Draws made for 2019-20 Jersey FA Cup and JFA Bowl
The draws for the early stages of the new-look Jersey FA Cup, Women's Jersey FA Cup and the JFA Bowl have been made, with some intriguing ties pulled out of the hat.
Jersey FA Cup
The historic Le Riche Cup has been re-branded for new season as the Jersey FA Cup. All men's 1st teams enter the competition, irrespective of their division, with some clubs also opting to enter additional sides.
Trinity will take on First Tower United in the Preliminary Round at Les Quennevais on Tuesday 8th October.
The First Round is then set to kick off under the Springfield lights on Friday 25th October, with an exciting-looking tie between St Paul's and JTC Jersey Wanderers Reserves, with the bulk of the First Round fixtures that weekend.
Tuesday 8th October 2019
Trinity v First Tower United (19.30) - Les Quennevais
Friday 25th October 2019
St Paul's v JTC Jersey Wanderers Reserves (19.45) - Springfield
Saturday 26th October 2019
St Peter v St Ouen Reserves (14.00) - St Peter
St Clement v St John (14.00) - St Clement
St Peter Reserves v St Ouen (14.00) - Springfield
St Brelade v Sports Club of Jersey (14.00) - St Brelade
Rozel Rovers v Sporting Academics (14.00) - Le Couvent
JTC Jersey Wanderers v St Lawrence (14.00) - JTC Park
Grouville v Trinity/First Tower United (14.00) - Le Boulivot
Women's Jersey FA Cup
Both of the senior female sides in Guernsey have opted to enter the Women's Jersey FA Cup for the 2019/20 season, hoping to be the eventual winner and lift the Colin Welsh Memorial Trophy.
With six teams involved this season there are two quarter-final ties to be played, on Sunday 26th January 2020. They will see St Lawrence take on Northerners at Springfield, while Rozel Rovers host JTC Jersey Wanderers.
New side Guernsey Ladies FC and Grouville Women will meet in the second semi-final at Springfield at the start of March.
Sunday 26th January 2020
St Lawrence v Northerners (11.00) - Springfield
Rozel Rovers v JTC Jersey Wanderers (10.30) - Le Couvent
The JFA Bowl, for non Jacksons Premiership sides, will begin in October with the preliminary round fixtures to be played over two weekends. Among the most interesting fixtures is St John Under 18s against Trinity Over 35s.
Saturday 12th October 2019
Rozel Rovers Res v First Tower United (14.00) - Le Couvent
St Martin Over 35s v St Lawrence Reserves (14.00) - FB Fields
St Lawrence Over 35s v St John Reserves (14.00) - St Lawrence
Trinity C v St Ouen C (14.00) - Trinity
St Brelade Reserves v Trinity Reserves (14.00) -St Brelade
St John Under 18s v Trinity Over 35s (14.00) - St John
St Clement Reserves v St John (14.00) - St Clement
Saturday 19th October 2019
JTC Jersey Wanderers Reserves v Grouville Reserves (14.00) - JTC Park
St Peter Reserves v St Clement C (14.00) - St Peter
St Paul's Reserves v St Ouen Reserves (14.00) - St Saviour
Sporting Academics Reserves v St Peter C (14.00) - IJB
St Paul's Under 18s v Grouville Over 35s (14.00) - Les Quennevais
St Clement Over 35s v Sports Club of Jersey (14.00) - St Clement
The Over 35s from each of St Paul's, St John and St Ouen are given byes straight through to the First Round proper.
Meanwhile, the Jersey FA continues to work hard behind the scenes the find a sponsor for the three competitions. Local companies interested in raising their profile and supporting the game are encouraged to contact the JFA Office on 01534 730433.