Our photographers were out once again to capture 2018's first weekend of games.
This week's coverage, as always, is brought to you in association with John G Hogg funeral directors.
Remember that match reports from last weekend's games will appear in Saturday's Sunderland Echo in our Junior Football Echo section.
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Banned and uninsured Sunderland driver given jail warning by judge
Campaigners rally against Local Plan after farmland in Cleadon earmarked for 156 homes
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