North Northumberland League round-up

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A look at the games involving local sides in the NNL.

TWEEDMOUTH RANGERS 2

LOWICK UNITED 2

Probably a fair result at the end of the day with Lowick finishing the stronger team after Tweedmouth had controlled two thirds of the game.

The home team started well against a strong wind and created a couple of chances with Coyle and Dodd going close.

Lowick then came into the game and made good use of the wind but didn’t really cause Patterson in goal any trouble and at half-time it was 0-0.

Tweedmouth took the game to Lowick in the second half. Coyle deservedly put the home outfit ahead with a fine volley from the edge of the box. Ten minutes later MacGregor set up Mitch Simpson from a free kick who drove a fierce shot into the bottom corner from outside the area.

Young Lambert was a thorn in the home defence all game and with Krissy Dixon looks to be future star players. It was Dixon who pulled one back with an unmarked header from a set piece and with less than 90 seconds to play Tweemouth failed to clear their lines and Paul Wood smashed home from close range to equalise.

ROTHBURY 1

BAMBURGH CASTLE 2

Bamburgh led at half time with a Darren Egdell goal but Rothbury equalised after half time through a Ryan Harrison strike. With time running out and a draw looking likely Bamburgh took the points with a late strike from Johnny Johnson.

WANSBECK AFC 6

NORTH SUNDERLAND 0

Carl Adkins was the hat trick hero as the home club netted six times during the game.

Leading by two goals at half time they managed four in the second half to seal a win that keeps them second in the table. The other goalscorers for Wansbeck were Ritchie Hall , Ryan Wilson and Michael Freathy.

SPRINGHILL 3

LYNEMOUTH ANGLERS 0

In a wind spoilt game at the Pier Fields Springhill took the points to keep up their challenge at the top. A single goal from Dave Hainsworth gave them the leadat half time with further goals after the break by David Jardine and Daryll Bell sealing the win.

HIGHFIELDS UTD 1

RED ROW WELFARE 3

A 35th minute goal by Simon Hargreaves gave Highfields the lead in the Anderson Cup tie, but just before half time Darren Smith equalised for Red Row. In the second half the visitors took the tie thanks to goals from Kevin Bell and Sean Black.

TWEEDMOUTH HARROW 5

BELFORD 1

Following a goaless first half in this Runciman Cup tie, Harrow netted five times to inflict a heavy defeat on Second Division leaders Belford . Kevin France was the lone Belford scorer Craig Anderson , Kurt Yule , Jordan Richardson , Terry James and Mark Douglas scoring for Harrow .