Match Report: 19/8/17
Billingham Synthonia 0, Ryhope CW 3
Ebac Northern League Division 1
Synthonia hosted Ryhope CW at the Norton Sports Complex and lost out to three second half goals despite the visitors going down to ten men just before the break.
Billingham Synthonia: Gibbs, Seaton, Gavin, Hillerby, Crust, Mulligan(c), Salmon (Caley), Rowe, Dalton (Hassan), Scaife-Wheatley (Edwards), Chapman. Subs not used; Garton, Priestley.
Ryhope CW: Ball, Turnbull, Gordon (Cocks), Riding, Paxton, Trewick(c), Lay, Bott, Melvin, Weirs, Nicholson. Subs not used; Woods, Ord, Skidmore, Lowerson.
Synners were denied by the frame of the goal in the first half as James Rowe's overhead kick struck the cross-bar. Ryhope were reduced to ten men in the 42nd when Danni Lay was shown a straight red for a high challenge on David Hillerby.
Half-time: Synners, Ryhope CW 0
Within fifteen seconds of the restart Ryhope went ahead as a back pass from the Billingham defence saw keeper Liam Gibbs' clearance hit COREY NICHOLSON who collected the loose ball and had the simple task of seeing it home into an empty net.
The visitors doubled their lead late in the game with MATTHEW WEIRS advancing through the middle and finishing well in the 86th minute, they then added a third in the 90th minute with a ball over the top to JOSEPH MELVIN who shot home.
Full-time: Synners 0, Ryhope CW 3
Referee: Miss Helen Conley , Assistants: D Holmes, J Gill.
Next up for Synners is another home league fixture when Shildon visit on Wednesday evening.