THUMPING five goals past Hebburn Town U23, Prudhoe Youth Club Seniors extended their unbeaten start to the Northern Alliance campaign to three games.

After two draws in their opening two fixtures, they improved on their haul with an emphatic 5-1 success at home to Hebburn Town U23 in Division One.

Tyne Valley rivals Hexham added a point to the six they had already picked up this season as they shared six goals with Red Row Welfare.

Haltwhistle Jubilee had a second half hat-trick from James Charteries to thank for making it six points from their opening two games since joining Division Two, coming away from Spittal Rovers with a 3-0 success.

Gary Cook's goal proved enough for Ponteland United in the Premier Division as United made it two wins in two by seeing off the challenge of Newcastle Chemfica. Wallington's home game with Whitley Bay Reserves fell foul to the weather.

Ponteland United Reserves returned from Newcastle Chemfica Amateurs with a 3-2 victory.