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FOOTBALL: Tiverton face Willand in first friendly
12:28pm Thursday 21st June 2012 in Sport
Tiverton Town kick off their pre-season friendlies on Friday, July 20 at home to Willand Rovers (7.30pm), writes Nigel Davis.
They follow that up with a trip to Torquay United on Tuesday, July 24 (7.30pm).
Other matches arranged are: Friday, July 27, home v Chippenham Town (7.30pm); Tuesday, July 31, home v Plymouth Argyle (7.45pm); Saturday, August 4, home v Truro City (3pm); Saturday, August 11, home v Weymouth (3pm).
All the home friendlies will be free for under 16s.
The draw for the Devon St Luke’s Cup sees Tiverton Town awarded a bye to round two when they travel to Dartmouth for what is believed to be the first time in over 60 years.
In round one, Cullompton Rangers have been drawn at home to holders Buckland Athletic in a repeat of last season’s semi-final while Willand Rovers and Elmore play each other at Silver Street with the victors being rewarded with a plum home tie with Exeter City.
Full St Lukes Cup Draw: Round 1 (games to be played by October 31): Cullompton Rangers v Buckland Athletic, Ivybridge Town v Barnstaple Town, Willand Rovers v Elmore. Round 2 (games to be played by December 31): Cullompton Rangers or Buckland Athletic v Bovey Tracey, Dartmouth v Tiverton Town, Elburton Villa v Bideford FC, Ivybridge Town or Barnstaple Town v Plymouth Argyle, Liverton United v Torquay United, Tavistock FC v Plymouth Parkway, Willand Rovers or Elmore v Exeter City, Witheridge v Ilfracombe Town.