Saturday League teams handed tough NRCFA Cup draws

Edgehill take the ball away from Whitby Fishermen in their NRCFA Cup game on Saturday, Edgehill won 5-0
Edgehill take the ball away from Whitby Fishermen in their NRCFA Cup game on Saturday, Edgehill won 5-0
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Four of the five Saturday League teams left in the NRCFA Saturday Challenge Cup have been handed away ties in the second round draw.

Cup holders West Pier will head to Teesside to tackle Great Ayton United, while fellow Division One side Edgehill make the trip to the Yorkshire Dales to face Wensleydale League outfit Leyburn Town.

Second division Duchess, who coasted to a 7-2 win against third division strugglers Ayton in the first round, will make the trip to face York St John's University, who hammered hosts Cayton Corinthians Reserves, who are above Duchess in the Division Two table, 7-2 in the previous round.

Scalby, who are also struggling near the foot of the second division, will head to Colburn Town, near Catterick for their second round encounter.

The only team to get a home draw are Division One basement club Westover Wasps, who will face the winners of the tie between Richmond Town Reserves and University of York.

All games will be played on Saturday November 5, 2pm kick-off.

In the NRCFA Sunday Challenge Cup second round, to be played on November 6, Trafalgar enter the competition with a trip to Langbaurgh Sunday League side Longlands, while their title rivals Newlands head to Hambleton Football Combination team Tithe Bar.

Ayton Reserves' reward for their shock win against Cayton is a trip to Redcar Sunday League outfit Britannia Inn, while Roscoes Bar play host to Stockton Sunday League side Thornaby Roundel.