Hillier Cup Date Confirmed and Rugby Town Game Rearranged

The draw for the first round of the NFA Hillier Senior Cup has been made, with the Diamonds allocated an away tie at Kettering Town. The date for the tie has now been confirmed for Tuesday 20th September with a 7:45pm kick off.

This means that the NPL1S game against Rugby Town has been rearranged, and will now be played on Tuesday 8th November.

Note also that the Kettering fixture is dependent on neither the Poppies or the Diamonds having an FA Cup Replay that week. 

The draw in full is as follows:

ON Chenecks v Wellingborough Town
Brackley Town Saints v Desborough Town
Corby Town v Peterborough Northern Star
Rothwell Corinthians v Brackley Town
Kettering Town v AFC Rushden & Diamonds

The following teams have been given first-round byes and will enter the competition at the second round stage – Peterborough Sports, Cogenhoe United and Northampton Sileby Rangers.