Another win for Under-18s

South Shields Under-18s continued their fine run of form by beating a good Newcastle Benfield side 6-3 on Saturday.

The young Mariners found themselves 2-0 behind at the Harton and Westoe Miners’ Welfare Ground in the first half, but fought back to lead 3-2 at half-time.

Shields then went on to dominate the second half, running out deserved winners to claim their sixth victory in a row.

The goalscorers for the young Mariners were Powell, Simpson (2), Bayles (2) and Colman.

They are next in action against Hebburn at the Harton and Westoe Miners’ Welfare Ground. The match will take place on Saturday, September 27 from 1.30pm.