Hudson hits a hat-trick in 7-1 victory; NORTHERN ALLIANCE.
LIAM Hudson fired a hat-trick for high-flying AFC New Fordley as they defeated visitors Shankhouse 7-1, Ollie Young's effort midway through the first half proved a mere consolation.
A brace from Trae Rowlandson plus goals for Connor Andrews and Phil Grant added to the hosts' seven-goal haul, and with Blyth Town inactive New Fordley jumped into second spot.
They sit six points behind leaders Newcastle Blue Star who made it eight from eight, but were made to fight for the three points when at Percy Main.
Josh Scott and Malik Kalimba bagged braces for Star with the Main's Paul Collinson responding with a hat-trick as the hosts recovered from 4-1 down; Chris Laidlaw also netted for the Main whilst Yannick Aziakonou added another for Star in their 5-4 win.
Goals from Joe Besford, Malcolm Morien and Konner Lamb saw AFC Killingworth win 3-1 at Wallington, Sam Walton with the reply. Ponteland also won 3-1 at Alnwick thanks to a Reece Havelock-Brown hat-trick.
Dan Hunter scored twice in North Shields Athletic's 4-0 at home to Whitley Bay Reserves, Cullercoats won 4-3 at Gateshead Rutherford and Newcastle Chemfica defeated their hosts Winlaton Vulcans 2-1. Joe Warren's brace helped Whitburn go top of the First Division after a 3-0 home win over Felling Magpies. Blyth Spartans Reserves are fourth after a 2-0 loss at Hebburn U23s.
Red Row Welfare moved into second place with a 5-1 win at Wallsend Boys Club, FC United of Newcastle saw off Rothbury 3-1 and Seaton Burn edged Prudhoe YC 2-1. Bedlington v Forest Hall ended in a 2-2 draw.
Haltwhistle Jubilee lead three sides on 18 points at the top of the Second Division after they beating rivals AFC Newbiggin 5-0 at home, Jack Barker and Callum James scoring two each.
Cramlington Town moved level on points at the top thanks to a 4-3 win at Burradon.
Joe Moscrop scored three times for Blyth FC as they won 5-0 at home to Newcastle University A, whilst Callum Morgan bagged a brace for Seaton Sluice in their 5-1 win at Newcastle Blue Star Reserves.
Spittal won 4-2 at Wideopen and Newcastle East End edged Jesmond 3-2 with Ellington and Willington Quay Saints drawing 2-2 in the remaining games.
Ponteland United Reserves still lead the Development Division after a 3-2 home win over Wideopen A, whilst Stefano Lantrua-Kissack scored four in Chemfica Amateurs' 6-0 win at Morpeth Town Reserves. Last week we reported that Shankhouse were defeated by Winlaton Vulcans; in fact it was Seaton Delaval. We apologise for any confusion caused by this unintentional error.
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|Publication:||Sunday Sun (Newcastle, England)|
|Date:||Sep 8, 2019|
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