Talbot were handed a bye in the Scottish Cup Preliminary draw which was made on the 12th August. Only Irvine Meadow and Girvan from the WOSL were handed a tie when Meadow were drawn with East cracks Mussleburgh while Girvan head to the capital to face Tynecastle.

In the other ties Linlithgow might struggle against North high flyers Banks O’ Dee while Golspie have a massive round trip to face Hawick. With Talbot freed up they will be able to continue their league campaign against Cumbernauld.

Preliminary ties:

Linlithgow v Banks o’Dee
Burntisland v Dalkeith
Newton Stewart v Coldstream
Irvine Meadow v Musselburgh
Dundonald v Penicuik
Preston v Threave
Hawick v Golspie
Blackburn v Easthouses
Tynecastle v Girvan
Jeanfield v Whitehill
Dunbar v Broxburn

Byes to R1:

East Premier        Camelon, Hill of Beath, LTHV, Newtongrange, Sauchie, Tranent
East FIrst Div        Dunipace, Haddington
West Premier      Auchinleck, Clydebank, Cumnock, Darvel
West First Div      Glasgow Uni
South                    St Cuthbert, Wigtown