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Hereford set for Ludlow derby as Midlands Leagues announced for new season
12:00pm Thursday 31st May 2012 in Sport
HEREFORD’S position in Midlands One West has been confirmed following the annual re-shuffle of the Midlands Leagues.
The Wyesiders will renew battle with some familiar opponents and will also have a short journey up the A49 for a local derby with Ludlow, who will be spending their second season in the division.
Promoted Ledbury will have a couple of relatively short journeys in Midlands Three West (South) when they take on Chaltenham North and Evesham.
Bromyard also have plenty of derby matches to look forward to when they move up to Midlands Four West (North).
Among their opponents will be Bishop’s Castle and Onny Valley, Clee Hill and Tenbury.
Greyhound have made the move back to the Midlands section after spending the last few seasons in the Gloucester Leagues.
They have been given a spot in Midlands Five West (South).
Leagues set-up — season 2012-13 Midlands One West: Barkers’ Butts, Berkswell & Balsall, Burton, Camp Hill, Hereford, Lichfield, Ludlow, Northwich, Old Halesonians, Stoke, Stratford, Walsall, Whitchurch and Worcester Wanderers.
Midlands Three West (South): Cheltenham North, Evesham, Kings Norton, Ledbury, Old Coventrians, Old Leamingtonians, Old Wheatleyans, Pershore, Pinley, Redditch, Southam, Woodrush.
Midlands Four West (North): Barton-under- Needwood, Bishops Castle & Onny Valley, Bromyard, Cannock, Clee Hill, Five Ways OE, Harborne, Market Drayton, Telford Hornets, Tenbury, Uttoxeter.
Midlands Five West (South): Birmingham Exiles, Copsewood, Coventry Technical, Greyhound, Rugby Welsh, Stoke OB, Trinity Guild, Wellesbourne.