ARMAGH’S newly promoted Premier League side have a tough task ahead in the first round of the Northern Cricket Union’s top knock outcompetition.
They will travel to holders CIYMS in Belfast in the Arthur J Gallagher Challenge Cup in what will be one of only two games to feature both teams from the Premier League.
The tournament involves the eight Premier teams and 10 from Section 1 and the other all top-flight game will see Civil Service North at home to Carrick.
The full draw is: Preliminary round: Lurgan v Cregagh; Bangor v Laurelvale.
First round: Bangor or Laurelvale v Downpatrick; CIYMS v Armagh; Holywood v Muckamore; Derriaghy v Lisburn; Lurgan or Cregagh v Instonians; Waringstown v Woodvale; CSNI v Carrick; North Down v Donacloney.
The draw for the Arthur J Gallagher Women’s Challenge Cup is: Preliminary round:Carrick v Instonians; Laurelvale v Clogher.
First round: Lurgan v Donacloney Mill; Carrick or Instonians v CSNI; Waringstown v Laurelvale or Clogher; Muckamore v North Down.