Division One of the West Tyne Cricket League saw a number of shock results last weekend.

All three of the leagues leading sides - Stamfordham, Humshaugh and Mitford lost on Saturday afternoon - with the trio now being separated by 25 points.

League leaders Stamfordham suffered a big defeat at the hands of Wylam by 95 runs.

After batting first, Wylam set a competitive score of 161/9, before a surprisingly low 66 all out from Stamfordham gave their opponents the win.

At Humshaugh, the home side couldn’t get the better of Haltwhistle and the visitors claimed a four wicket win.

Alfie Dodd starred with the ball and took four wickets for just eight runs for Haltwhistle as they went on to claim a four wicket win.

Mitford, who sit third, couldn’t make the most of their rivals defeats and also lost themselves at the hands of Haydon Bridge.

A 68 from Liam Stephenson helped inspire Haydon Bridge to a score of 155, with Mitford only managing a response of 116 all out.

Elsewhere, Joseph Anderson and Andy Dawson both put in stunning performances with the bat for Benwell Hill as they thrashed Newton by a huge 251 runs.

Anderson hit a hugely impressive 172 from just 91 balls while teammate Dawson also reached his century with a score of 101 from 97 balls.

Harry Reeves and Joseph Torre also took three wickets apiece for Benwell Hill on Saturday afternoon.

Hexham Leazes secured their second win of the season against Belsay which included a 67 from Andrew Whitaker while Matfen defeated South Northumberland by three wickets.

Four matches took place in Division Two last weekend, with league leaders going into the weekend Riding Mill suffering a defeat against Clara Vale.

After being put into bat first, the travelling side set a score of 110/7 with Rob Willis top scoring with 28.

Manav Seth starred for Clara Vale before they went on to comfortably meet their run target with a score of 112/5.

That result, coupled with Mitford 2nds big win over Allendale, means Mitford now have a five point lead over Riding Mill after the latest round of fixtures.

Captain Martin McKenna hit 67 while Tom McKenna and Tony Cook also hit sizeable scores for Mitford as they went on to set a score of 277/7 from their 45 overs.

Patrick Ford-Hutchinson was the star performer with the ball for the league frontrunners as he went on to take five wickets for just 12 runs as Allendale were bowled out for just 56.

Medomsley meanwhile defeated Stocksfield 4ths by 54 runs with captain Jordan Bell putting in a fantastic performance.

After first scoring 89 runs from just 88 balls, Bell then performed strongly with the ball as he took five wickets for 18 runs.

Hexham Leazes 2nds took their first win of the season against Mitford 3rds after meeting their 217 target, while Humshaugh 2nds v Haltwhistle 2nds was postponed.