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Saturday, 23 May 2015

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Stocksfield in seventh heaven

A FOURTH win on the bounce sent Stocksfield up to seventh spot in the Premier Division of the Northern Alliance.

The Griffins' excellent run of form continued in the league and they put five without reply past Percy Main Amateurs following a great team effort.

In Division One, Heddon refuse to roll over in the fight to beat the drop and they moved to within two points of safety as one goal was enough to close the gap on opponents Bedlington Terriers Reserves.

Hexham were pulled back into the dog fight, though, as they went down 2-1 at home to bottom club Willington Quay Saints.

Meanwhile, the points were shared as Ponteland United stayed eighth courtesy of a 1-1 draw at New Fordley.

Prudhoe Town, who had goalkeeper Shaun Sagar sent off, dropped three places to 15th in the Wearside League as they were thumped 10-0 by Easington Colliery.

Ryton and Crawcrook Albion's hopes of getting off the foot of the Northern League were rocked as they were thumped 7-1 by Washington.

Tynedale Ladies stuttered in the North East Women's Football League as they were held to a 1-1 draw with Easingwold Town, allowing leader Lowick United Ladies to extend the gap at the top as they defeated Prudhoe Town 5-1.