Ryhope CW 2-0 Ashington AFC: Ryhope back on track with convincing win

Ryhope CW bounced back from the Consett defeat with their first home win of 2019, beating Ashington AFC 2-0 in the league at Recreation Ground. Matty Weirs' strike around the half hour mark put Ryhope in the lead. James Ellis added a penalty five minutes before the break, giving Colliery Welfare a comfortable lead before …

Northern League round-up: Dunston smash Whitley Bay and FA Cup replays

We round-up the midweek Northern League action, less league fixtures going ahead than scheduled due to FA Cup replays. Eight teams remain unbeaten in Northern League Division One, following the midweek action. The pick of the action was at the UTS Stadium, where Dunston smashed Whitley Bay 8-0. Mark Fitzpatrick could have had a hat-trick, scoring …