Cup Competitions - Cup Draw Announced

By Simon Harrison

The draws for next round of Gilgryst Cup and Murray Trophy in addition to the preliminary and qualifying round draw for the Open Trophy can now be revealed.

All the first round ties from the Gilgryst Cup and Murray Trophy have been completed and the draw for round two in both competitions can be revealed.

The Gilgryst Cup is at the Quarter Final stages whilst the Murray Trophy is down to the last 16.

The Open Trophy begins with the Preliminary Rounds and is preceded by four Qualifying ties which is due to the number of teams involved.

The winners of the Qualifying Round ties progress to the Open Trophy Preliminary Round. The winners of the Preliminary Round ties progress to the Open Trophy Round One.

All teams who lose in either the Qualifying Round or Preliminary Round will be entered into the Manchester League Cup.

Full Draw

Gilgryst Cup
1. Springhead v Dukinfield Town
2. Hindsford v Stockport Georgians
3. Pennington v Heyside
4. Walshaw Sports v Bolton County

Murray Trophy
1. AFC Monton v Uppermill
2. Altrincham Hale v Breightmet United
3. Atherton Town v Elton Vale
4. Bolton United v Wythenshawe Amateurs Res
5. FC Unsworth v East Manchester
6. Hollinwood v Govan Athletic
7. Rochdale Sacred Heart Res v Boothstown
8. Tintwistle Athletic v Wilmslow Albion

Open Trophy
Qualifying Round
1. Atherton Town Res v Moorside Rangers U21’s
2. Rochdale Sacred Heart A v Springhead A
3. Pennington Res v Springhead Res
4. Bolton Lads & Girls Club Res v Govan Athletic Res

Preliminary Round
1. QR 1 Winner v QR2 Winner
2. QR 3 Winner v QR4 Winner
3. Altrincham Hale Res v Stockport Georgians Res
4. Bolton County Res v Elton Vale Res
5. Boothstown Res v Atherton Town A
6. Breightmet United Res v Manchester Gregorians Res
7. Dukinfield Town Dev v Beechfield United Res
8. East Manchester Academy v Uppermill Res
9. Heyside Res v AFC Monton Res
10. Heywood St James Res v Tintwistle Athletic Res
11. Hindsford Res v Leigh Athletic Res
12. Moorside Rangers Res v Chadderton EDS
13. Old Alts Res v Bolton United Res
14. Royton Town Res v Walshaw Sports A
15. Uppermill Dev v Dukinfield Town A
16. Walshaw Sports Res v Dukinfield Town Res

All ties to be played on or around 15/02/2020

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