Millers to take on the cup holders

THE DATES and venues have been announced for the finals of this year’s Peak Sports D&C League cup competitions.

Bissenden Cup holders Tintwistle will be aiming to defend their title when they face Division Two league leaders New Mills at Hawk Green CC on Sunday August 14 (2pm start). Tintwistle saw off Hayfield in the last round, while New Mills triumphed over Newton.

The final of the Hawke Trophy will be played at Dinting CC on Sunday August 21 (2pm start) and will be contested by Dinting and Birch Vale & Thornsett. In the semi-finals, Birch Vale beat Woodley by 86 runs, while Dinting beat High Lane by 24 runs.