Extra time victory for Hexham
Published at 10:46, Monday, 04 March 2013
RED House Farm await Hexham in the final of the Northumberland FA Minor Cup following the Tyne Valley side's extra time win over New Fordley.
New signing Marc Nixon struck in the 105th minute to send Hexham into the showdown with their Division One rivals.
It was a good day too for Heddon, Ponteland United and Alston, Heddon 4-0 victors at Gosforth Bohemians, Ponteland defeating Northbank Carlisle 4-1 and Alston claiming a 3-0 success over Grainger Park BC.
Wallington remain top of Division One despite being held to a 3-3 draw with Newcastle University, while Stocksfield fell to a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Carlisle City.
Prudhoe Town went top of the Hexham and District Sunday League, their 6-1 triumph over bottom club Dr Syntax Prudhoe seeing them leapfrog their rivals.
Meanwhile, title challengers Haltwhistle Conservatives and Halfway House Prudhoe will meet in the final of the Standing Stone DOS Tommy Jackson Presidents Cup.
Haltwhistle needed extra time to edge past Division Two side The Falcon Prudhoe by three goals to two, while Halfway had no such problems as they defeated FC Stocksfield 4-0.
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Lord Lieutenant of Northumberland, Sir Charles Trevelyan unveiled a series of murals at Acomb Youth Hostel which had been painted by pupils of King Edward VII School in Newcastle.
Sir Charles commented that membership of the Tyneside Hostel Movement, which included the Acomb hostel, was expanding rapidly and there were plans to open another hostel at Twice Brewed on the Military Road.