Watch how South Shields made it 26 wins in a row with 2-1 success at Ryhope

Andrew Stephenson strikes home the winning goal for South Shields at Ryhope CW. Image by Peter Talbot.
Andrew Stephenson strikes home the winning goal for South Shields at Ryhope CW. Image by Peter Talbot.

South Shields continued their excellent form on Saturday as they battled to a 2-1 win at Ryhope Colliery Welfare.

Andrew Stephenson scored a spectacular winner in the second half for the Mariners as they closed the gap at the top of Northern League Division One to 14 points, while they have five games in hand on leaders North Shields.

Carl Finnigan was also on target for Shields as they recorded a 26th win in a row.

Watch the highlights here.