CHAMPIONS Bardon Mill Bowes Lyons made a big statement by hitting double figures against the team which finished runners-up in Division One last term.

With Dan Kirkup scoring four, man of the match Thomas Wilkie two and Rob Hayes, Sam Austin, Scott Jacobsen and Olli Cartwright one each, they thumped Hexham Phoenix, who had star man Calum Armstrong on target, 10-1.

In Division Two, a double from Matthew Percival and a single from James Percival earned Hexhamshire, best served by Joe Shepherd, a 3-2 victory over Ponteland Cairn Group Hotel, who had Carl Houston and Ryan Spragg on target, and Jordan O'Neill impressing.

Man of the match Callum Robinson and Connor Collins struck to earn Crawcrook Rising Sun a 2-2 draw at Hexham Hearts, who had star man Nathan Kirk and James Yeend registering.

Stefan Rainbow hit a hat-trick for Mickley Social Club as they defeated The Phoenix Tap 7-2 in the Northumberland FA Minor Cup.

Scott Fothergill scored twice and James Curry and Michael Bivona also netted, while Sam Harrison was named man of the match.

Despite strikes from man of the match Will Hedley, Sean Hownam and Dan Ramshaw, Heddon St Andrew's were eliminated as they went down 5-3 at home to Seaton Sluice SC.

Crawcrook Fox and Hounds were knocked out of the Durham FA Sunday Cup as they lost 9-2 at home to Ouston, man of the match Joe Meadows and Rhys Vinnicombe getting their consolations.

Goals from Nick MacNeil, Jack Darcy and Liam Anderson, and a star display from Will Forsyth, saw Wark edge out Division Two rivals Crawcrook Social Club 3-2 in the Pickworth Cup.

Calvin Payne and David Mitchell netted for Crawcrook, who had Micky Bilclough impressing.

Man of the match Dale Dodds scored twice and Dale Graham once as Riding Mill defeated Wylam Black Bull 3-1, Jordan Phillips replying and Matty Smith starring for Bull.

Prudhoe Town had Sam Moore, Josh Mottram and Simon Weatherley on the scoresheet in their 3-0 victory over Haydon Bridge Social. Brad Rogers impressed for Town, with Kieran MacMillan starring for Bridge.

Three goals from Martin Smith and a double from Taylor Havery helped Ryton to an 8-1 triumph over Stamfordham United.

Matty Plummer, Anthony Scott and Dillon Swan also registered, while Michael Oliver starred, with Ross Hunter hitting United's consolation. Adam Brewis was named their man of the match.

Haltwhistle Railway defeated Barrasford 6-1 in the President's Cup as man of the match Aaron Davidson scored twice and Ricky Armstrong, Norman Calvert, Jack Barker and Stu Sproul each got one.

Sam Herdman registered for Barra, with Neil McDonald starring.