Holders granted bye in Sir James Roberts Cup defence

First published in Sport Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Photograph of the Author by , T&A Sports Reporter

Sir James Roberts Cup holders Great Horton Church have received a bye into the second round of the Bradford Mutual Sunday School League’s blue-riband event.

They will be at home to Yorkshire LPS on Sunday, May 26. Hallfield, runners-up in 2012, also have a bye before travelling to Bowling Baptists.

Sir James Roberts Cup – First round (matches to be played Sunday, May 12): Greenfield v VVS Laxman, Mandhata v Interlink, Bradford Moor YSA v Bradford Gymkhana A, Muff Field A v Girlington A, Great Horton Meths A v West Bowling, Mayfield A v Omars, Apperley Bridge v Cambing A.

Second round (matches to be played Sunday, May 26): Bradford Indians v Greenfield or VVS Laxman, Muff Field A or Girlington A v Allerton, Apperley Bridge or Cambing A v Mandhata or Interlink, Cross Roads & Daisy Hill v Bradford Moor YSA or Bradford Gymkhana A, Salem Athletic A v Heaton, Great Horton Church A v Yorkshire LPS A, Great Horton Meths A or West Bowling v Mayfield A or Omars, Bowling Baptists v Hallfield A.

Salem Athletic B, holders of the H Broadbent Trophy second-team cup competition, have been drawn at home to either Hallfield B or Bradford Gymkhana B in the second round on Sunday, July 7.

H Broadbent Trophy – First round (matches to be played Sunday, June 9): Hallfield B v Bradford Gymkhana B, Girlington B v Central YMCA, Cambing B v Muff Field B, Buttershaw St Paul’s v Parkside, Yorkshire LPS B v Great Horton Meths B.

Second round (matches to be played Sunday, July 7): Salem Athletic B v Hallfield B or Bradford Gymkhana B, Yorkshire LPS B or Great Horton Meths B v Mayfield B, Cambing B or Muff Field B v Great Horton Church B, Girlington B or Central YMCA v Buttershaw St Paul’s or Parkside.

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