Match Report: 9/9/17
Billingham Synthonia 1, Sunderland RCA 4
Ebac Northern League Division 1
Synners welcomed Sunderland RCA to the Norton Sports Complex and lost out in a 4-1 reverse.
Billingham Synthonia: Gibbs, Edwards (Breslin), Gavin, Nelson, Tunstall (Rowe), Ramage, Hillerby, Seaton(c), Hassan, Scaife-Wheatley (Hume), Salmon. Subs not used; Priestley, Garton.
Sunderland RCA: Bussey, Noble, Swansbury(c) Richardson), McGuiness (Davis), Preston, Elliot, Charlton, Page, O'Neill, Larkin, Callen (Cassidy). Subs not used; Patton, Ashton.
RCA opened the scoring in the 17th minute from the penalty spot after a foul by Synners keeper Liam Gibbs; NATHAN O'NEILL converting the spot-kick. They double their lead with DYLAN ELLIOT finishing from a ball in from the right in the 34th minute.
Billingham halved the deficit on the stoke of half-time as David Hillerby's corner from the right was shot in at the near post from CALLUM HASSAN.
Half-time: Synners 1, Sunderland RCA 2
The visitor's regained the two-goal advantage as COLIN LARKIN headed over Gibbs and in on 72 minutes and LARKIN notched again in the 78th minute with a shot into the bottom corner to complete the scoring.
Full-time: Synners 1, Sunderland RCA 4
Referee: Mr C Ellis , Assistants: D Jackson, L May.
Next up for Billingham is a home league fixture against Whitley Bay on Wednesday evening.