Last-sixteen ties in the Men's League Cup A and B are scheduled to take place during February, with teams seeking to progress into the quarter finals.
In League Cup A (for Div 1 to Div 3 teams), Northumberland 3 have already booked their place in the quarter finals with a narrow 3-2 win over Chester-le-Street 1 in a Division 1 league and cup double-header. On Tue 18th Feb, three Division 1 teams are in action, Newcastle University 2 hosting Benwell Hill (Div 2), Tynemouth 3 hosting Hexham 1 (Div 2) and Newbiggin 1 travelling to Consett 1 (Div 3). The following evening, Boldon 1 (Div 3) entertain Division 2 leaders Sunderland 2, with the remaining three ties taking place on Thu 20th Feb, when Eldon Leisure 1 host Primrose 1 in a Division 1 league and cup double header, Division 1 leaders Northern 3 travel to Washington Exiles (Div 2) and Westoe 2 (Div 1) travel to Concordia 1 (Div 2).
In League Cup B (for Div 4 to Div 6 teams), Tynemouth 5 are already through after a 4-1 win over Boldon 2 in a Division 4 league and cup double header. Next up on Wed 12th Feb is another Division 4 double header when Northumberland Ladies host Northern 5. There are four ties on Wed 19th, with Division 5 promotion favourites Chester-le-Street 3 hosting Division 4 leaders Primrose 3, and also Hexham 2 (Div 4) v Scotezzi Squash (Div 5), Ashington (Div 4) v Walker (Div 6), and Concordia 2 (Div 5) v Consett 2 (Div 4). On Fri 21st Feb, Tynemouth Social (Div 5) entertain Dunston 1 (Div 4), and the final tie of the round on Wed 26th Feb is an all-Division 6 clash between Eldon Leisure 3 and Northern Juniors.
The Ladies' League Cup starts with the only 1st round tie on Wed 26th Feb, when Eldon Leisure Ladies entertain Tynemouth Ladies 3 in a Division 1 double header, with the winners at home to Northern Ladies 1A in the quarter final. Tynemouth Ladies 2 (who have been given a quarter final walkover by Primrose Ladies) await the winners of that tie in the semi-final. In the other half of the draw, Northern Ladies 3 play Hexham Ladies in the quarter final (date tbc), with the winners taking on the 5th-placed Premier team - likely to be either Northumberland Ladies or Tynemouth Ladies 1 - in the other semi-final.
The Men's and Ladies' Northumbria Cups for the top four Men's and Ladies' teams, along with the League Cup semis and finals, will be held during week commencing Mon 20th April at the Northumberland Club, culminating in the Cup Finals and Presentation Night on Sat 25th April . For full Cup draws and results, go to 'LATEST TOURNAMENTS - League Cup Competitions 2019/20' on the homepage.