Sunderland Sunday League: Jordan swoops to rock table-topping Farringdon ISL
It was a case of two points dropped for Farringdon ISL as they could only draw 1-1 with Hendersons Butchers in the Premier Division.
Paul Kane put Farra in front, but they could not find a way past keeper Neal Bussey for a second goal and Richie Jordan levelled things up to secure the draw.
Luke Richardson starred for Farra, with Daley Clarke top man for Hendersons.
Ryhope Foresters ran out easy 3-0 winners over Southwick, whose poor form continued. Barney Dobinson shone throughout for Southwick but he couldn’t do much as Young, Spence and star man Keiran Davies all fired past keeper Cromack.
Earlier, The Ashbrooke upset the form book to outgun SR Dons 3-0, with Mark Wasey’s late brace adding to a Neal Atkinson opener. Hepplewhite shone for Dons and Thornton was star man for the visitors.
Dons also embarrassed laclustre RCA Grangetown Florists in a 5-1 demolition.
Paul Diamond and Dean Crossman both hit doubles and Chris Stephenson made it five, while Symonds hit Florists’ consolation.
Farringdon Detached chalked up another victory, 3-0 at Oddies, as they look to claim the First Division title.
Oddies simply weren’t at the races and the youthful Farra lads took full advantage. Mark Robinson and a double from Sean Archbold gave them the win.
Royal Marine put another nail in Pennywell Comrades’ coffin win a 4-0 away success.
Anth Clifton bagged an impressive hat-trick and was star man, while Michael Berry finished the scoring for confident Marine.
Thorney Close Inn took full advantage of the 10 men of Harbour View in an 8-1 rout.
Peter Greenwell senior rolled back the years by firing a hat-trick and showing Peter Greenwell junior how to do it. Peter junior has now been docked pocket money for not donning the club strip and making his dad play.
Michael Patterson added a double, with Kris Johnson, Ryan Sinclair and Gary Conlin also on target, while Steven Morris notched for Harbour View, whose man of the match was keeper Glen Hildrew.
Farringdon Detached earlier cruised to an 8-1 victoy at Pennywell Comrades.
Archbold (3), Tuckwell (2), Stevens, MacDonald and Crosby all scored for Detached.
The Saltrgrass’s poor season continued after they went down 5-0 to the youthful Wearmouth CW Juniors side in Division Four.
Chris Hollren (2), Reece Young, Matthew Wilkinson and Richie Cull scored to hand Saltgrass their 18th defeat in the league.
Noble, Diamond and Sweeney fired SR Dons into the Total Sport Challenge Cup Final after seeing of SIlksworth Paragon 3-1 in style.
George McCain came off the bench to score for Paragon, but the Dons were too strong and held on to secure the cup final spot. Jordan Murray shone in vain for Silksworth.