Hunting Lodge make it to fourth round of cup

IN THE third round of the Alan Davison Cup. Monkseaton Hunting Lodge came from a goal down to lead 4-1 in their tie with Ashington Fox Cover before running out 7-4 winners.

On target for the Lodge was Paul Richardson (2), Nigel Morris (2), Andrew McCartney (2), and an own goal.

Second division Ashington Grand pulled off the shock of the day.

They defeated illustrious neighbours Ashington RAOB from the premier division on penalties after the game ended 1-1 after extra time.

Second division Ashington White House also progressed after beating first division opposition Blyth Seahorse thanks to the only goal of the game scored by John Appleby.

Another game decided after extra time was Milbourne Arms and Rockcliffe Arms.

The scores were level at 3-3 after 90 minutes with Martin Douglas scoring the winner for the Milbourne.

Burradon and New Fordley were away to fellow premier side Newbiggin and went through 4-0.

The Albert also went through with a 3-0 home win against Blyth Comrades thanks to goals by Colin Dougal (2) and Craig Hull.

The Eagle lost at home 3-0 against Whitley Bay Cibos. On target for the Cibos was Garrick Collins (2) and Mark Nicholson.

In round two of the JD Marnock Cup there were wins for Earsdon Red Lion and Whitley Bay Fat Ox.

The Red Lion won away against Ashington Grand Street by the odd goal in seven. Goals for the Lion came from Lee Donaghie, Daniel Cave, Tom Eastlake and Kevin Marsh.

The Fat Ox beat fellow division two side Bedlington Community 2-0 away. Michael Storrey and Carl Stewart scored.

In the premier division, Tynemouth Gunner went down at home against Ashington Mortimer 2-0. Goals for the Mortimer came from Jason Riches and Greg Dance.

Division one saw Monkseaton Arms turn the formbook upside down when they beat Blyth Masons Arms by the odd goal in three. On target for Monkseaton was Liam Hudson (2). Scoring for the Masons was Steven Elsey.

New Delaval and Newsham went down at home 5-2 against North Shields Gunner. Steven Molloy was on target with both goals for Newsham. Martyn Evans led the way with a hat-trick for the Gunner with Kevin Watler and James D Ridley scoring the other two.

There was no joy for the bottom two sides in division two.

Blyth South Beach had a man in form in Lee Richardson who scored eight goals in his side’s 16–0 win against The Newsham.

League leaders Cowpen Percy Arms also scored double figures when the defeated The Prince of Wales 10-0. Colin Morton led the scoring with four. The other goals came from Paul Huck (3), Lee Brosnan, Dean Fitch and Ian Dawson.