DIVISION One front runners Bardon Mill Bowes Lyons are looking to make it a year to remember as they booked their place in the final of the divisional Knock-out Cup.

A double from Rob Hayes and a single from Sam Austin earned them a 3-0 victory in the semi-final tie with Prudhoe Town. Ollie Cartwight was man of the match, with Brad Rogers starring for Town.

League newcomers Riding Mill’s hopes of being promoted from Division Two were boosted as they defeated second placed rivals Ryton Michaelangelo’s 4-2 as man of the match Phil Robinson scored twice, and Paul Britten and Regan Robinson also netted. Jordan Watson hit a reply for Ryton who were best served by Adam Bell.

Heddon St Andrews lead the way and goals from Mark Murtagh, Connor Ballantyne and Mark Richardson secured a 3-1 victory over Hexhamshire, who had Glen Tweddle on target and Josh Dodwell impressing.

Bottom club Ponteland United Stamfordham won for the first time as a double from Scott Sinclair and singles from Ross Hunter and Karl Hunter secured a 4-1 win over Crawcrook Social Club. Man of the match was Jay Ferguson.

Ashley Taylor scored and David Mitchell was man of the match for Crawcrook.

A late goal from Nathan Kirk rescued a point for Hexham Hearts as he cancelled out a long range effort from Wylam Black Bull’s Sam Beedle. Debutant Kieran Robley was Hearts’ star man, with Nathan Moore Bull’s equivalent.

Man of the match Tom Hacking and Richie Slaughter both scored twice as Hexham Phoenix thumped Crawcrook Fox and Hounds 7-0 in Division One. Jason Williams, James Stokoe and Luke Parkinson also notched, with Joe Meadows starring for Crawcrook.

Two goals from Jack Barker and singles from Liam Stephenson, Norman Calvert and Billy Walton helped Haltwhistle Railway to a 5-0 triumph over neighbours Haydon Bridge Anchor. James Charteries was named man of the match with Dev Scholes earning the honour for Bridge.

Barrasford returned from Mickley Social Club with a 4-0 victory as Marc Nixon found the back of the net twice. He was joined on the scoresheet by teammates Will Forsyth and Kev Brown.

Tony Jewitt was their star man, while Bryan Gilmour impressed for Mickley who remain one point off third bottom Crawcrook.