ECB National Cup Draw

Cricket stock photo. Cricket ball against boundary  rope. (d14051261)
Cricket stock photo. Cricket ball against boundary rope. (d14051261)

THE draw for the ECB National Cup has been made.

East Bierley, Hanging Heaton, Bradford League newcomers New Farnley and Central Yorkshire League’s sole representatives Townville have all been placed in Group Two.

Bierley will entertain Townville in the first round, scheduled for April 28, while Farnley also have a home tie against Cleethorpes.

Hanging Heaton must wait for their first round opponents and they will travel to the winners of the preliminary round tie between Steeton and Skelmanthorpe.

If Heaton overcome Steeton or Skelmanthorpe they will be at home to the winners of Farnley and Cleethorpes in the second round.

The winners of the East Bierley v Townville tie will be away to Goole Town or Treeton in the second round.