Wearside League: Ashbrooke Belford given home help in domestic cups
Ashbrooke Belford House have been handed home draws in all three domestic TWR Bi Folds Wearside League cups for the coming season.
Belford host Harton & Westoe in the preliminary round of the Shipowners’ Cup, with a home first-round tie against Hartlepool the reward for the winners.
In the Monkwear-mouth Cup first round, the Silksworth-based club entertain newcomers South Shields Reserves, while Boldon CA or Hartlepool will visit Belford in the Alan Hood Charity Cup, which replaces the League Cup.
Horden CW have been unlucky to land preliminary round ties in all three cups.
Alan Hood Charity Cup, preliminary round: 1 Seaham Red Star Reserves v Annfield Plain, 2 Boldon CA v Hartlepool, 3 Silksworth CW v Harton & Westoe, 4 Leam Rangers v Horden CW
First round: Redcar Athletic v South Shields Reserves, Cleator Moor Celtic v 4, 1 v Sunderland West End, Richmond Town v Jarrow, Stokesley SC v Wolviston, Ashbrooke Belford House v 2, Windscale v 3, Coxhoe Athletic v Prudhoe Town
Monkwearmouth Charity Cup, preliminary round: 1 Coxhoe Athletic v Sunderland West End, 2 Windscale v Stokesley SC, 3 Leam Rangers v Richmond Town, 4 Horden CW v Annfield Plain
First round: 2 v Prudhoe Town, Hartlepool v 1, Boldon CA v Redcar Athletic, Ashbrooke Belford House v South Shields Reserves, Silksworth CW v Jarrow, Harton & Westoe v 4, Seaham Red Star Reserves v 3, Cleator Moor Celtic v Wolviston
Shipowners’ Cup, preliminary round: 1 Stokesley SC v Jarrow, 2 Coxhoe Athletic v Horden CW, 3 Ashbrooke Belford House v Harton & Westoe, 4 Seaham Red Star Reserves v South Shields Reserves
First round: Richmond Town v Annfield Plain, 3 v Hartlepool, Sunderland West End v Leam Rangers, 2 v 4, 1 v Boldon CA, Wolviston v Cleator Moor Celtic, Redcar Athletic v Silksworth CW, Windscale v Prudhoe Town