Seahorse and Gunner on wrong end of seven goals

NEWBIGGIN played in the second round of the Alan Davison Cup at home against Newsham Black Diamond.

The Diamond held their own in the first half, going in just a single goal down. But the home side showed their premiership status and ran in ten more goals.

In the premier division, Burradon and New Fordley hit seven without reply against Whitley Bay Seahorse. Graeme Carins (3), Paul Wilary (2), Ian Lee and Daniel Young all finding the net.

Blyth Comrades also scored seven goals in their away game against North Shields Gunner. The Shields side did manage to find the net through Stephen Hayward. On target for the Comrades was Daniel Long (5), Daniel Wilson and Anthony Rutherford.

Whitley Bay Cibos went down 4-0 at home to Milbourne Arms. Goals for the Milbourne came from Mark Harnor, David Brotherick, Scott Westaway and Mathew Lawn.

Division one saw a hard fought game between South Beach and Blyth Seahorse end in a 1-1 draw.

New Delaval and Newsham had a very good 3-2 win at home against the form side Monkseaton Arms. Wes Mann, Ian Locke and Dean Shortt scored for the Newsham side. On target for Monkseaton were Daniel Wilkinson and Antony Brannon.

In another, very close game Ashington Grand won 4-3 away to Whitley Lodge Kittiwake. Scoring for the Kittiwake was Jonny Storrey, Daniel Sneap and Chris Appleby. Goals for the Grand came from Wayne Tail and Graham Todd with two each.

Division two saw some funny results where fancied teams got beat.

Rohan Kaniai went down yet again, this time at home 4-0 against Blyth Ridley Park.

Blagdon Arms won a very good game at home by the odd goal in three against Ashington Bubbles.

A nine-goal thriller was played between Cramlington Phoenix and Ashington Central, with the Central finally winning the game 5-4.

New Hartley turned the formbook upside down when they won away at Marden Residents 4-2. Shaun Nolan and David Llewellyn scored for the home side. Goals for Hartley came from Paul Noble (2), Chris Piriz and Nick Jefferson.

Royal Arms also pulled off a shock by defeating Ashington Grand Street 2-0 at home thanks to goals from Les and Nick Thompson.

West Allotment hit form with a win over Bedlington Community. Michael Hartley (4), Scott Purcell and Ben Gilroy were on the scoresheet. Rhys Haley and Liam Issac scored for the Bedlington side.