Pontefract Collieries face two cup ties as they begin their new season.
First up is an FA Cup extra preliminary round tie when Colls entertain Runcorn Town this Saturday (3pm) and they quickly follow-up with a first round NCE League Cup tie away to fellow first division side AFC Emley (7.45pm).
Ponte made it four pre-season games unbeaten with a 6-0 success against North Gawber Colliery. On target were Mickey Dunn (two), Mark Whitehouse, Jack Mawson, Jordan Turner and Adam Carter.
Colls’ first game in the Toolstation NCE Division One is away to newcomers Ollerton Town on Saturday, August 13 (3pm).
Ponte have have added to their squad ahead of the new season with the signing of goalkeeper Ben Saynor from neighbours Glasshoughton Welfare.