The draw for the first round of the 2017/18 BT Cup has been announced.

The format of the competition has been altered to a 16 team straight knock-out tournament, featuring all 10 clubs from last year’s BT Premiership and the top six clubs from BT National League Division One.

Draw: 

(Ties to be played on Saturday, November 18 2017)

Ayr v Currie Chieftains

Boroughmuir v Gala

Stirling County v Falkirk

Glasgow Hawks v Watsonians

Hawick v Selkirk

Edinburgh Academicals v Heriot’s

Jed-Forest v Melrose

Dundee HSFP v Marr

Quarter-finals: Saturday, February 10 2018

Semi-finals: Saturday, March 31 2018

Final: Saturday, April 28 2018

Melrose, pictured, won the BT Cup in 2016/17

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