LLANYMYNECH have been rewarded for their first qualifying round heroics with a home tie against Caersws in the next round.

The Ardal North East League side make the trip to Station Road on Saturday, July 24 when they will look to avoid the same fate as Montgomery Town who Llanymynech dumped out of the cup last weekend.

Mike Edwards was the Llanymynech hero with a hat-trick as the Montgomeryshire League side produced one of the shocks of the round.

Elsewhere in the draw Llansantffraid have been handed a trip to Ardal North East League side Welshpool Town.

Ryan Broadbent fired the Saints past Welshpool’s town rivals Waterloo Rovers in the first qualifying round last weekend but can expect an even sterner test against the Lilywhites.

Meanwhile John Reid faces his sternest test so far at the helm of Four Crosses when Ardal North East League rivals Llanfair United visit Foxen Manor.

Reid joined the club from Montgomeryshire League side Trefonen in the summer to replace Mike Barton following his departure to Salop League side Morda United.

However he yet to manage the club in a competitive game following the cancellation of last weekend’s first qualifying round clash at Abermule with the home side forced to concede due to a shortage of players with many isolating.

Meanwhile Chirk AAA are in the northern section of the draw.

The Colliers’ reward for seeing off the challenge of New Brighton Villa in the first qualifying round is a home clash with Rhos Aelwyd.

Both sides will line up in the Ardal North East League this season and the tie should prove a marker of the new league’s strengths heading into the new campaign which is due to start on July 31.

Meanwhile the opening fixtures of the Ardal North East League have been announced - 16 months after the last ball was kicked by clubs in any league competition.

Four Crosses will open their seson with a trip to Carno while Chirk AAA host Dolgellau AA.

The draw for the Ardal North East League Cup has also been made with ties taking place on December 4.

Chirk AAA will hit the road for a trip to Corwen while Four Crosses will entertain Rhos Aelwyd.

Meanwhile this Saturday will see Llanfyllin Town begin their MMP-NL Mid Wales League East campaign with a trip to fellow new boys Newtown Wanderers.