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NOMADS AGAIN IN CHALLENGE CUP
Saints face Connah's Quay for the second successive season in the Challenge Cup.
TNS have again drawn Connah's Quay Nomads in the first round of the Loosemores of Cardiff Challenge Cup.
Last season, the sides met at the same stage, with TNS gaining a 2-0 win in the away leg, before a thrilling 3-3 draw at Treflan, to record a 5-3 aggregate win.
Saints went on to lose their second round tie to Rhyl, 3-2 on aggregate, despite winning 1-0 at Treflan and leading by two aggregate goals at Belle Vue.
The tie will be played over two legs, with the first likely to be at the Deeside Stadium on Tuesday 31 August, with the return at Treflan a fortnight later.
Holders Rhyl start their defence against NEWI Cefn Druids, while new boys Airbus UK take on Welshpool and promoted Llanelli meet Carmarthen Town in the preliminary round.
The draw in full:-
PRELIMINARY ROUND
Airbus UK v Welshpool Town
Carmarthen Town v Llanelli AFC
Ties to be played on Tuesday 17 and 24 August.

FIRST ROUND
Bangor City v Caernarfon Town
Carmarthen Town or Llanelli AFC v Afan Lido
Connah's Quay Nomads v Total Network Solutions
Cwmbran Town v Caersws FC
Haverfordwest County v Abersywyth Town
NEWI Cefn Druids v Rhyl FC
Newtown AFC v Port Talbot Town
Porthmadog FC v Airbus UK or Welshpool Town
Ties to be played week commencing 30 August and 13 September.
5 July 2021
 
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