Springhill 2-1 Highfields United

North Northumberland league derby as Springhill play Highfields on Pier Field
North Northumberland league derby as Springhill play Highfields on Pier Field

Springhill picked up only their second league win of the season when they beat local rivals Highfields in the North Northumberland League.

The defeat sent Highfields to the bottom of the first division and was achieved with goals from Daryl Bell and Stewart Thompson, whilst Simon Hargreaves netted the United counter.

Also in the first division Red Row and North Sunderland shared the points in a 1-1 mid-table clash.

Robert Scott put the Seahouses side in front and it looked like it might be enough to give them all three points until Paul Smith netted a late equaliser in the second half following a free kick.

In division two there was only one game played, with Embleton hitting Hedgeley for six in a 6-1 scoreline.

The win lifted Embleton up to third place in the table and they had goals from Brett Rogerson and Spencer Eardley, who netted two apiece, Jason and Stewart Imeson to thank for their victory.

The Hedgeley consolation goal was scored by Jordan Furness.

In the Sanderson Cup quarter-finals Tweedmouth Rangers found themselves without a game when their scheduled fixture away to Rothbury was postponed.

In the same competition Bamburgh made it through to the semi-finals when they beat Tweedmouth harrow 2-1 at the Billendean.

Will farmer and Dan Brown were the scorers for the Castle side, whilst Johnny Blythe netted for the home team.

In the Robson Cup it was also quarter-final day and the four sides who won through to the semi’s were Wooler Reserves, Lowick United, Craster Rovers and Wansbeck.

Wooler triumphed 5-2 on the road at Alnmouth United.

James Guthrie and Kyle Jeffrey both scored twice for the Glendale side with Stuart Heron bagging their other goal.

Alnmouth replied through Judd Donohoe and James Stewart.

Lowick reached the last four with a 2-1 away win over Amble St Cuthbert where Neil Jefferson and Mark Dunlop were both on target for the visitors.

Craster went through at the expense of Duns. The Berwickshire side had got lost en-route to the venue earlier in the season. They found their way this time around, but lost out 2-0 with Richard Stanwix and Shaul Toal bagging the winning goals for the home side.

Wansbeck saw off Lynemouth Anglers, also by a 2-0 scoreline, with both goals coming from the boot of Michael Freathy.