PRUDHOE Town slipped up in their quest to defend their Division One crown when they went down 3-2 at Haltwhistle Railway.

Goals from Greg Irwin, James Charteries and Jack Barker earned the hosts all three points, with Prudhoe’s goals coming from Danny Driver and Sam Mannion. Scott Jacobsen was named Halty’s star man, with Ste Forster earning Town’s equivalent.

Bardon Mill Bowes Lyons took advantage of their rivals’ defeat by defeating bottom club Haydon Bridge Anchor 8-1.

Man of the match Dan Kirkup and Neil McDonald both scored two, with Rob Hayes, Ricky Hayes, Jack Currah and Mark Robson also on target. For Bridge, Kieran Robley hit a consolation and goalkeeper Graham Gradwell was named man of the match.

Mickey Social Club edged a nine-goal thriller with Crawcrook Fox and Hounds, with man of the match Stefan Rainbow leading the way with a hat-trick.

James Watson and Graeme Hudspith also registered, with Crawcrook’s star man Owen Lee scoring twice and Lee Peacock and David Finley once each.

A treble from man of the match Jason Williams helped Hexham Phoenix to a 6-1 victory over Division Two side Crawcrook Social Club in the President’s Cup.

He was joined on the scoresheet by Jack Gradwell, Callum Duncan and Tom Hacking, with Adam Taylor hitting Crawcrook’s reply. Jack Henderson was named Crawcrook’s star player.

Ryton Michaelangelo’s and Heddon St Andrew’s shared the spoils in Division Two as they played out a 1-1 draw.

Jordan Watson netted and Adam Bell was named man of the match for Ryton, with Ciaran Porter on target and Rob Howorth impressing for Heddon.

A double from star man Josh Dodwell and singles from Dan Miller and Lewis Twizell saw Hexhamshire defeat Ponteland Village 4-3. Dean Jackson, Jordan O’Neill and Rohit Thamman found the back of the net for Pont, who were best served by Stephen Christie.

Regan Robinson, Liam Henderson and man of the match Matty Bloomer produced the goals which earned Riding Mill a 3-0 victory at Hexham Hearts, who had Matty Herdman impressing.

Goals from Sam Wilkinson, Sam Calkin, Thomas Tremble, Adam Pogson, Thomas Urwin and Matthew Hopkins earned Wylam Black Bull a 6-1 victory over Ponteland United Stamfordham, who had Karl Hunter on target and Cameron Connelly impressing. Nathan Jones was named Wylam’s star man.