The bad weather of the last four weeks causing the postponement of most fixtures but last Sunday only five games were off.

Premiership leaders Brandon United were comfortable home winners over Houghton Glendale Social, two each for John Harrison and Andy Morris plus one from Tony Hanson. Second placed Burnmoor Cricket Club held on to the second spot despite losing 3-2 at Sedgefield St Edmunds. The home side were 2-1 up at half time thanks to strikes from Warren Colby and Steve Flockett, Paul Knight reducing the arrears. In the second half John Holvey put Sedgefield further ahead. Burnmoor pulled a goal back in the last minute with a Simon Andrews penalty. Sacriston Wmc moved out of the bottom three with a hard fought 3-2 home win over bottom club Fishburn wmc, Gav Richardson, Mark Appleby and an own goal for Sacriston, Chris Barber and Alan Birchall replying for the visitors.The highest scoring game of the day was at the Riverside in Chester-le-Street were home club The Garden Farm and visitors Fatfield North Biddick shared the points in a 5-5 draw. For the Garden Farm Jon Kelley, Peter Bell, Alan Green, Andy Robson and Craig Fairgreave scored, for North Biddick, Derek Trueman, Chris Trueman, Peter Lowery and two for Steve Leask.

Hetton Lyons CC's game at Spennymoor Quinns was postponed.

In the First Division leaders Durham City Wmc had a great 5-0 win at Coxhoe wmc, Paul Newman (2), Paul Richardson (2) and one from Ben Hulbert. Two goals each from Aaron Scott and Darren Burnham plus a Jason Heslop strike earned Esh McKenna's a 5-1 win over Lumley and move into second place in the division, Steve Roughly getting the Lumley consolation goal. Sunderland Lakeside entertained Ouston Red Lion and proved to be the stronger of the two sides, winning 5-2 thanks to a Paul Russell hat-trick and two from strike partner Chris Merritt. Dave Purdy scoring both the Red Lion Goals. Two each from John Rooney and Jimmy Slater gave Witton Gilbert wmc a fine 4-0 win at the Brandon Bay Horse.

In the Second Division leaders Kelloe wmc crashed to 6-1 defeat at Gilesgate Moor Hotel, Dave Edwards, Andy Ward, Mark Wild, Athol Hanson and two from Craig McManus did the damage. Washington Dunlop were 2-1 home winners over Newton Aycliffe Wmc, William Swinburn for Aycliffe. Bowburn Hare and Greyhound moved out of the bottom two with a 6-2 home win over Ferryhill Wmc, Ferryhill scorers were Alan Robson and Adrian Jones.

In the Third Division Houghton Comrades returned to winning ways with a fine 3-1 home win over Ushaw Moor Cricket Club, this moved the Comrades back into second in the Division.

Third-placed Durham Bead Lodge were 5-1 winners at Belmont Wmc, top marksman Nicky Barker hitting four plus one from Marc McKenzie. Brandon Sports were 3-1 home winners over Houghton Chilton Lodge, Scott Hobson (2) and Gordon Blakelock scoring. Pittington moved up one place in the Division after their 3-1 home win over the Coach and Eight, Dave Clark, John Liddle and Stuart Thompson scoring, Paul Clark replying for the Coach and Eight.

In the Fourth Division leaders Chester-le-Street Horner's maintained top spot with a fine 3-1 win at West Rainton Greyhound. Bournmoor Dun Cow were 5-0 winners at Birtley Coach and Horses. A hat-trick from Brian Gott and an own goal gave Esh Winning Cricket Club a fine 4-2 win at Fatfield Biddick Inn. Dave Jackson and Lee Baxter for the Biddick. A hat-trick from Andy Brown two from Jammie Nicholson and one from sub Grant Nattrass gave Pelton Fleece a 6-2 away win at Langley Park Sports and Social.

* Byers Green Wmc have tendered their resignation from the League.