IT was nice and Lee-easy for second Division Annfield Plain Demi as they sent the Highwayman crashing out of the Consett Charity Cup.

Despite their First Division status and home advantage, the West Pelton outfit were floored 2-0 to goals from Lee Carriss and Lee Wayman.

The Smelters Arms are also through after recording a 3-2 win at the Duke of Wellington. Gary Raine did the damage with a hat-trick, the all important winner a very late strike from the penalty spot.

Paul Pilkington grabbed a hat-trick and Alan Coxon the other two as Oxhill Central won 5-3 at home to the Bute Arms who hit back with goals from David Day, David Strother and Michael Berry while Swalwell Poacher beat the Prince of Wales 6-3.

Unlucky Station Ex Juniors drew 3-3 at home to Quarrington Hill in the Durham CIU Cup with goals from Kevin Russell, Mark Nolan and Scott Thompson only to go out 4-2 in a penalty shootout.

In Division One, Thomas Bushby scored twice in a 5-1 Stateside win over Lintz with Darren Pike, Darren Bell and Andrew Elliott on target with the others.

Craghead's are beginning to falter - a Tony Quinn goal not enough to save them from a 4-1 defeat at the Golden Lion. Two goal Shaun Shepherd, Mark Turner and Mark Barton sealed the points for the Lion.

Stanley Central enjoyed a 2-0 Division Two win at the Peacock Inn with goals from Stephen Raynor and Ian Costello.

Plainsman maintained top position in Division Three by recording a 3-1 home win over the Burton House. The goals were scored by Gavin Talbot, Carl Gerry and Stephen Mitchell with Peter Maguire replying.

Hat & Feather also picked up the points with a 4-2 home success against Medomsley Miners Arms