Booth and Mytholmroyd will be fancied to go through

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Calder Valley sides start their quest for Parish Cup glory in Sunday’s first round with Booth and Mytholmroyd the leading hopes.

Booth head to Oxenhope, a team they scored 400-plus against in the competition two years ago en route to the final at Blackley, where they lost to Jer Lane.

Chris Shannon - now at Jer Lane - and Patrick Thomas both scored centuries in that meeting.

Booth play in the division above Oxenhope while Mytholmroyd host a Greetland side who play two levels lower than them.

There is an all-Calder Valley tie at Old Town where visitors Luddenden Foot will be strong favourites to progress.

Tomorrow - Foster’s Halifax League, Premier Division: Blackley v Mytholmroyd (umpires G Hughes & S Wyatt), Booth v Copley (D Bates & R Crossland), Jer Lane v SBCI, Southowram v Warley, Sowerby Bridge v Queensbury, Thornton v Triangle.

Premier seconds: Copley v Booth (S Pullen), Mytholmroyd v Jer Lane (D Mollan), Northowram v Sowerby Bridge, SBCI v Southowram, Triangle v Thornton, Warley v Blackley.

Division One: Bradshaw v Northowram, Low Moor v Luddenden Foot (B Sewell & K Hartley), Oxenhope v Bridgeholme (A Bottomley & S Mudd), Sowerby v Stones.

Division One seconds: Bridgeholme v Greetland (M Summerscales), Clayton v Old Crossleyans, Great Horton v Sowerby, Stones v Outlane.

Division Two: Greetland v Great Horton, Old Crossleyans v Denholme Clough, Old Town v Clayton (M Reppion & N Barlow), Outlane v Cullingworth, Shelf v Upper Hopton.

Division Two seconds: Cullingworth v Low Moor, Denholme Clough v Bradshaw, Luddenden Foot v Shelf (P Mallinson), Queensbury v Old Town (I Jowett), Upper Hopton v Oxenhope.

Sunday - Parish Cup, round one (Crossley Shield fixtures are reverse): Great Horton v Low Moor, Northowram v Queensbury, Oxenhope v Booth (R Wilkinson & I Revill), Cullingworth v Old Crossleyans, Jer Lane v Upper Hopton, Southowram v Outlane, Bradshaw v Copley, Stones v Thornton, Shelf v Blackley, Mytholmroyd v Greetland (J Senior & E Sykes), Sowerby Bridge v Warley, Old Town v Ludd Foot (K Hartley & M Orchard), Sowerby v Denholme Clough, SBCI v Clayton.