The draw for this season’s Parish Cup football competition has been made and throws up some interesting fixtures.
Champions Unst have been drawn against North Isles rivals Yell in one of the three preliminary-round ties and if successful will face Whitedale, who they defeated in last year’s final, in the quarter-finals.
Whalsay and Delting, the two most successful sides in the last 20 years, have been kept apart in the draw and cannot meet until possibly in the final.
The full draw is – preliminary round (scheduled for Saturday 11th May): Westside v Sandwick; Burra v Southend; Yell v Unst.
Quarter-finals (Saturday 22nd June): Whalsay v Burra/Southend; Cunningsburgh v Westside/Sandwick; Delting v Bressay; Whitedale v Yell/Unst.
Semi-finals (Saturday 6th July): Whitedale or Yell/Unst v Whalsay or Burra/Southend; Delting/Bressay v Cunningsburgh or Westside/Sandwick.
The final is scheduled for Saturday 17th August.