Heavy Woollen Cup throws up tasty ties

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

Birstall and Liversedge will be out to produce giantkilling acts after the Heavy Woollen Cup second round draw paired them against Bradford League clubs.

Birstall’s reward for beating Golcar in the first round is a home tie against Baildon, while Liversedge travel to Hanging Heaton, with the matches to be played on Sunday May 12.

Morley have a potential derby at home to New Farnley if they can overcome Slaithwaite in this Sunday’s delayed first round tie, while Mirfield Parish Cavaliers will host Barkisland.

There are a couple of cracking derbies in prospect with Streethouse - who produced the shock of the first round by dumping Cleckheaton our - entertaining Castleford neighbours Townville.

Wakefield Thornes are at home to holders Wrenthorpe in another tasty tie.

Heavy Woollen Cup, full second round draw: Morley or Slaithwaite v New Farnley, Streethouse v Townville, Hanging Heaton v Liversedge, Skelmthorpe v Yeadon, Birstall v Baildon, Mirfield PC v Barkisland, Scholes (HL) v Pudsey Congs, Wakefield Thornes v Wrenthorpe.

Crowther Cup, second round draw: Buttershaw St Pauls v Scholes, Baildon v Birstall, Spen Victoria v Hanging Heaton, Woodlands v Methley, Barkisland v Kirkburton, New Farnley v Wakefield Thornes, Gomersal v Morley, Wrenthorpe v Streethouse.