The leaders of Division One, Mount C, were held to a draw by Old England Jacks who are still unbeaten this season and second placed Cramlington Reivers suffered a defeat at the hands of Matfen Centurians for whom the undefeated Chris Kilsby was in fine form.
Handicap Cup Round Two
A brief summary of the third round of the Handicap Cup with twelve matches played, two to be played this week and unfortunately two conceded.
Lynsey Storey and Ron Scott both won two as Cramlington Swifts beat Matfen Senators 5 - 2.
Sunday saw them draw with a very strong Worcestershire side, beat Hertfordshire 6 - 4 and clinch promotion with a 7 - 3 victory over Warwickshire seconds.
Their B team were also involved in a close match but lost out 4 - 6 to Cramlington Stingers for whom James Bradley got a hat trick
The top two sides in the Premier Division of the Northumbria League both recorded big victories with North East Chinese Association defeating Cramlington Tigers 10 - 0 and
Another Casuals player, Andrew Wilkinson is now at number two in the latest National Veterans rankings....
The Chinese club greatly strengthened their B team by the inclusion of the very highly rated student Harry Saxton who won all of his matches as they inflicted the first defeat of the season on Cramlington Reivers winning 8 - 2 in Division One.
Graeme Barella and Anthony Ainley were unbeaten for Mount A as they defeated Cramlington Tigers 7 - 3 while Cramlington Casuals won 8 - 2 against Prudhoe and District A.
The North East Chinese Association are going to be a force to be reckoned with in the Premier Division of the Northumbria league this season after two new top class signings