Mariners face Hartlepool United trip in Durham Challenge Cup
South Shields will meet Hartlepool United in the quarter-finals of the Durham Challenge Cup for the second year in succession.
The draw was made on Thursday night, with the Mariners set for a trip to Hartlepool on a date which is yet to be confirmed.
The two clubs faced each other in last season’s quarter-final at Mariners Park, with Shields running out 3-0 winners.
They went on to win the competition at Hartlepool’s Victoria Park in May.
Shields and Hartlepool also came up against each other in the fourth qualifying round of the Emirates FA Cup this season, with Pools coming from behind to win 2-1 at Mariners Park.
The full quarter-final draw was as follows:
Spennymoor Town vs Shildon
Easington Colliery vs Consett
Dunston UTS vs Sunderland AFC Under-23s
Hartlepool United vs South Shields