Two March Rangers sides battle for club supremacy at St James’ Park

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BRAGGING rights were at stake as two football sides were pitted against each other at St James’ Park.

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Newcastle United invited March Rangers under-16s and under-15s to play on the prestigious pitch, with full match officials and the use of their facilities.

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The two sides drew 3-3 in a game worthy of their illustrious surroundings.

The under-16s dominated the first 20 minutes with two early goals from Ben Lister.

The under-15s fought back and were rewarded with a goal from Joshua Doncaster just before half time.

In the second half, Solomon Orieji and Thomas Morton struck for the under-15s but Jordon Tombling scored a late equaliser.

After the game the players, club officials and parents celebrated with a meal in the official bar in the ground.

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Both sides have enjoyed impressive seasons. The under-15s won all 18 of their games to become Cambs B Champions. The under-16s, in their first season following promotion, finished third in their league and made it to the under-16 League Cup final.