Burradon and New Fordley beat Rising Sun in NFA Sunday Cup final

Burradon and New Fordley beat Wallsend New Rising Sun in the NFA Sunday Cup final.

In wet conditions the more experienced Standard Security Blyth and Wansbeck Sunday League side held on to lift the cup with a 3-2 win with goals from Michael Chilton, Ian Lee and Michael Hall.

In the final of the Saints Shield, sponsored by Trevor Scott from CR Scott Ltd, the top two teams in division one, Blyth Last Orders and Red Lion Bedlington, went head to head.

Last Orders wore a new Fulham strip donated by Dan Burn of Fulham FC and the game could have not started much better for them as Paul Katz scored inside a minute.

Three minutes later they increased their lead through John Williams. Then Martyn Hepple made it 3-0 before Chris Smiles scrambled home a loose ball for Red Lion. But an Andrew Scott goal put Last Orders 4-1 up at half-time.

Hepple made it 5-1 before Andrew Welsh scored a second for Red Lion. But Hepple went on to complete his hat-trick as it finished 6-2.

NFA councillor and league secretary Frank Scantlebury presented the trophies with the man of the match award going to Hepple.

In the premier division, Ashington Grand won the local derby 7-0 against Ashington Bubbles with goals from Brent Aisbitt (3), Michael Todd, Craig Towert, Chad Miller and Kevin Halliday.

Blyth and Tyne won 3-1 at home against Blyth South Beach. On target for Tyne were Arron Barber, Dean Simmins and Ian Locke. Chris Arkless scored for South Beach.

Ashington Northern lost 6-3 at home to AE Phoenix Central. Goals for Northern came from Daniel Costello (2) and Jamie Graham. On target for Phoenix were Trevor Newman (2), Liam Desmier, Kyle Davison, Gavid Armstrong and Stephen Frater.

Cramlington Green and High Street had to settle for a point each after sharing eight goals. Karl Boughen led the scoring for Green with a double. Joe Newton and Josh Pyle added the other two. For High Street Anthony Goldie (3) and Adam Emmerson were scorers.

East Chevington edged out visitors Marden Residents 2-1 with goals from Max Anderson and Darren Smith. Ross Seaman was on target for Residents.

Guide Post SC won 2-0 at home against Ashington Conchie with goals from Peter Allaway and Mathew Wilkinson.

Newsham Victory saw off visitors Blyth United Services 3-0 courtesy of a David Lillico hat-trick.