Shildon were knocked out of the FA Cup by 3-2 at Garforth despite being in the lead twice.

Shildon were reduced to ten men midway through the first half when midfielder Kurt Matthews was shown a straight red for a foul, but the Railwaymen still went ahead with a sidefooted effort by Dale Mulligan.

Nathan Steel missed a good chance for a second, before Sean Hunter equalised for Garforth. However, Zak Atkinson powerfully headed in from a corner to regain the lead, but Curtley Martin-Wyatt and Hunter hit back for Garforth.

Dunston easily beat Consett in their replay by 5-2 at the UTS Stadium after being 4-0 up at half time, while Stephen Callen scored a late winner for Ryhope CW to give them victory at local rivals Sunderland RCA.

In the Northern League, Bishop Auckland lost 2-1 at Whitley Bay after being in the lead at one stage.

Bishops took the lead after 9 minutes with a strike by Denver Morris, but Brad Hird levelled early in the second half for Whitley, for whom Craig McFarlane then hit the post with a spot kick.

But just as it looked as if Bishops would hang on for a point, a shot by Lee Kerr was blocked and Angelos Eleftheriadis scored from the rebound West Auckland were beaten 3-2 at home by Newcastle Benfield.

Benfield took an early lead with a goal by Matty Parker, but then West missed some good chances to equalise before the break. Cyril Giraud made them pay for those missed chances with a second soon after half time.

Amar Purewal pulled one back from a Joe Hillerby pass, but Giraud grabbed a third for Benfield. David Dowson was then shown red for West, before Purewal pulled a late gaol back Elsewhere in the division, Billingham Town lost 5-2 at home to Hebburn, after being 2-1 up at one point.

In the second division, Durham City were within eight minutes of victory against Easington at Hall Lane, before the floodlights went out.

Tow Law scored three times in the second half to beat Esh Winning 3-0, with goals by Robbie ivison, Conor Winter and Dale Milburn.