Home ties for U’s and Blues in the Essex Senior Cup

Colchester United and Southend United have been handed home ties at the third round stage of the BBC Essex Senior Cup.

The U’s host Essex Senior League side, Saffron Walden Town, while the Shrimpers take on Pitching In Isthmian League North outfit, Coggeshall Town at Roots Hall Stadium.

Other intriguing ties sees Dagenham & Redbridge face Concord Rangers, while Bowers & Pitsea entertain Great Wakering Rovers. 

Essex Senior League leaders, Walthamstow face a tough test against Rod Stringer’s in-form Brentwood side. Meanwhile, ambitious Eastern Counties League Division One South club, Holland have a home draw with Pitching In Isthmian League North leaders, Canvey Island.

Ties must be played on or before December 18. The BBC Essex Senior Cup Third Round draw in full is as follows;

Basildon United vs Hornchurch

Heybridge Swifts vs Harlow Town

Walthamstow vs Brentwood Town

Bowers & Pitsea vs Great Wakering Rovers

Waltham Abbey vs Grays Athletic

Brightlingsea Regent vs East Thurrock United

Aveley vs Barking

Dagenham & Redbridge vs Concord Rangers

Hullbridge Sports vs Tilbury

Braintree Town vs Witham Town

Hashtag United vs Romford

Billericay Town vs White Ensign

Holland vs Canvey Island

Maldon & Tiptree vs Chelmsford City

Colchester United vs Saffron Walden Town

Southend United vs Coggeshall Town

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Brian Jeeves

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