Gloucestershire Northern Senior League confirm Reg Davis Cup groups and fixtures

The Gloucestershire Northern Senior League have confirmed the proposed groups and fixtures for their Reg Davis Cup, set to start in April.

At the start of February the GNSL revealed their proposal for how their sides will resume football when safe to do so, following the easing of current Covid-19 restrictions.

Now after the latest guidance from the government regarding their ‘roadmap’ to freedom, the league have revealed the groups for the cup and a rundown of how the games will pan out.

There will be four groups of eight teams and they are as follows:

Group A: Lydbrook Athletic, Staunton & Corse, Harrow Hill, Broadwell Amateurs Reserves, Whitecroft, Woolaston, Lydney Town Reserves, English Bicknor

Group B: Frampton United Reserves, Brockworth Albion, Bibury, Upton St Leonards, Falcons, Charlton Rovers, Smiths Barometrics, Andoversford

Group C: Cam Bulldogs, Kings Stanley, Taverners, Leonard Stanley, Dursley Town, Berkeley Town, Charfield, Chalford

Group D: Winchcombe Town, Stonehouse Town Reserves, Longlevens Reserves, Cheltenham Civil Service, Abbeymead Rovers, FC Lakeside, Bredon, Barnwood United

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Following the rounds of group stage fixtures starting in April and concluding in August after a break for June and July, the quarter finals are penciled in for Wednesday 18th August – with the two semi finals taking place in September as normal.

The league then advise the final will be arranged as normal. But what is interesting is the league are potentially looking at 11 match days from Saturday 3rd April til the end of May – giving us all the chance to get behind and support the tournament.

The provisional first round of fixtures for the cup competition are:

Group A

Lydbrook Athletic vs English Bicknor

Staunton & Corse vs Lydney Town Reserves

Harrow Hill vs Woolaston

Broadwell Amateurs Reserves vs Whitecroft

Group B

Frampton United Reserves vs Andoversford

Brockworth Albion vs Smiths Barometrics

Bibury vs Charlton Rovers

Upton St Leonards vs Falcons

Group C

Cam Bulldogs vs Chalford

Kings Stanley vs Charfield

Taverners vs Berkeley Town

Leonard Stanley vs Dursley Town

Group D

Winchcombe Town vs Barnwood United

Stonehouse Town Reserves vs Bredon

Longlevens Reserves vs FC Lakeside

Cheltenham Civil Service vs Abbeymead Rovers

All fixtures scheduled for Saturday 3rd April – kick off 15:00 *subject to change*