Northern NSW Football has conducted its draws for preliminary rounds two and three of the 2021 FFA Cup.
The draws were broadcast live on Wednesday afternoon, with 57 teams from across Community and HIT Northern League One football involved in the draw, representing all seven NNSWF Member Zones.
The competition has been split between a Northern Zone and Southern Zone. The Northern Zone features 17 teams representing Football Far North Coast, North Coast Football, Football Mid North Coast and Northern Inland Football member zones.
The Southern Zone is made up of 29 Community clubs from Hunter Valley Football, Macquarie Football and Newcastle Football member zones as well as 11 HIT Northern League One clubs.
In the only round two Northern Zone match, sole Football Far North Coast representative Byron Bay FC will host Pacific Palms Panthers from Football Mid North Coast.
In round three matches, Coastal Premier League champions and Football Mid North Coast club Port Macquarie United will face Northern Inland Football’s sole representative, Oxley Vale Attunga.
Coastal Premier League premiers and North Coast Football representatives Coffs City United will host the winner of Byron Bay and Pacific Palms.
Round two matches will start for Northern Conference from the weekend ending Sunday 14 March, while Southern Conference matches start from Sunday 21 March.
There will be seven knockout rounds to decide the two NNSWF representatives that qualify for the national round of 32.
The 10 National Premier Leagues Northern NSW clubs will enter the competition at round four.
The next draws will take place on 22 March (Northern Conference – rounds four and five) and 14 April (Southern Conference – round four).
For the full list of preliminary rounds two and three fixtures visit www.northernnswfootball.com.au/ffa-cup
Round 2 Fixture
Byron Bay FC v Pacific Palms Panthers
Round 3 Fixtures
Coffs City United FC v Byron Bay FC/Pacific Palms Panthers
Oxley Vale Attunga v Port Macquarie United FC
Sawtell FC v Boambee Bombers FC
Port Saints FC v Bellingen FC
Westlawn Tigers FC v Northern Storm FC
Kempsey Saints FC v Macleay Valley Rangers FC
Nambucca Strikers FC v Coffs Coast Tigers FC
Camden Haven Redbacks FC v Taree Wildcats