North Midlands rivals Ludlow and Evesham will meet in the first round of next season’s RFU Intermediate Cup.
Evesham were beaten by Droitwich in the Midlands final of last season’s RFU Senior Vase but will compete in the Intermediate Cup next season having been promoted to Midlands Two West (South).
Ludlow will have home advantage for the first round match which will be played on September 16.
Whitchurch will begin their Intermediate Cup campaign with a first round tie at Ashbourne with Old Saltleians hosting Southam and Cleobury Mortimer travelling to Silhillians.
Droitwich, who were beaten national finalists in last season’s RFU Senior Vase, will also compete in the Intermediate Cup next season having also won promotion. They have received a bye to the second round along with Kidderminster Carolians, Old Yardleians and Veseyans.
In the RFU Senior Vase Bromyard will host Shrewsbury in an all-North Midlands tie on September 16.
There are four all-North Midlands ties in the first round of the RFU Junior Vase with Chaddesley Corbett hosting Aldridge, Church Stretton entertaining Stourport, Market Drayton at home to Bishops Castle and Greyhound travelling to Pershore.
RFU Intermediate Cup first round draw: Ashbourne v Whitchurch, Ludlow v Evesham, Old Saltleians v Southam, Silhillians v Cleobury Mortimer. Ties to be played on September 16.
Byes: Droitwich, Kidderminster Carolians, Old Yardleians, Veseyans.
RFU Senior Vase first round: Bromyard v Shrewsbury. To be played on September 16.
Byes: Edwardians, Harborne, Ledbury, Woodrush.
RFU Junior Vase first round: Chaddesley Corbett v Aldridge, Church Stretton v Stourport, Claverdon v Yardley & District, Five Ways OE v Stoke OB, Market Drayton v Bishops Castle, Pershore v Greyhound, Redditch v Wednesbury, Rugeley v Birmingham CS, Trinity Guild v Warley. Ties to be played on September 16.
Bye: Aston OE.