RAILWAY Club toppled Sunderland Sunday League Fourth Division leaders The Lansdowne with a great 2-1 away win.
Stewart and super sub James O’Brien did the damage, either side of Shaun Smith’s strike.
TEF RA are hot on the heels of Lansdowne after a 3-1 victory over Unite New Herrington Club. Luke Bell hit a screamer followed by Stephenson and Devlin, with Snelling replying.
Martin Telfer Carpets edged a 3-2 victory at Millfield Oddies, with Trotter, Harper and Brooke scoring. Clarke and Cook replied.
Grindon Broadway SC came back from the dead to pip luckless Tunstall Titans 4-3 late on, courtesy of Sam Whigham, Wharton (2) and Dagg. Wilson, Donnelly and Lindsay had titans on top untl the closing minutes.
Oddfellows Arms edged a 3-2 win over Jollies, thanks to Savage, Turnbull and Rutherford, with McLaren and Liddle responding.
Ashbrooke Sports Club were the victimS of another thrashing, with New Town cruising to an 8-1 win. Mark Mhlanga’s hat-trick led the way, backed by McIlduff (2), Elliot Salichi, Charlie Salichi and Holland before Ridley fired a fine consolation. Michael Brown’s red card did not help Ashbrooke.
Hendon pipped Washington Colliery to stay top in Division Three.
Keith Reay hit a double, then Lee Owens volleyed home. Colliery fought back and levelled thanks to Young, Naisbett and Rowntree, but Clayton Davis poked home the hosts’ winner.
The Stumble Inn ran out easy 3-0 winners at Washington Wetherspoons, with Charlton, Bewick and Jones on target.
The Dolphin recorded a rare victory, 4-0 over Wear United, thanks to Churchill, Sweeney, Martin and gaffer Wayne Davis.
Jolly Potters are having a nightmare season, with Washington Last Orders their latest conquerors, winning 6-3.
McQuillan and Bussey (2) struck for Potters, but Neal and McIntyre hit braces to spark Last Orders, backed by Cook and Maddison.
Ryhope Railway drew 3-3 with AFC Wearside in an entertaining game. AFC led three times, but Railway hit back through Murray, Patton and Nath Cole.
Lakeside SSC gave Hylton Road Carpets Elite a good game, however they still went down 4-3 in Division Two.
Hartford, Usher and Ashbridge struck for Lakeside, but Brazier, Ellison and Gav Murton (2) gave Elite the edge.
Grant Carr’s solitary goal earned Willow Pond another win,1-0 at Royal Marine. David Young starred for Marine, Joe Lincoln for Willow.
Chris Stevens got the only goal as Farringdon Detached beat Mill View CIU in a game marred by seven yellow cards. Mill View just could beat Williamson in the Farringdon goal
New signing Steven Wright ruined The Cliff’s good run as he singled handedly won the game for Vane Arms with his direct play and numerous assists.
Nelson hit two, followed by Mark Wasey and Robbie Thompson, then Wright capped a fine display with a goal of his own. Jack Honour hit both replies.
Pennywell Comrades could not hold on after Josh Wilde’s opener as Victory Club fired two late goals to win, courtesy of Collins and Calvert.