Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Jarrow Are on the March; Wearside League

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Jarrow Are on the March; Wearside League

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PRIDE of place went to Jarrow, who defeated Skilltrainingltd Northern League side Sunderland RCA in the preliminary round of the Durham Challenge Cup.

It was the Wearsiders, though, who struck first after only eight minutes when Lee Owens volleyed home.

Within four minutes Andy Wilkinson levelled from a corner, and 15 minutes from the end Craig Armstrong found himself clear and, after rounding the goalkeeper, slotted the ball into the net.

Boldon CA are third from bottom with just one win, but they proved too strong for Ryhope CW in an allleague clash.

Gavin Teasdale scored the only goal on 20 minutes.

Annfield Plain gave one of their best performances of the season when they toppled leaders Teesside Athletic in the Monkwearmouth Charity Cup.

Stephen Kirkbride took advantage of a defensive mistake to give the Wearsiders a half-time lead - and in the second period he made it two from a corner.

Athletic were given a lifeline with a penalty by Roy Hunter awarded for a foul on James Kesterton, but Paul Henderson, who has been among the goals in the early games, assured Plain of their place in the next round with his team's third goal. …

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