HINTON will begin the defence of their HFA County League Premier Division title with a home match against Leominster Town.

The match at Broomy Hill will take place on August 19, with a 2.30pm kick-off.

Other opening day fixtures are Ewyas Harold v Fownhope, Holme Lacy v Tenbury United, Malvern Town Under-21s v Wellington Rangers, Pegasus Juniors v Ledbury Town and Westfields Reserves v Orleton Colts.

On the following Wednesday, Hinton are again home when they host Holme Lacy, Ledbury entertain Malvern and Leominster face Tenbury.

Then on August 26, the matches are: Ewyas Harold v Hereford Lads Club Reserves, Kington Town Reserves v Malvern Town Under-21s, Ledbury Town v Fownhope, Orleton Colts v Pegasus Reserves and Tenbury Town v Westfields Reserves.

Divisions One and Two are set to kick off in the first week of September.