We welcomed Ryton and Crawcrook Albion to the Sunderland LGV Park for our first home friendly of the season.
Injuries and work commitments meant that seven players were unavailable for selection.
The teams lined up as follows:
Sunderland RCA: Ball, Allen, Carling, Errington, Dorward, Hawkins, Coghlan, Best,Davison, Annan-Colquohoun, Milburn: Subs from: Wilson, Lennox, Richardson, Partridge and Trialist.
Ryton and Crawcrook Albion: Gladstone, Below, Brown, Laws, Turnbull, Dodsworth, Davis, Johnson, Thompson, McLeod, Jasper
The teams took to the field on a lovely calm evening, ideal conditions for playing football