FA Of Wales Women’s Cup 1st Round Draw

Holders Cardiff Met and last season’s beaten finalists Swansea City would hope to progress safely through the Welsh Cup 1st Round, with home ties against lower league opposition.

North:

Bethel v Caernarfon Town
Aberystwyth Town v Rhyl
Llanfair United v Llandudno
Northop Hall v Amlwch Town
Airbus v Denbigh Town
Kinmel Bay / Bangor City v Penrhyncoch

South:

AFC Tredegar v Llangyfelach / Abertillery Belles
Abergavenny v Penybont
Dafen v Cardiff City FC
Cardiff Met v Cascade
Port Talbot Town v Aberdare
Barry Town United v Merthyr Town
Swansea City v AFC Porth
Caerphilly Castle v Newcastle Emlyn
Cyncoed v Briton Ferry Llansawel
Caldicot Town v Cwmbran Celtic

All ties to be played on Sunday 8th October.

Cascade, who have won both their Welsh League fixtures, face a tough trip to Cardiff Met and AFC Porth of South Wales League Division 1 have a bigger ask still away at WPWL reigning champions Swansea City.

The two sides relegated from the Welsh Premier last term face current league opposition, as Aberystwyth Town take on Rhyl and Briton Ferry head for Cyncoed.

Penybont had a good league campaign in 2016-17 but have a difficult tie at Abergavenny, while West Wales League side Dafen have a big game at home to Cardiff City FC.

Cwmbran Celtic beat Splott Albion 2-0 in yesterday’s Preliminary Round and next visit Caldicot Town, with Merthyr Town’s reward for defeating Rhiwbina 5-0 is a challenging match at Barry Town.

The outstanding Preliminary ties (Kinmel Bay v Bangor City and Llangyfelach v Abertillery Belles) will be played on 1st October.