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Grays day or Casuals afternoon for Hungerford

FA Trophy draw throw up a trip to Ryman Leaguers on December 12

Malcolm Howe




HUNGERFORD Town will hit the road in the First Round Proper of the FA Trophy after being handed a trip to the winners of Wednesday night’s Third Qualifying Round replay between Corinthian Casuals and Grays Athletic.

The Ryman League teams drew 0-0 in Essex on Sunday and will meet at Casuals’ Tolworth home with the winners facing Hungerford on December 12.

Grays now play their home games at fellow Essex club Aveley.

Hungerford manager Bobby Wilkinson was satisfied with the draw, especially after seeing some of the other ties.

"It gives us a chance," he said. "It's away and tough, but they are both winnable. I'll take that."

The full first round draw is:- FC Halifax Town v Tamworth; Grimsby Town v Solihull Moors; Sutton Coldfield Town v Barrow; Marine or Kidsgrove Athletic or Burscough v Guiseley; Macclesfield Town v Gainsborough Trinity or Ashton United; Nantwich Town v Matlock Town; Southport v Worcester City; Curzon Ashton v Nuneaton Town; Altrincham v Leamington; AFC Telford United v Chester; Stourbridge v Kidderminster Harriers; Gateshead v Stocksbridge Park Steels; AFC Fylde v Chorley or Skelmersdale United; Buxton or Bradford (Park Avenue) v Lincoln City; Tranmere Rovers v Wrexham; Hayes & Yeading United or Eastbourne Borough v Hemel Hempstead Town; Tilbury v Welling United; Truro City v Cirencester Town; Torquay United v Frome Town or Chesham United; Whitehawk v Dover Athletic; Grays Athletic or Corinthian Casuals v Hungerford Town; Boreham Wood v Woking; Concord Rangers v Lowestoft Town; Maidstone United v Bognor Regis Town; Cheltenham Town v Chelmsford City or Gloucester City; Merthyr Town or East Thurrock United v Maidenhead United; Oxford City v Ebbsfleet United; Aldershot Town v Eastleigh; Weston Super Mare v Wealdstone; Havant & Waterlooville v Forest Green Rovers; Bury Town v Dulwich Hamlet; Braintree Town v Bromley.

The winners of each tie will recieve £5,000.

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