IPSWICH Sunday Football League side FC Monarchs will start their attempt to go one better in this season’s Suffolk Sunday Trophy with an away tie at Gainsborough United.
FC Monarchs reached last season’s final, where they lost a thrilling match 3-2 against Bardwell Sports, who have been handed a bye in the first round.
FC Monarchs (red shirts) are pictured in action against Bardwell Sports (gold shirts) in last season’s final at AFC Sudbury.
Suffolk Sunday Trophy First-Round Draw: Assington v White Horse Crusaders, Black Boy v Thurston, Bury Wanderers v Great Barton, Chedburgh v Abbotts 07, Cox’s Fruit & Veg v AFC Elmswell, Eastbury Eagles v Hardwick, Elmsett Utd Res v Eye Saints Youth, Gainsborough Utd v Monarchs, Ipswich Pythons v Chantry Phoenix, Kesgrave Kestrels v Cherrytree, Rattlesden v Melford AFC, Rougham v The Kings Arms, Rosary Res v Hardy, Rushmere & Diamonds v Taverners Res, Stowmarket Utd v Athletico Once, The Feathers Res v Northam Celtic, Wells Hall Wanderers v Great Blakenham Chequers Res.
Byes: AFC Claydon, Bardwell Sports, Belchamp, Breda, Elmswell Youth, Haverhill & Hove Albion, Lavenham, Stoke by Clare, The Exchange, Phoenix, Playford Res, Suffolk Spartans, Thrasher Utd, Trinity, Wickham Wanderers.
Ties to be played on Sunday, September 16th 2018, kick-offs 10.30am.