock Hotel also grabbed three points with a 2-1 win away to Morpeth Riverside Lodge.
Morpeth Chantry had a convincing 8-1 win at home to Alnmouth Argyle. Andrew McKay helped himself to four, Liam O’Brien, Robbie Wilkinson, Liam Marshall and Peter Allaway rounded off the rout. John Grace replied for the visitors.
IN Dobfar Cup action, Blackthorn Rovers progressed with a fine 2-0 home win over Newbiggin Bankhouse thanks to strikes from Carl Sayer and Vitali Bedakurau.
River Coquet FC also made it through to the next round as they edged a seven-goal thriller in extra-time.
Jordan Roper was the River hero as his treble and a Robert Gibson effort saw them win 4-3.