Hamro Foundation Essex League News story

League Cup Update and Matches Next Week

23 Apr 2023

Hi all,


Update below on the League Cup - although I am currently staring at yet more heavy rain falling. Again as advertised at the pre-season league meeting, if any clubs want to withdraw from the League Cup after this Saturday 29th then please let me know - there will be no penalty.


6 matches did get completed yesterday.


This means 7 teams (with Chingford who had a bye) go through to round 2, which means we can get three 2nd round matches organised for Saturday 29th.


We have tweaked the draw slightly (see the screengrab attached)


That means the list of fixtures for this coming Saturday are


Round 1


Ardleigh Green v Roding Valley

Billericay v Orsett

Frenford v Hawks

Gidea Park v Horndon

Hadleigh v Goresbrook

Harlow v Redbridge

Harlow Town v London Eagles

Harold Wood v Loughton

Hornchurch Athletic v Aztecs

Hutton v Oakfield Parkonians

Leigh on Sea v Benfleet

Old Brents v Newham

Shenfield v Epping

South Woodford v Upminster

Westcliff v Ilford

Wickford v Walthamstow

Woodford Wells v Wanstead


Round 2


Chelmsford v Neo

Brentwood v Belhus

Hornchurch v Chingford


No League Cup match - but still in comp and will need a friendly


Buckhurst Hill


Eliminated and in need of friendly



Old Southendians


Fives and Heronians



The changes will be sorted on Play Cricket soon.

For those clubs that require a friendly - please talk amongst yourselves and arrange matches that work for you. Where a cup match is arranged 2nd XI friendlies are also recommended, but it is up to clubs to organise and confirm the matches themselves.

Hopefully, we get some dry weather this week and some grounds have a chance to recover.

Thomas Clarke

HFEL Chairman