CRAWCROOK Fox and Hounds caused a huge upset in the Hexham and District Sunday League by inflicting defeat on the team who didn’t drop a single point last year.

Fox made it three wins from three as they triumphed over last season’s unbeaten champions Bardon Mill Bowes Lyons.

Lee Peacock scored twice and Rikki Kent once, while Lewis Eagle starred, in the 3-2 victory, with Jamie Ellwood and Adam Walton on target for Mill, who had Dan Kirkup impressing.

Kurtis Harvey scored two and Lewis Loughhead the other as Hexham Phoenix defeated Riding Mill 3-1. Calum Armstrong was named man of the match.

Regan Robinson netted for Mill and goalkeeper Jack Walker was star man.

A hat-trick from man of the match Ste Forster helped Prudhoe Town to a 6-2 win over Heddon St Andrew’s.

Brad Rogers found the back of the net twice and Josh Mottram was also on the scoresheet, as was Heddon’s man of the match Mark Richards who got both his side’s goals.

A double from Michael Gilroy and a man if the match display from Matty Fothergill was in vain for Mickley Social Club as goals from star man Stu Sproul, Mark Banks and Dion Parker earned Haltwhistle Railway a 3-2 victory.

Braces from Marc Nixon and Neil McDonald saw Barrasford, best served by Jamie Noutch, to a 4-0 win over Crawcrook Rising Sun in Division Two. David Wright impressed for Crawcrook.

Wylam Black Bull were 5-2 victors over Haydon Bridge Social Club as Jordan Phillips scored two and Matthew Hopkins, Sam Wilkinson and Nathan Moore one each.

Aaron Hardy and Liam Crowe netted for Bridge, who had Kieran MacMillan on top form.

Brennan Turner’s hat-trick helped Crawcrook Social Club to a 6-1 triumph at Hexham Hearts.

Ross Thompson scored twice and Luke Watson the other for Social, best served by David Mitchell. Nathan Drury replied for Hearts, and Nathan Kirk was named star man.

Man of the match Carl Houston caused problems as his five goals earned Ponteland Cairn Hotel Group a 10-0 victory over Stamfordham United.

Kieran Ellis scored twice and Ryan Spragg, Ian Armstrong and Jonny Lear also netted, while Liam Rutherford impressed for Stamfordham, despite the scoreline.

Wark shared four goals with visitors Ryton courtesy of goals from Will Forsyth and Harry Davidson. Steve Cheal was man of the match.

Matty Plummer and Jordan Martlew netted for Ryton, and Jada James caught the eye of the opposition during the high-scoring encounter.