Great Preston handed first round tie at Hanging Heaton

Townnville take on Birstall at Poplar Avenue.
Townnville take on Birstall at Poplar Avenue.

Last season’s beaten finalists Townville host fellow Central Yorkshire League club Birstall in the first round of next season’s Heavy Woollen Cricket Cup on Sunday, April 19.

Methley, who lost to Townville in the semi-finals last year, visit Hartshead Moor in the opening round.

Former Wetherby League club Great Preston, who have joined the Central Yorkshire League, have a tough first round tie at Hanging Heaton on their Heavy Woollen Cup debut.

The full draw first round draw is:

Townville v Birstall

Shepley v Ossett

Hartshead Moor v Methley

Wakefield Thornes v Morley

Moorlands v New Farnley

Baildon v Gomersal

Mirfield Parish Cavaliers v Woodlands

Slaithwaite v Delph & Dobcross

Spen Victoria v Scholes (Huddersfield League)

Hoylandswaine v Wrenthorpe

Hanging Heaton v Great Preston

Barkisland v Golcar

Kirkburton v Liversedge

Skelmanthorpe v Buttershaw St Paul’s

Scholes (Bradford League) v Pudsey Congs

Jer Lane v Shelley

The draw is reversed for the first round of the Crowther Cup second-team competition which is also due to be played on April 19.