Defeats for Cullercoats and Shields Atheltic and Town

FOUR Lane Ends Club returned from Ponteland United Reserves with a 4-1 success in division two in the Tyneside Amateur League.

Nicholas McDonald was at the double, with Steven Morrison and Adam Carr also on the scoresheet, whilst Joseph Scott netted for Pont.

In Group B of the John Hampson Memorial Trophy, there was an impressive 4-1 win for second division Stobswood Welfare over first division FoWS Diggers.

Jacob Baker, Patrick Douglas, Mark Shepherd and Stefan Townsley were their marksmen, with a consolation strike from Matty Hayton.

The other game in Group B saw Gosforth Bohemian Reserves win 2-1 at Newcastle East End.

In Group A, Wardley beat Cullercoats Reserves 3-2, with goals from Darryl Bell, Simon Burke and Dean Kirtley. Ashley Cole and Stephen Moat netted in vain for Cullercoats.

Elsewhere in that group, Winlaton The Queens Head beat Heaton Rifles 2-1, with Ian Malloy and last season’s top scorer Matty Fothergill on target. Jonny Muse replied for Rifles.

Chopwell showed they can mix it with last season’s Champions as they played out an exciting 2-2 draw with West Jesmond in Group B of the Neville Cowey Cup. Rowland Lee and Alan Rennison scored for the hosts, with Micky Dommett and David Wells scoring for Jesmond.

In Group A, Chemfica Reserves condemned North Shields Athletic Reserves to their second defeat by beating them 5-3. Tito Davidson nabbed a hat-trick with Luke Molloy and Luke Spence also scoring, whilst Leeroy Odd bagged a brace for Shields, Andrew Crow adding their third.

Finally, a sole Grant Raynor strike was enough to give ten-man Kenton Bar Community victory at North Shields Town.