HOLDERS Woodhouse Grange will open the defence of the Hunters York & District Senior Cricket League Premier Cup with a repeat of the 2012 final against Studley Royal.

Sutton-on-Derwent-based Grange will host the first round tie on Monday, May 27, 2013.

Meanwhile, the Hunters York & District Senior League season starts on Saturday, April 27, 2013, with premier division champions Woodhouse Grange opening their season at home to last year’s runners-up Dunnington.

Division one champions Acomb mark their return to the top flight with a first-day trip to Sewerby, the side promoted with them.

Hunters Premier Cup round 1 draw: York v Beverley Town, Heworth v Sheriff Hutton Bridge, Acomb v Clifton Alliance, Easingwold v Hull Zingari, Dunnington v Goole Town, Woodhouse Grange v Studley Royal, Selby v Sewerby, Stamford Bridge v Sessay.