Stobswood fall at the last hurdle in cup challenge

Morpeth Sunday League

In the Challenge Cup semi-final, Bedlington Barrington Arms defeated Stobswood 3-1 thanks to a David Scott double and a fine strike from Dylan Williamson.

The Monkey have reached a cup final for a second season in a row and will be looking to go one better this time around.

In the George Cave Cup quarter-final Amble Tavern recorded a 4-2 win over Alnmouth Argyle thanks to a Josh Hay hat-trick and a solitary goal from Lee Harker. The Argyle replies were scored by Andrew Wilson and Peter McCaskey.

There were no Division One games this week as cup games were prioritised and the scheduled game involving Ashington RAOB and Red Row was called off as there wasn’t a referee available.

In Division Two, leaders Riverside Lodge played out a hard-fought 1-1 draw with HMP Northumberland with both goals coming from the penalty spot. Dan Staples scored for HMP with Nathan Williamson netting for Riverside.

North End Trap defeated Amble Blue Bell 5-0 with Marc Nixon grabbing a brace. The other goals were scored by Pete Godfrey, Stu Oman and Ryan Chisholm.

Felton overcame Shakespeare Tavern 3-2 with scorers Nick Moore (two) and Peter Morey.

Both of the Shakespeare goals were scored by David Kilpatrick.