Harrow and Shilbottle book NNL final places

Saturday's North Northumberland League programme was hit by the weather, with only four of the six games surviving.

Monday, 20th March 2017, 8:59 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 9:50 am
Football.

But two of these were semi-finals, with Tweedmouth Harrow booking their place in the final of the Sanderson Cup and Shilbottle making the final of the Laidler/Lancaster Cup.

Lowick United 2

Harrow 5

Aaron Hope gave Lowick the lead in the Sanderson Cup semi, but Harrow hit back to net three times through Kris Neil, Nick Moor and Martin Tait to lead at half time.

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In the second half Ben Fairbairn added a second for Lowick, but Harrow made sure of the result with further goals from Johnny Simpson and Craig Anderson .

Rothbury 1

Shilbottle 2

This Laidler/Lancaster Cup semi-final game was switched to Rothbury but it was the visitors who had the better of the first half as Richard Brown netted twice to put them ahead at the break.

Rothbury pulled a goal back through Michael Old in the second half, but Shilbottle held on to progress into the final.

Highfields United 1

Embleton WR 2

In Division 2, Highfields faced Embleton.

This was a competitive game throughout with Embleton making the most of their chances to lead at half time with goals from Scott Muckle and Neil McFall.

Highfields missed some chances during the second half and Embleton made them pay as Phil Grey and Johnny Colley scored for the visitors. Simon Hargreaves scored for Highfields after 86 minutes but it was too little too late .

Craster Rovers 2

Ashington Miners 1

Craster moved above their visitors into second place in the Division with this result .

Fixtures

President’s Cup QF 2nd leg - Rothbury v Tweedmouth Harrow. Prelim 2nd leg - Ashington Miners v Wooler.; Craster v Highfields; Lowick v Embleton (1.30pm KO).

Div 1 - Shilbottle v North Sunderland.