FOR the fourth year in a row, there will be an Ysceifiog-Llangynhafal meeting in the North Wales Times Shield!
The familiar opponents were Shield final rivals in 2007 and 2008, while they also faced each other in the preliminary round last year.
Another preliminary meeting is in order this time, with Ysceifiog having home advantage, while the tie of the round sees Henllan at home to Nantglyn.
Shield holders Llanfair face a tricky test at Rhewl in the preliminary section, while in the remaining tie Llanrhaeadr go to Cae Nant to face Llandyrnog.
Preliminary Round (July 5): Rhewl v Llanfair, Llandyrnog v Llanrhaeadr, Henllan v Nantglyn, Ysceifiog v Llangynhafal
1st round (July 12): Llandyrnog / Llanrhaeadr v Rhewl / Llanfair, Cefn v Henllan / Nantglyn, Trefnant v Ysceifiog / Llangynhafal, Caerwys v Clawddnewydd
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