Date Arranged For 2nd Round Of JW Hunt Cup

By WTFC Admin, 19th Nov 2012

The Lockmen have a tough away trip to Wyrley FC in the second round of the JW Hunt Cup.

Wyrley play in the First Division of the West Midlands Regional League.

Second round Draw

2nd Round Draw 2012/13.
AFC Wombourne v Sporting Khalsa.
AFC Smethwick v Bilston Town (2007).
Black Country Rangers/Wednesfield RBL v Stafford Town.
Pelsall v Chasetown.
Brocton v Wolverhampton Casuals.
Wyrley FC v Willenhall Town.
Wednesfield v Wellington Amateurs.
Heath Hayes v Darlaston/Wolverhampton United.

The JW Hunt Cup Charity football competition was formed in 1926 to raise funds for the sole benefit of the local blind.
It is named in memory of John William Hunt a local business man and benefactor.
JW Hunt founded the local Chillington Tool Company and was a supporter of local charities.
The firms trademark was the "crocodile", and the crocodile is incorporated into the trophy handles

It has been run every season since 1926/27 season.
The inaugural winners being Short Heath United who beat Cannon Iron at Molineux, Wolverhampton in April 1927.
Over £277,500 has been raised since!.
Season 2011/12 raised £6,000.

Teams compete from the Birmingham, Staffordshire, Shropshire and Worcestershire Football Associations.

Willenhall Town previously won this competition back in the 70’s, in the 1977/78 and 1970/71 seasons.


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