New Farnley v St Lawrence in Priestley Cup

New Farnley v St Lawrence in Priestley Cup

There are two mouth-watering ties in the draw for the second round of the Priestley Cup.

Holders New Farnley have home advantage against the current Premier Division leaders Pudsey St Lawrence while last season's beaten finalists Methley play hosts to league champions Hanging Heaton.

In all there are five all Premier Division ties. Another heavyweight clash sees Clecheaton take on near neighbours Woodlands at Moorend.

Farsley's reward for their win over Bradford & Bingley is a home game against Scholes while the Premier Division's current bottom two, East Bierley and Lightcliffe meet at South View Road.

Townville have home advantage over Hunslet Nelson who beat Hartshead Moor by two runs/

The two remaining ties are all Championship One affairs with Wrenthorpe at home to Undercliffe and Gomersal hosting Batley.


New Farnley v Pudsey St Lawrence
Wrenthorpe v Undercliffe

Cleckheaton v Woodlands
Gomersal v Batley
Townville v Hunslet Nelson
Farsley v Scholes
East Bierley v Lightcliffe
Methley v Hanging Heaton
Ties to be played June 17

Picture: New Farnley skipper Lee Goddard holds the Priestley Cup aloft
Words: Alan Birkinshaw  Picture: Ray Spence