Scottish Cup R1 draw: Students host Whitehill, Rose land Turriff

Edinburgh University will host Lowland League rivals Whitehill Welfare in the only all-Lothians tie of the Scottish Cup first round.

Monday, 5th September 2016, 2:20 pm
Updated Monday, 5th September 2016, 3:24 pm

In a draw made by Hibs’ 
Scottish Cup-winning captain David Gray at Edinburgh 
College, Super League side Bonnyrigg Rose – who won 14-0 against Burntisland Shipyard in Saturday’s preliminary round and recorded the biggest winning margin in the competition since 1984 – were handed a tricky trip to Highland League side Turriff United, who lost 3-0 to Hibs in the Irn-Bru Cup on Sunday.

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East of Scotland League side Leith Athletic will be at home to Lowland League high-fliers Cumbernauld Colts, while Junior heavyweights Linlithgow Rose are away to Selkirk.

Lowland League strugglers Preston Athletic face the long trek to Highland League side Nairn Athletic and Civil Service Strollers will host Lowland League rivals Hawick Royal Albert.

The ties will be played on 
Saturday, 24 September.