WESTHOUGHTON will begin their defence of the Hamer Cup with a home game against Little Hulton.

Full draw: Blackrod v Daisy Hill, Atherton v Eagley, Westhoughton v Little Hulton, Kearsley v Tonge.

Before that, Farnworth Social Circle will kick off their bid for a hat-trick of Bolton League Anthony Axford Indoor Cricket titles against Westhoughton in the new year.

The winners of the last two annual competitions will play on the opening day of the tournament on January 7.

Full draw:

January 7: Farnworth Social Circle v Westhoughton, Horwich RMI v Blackrod, Darcy Lever v Astley Bridge, Farnworth v Tonge.

January 14: Kearsley v Walkden, Little Hulton v Heaton, Daisy Hill v Bradshaw, Adlington v Eagley.