LOWESTOFT Town face a trip to lower-league Walsham-le-Willows in the first round of this season’s Turners Hyundai Suffolk Premier Cup.
The Step 4 side will travel to Summer Road to face their Step 5 opponents in one of three first-round ties in this season’s competition.
Brantham Athletic, also of Step 5, will likewise be bidding to cause an upset when they travel to AFC Sudbury, while an Ipswich Town XI will face Whitton United.
The second round will see holders Needham Market welcome Felixstowe & Walton United, while Ipswich Wanderers’ first match in the competition since the 2017-18 season will be a home tie versus Woodbridge Town.
There will be another Step 5 derby as Long Melford host Hadleigh United and Bury Town face a tricky trip to Kirkley & Pakefield, one of last season’s losing semi-finalists.
Pictured above at the draw are (left to right) Turners Hyundai Franchisee Manager Nathan Ramsey, BBC Radio Suffolk Sports Presenter Graeme Mac and Ipswich Wanderers’ Secretary Leon Wyatt.
Turners Hyundai Suffolk Premier Cup First-Round Draw: Ipswich Town XI v Whitton Utd, AFC Sudbury v Brantham Athletic, Walsham-le-Willows v Lowestoft Town.
Byes: Bury Town, Felixstowe & Walton Utd, Hadleigh Utd, Haverhill Rovers, Ipswich Wanderers, Kirkley & Pakefield, Lakenheath, Leiston, Long Melford, Mildenhall Town, Needham Market, Stowmarket Town, Woodbridge Town.
Ties to be played on Tuesday, October 11th & Wednesday, October 12th 2022, kick-offs 7.45pm.
Turners Hyundai Suffolk Premier Cup Second-Round Draw: Hadleigh Utd v Long Melford, Stowmarket Town v Lakenheath, Kirkley & Pakefield v Bury Town, Ipswich Wanderers v Woodbridge Town, Needham Market v Felixstowe & Walton Utd, Haverhill Rovers v Walsham-le-Willows or Lowestoft Town, Ipswich Town XI or Whitton Utd v Leiston, Mildenhall Town v AFC Sudbury or Brantham Athletic.
Ties to be played on Tuesday, February 21st and Wednesday, February 22nd 2023, kick-offs 7.45pm.