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  • Newcastle Thunder have made a solid start to the season but were worked hard on Sunday.

    Thunder head to Wales for clash with Ironmen

    March 23, 2017 at 4:01 pm

    Newcastle Thunder will look to make it three wins from as many games when they take on South Wales Ironmen on Sunday. In a return to league action following their exit from the Challenge Cup last Friday, Mick Mantelli’s side will be aiming to keep their 100 per cent record […]

     
  • 8 Northern League players who could be an asset for Sunderland and Newcastle

    8 Northern League players who could be an asset for Sunderland and Newcastle

    March 21, 2017 at 3:06 pm

    We’re all aware of the non-league history of Jamie Vardy and his transition from Stocksbridge Park Steels to the England National Team. Players such as Danny Johnson, Josh MacDonald and Jack Devlin have all turned professional following time in the Northern League and we take a look at current Northern […]

     
  • Sunderland 2nds were seconds away from victory against Richmond.

    Sunderland Broom draw with Durham in well fought friendly

    March 21, 2017 at 8:41 am

    Sunderland Broom men’s hockey 2nds drew 2-2 with Durham in a friendly. The two clubs know each other well and often play friendlies against one another. Not so long ago they were the same club and still share junior teams. Sunderland started the game strongly, passing the ball around well and […]

     
  • Hebburn Town

    Hebburn earn hard-earned victory over relegation-threatened Willington

    March 20, 2017 at 3:46 pm

    Hebburn Town earned a hard fought 3-0 victory over Willington Town in the Northern League Division 2 on Saturday. Second half goals from Adam Rundle and a brace from Jason Blackburn secured the points went to Hebburn. Willington started the game brightly and enjoyed the majority of possession in the opening […]

     
  • Newcastle Thunder have made a solid start to the season but were worked hard on Sunday.

    Thunder knocked out of Challenge Cup by dominant Dewsbury

    March 20, 2017 at 12:32 pm

    Newcastle Thunder’s Challenge Cup campaign ended at the fourth round as Dewsbury Rams beat the North East club 36-8 on Friday. Dewsbury notched the first 26 points of the match to put the game beyond doubt before half-time as Paul Sykes and Andy Kain led the team around the field well. […]

     
  • Easington have now won two games on the bounce.

    Bulmer header secures point for Easington Colliery against basement side

    March 20, 2017 at 11:01 am

    Michael Bulmer headed home a late equaliser as Easington Colliery were forced to settle for a 2-2 draw with Esh Winning on Saturday afternoon. Max Stoker fired the visitors into a fourth-minute lead but Easington responded through Liam Adamson in the 14th minute. Callum Boakes regained Esh’s lead on the stroke […]

     
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    Red Star defeated in final away game of the season at Shildon

    March 20, 2017 at 8:10 am

    Shildon won 2-0 against Seaham Red Star on Saturday, with future Middlesbrough player Lewis Wing involved in both goals. Amar Purewal opened the scoring for the hosts 27 minutes in, and the lead was doubled five minutes before half time through Wing. The result means Shildon stay third in the Northern […]

     
  • Former Easington man Heywood scored the decisive goal against Frame's men last weekend.

    Bulmer header secures point for Easington Colliery against Esh Winning

    March 19, 2017 at 11:18 am

    Michael Bulmer headed home a late equaliser as Easington Colliery were forced to settle for a 2-2 draw with Esh Winning on Saturday afternoon. Max Stoker fired the visitors into a fourth-minute lead but Easington responded through Liam Adamson in the 14th minute. Callum Boakes regained Esh’s lead on the stroke […]

     
  • Gateshead currently sit in the playoff places in the National League. Picture: Gateshead FC.

    Gateshead boss Neil Aspin pleased with consistent results after unbeaten streak continues in the National League

    March 18, 2017 at 12:33 pm

    Gateshead manager Neil Aspin feels his side are “getting the results that they deserve” after extending their unbeaten run to seven matches. After Tuesday’s 1-1 draw with Macclesfield ended their six game winning run, The Heed’s successful form in 2017 has seen the Tyneside club climb into the play-off places […]

     
  • Former Easington man Heywood scored the decisive goal against Frame's men last weekend.

    Frame looks for three points as Easington host Esh Winning

    March 17, 2017 at 4:48 pm

    Easington Colliery host bottom-of-the-league Esh Winning on Saturday afternoon as the Colliers look for an important three points. Easington currently sit eighth in Northern League Division Two while Esh Winning are four points adrift at the foot of the table. Manager Paul Frame is looking for his side to get […]