Holyhead Hotspur’s appointment into the Huws Gray Cymru Alliance League was confirmed at the league’s Annual General Meeting on 16th June. The Club were welcomed back into the league they were cruelly relegated from in 2010/11, when membership was reduced to make way for relegated Welsh Prem teams.
The draw for the first round of the Huws Gray League Cup was made at the AGM, with Hotspur getting a tough first round match away to Buckley Town at their Globe Way ground. The match will be played on a Saturday (date to be confirmed) sometime in October. The full first round Huws Gray Cup draw was as follows: Penycae v RhylBuckley Town v Holyhead HotspurRhydymwn v LlandudnoFlint Town United v Ruthin TownCaersws v PorthmadogPenrhyncoch v LlanrhaedrGuilsfield v Cefn DruidsRhyader Town v Conway Borough
Club Vice Chairman and Stadium Co-ordinator Mike Taylor, was elected as Area Representative for the North Wales Coast clubs on the league’s management committee at the same meeting.
A Club spokesman said: “It was nice to be so warmly welcomed back into the League by many of the League Officers and Club representatives present”.
The start of the season was also confirmed as 17/18 August, where two midweek matches will be arranged to take advantage of the lighter evenings. The League also confirmed it will allow a Boxing Day fixture if both teams agree.