Date: Tue 13 Nov 2012

Three Top Flight Ties in Welsh Cup Draw

There are three all Corbett Sports Welsh Premier League ties in the Third Round of the FAW Welsh Cup, following Tuesday’s draw.

Wales team manager Chris Coleman and former Wales International Matthew Jones made the draw at the FAW Headquarters in Cardiff and the ex-Llanelli midfielder drew his hometown former club away at gap Connah’s Quay, which is the last draw the 2010/11 Champions would have wanted after suffering a 6-1 home defeat to Nomads on Sunday.

Beaten semi-finalists last year, Airbus UK Broughton will be pleased with home advantage, but in Mark Jones’ Port Talbot Town, they will face a difficult test. The other top-flight tie sees current Welsh Premier League leaders Prestatyn Town travel south to the League’s bottom club Afan Lido.

Current Champions TNS will be delighted with home advantage and they will host Chris Herbert’s Conwy Borough at Park Hall, whilst last season’s Runners Up Cefn Druids will be aiming for another Welsh Premier League scalp when they travel to Newtown.

Aberystwyth Town will be another club grateful for home advantage, but they would have preferred other opponents than the in-form Rhyl who top the Huws Gray Alliance currently.

Bala Town travel to Monmouth Town and Carmarthen Town visit Holyhead Hotspur with both matches a potential banana skin.

You can view the draw here

FAW Welsh Cup Round 3 Draw

Afan Lido v Prestatyn Town
Newtown AFC v Cefn Druids
Bangor City v Aberdare Town
Holyhead Hotspur v Carmarthen Town
Gwalchmai v Chepstow Town
The New Saints v Conwy Borough
Barry Town v Ely Rangers
gap Connah's Quay v Llanelli AFC
Airbus UK Broughton v Port Talbot Town
Aberystwyth Town v Rhyl FC
Flint Town Utd v Llanidloes Town
Holywell Town v Goytre Utd / Caerau Ely
Pontardawe / Ton Pentre v Caerau / Goytre
Monmouth Town v Bala Town
Llanrug Utd v West End
Llandudno Junction v Cambrian & Clydach / Haverfordwest County

Ties to be played on the weekend of 8/9 December 2012

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