CHAMPIONS Bardon Mill Bowes Lyons battled back from two goals down to sign off their league campaign with a 100 per cent record.

Trailing 2-0 to rivals Haltwhistle Railway within the opening 15 minutes in midweek, Mill made it 14 wins from 14 games in Division One as they finished as 5-3 victors.

Goals from Haltwhistle’s Billy Rogan and star man James Charteries threatened to ruin Mill’s party, but they hit back and went 5-2 ahead through goals from man of the match Dan Parker, Dan Kirkup, Rob Hayes, Jamie Ellwood and Sam Austin. Former Miller Greg Irwin hit a consolation for Railway.

Mill will be looking to add to their trophy haul as they booked their place in the final of the President’s Cup at the weekend as a double from man of the match Kirkup earned the a 2-0 victory over Mickley Social, who had Scott Fothergill impressing.

Hexham Phoenix, who defeated Mill in the Division One KO Cup final this season, will look to inflict a double defeat on the team who beat them to top spot in the league as they won their semi-final with Barrasford 4-0. Kurtis Harvey scored twice and James Stokoe and Owen Murtough once each, with Lewis Loughhead man of the match for Hexham and Robert Oliver starring for Barrasford.

Adrian Sutcliffe and Sam Mannion hit the goals that saw Division One side Prudhoe Town defeat Division Two’s Hexham Hearts 2-0 in the R&R Hands Mick Simmons Trophy. Reece Davies was man of the match, with Kieran Robley impressing for Hearts.

A hat-trick from Matthew Percival and a double from Will Turnbull earned Hexhamshire, best served by Lewis Furness, a 5-0 win over Rose and Crown Bellingham in midweek.

Crawcrook Social’s 1-0 win over Shire on Sunday was overshadowed by an injury to Chrissy Kyle which saw him break his leg in a number of places. The game was abandoned but the result stood.