Northern Alliance round-up (Saturday, March 8)

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

Walker Central were held by 10-man Carlisle City as Red House Farm closed the gap at the top to two points.

Matty Hayton headed central ahead but Rob McCartney levelled from the spot in the 70th minute – just 10 minutes after Central keeper Liam Mooney had saved another penalty.

Michael Armstrong struck a hat-trick with Reece Farndell and Paul Newton-Eddy getting the others for Red House as they beat Hebburn Reyrolle.

It also ended 5-0 at Stocksfield, who had Andrew Hall, Rob Grainey, Josh Draycott, Carl Campbell and Phil Murray (pen) on the scoresheet.

Seaton Delaval went one better with six against Rutherford. Michael Fenwick was the Red Devil’s hat-trick hero and Ryan Hutchinson, Tim Westohak and Nathan Stephenson got the others. Peter Williams and Chris Garwood scored for Rutherford.

Robbie Ridley hit the only goal late on as Ashington Colliers beat Northbank.

DIVISION ONE

Glen Johnson’s second half double gave Willington Quay Saints the win at Hexham, who had led through a Mark Gibson strike.

Andrew Renton netted the only goal as Bohemians won on the road at Wooler and Sam Redpath scored the winner for Heddon at Bedlington Terriers Reserves.

Andrew Davidson’s penalty for Ponteland United was cancelled out by a penalty from New Fordley’s Lee Waugh.

Chemfica led 2-0 against Birtley Saint Josephs with a Steve McLaughlin double but were pegged back as Lee Cuthbertson struck twice.

Scott Jasper bagged a brace as North Shields Athletic beat Newcastle Uni, who had Jesse Walkin on target.

DIVISION TWO

Alex Nisbet and David Short struck as Division Two leaders Longbenton kept on top with a win at High Howdon while Grainger Park went second as Liam Anderson and Shaun Sager netted against Gateshead Leam Rangers, who pulled one back late on through James Fenwick.

Michael Starkie (2), Nicky Whitelaw, Chris Brennan and Karl Morrison fired in for Wallsend Boys Club at Blyth Isabella, who scored thanks to Dan Carr, while Stephen Thompson and Andy McBride slotted home for Benfield Reserves in their victory at Seaton Burn. Dave Hewitt replied.

Liam Roberts and Andy Smith scored for Whitburn Athletic as the drew with Cramlington United, who had Callum Nixon and Dan Gray crash in to earn the basement side a good point.

Michael Adamson (2), Andrew Malone, Ashley Robinson and Matthew Middleton were on the scoresheet for Wideopen as they beat Swalwell. Danny Igo notched a consolation.

NORTHUMBERLAND FA LES TODD SENIOR BENEVOLENT BOWL

Shankhouse keeper Robbie Joyce saved two penalties as they dumped Blyth Town out of the Northumberland FA Les Todd Senior Benevolent Bowl. The ‘Hoose will meet Killingworth Station in the final, who beat Whitley Bay A with a Lee Hamilton double. Lewis Burns pulled one back.

BLUE FIN GROUP BILL GARDNER MEMORIAL TROPHY

Michael Moor and Chris Connor shot home as Cullercoats beat AFC Newbigggin in the Blue Fin Group Bill Gardner Memorial Trophy quarter-finals. They will face Seaton Delaval in the semis of the competition.

RESULTS

NORTHUMBERLAND FA LES TODD SENIOR BENEVOLENT BOWL, SEMI-FINALS

Shankhouse 0 Blyth Town 0 (Shankhouse won 3-1 on pens)

Whitley Bay A 1 Killingworth Station 2

BLUEFIN GROUP BILL GARDNER MEMORIAL TROPHY, ROUND TWO

Cullercoats 2 AFC Newbiggin 1

PREMIER DIVISION

Ashington Colliers 1 Northbank Carlisle 0

Red House Farm 5 Hebburn Reyrolle 0

Seaton Delaval Amateurs 6 Gateshead Rutherford 2

Stocksfield 5 Percy Main Amateurs 0

Walker Central 1 Carlisle City 1

DIVISION ONE

Bedlington Terriers Reserves 0 Heddon 1

Hexham 1 Willington Quay Saints 2

New Fordley 1 Ponteland United 1

Newcastle Chemfica (Independent) 2 Birtley St Josephs 2

North Shields Athletic 2 Newcastle University 1

Wooler 0 Gosforth Bohemians 1

DIVISION TWO

Blyth Isabella 1 Wallsend Boys Club 5

Grainger Park B C 2 Gateshead Leam Rangers 1

High Howdon S C 0 Longbenton 2

Seaton Burn 1 Newcastle Benfield Reserves 2

Whitburn Athletic 2 Cramlington United 2

Wideopen & District 5 Swalwell 1