DURHAM CHALLENGE CUP DRAW ANNOUNCED

The draw for the preliminary round of the Durham Challenge Cup has been made, with ties to be played in the week preceding Saturday 17 th September.

1 Boldon CA v Brandon United
2 Norton & Stockton Ancients Youth v Seaham Red Star
3 Dunston FC v Esh Winning
4 Gateshead FC v Gateshead Leam Rangers (WEAR)
5 Sunderland Farringdon Detached v Horden Community Welfare
6 Darlington Railway Athletic v Durham City
7 Darlington FC v Jarrow FC
8 Chester-le-Street United v Sunderland Silksworth Colliery Welfare
9 Gateshead Rutherford v Durham Corinthians
10 Willington AFC v Wolviston FC
11 Sunderland West End v Shotton Colliery
12 Winlaton Community (Seniors) v Darlington Town

There is no extra time or replays in the competition.

Byes: (13) Billingham Town, (14) South Shields FC, (15) Tow Law Town, (16) Washington

Exemptions: (17) Billingham Synthonia, (18) Birtley Town, (19) Bishop Auckland FC, (20) Chester-le-Street
Town, (21) Consett AFC, (22) Easington Colliery AFC, (23) Hartlepool (Wearside), (24) Hebburn Town,
(25) Newton Aycliffe FC, (26) Ryton & Crawcrook Albion, (27) Shildon AFC, (28) Spennymoor Town,
(29) Stockton Town FC, (30) Sunderland RCA, (31) West Auckland Town, (32) Whickham FC

Date of First Round – week before 15 th October 2022
Date of second round – week before 19 th November 2022
Date of Third Round – week before 17 th December 2022
Date of Semi Finals – week before 21 st January 2023