Derby match in Bissenden Cup

THE DRAWS have been made for the third round of the Peak Sports Derbyshire & Cheshire Cricket League’s knockout competitions.

The tie of the 1st XI Bissenden Cup third round sees cup holders New Mills entertain Birch Vale, who have won the competition no less than 11 times since 1993.

The only Division Two team left in the competition, Charlesworth & Chisworth, face a tough clash at Division One high-flyers Hayfield.

Dinting’s defence of the Hawke Trophy sees them host Division Three pacesetters New Mills.

Woodley and Birch Vale will have home advantage when they take on lower league opposition in the form of Hadfield and Hollingworth respectively.

The draws: Bissenden Cup Round Three: Old Glossop v Hawk Green; New Mills v Birch Vale; Hazel Grove v Dinting; Hayfield v Charlesworth. Hawke Trophy: Woodley v Hadfield; Birch Vale v Hollingworth; Dinting v New Mills; Mottram v Hayfield.

Ties are to be played on Sunday July 1, with a reserve date set for Sunday July 8.