BONAGEE UNITED will begin the defence of their Knockalla Caravans Ulster Senior Cup at home to Donegal League champions Castlefin Celtic next month.
The draw has been made for the first and second rounds of the 2019/20 version of the competition.
Bonagee overcame Castlefin on their way to winning last season’s Knockalla Cup and they cross swords at Dry Arch Park in mid-October.
Picture: Bonagee United celebrate winning the Knockalla Caravans Ulster Senior Cup last season.
Ulster Senior League champions Cockhill Celtic and Donegal League Premier Division outfit Kildrum Tigers – who have won the competition a couple of times – have been given byes from the first round.
Letterkenny Rovers must travel to Inishowen League champions Greencastle, while Fanad United entertain Kilmacrennan in an intriguing contest with an all-Inishowen Premier tie between Aileach and Glengad another eye catcher.
The first round games are pencilled in for the weekend of Sunday, October 13.
The second round draw was also made and those fixtures are down for Sunday, December 8.
2019/20 Knockalla Caravans Senior Cup First Round
Fanad United v Kilmacrennan Celtic
Buncrana Hearts v Finn Harps Reserves
Aileach v Glengad United
Bonagee United v Castlefin Celtic
Derry City Reserves v Milford United
Greencastle v Letterkenny Rovers
* Games scheduled for Sunday, October 13, 2pm
2019/20 Knockalla Caravans Senior Cup Second Round
Greencastle/Letterkenny Rovers v Fanad United/Kilmacrennan Celtic
Derry City Reserves/Milford United v Kildrum Tigers
Cockhill Celtic v Aileach/Glengad United
Bonagee United/Castlefin Celtic v Buncrana Hearts/Finn Harps Reserves
* Games scheduled for Sunday, December 8, 2pm